Am I getting screwed over by a high rating user?

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Am I getting screwed over by a high rating user?

Post by dg3263827 » Fri Mar 28, 2014 9:58 pm

Myself and a user with a 206 rating (whom I will keep anonymous right now) have entered into a trade starting February 25rd. The deal was my 2 gaming systems for his 2 WH40K armies. We agreed that I would ship the 1st gaming system, he would ship the 1st army then I would ship the 2nd, and then he would send the 2nd. I shipped out on the 25th and asked him if he'd consider shipping out early since my package was going to take a week or so to get to him. He agreed saying that he will "will send out a box in the next few days." It wasn't until my package arrived on the following Monday (03/03) that he shipped the 1st army out. The tracking number he sent me said the box was supposed to arrive on Monday (03/10), but it did not. I sent him a message, and he read it but ignored it, waiting to reply to me once the tracking was updated on 03/13 and asking me if I shipped out yet. I had not. His package arrived on Friday (03/14) but it was missing one of the items. I told him this and he said it was accidentally left out and it would be in the next order. I shipped out my 2nd console to him on Friday (03/14) and asked him when he would be shipping out. On Tuesday (03/18), he said "tomorrow". My 2nd console arrived to him on Wednesday (03/19) after a brief holdup with USPS. I asked him if he had shipped and on Thursday (3/20) he, again, told me "tomorrow". After 4 messages (I waited for him to read the previous one before sending another) and me telling him that I was going to leave him a BTR and neg. status if he didn't get back to me, he finally responded on Tuesday (03/25) with a tracking number and saying there was a second package but he didn't have the tracking number. I received the package on Wednesday (03/26) but it only had 2 models in it. He still owes me over $600 worth of 40k models but hasn't responded to the message I sent him on Wednesday, even though he read it. So it leads me to my original question: am I getting screwed over by a high rating user? Is he trying to pull some game on me by drawing this out as long as possible? What should I do to ensure I get my stuff?
Devin Gorski aka D. Gorski

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Re: Am I getting screwed over by a high rating user?

Post by s_o_r_r_o_w » Fri Mar 28, 2014 10:55 pm

You should file a BTR.

If you have received the second package, and it is SNAD, and he's not responding, file right away.

There's no excuse for a 206 to send a box with only 2 figs in it and not the rest of the models--all things being as you describe.
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Re: Am I getting screwed over by a high rating user?

Post by dg3263827 » Fri Mar 28, 2014 11:08 pm

Alright. Thanks, Sorrow. I will.
Devin Gorski aka D. Gorski

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Re: Am I getting screwed over by a high rating user?

Post by s_o_r_r_o_w » Sat Mar 29, 2014 12:17 am

And please take care to read the instructions and guides on how to post one.
I am always in the market for weird and wonderful GW oddbitz and ephemera. PM me if you have something old/weird/rare.

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Re: Am I getting screwed over by a high rating user?

Post by MagickalMemories » Mon Mar 31, 2014 1:28 am

What were te 2 models? Were they what was missing from the first box?
There might be another box in the mail.
Before jumping to a BTR, you should PM him about it. Tell him you're going to give him 24 hours from when he reads it to respond or you file a BTR.
If he responds, see where it goes. If he doesn't, or hasn't shipped yet... BTR is likely appropriate.

Whatever his rating, he should be communicating better.

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I think what this situation needs is some imagination.

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Re: Am I getting screwed over by a high rating user?

Post by dg3263827 » Mon Mar 31, 2014 1:44 am

Neither of the two models were the one that was missing from the original package. If there is another package, it's been 5 days and 2 messages (1 of which he read) since he said he would get me the Tracking Number for the second package "tomorrow". And if he mailed them at the same time, I don't see why they wouldn't arrive at the same time since he mailed USPS Priority.

I already posted a BTR.
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Re: Am I getting screwed over by a high rating user?

Post by MagickalMemories » Mon Mar 31, 2014 1:52 am

I sw the BTR after responding to the message.
I think you did about all you could reasonably do.

Eric
Lower rating? You ship first.

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I think what this situation needs is some imagination.

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Want my help with a BTR or backout? All messages sent/posted should be in CHRONOLOGICAL order. Otherwise, I just won't read it.

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