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Old 17 May 2019, 10:30 PM   #271
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A fool and their money.


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Wow, just wow!
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Old 17 May 2019, 10:39 PM   #272
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Agreed. It could happen to many of us.

To answer the context of my comment - its not regarding the secondary market, it is the fact that the seller was clearly pulling a fast one early on in the thread.

Stall tactics, BS support, etc.

The first red flag is that his GF is going to keep the watch. And thats before he picks up an empty box. I feel for the OP, but he clearly needed the school fees.
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Old 18 May 2019, 02:50 AM   #273
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Old 18 May 2019, 03:03 AM   #274
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To answer the context of my comment - its not regarding the secondary market, it is the fact that the seller was clearly pulling a fast one early on in the thread.



Stall tactics, BS support, etc.



The first red flag is that his GF is going to keep the watch. And thats before he picks up an empty box. I feel for the OP, but he clearly needed the school fees.
The OP wired the seller money way before the "first red flag" appeared. What would you have done differently if it were you in that situation, at that point, that might have yielded more success?
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Old 18 May 2019, 03:05 AM   #275
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The OP wired the seller money way before the "first red flag" appeared. What would you have done differently if it were you in that situation, at that point, that might have yielded more success?
It has been two weeks now. Maybe I can smell BS sooner than most.

Either way, life is the best teacher. Willing to bet the seller didn't have either watch.

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Old 18 May 2019, 03:08 AM   #276
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It has been two weeks now. Maybe I can smell BS sooner than most.

Either way, life is the best teacher. Willing to bet the seller didn't have either watch.

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The seller already gave the OPís friend the Hulk (in person). The Hulk is currently being mailed by the OPís friend (in Cali) to the OP. So heís already getting one watch. The Batman is the one still MIA.


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Old 18 May 2019, 03:22 AM   #277
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The seller already gave the OPís friend the Hulk (in person). The Hulk is currently being mailed by the OPís friend (in Cali) to the OP. So heís already getting one watch. The Batman is the one still MIA.


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Old 20 May 2019, 02:21 AM   #278
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Old 20 May 2019, 02:22 AM   #279
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OP- first let me start by saying I am sorry for this disaster you are dealing with. I am sure an additional resolution is imminent regarding the BLNR as your friend has the identity of seller now.

Second- Curious as to why you didn't have your local friend complete transaction for you in the first place? Perhaps you believed your relationship with seller was better than with your friend? Point being is your insurance was there in the first place.

Again- really sorry about the lack of integrity in some individuals
can't possibly get my friends to keep helping me run around dealing watches.

this is a 1 off assistance by them which i am truly grateful for.

for those who wants to try scamming, beware, anything can be dug out.

first win for me as of now
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Old 21 May 2019, 07:59 AM   #280
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can't possibly get my friends to keep helping me run around dealing watches...
But you can give us a wrist shot of that LV. Just saying...
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Old 23 May 2019, 03:25 AM   #281
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Latest update.

got the hulk!

shoutout to Chris@Chrono24 and countless others that wished not to be mentioned for helping me!
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Old 23 May 2019, 03:57 AM   #282
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Latest update.

got the hulk!

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Great news!
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Old 23 May 2019, 04:48 AM   #283
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Congrats! Some are saying the hulk is possibly a fake. Have you authenticated it just to be sure?
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Old 23 May 2019, 05:17 AM   #284
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Latest update.

got the hulk!

shoutout to Chris@Chrono24 and countless others that wished not to be mentioned for helping me!


Good news for you! Any pics?

Have you found out anymore info on the missing Batman?


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Old 23 May 2019, 06:46 AM   #285
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got the hulk!

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Pics please. Something is off.

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Old 23 May 2019, 12:08 PM   #286
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Don't all FedEx ship centers have cameras throughout to track their employees?
Yes they do. This story would seem to be quite convoluted. No questioning the OP but, its very strange.
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Old 23 May 2019, 02:17 PM   #287
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So sorry to hear this bud. I got robbed for my hulk in New Orleans. I'm still shook over it.
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Old 23 May 2019, 06:31 PM   #288
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Congrats! Some are saying the hulk is possibly a fake. Have you authenticated it just to be sure?
definitely not. it's legit for sure.

fully stickered.
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Old 23 May 2019, 06:33 PM   #289
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So sorry to hear this bud. I got robbed for my hulk in New Orleans. I'm still shook over it.
are you fking kidding?

seriously, how are you? my god, it's been some time since we talked man
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Old 23 May 2019, 06:33 PM   #290
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Yes they do. This story would seem to be quite convoluted. No questioning the OP but, its very strange.
yes. cameras, but there are definitely blind spots of the camera.

fedex is still on the case.

