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Old 10-22-2013, 08:38 AM   #23
larryboy
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Originally Posted by corndog67 View Post
Why would Craigslist ruin the market?

Seriously? I live in an area where over 1 million people live, I used to open the newspaper and there would be 25 or 30 bikes listed during the summer, now I go to CL and there are thousands of bikes for "sale", this has ruined the ability for most people to get cash, that's why trades are so common. A few bikes in the newspaper would give a buyer a sense of urgency...get your cash together and go snatch it up, now a buyer can look at thousands of bikes with no sense of urgency to buy before they miss it because there are thousands for sale...thousands.
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