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Thread: Vintage Giggles aka What are they smoking????

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    Quote Originally Posted by mlmack View Post
    Now this just gets me really angry (G rated version)! This is as flagrant as deceptive as selling can be! I had one of these machines and it is a very good machine. I was impressed with it and liked it a lot. But to add some cheesy stickers on it that say Heavy Duty is outright lying. I admit that it could punch through more than a lot of machines but to add that to a machine to sell it to the poor unsuspecting that does not know any better is shameful. Marketing it as a machine worthy of sewing tooled leather all day long just boils my blood! It has no case or cabinet, it has the wrong manual, and I am sure that the can scratched the heck out of the bed, the footplate and slideplate.
    I would tell them to their face that they were a stinking liar and should be ashamed of themselves.
    End of rant. And I am sorry.
    ...And now back to your regularly scheduled Giggles...
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    Quote Originally Posted by grant15clone View Post
    Now this just gets me really angry (G rated version)! This is as flagrant as deceptive as selling can be! I had one of these machines and it is a very good machine. I was impressed with it and liked it a lot. But to add some cheesy stickers on it that say Heavy Duty is outright lying. I admit that it could punch through more than a lot of machines but to add that to a machine to sell it to the poor unsuspecting that does not know any better is shameful. Marketing it as a machine worthy of sewing tooled leather all day long just boils my blood! It has no case or cabinet, it has the wrong manual, and I am sure that the can scratched the heck out of the bed, the footplate and slideplate.
    I would tell them to their face that they were a stinking liar and should be ashamed of themselves.
    End of rant. And I am sorry.
    ...And now back to your regularly scheduled Giggles...
    ~G~
    ditto ditto
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    Quote Originally Posted by miriam View Post
    ditto ditto
    Good G rated rant!
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    http://kansascity.craigslist.org/atq/4027856055.html

    Wonder why he did not sell it if he was offered $2000. I think whom ever appraised it was smoking something also!!
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    Quote Originally Posted by brunswickgirl View Post
    http://kansascity.craigslist.org/atq/4027856055.html

    Wonder why he did not sell it if he was offered $2000. I think whom ever appraised it was smoking something also!!
    Linda;

    Must be he shared the good stuff with his appraiser!
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    Quote Originally Posted by brunswickgirl View Post
    http://kansascity.craigslist.org/atq/4027856055.html

    Wonder why he did not sell it if he was offered $2000. I think whom ever appraised it was smoking something also!!
    And take a $20,000 loss?
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    Quote Originally Posted by mlmack View Post
    and take a $20,000 loss?
    rotflmbo......

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    Quote Originally Posted by SteveH View Post
    rotflmbo......
    That $200,000,000,000,000 loss is pathetic - leave the poor fool alone he just wants to buy something more to smoke.
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    Quote Originally Posted by brunswickgirl View Post
    http://kansascity.craigslist.org/atq/4027856055.html

    Wonder why he did not sell it if he was offered $2000. I think whom ever appraised it was smoking something also!!
    Well, logic doesn't really apply when you're lying in such an obvious way.
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    Quote Originally Posted by brunswickgirl View Post
    http://kansascity.craigslist.org/atq/4027856055.html

    Wonder why he did not sell it if he was offered $2000. I think whom ever appraised it was smoking something also!!
    I am thinking that he was leaving out key information. It was offered by a Leprechaun riding a Unicorn. The only way that machine is worth $20,000 is if it was Monopoly money.
    ~G~

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