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Old 03-02-2007, 08:23 AM
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It's a shame....because of a few scammers ,it makes the once trusted Classiffied section unusable and untrustworthy....

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Old 03-02-2007, 09:43 AM
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We did an upgrade last night, we are quickly working to restore our customizations. Please be assured this is not what the classifieds will look like permanently.

As far as the scams please report an suspicious ads to classifieds @ offshoreonly.com.

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I don't dig having to wade thru pages of dealer ads copied right out of the brochure in the Formula's for sale to see individual boats for sale.

It must keep others than just me from even bothering to look.

I think that's not in keeping with the original theme of the classifieds being for boatowners/members.

I apologize OSO if this seems harsh but I think it's a real issue.

As far as the formula issue I will look at that.
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I second that.


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I don't dig having to wade thru pages of dealer ads copied right out of the brochure in the Formula's for sale to see individual boats for sale.

It must keep others than just me from even bothering to look.

I think that's not in keeping with the original theme of the classifieds being for boatowners/members.

I apologize OSO if this seems harsh but I think it's a real issue.
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Old 03-02-2007, 11:16 AM
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I have left messages for the Tiger and also a 47 Fountain at an unbelievably low price.....different owners and telephone numbers but both roll to a NetZero voicemail system......and not return phone calls.......
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I have left messages for the Tiger and also a 47 Fountain at an unbelievably low price.....different owners and telephone numbers but both roll to a NetZero voicemail system......and not return phone calls.......

Myself also. I would be first in line with a checkbook in hand to buy either of those boats , if real deal.
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Old 03-02-2007, 11:42 AM
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We got a call from the owner of the tiger and claims the ad is a scam fyi
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I am more concerned about it not showing prices right now.
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Myself also. I would be first in line with a checkbook in hand to buy either of those boats , if real deal.
No way, I had a check in hand for that Tiger and was packing up to go to Cali. Too bad the boat is apparently in Oklahoma.

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We got a call from the owner of the tiger and claims the ad is a scam fyi
Just my luck.
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Myself also. I would be first in line with a checkbook in hand to buy either of those boats , if real deal.
A check from you would be a scam as well. I think I should report you.......
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