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Old 10-23-2013, 06:26 AM   #30
bwalsh
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Originally Posted by larryboy View Post
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.
How does having more options to look at "ruin the ability for most people to get cash"?
You still need a sense of urgency with CL. Some apps alert people when what they are looking for pops up. Those deals are swept up within an hour or two of initial posting...and it pisses me off!
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