1. Fedex staff stole it
2. Seller BS the story

but now, no hard evidence so i can't point fingers just yet.
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Old 23 May 2019, 06:34 PM   #291
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for those wanting a photo.
received it and took a picture. all checks out.

sorry for a shaky image, taken inside a moving car

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Old 23 May 2019, 06:39 PM   #292
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To answer the context of my comment - its not regarding the secondary market, it is the fact that the seller was clearly pulling a fast one early on in the thread.

Stall tactics, BS support, etc.

The first red flag is that his GF is going to keep the watch. And thats before he picks up an empty box. I feel for the OP, but he clearly needed the school fees.
lol, i am not a first time buyer. i always do my due diligence.

having multiple deals builds trust between buyer and seller.
i am giving seller at first all the benefit of the doubt because i believe that we had done at least 5 deals and all went well.
I also trust that his gf wants it or whatever reason it is.

if a seller decided to fk it all up, it's not within any of our control except the seller's conscience and the music he has to face it things get caught up to him.

are you willing to risk a good job, a normal life for 20k? if yes, then you're clearly dumb as hell. especially those with a strong internet footprint.

this could happen to any one of us here.
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Old 23 May 2019, 11:33 PM   #293
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I have been watching this thread since the beginning and hoping you the best. Congrats on the Hulk it looks amazing.

I hope the blnr gets worked out quickly.
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Old 24 May 2019, 03:18 AM   #294
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this was the most stressful thread I have followed for a loooooooooooong time.
@gaoxing84 - you are the most patient person I know ... good on you. Hope the Hulk is already on your wrist !

keep us posted with the BLNR story though :)
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Old 24 May 2019, 03:32 AM   #295
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yes. cameras, but there are definitely blind spots of the camera.



fedex is still on the case.



1. Fedex staff stole it

2. Seller BS the story



but now, no hard evidence so i can't point fingers just yet.


It is pretty certain the seller made the story up. He already jerked you around and tried to steal your wire money. There is no way I would believe anything that comes from him.


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Old 24 May 2019, 04:29 AM   #296
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When you have the manager of a companies like DSW advertising to the world (via YouTube) they a particular carrier (in their case FedEx) I am actually surprised there arn't more thefts.

I bet most of these lost packages are inside jobs and the seller is in for one hell of a fight for his insurance claim.

Hope you received a refund and I wish the seller luck in recovering their money.
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Old 24 May 2019, 10:34 AM   #297
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The reason why Fedex and Police take little interest is the value placed on the shipment. If its low as OP says then thats the basis on which any investigation will be driven. Anything less than $10K is not going to get much traction with the authorities if there are no other mitigating circumstances like injury.
OP must phone the issuing branch in Gardena (+1 310-327-2222) and confirm its in process and a genuine transaction. Its just too easy these day to falsify bank checks, money orders, wire docs etc.


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Old 24 May 2019, 10:35 AM   #298
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If he doesnít pay then just create a criminal file against him. No one will hire anyone with a criminal record. Like you said itís not worth it but itís his own fault. Stop being nice. I was scammed once already for being nice. Luckily the bank reverse the charge. I learned my lesson. Never again.
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Old 24 May 2019, 02:45 PM   #299
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So sorry to hear this bud. I got robbed for my hulk in New Orleans. I'm still shook over it.
That sucks.

Care to share your story? Did you watch your surrounding?

I hope you didn't listen to all the bad advices on the forum that "it's safe and no one noticed your watch"
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Old 24 May 2019, 04:49 PM   #300
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this was the most stressful thread I have followed for a loooooooooooong time.
@gaoxing84 - you are the most patient person I know ... good on you. Hope the Hulk is already on your wrist !

keep us posted with the BLNR story though :)
i have to be because basically that someone is holding me to my balls and since i am half a world away, i can't do much.
so should someone decided to disappear, i won't even have a penny left

i am very fortunate to have friends all living in the states and some whom i met here.
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