Questions about Backouts and references

For general questions, rule questions, trade advice, FAQ's, and other assistance-related matters. This forum is for Bartertown related questions/help ONLY.

Moderator: Moderators

Post Reply
Wag-A-Tail ( 6 )
BTown Regular
Posts: 70
Joined: Thu Dec 05, 2013 2:25 pm
Location: Rego Park, New York

Questions about Backouts and references

Post by Wag-A-Tail » Tue Feb 18, 2014 8:23 pm

Is a backout the worst thing possible?
If Tom and Eric come to a deal, if Eric is the first party required to ship, assume the following scenarios?
A. Within two-three days, Eric reconsiders...
B. Within a week, Eric's life situation changes requiring him to be elsewhere and unable to ship?
C. Would the situation change if it was Tom, rather than Eric?
D. If Eric agreed to pay Tom's fees for shipping and Tom's his items back because of a change in circumstances? Does Tom have a right or an obligation to insist on describing Eric as a deadbeat? Can Eic insist that Tom not do it?

User avatar
starslayer ( 560 )
Millenium Trader
Posts: 2409
Joined: Thu Sep 04, 2003 4:27 pm
Location: Pennsylvania,USA

Re: Backouts

Post by starslayer » Tue Feb 18, 2014 8:30 pm

1) Did you read all the rules? Take a look around the BTR section, you will see how things go.
2) Did they agree on a deal? Both of them?
If they did, its a back-out either way. It doesn't matter who did it.

You are never required to file back-out or bad trader. You can show some mercy, if you like.

User avatar
porkuslime ( 3094 )
Gentleman Sadist
Posts: 4342
Joined: Sat Nov 27, 2004 6:20 pm
Location: Central Ohio, USA

Re: Questions about Backouts and references

Post by porkuslime » Tue Feb 18, 2014 9:57 pm

moved thread from Back Out Reports and retitled it to make it a bit clearer..

And... Back Outs are NOT the worst thing ever.. lol.. Bad Trader threads are pretty dire.. but take a look around the Hall of Shame for serious lack-of-class..
2+2=5 for sufficiently large values of 2.

If you don't have your Location listed in your User Control Panel, why not take a second and update it? It will let your trading partners know where you are from the beginning.

I use the Unofficial Porkuslime Trading Guidelines - if you have way less refs.. you ship first.

Folks I am awaiting a ref from.. Zack

USPS Mail Fraud
FBI Internet Crime Complaint Center - Bringing 40k events to the Origins Game Fair!

Post Reply

Return to “Have Questions? Need Help?”