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8. wrong goods at the wrong price
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9. auctionitis
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10. taking advice from self proclaimed "experts" who have been in the industry 10 minutes!
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Unread 01-21-2005, 12:10 PM
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11. buying from so called "experts" that write fancy articles loaded with BIG words to suck you into their web of deception and deceit!
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12. Auction lot reduction (pieces disappearing from box lots after the preview but before the box is delivered to the buyer).
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13. Misrepresentation of precious metal content of the watch cases
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14. Improper shipping methods that result in degradation of the watch.
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15. Disclaimers that effectively nullify the responsibility of the seller to adequately describe what they are selling, or to stand behind the product once sold.
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16. Meaningless warranties (e.g. warranty that covers all costs except shipping and handling, where shipping and handling fees are exhorbitantly high).
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17. Misrepresentation of credentials of seller/experts
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