i really hate to do this, i've had a good run on NS of not being fucked over or vice versa, but it's been long enough with scott. he's a good guy, all his friends say he's legit, but he just NEVER gets around to doing anything, i dunno if he leaves too little time, thinks things will take shorter than they do, or whatever but it takes him forever to accomplish a simple task. and so the story goes:
back in late september i posted a thread wanting to trade some STH16's for FKS or something. so he pm's me about doing a trade. i asked him to bend the brakes on the 155's and we had a deal. i sent him my bindings and he got them and he said he was in the process of bending mine. after about a week of pushing him i got him to respond that he shipped them out. the hardest part about dealing with him is that all of my pm's to him say (not read) even if he clearly has, so this made it even harder. after another prolonged period of time i found out he lied about shipping them and that he had in fact broken the brakes. i'm fine with that, just as long as he gets around to bending some new ones. finally on october 25th i receive the bindings, so that's about a month turnaround time, not the end of the world. this is just to let you know that he takes a REALLY long time to do things
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so amidst our conversations he mentioned a pair of skis he had that i was interested in. the type of ski is not relevant. he got them cheap so i paid him $140 for them. on November 18th i sent him money for them, he said he'd ship them out. a few days later i got a pm saying he needed to sell to a friend so he was gonna refund my money. i was fine with it because i'd just found some cheap hellbents. i slowly reminded him over the next few weeks to refund my money, then he just dropped off the face of the earth. i got this pm from him after a lot of prodding:
Date Sent: Dec 2 2008 15:23:05 - (read)
after not hearing from him or paypal about my money for about a month i got his phone number and e-mail address. i got an e-mail back saying: "yo bro sorry about this, i moved to a new house without internet and i haven't been able to send the money, i'll do it asap"
fine, i can understand that
it is now March 25th and still no money from him. he has stopped responding to my texts, he doesn't answer the phone, he doesn't respond to my e-mails, and he hasn't been online for over 30 days. i know he owes fouldsys a pair of ep pros as well.
I know this is not a very large sum of money but it's more the fact that it violates the trust we all put on each other when we agree to buy/sell/trade things. i view NS as a tight community and i've bought and sold a lot of stuff on here with no issues. when something like this comes up it's a slap in the face to my judgement of who i can trust. i know scott is legit, he's had many good transactions on here and he's a nice guy but something went wrong here
i know he lives in govy and is a patroller at hood. if anyone knows him, or lives in that area and can pay him a visit, it would be much appreciated
you can pm me for his phone number, e-mail address, and his p.o box # in govy if it hasn't changed
the internet excuse worked for a few weeks but internet cafe's do exist and plenty of places have wifi. this is unacceptable scott, get your shit together