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Old 4 September 2019, 03:55 PM   #1
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Fake Sold Posts

I was looking on the sales board and noticed a seller listed a SubC at a high price and then posted again a minute later as sold. I was surprised because it wasn’t at a great price and there is nothing special about the watch. My curiosity led me to go through his older posts and noticed he did this on other watches as well, but posted that they were sold the very same minute. It seems this is a blatant attempt to manipulate buyers’ perceptions, but is this common?
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Old 4 September 2019, 03:58 PM   #2
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LOL - been happening for ages. Usual tactics.
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Old 4 September 2019, 04:16 PM   #3
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Many sellers make a new thread advertising the old thread as sold, to draw attention to the fact of the watch being sold.

Nothing new and nothing to be wary of.
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Old 4 September 2019, 04:52 PM   #4
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Watches are so hot nowadays, some people trade-in their brains for them.
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Yeah, well, you know, that's just, like, your opinion, man.
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Old 5 September 2019, 01:56 AM   #5
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Shady...but common. Good to know.
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Old 5 September 2019, 11:10 AM   #6
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Could I sworn I posted this on at the watch forum . . .
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Old 11 September 2019, 05:14 AM   #7
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Yep some sellers are shady
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Old 2 November 2019, 09:09 AM   #8
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Said but truth. All you can do is to check various resources to check the real market value.
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