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#27869 9-Nov-2008 19:22
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hmmm where to start ok

well i was on today just having a browse and what should i find but someone trying to sell their go large plan for two grand thats right you did read $2000 what i would like to know is can they do this

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  #176972 9-Nov-2008 19:51
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No it will be in Telecom's T&C that you cannot sell your account. It will also be in Trademe's T&C that you cannt sell accounts like this. The auction definitely won't go through, not that its going to get any bids anyway; you would have to be incredibly stupid to bid $2000 for go large.


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  #176977 9-Nov-2008 21:00
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well thats pretty much what i thought about it too and said so in the ask the seller a question section you want to know what he replied to me was its just some paper work lol the ignoance of some people i also mentioned he should contact telecom/xtra to find out for sure.. i dunno maybe i should report it to trademe actually i think i will right now


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  #176980 9-Nov-2008 21:18
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there are hundreds of phantom bidders and phantom auctions at any time.
remember the paper clip that was sold that made it onto 3 news?

Involuntary autocorrect in operation on mobile device. Apologies in advance.

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  #176984 9-Nov-2008 21:31
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Its been removed now


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  #176999 9-Nov-2008 22:48
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yup just got an email from trademe staff

Thanks for reporting the listing for: The Trade Me Customer Support Team have reviewed the listing and has deemed that it is in breach of our terms and conditions. As a result the listing has been removed from the site. Thank you for bringing this listing to our attention and making Trade Me a better place to buy and sell. Happy trading, The Trade Me Customer Support Team

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  #177432 11-Nov-2008 21:57
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well certainly a good response from trademe. thats the story normaly they don't mess about with things like this not good for business

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