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Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by gtoeasy64, Jun 21, 2012.

  1. gtoeasy64
    Joined: Nov 13, 2008
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    Decided to sell my 50 Olds so I put an add in a few publications.... every damn phone call I get is.......
    Does it have power brakes.....no
    Does it have power steering.....no
    Does it have disc brakes..... no
    Does it have AC......no
    Does it have a new front clip....no
    I told the last guy "for christ sake, if you want a cadillac escalade then go buy one!!"
    Bunch of assholes...

    Sorry, just had to rant.
     
  2. Ask them what the ad says?

    Did you advertise here? Does it have an LS7? :D:D

    Sorry I just couldn't resist. I know where you are comming from.
     
  3. DJLATIN
    Joined: Sep 16, 2010
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    did you put "all stock/original" in your listings?
     
  4. cederholm
    Joined: May 6, 2006
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    Just put that in your add! :D
     

  5. That would actually sell it today for any price on the HAMB. :D
     
  6. "T'RANTULA"
    Joined: Aug 6, 2011
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    "T'RANTULA"
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    from Ohio

    People are stupid, when my dad sold his 55 chevy he clearly stated that it did not have a motor or trans. One guy called and asked what motor was in it and if it ran. We told the guy it had a blown 454 in it and ran 10s. The idiot actually showed up and got pissed and said we lied and I said did you even read the add? If you ask a stupid question you get a stupid answer...
     
  7. Von Rigg Fink
    Joined: Jun 11, 2007
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    from Garage

    you cant fix stupid, and its at epidemic proportions any more these days.
     
  8. Don's Hot Rods
    Joined: Oct 7, 2005
    Posts: 8,319

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    from florida

    I listed a car one time and said "Project car, no motor or transmission." A lady called and asked if I thought it would make it to Chicago without breaking down ! :eek::D All I could say was, "Did you read the ad, it has NO MOTOR !" :D

    Don
     
  9. RagtopBuick66
    Joined: Dec 12, 2011
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    I get stupid questions just DRIVING the damn thing, so I know I'm in for a treat when the day comes that I actually decide to list it for sale.

    Just today, for example... Older guy, probably sixties...
    "Is that a 31 or a 32... Gotta be a 32 because of the front, right?"
    "Um... no... it's a 53..."
     
  10. EnragedHawk
    Joined: Jun 17, 2009
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    from Waco, TX

    Hahaha, man, if people are going to hazard a guess at a year, you'd think they could at least hit the right decade.
     
  11. Leebo!
    Joined: Nov 22, 2005
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    from Yale OK

    Thats what I was thinking. My girl (at 11 years old) has been around the shows enought to at least be able to differentiate cars by the decades!
     
  12. I had one of those. Model T bare body. Guy calls and asks if it would make it all the way back to flagstaff.I told him as long as he tied it down tight, it would. :D
     
  13. RagtopBuick66
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    Another guy ventured a guess of '58 at the Walgreens. I politely explained that most of the models from about 57-59 had fins, and that was generally a way to get CLOSE. But the first guy... Wow.

    And if I hear "How much you want for it?" one more time...
    I just say "All the info is on the For Sale sign in the window."
    Then they say "What For Sale sign? I can't find it..."
    To which I reply "I guess it ain't for sale, huh?"
     
  14. had an a-hole call me today about my 63 bird, asked two questions; how much [it's in the add] and how long have you been trying to sell it. [i said the add went out last night] so he hung up.
     
  15. RagtopBuick66
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    And if it was a younger guy who was maybe just checking out the car, though it was cool, maybe just trying to strike up a convo or something, eh I would have cut him some slack and taught him a few things. But this guy was OBVIOUSLY at least the same age as the car, maybe a little older. This is a car he would have grown up around. I was floored.
     
  16. Randy in Oklahoma
    Joined: Sep 18, 2008
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    from Oklahoma


    Had a wheeler dealer show up at the house to look at a car I had for sale. Add specifically mentioned the price and the words FIRM in capital letters.

    First thing he wanted to know was how long it had been for sale, and what kind of offers I had been getting. I told him I wasnt taking "offers", and that the price was in the add.

    He left without the car.
     
  17. 62rebel
    Joined: Sep 1, 2008
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    i got a troll a month back.... normally i don't get into shit storms over the phone but this guy was a dyed in the wool asshole. got MY goat pretty quickly and i had to step back and see what was going on... he was getting his jollies being a limpdick.
     
  18. You have a goat? :eek: Did he give it back?
     
  19. Sometimes you have to write the ad VERY clear. :D
     

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  20. RagtopBuick66
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    Wonder what the load rating on those cinder blocks is...
     
  21. 62rebel
    Joined: Sep 1, 2008
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    nah... you're thinking GTO..... aintcha?

    now... i've responded to a couple of out-of-state ads that i was hoping would pan out, and PRAYED that i didn't come across as a flake!
     
  22. leon renaud
    Joined: Nov 12, 2005
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    from N.E. Ct.

    Well he isn't very clear! In the header he list them as cement block and in the body of the add he says they are cinder block. Now there's a big difference between the two! they do appear to be cement from the picture though.
     
  23. FatChrist Magic
    Joined: Jun 4, 2012
    Posts: 66

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    I wonder of the block guy knows if they come with power steering, brakes, and AC? Do you think I can drive 'em all the way back to Cape Cod without a problem?
     
  24. are they all 2 cylinder blocks?
     

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