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ge0rge

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1,206 posts

88 months

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Not sure why but this one always bugs me:

NOT FOR THE FAINT HEARTED..

tim0409

902 posts

42 months

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eBay - "Here we have....."

seriously annoying.

hardcorehobbit

1,092 posts

78 months

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I hate the classics....

one careful lady owner
first to see will buy
only £10 to fix

Most of all... anyone who tries to hide the fact that the car is written off by hiding it in a mass of capital letters at the bottom of an ad. It should be right at the top, front and centre.

Edited by hardcorehobbit on Sunday 29th April 17:53

forsure

1,497 posts

151 months

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You are bidding on

Up for grabs

Grab a bargain

Drives mint

Too much to list

Best colour


Negative Creep

12,658 posts

110 months

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PRICE IS £2999 NOT £299 AS STATED IN TITLE

If I become PM, this will be a shooting offence, along with putting single digit mileages
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GAB4R

27 posts

27 months

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For me, its not so much the description - but its the ones who can't spell in their adverts.


Fox-

11,036 posts

129 months

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THIS 330I IS FULLY LOADED

<advert shows a completely base specification 330i with zero options at all>

SlimRick

1,528 posts

48 months

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Will pass an MOT no problem.


Well, put it in for an MOT then!!!

Heartworm

689 posts

44 months

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SlimRick said:
Will pass an MOT no problem.


Well, put it in for an MOT then!!!
That I am not sure about, My Smart Roadster the MOT ran out in December, thinking of selling it but not sure if I should get it MOT'd now, or say it will come with 12 months MOT and get it done for the buyer, so it has the full year on it.

steve singh

3,995 posts

56 months

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SHOWROOM CONDITION


MINT


Yes, I'm sure your 110k miles motor looks just like it came out the factory...

Tophatron

283 posts

104 months

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On a 205 GTi advert many years ago:

"IF THIS CAR WAS A FRUIT IT WOULD BE A PEACH"

I'm sure "Lemon" would have been more accurate...

GreaseNipple

225 posts

124 months

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pretty much this whole advert

http://www.carandclassic.co.uk/car/C128673

Mattyvole

212 posts

36 months

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'112 miles' - commonly found on Auto Trader.

No, it's done 112,000 miles!

McHaggis

13,417 posts

38 months

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Heartworm said:
That I am not sure about, My Smart Roadster the MOT ran out in December, thinking of selling it but not sure if I should get it MOT'd now, or say it will come with 12 months MOT and get it done for the buyer, so it has the full year on it.
But 4months+ without MOT will not help your sale... just put it through the MOT, and for the sake of £50 on the sale, offer to put it through again?

speedtwelve

2,871 posts

156 months

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tim0409 said:
eBay - "Here we have....."

seriously annoying.
My pet hate also. "Here we have for sale..." You're a builder's mate selling a Mondeo, not some bird on the fecking shopping channel.

'Stunning'. Aaaaaagh! furious

'Drives superb'.

Dealers listing 'driver's airbag, Isofix seats' and other cut 'n' paste drivel when selling a 1986 Mk2 Golf.

speedtwelve

2,871 posts

156 months

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GreaseNipple said:
pretty much this whole advert

http://www.carandclassic.co.uk/car/C128673
I've always wanted a service history finished in cream.

Unfortunately it seems the window-licking Del Boy selling this car has managed to produce... [HarryEnfieldMode]offspring[/HarryEnfieldMode].

UnluckyTimmeh

2,737 posts

96 months

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I always hate when people write 'no reserve' on a vehicle or whatever but start it at £9,000 or something.

So basically there is, it's £9k isn't it? You fking idiot.

No reserve means you're starting it at 99p. Not im not taking any less than £xxxx

ADM06

997 posts

55 months

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ABS, power steering, central lock etc on a thoroughly modern car. Well, DUH.

Wafflesmk2

1,347 posts

37 months

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FOR PICS & INFO EMAIL ME : (insert bullst e-mail here). I CANNOT TAKE CALLS AT THE MOMENT. PLEASE VISIT OUR WEBSITE TOO. THIS CAR HAS TOO GO NOW IT IS A GREAT CAR £5000

On a 12 plate C-Class merc with 10k on the clock.

fk off.

Mastodon2

8,761 posts

48 months

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"Great spec"

then listing everything the car came with as standard, even stuff like...

"*Isofix points
  • Glovebox light
  • Cigarette lighter
  • Ash tray
  • Luggage net
  • vanity mirror
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