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Good Idea for members who use market place

Discussion in 'The Lounge' started by papaperch, Jan 22, 2009.

  1. To save everyones time either post an approximate location ( ie northeast ohio ) or near biggest city or landmark. In your profile or signature.

    That way a prospective buyer or seller would immediately see if it was cost effective to go pick up , too far to bother with. Also would be effective in other forums. Like in fishing reports and other social settings like a newbie wanting an old pro to take him out on the ice.

    Hate to pm somebody about an item only to find out hes 300+ miles away.
     
  2. freyedknot

    freyedknot useless poster

    wish it was mandatory! at least on the marketplace forum.
     

  3. sauguy

    sauguy river & muskie angler, dayhiker

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    it's just common sense to do that when you want to sell something. some people just don't get it.
     
  4. Lewis

    Lewis ORIGINAL TEAM OGF

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    I agree!
    This would fit right in with the "get it off your chest" thread!:)
     
  5. misfit

    misfit MOD SQUAD

    i also agree,but i'm sure you've all heard the old phrase............."you can lead a horse to water,but.................................";)
     
  6. Zfish

    Zfish More Horsepower Raider!!

    but............. You can't make Misfit Drink!! :D :D
     
  7. freyedknot

    freyedknot useless poster

    yea,no sense in beating a dead horse!
     
  8. I didn't think there was a problem getting Misfit to drink.....
     
  9. Isn't everyones location already in every thread?
     
  10. misfit

    misfit MOD SQUAD

    marc,no it isn't.that is an option in your profile and some people don't put it in.
     
  11. Sort of like, also send me your email so i can send you a pic/virus of what im selling. Still the best site going even if some folks dont do things the way I think they should be done lol.
     
  12. Guess i never noticed that everyone didn't have it.

    Nevermind :confused:
     
  13. misfit

    misfit MOD SQUAD

    just another sign of old age:p :D
     
  14. Ahh Rick,

    You know we both have lived longer than either of us expected to.

    Is there a way you can make it mandatory. Good idea Papaperch!
     
  15. I always put my proximity in my ads cause I don't want the bother of trying to ship something that weighs up to 300 lbs. Course I only sell everything to bassmastermjb or hearttxp anyways and they know the route down here well enough to do it blindfolded!
     
  16. Fishers of Men

    Fishers of Men Senior Member

    :confused: Misfits got a dead horse?
    That just might start the drinking.
     
  17. misfit

    misfit MOD SQUAD

    LOL,i heard that,marc.

    it's probably possible to make it mandatory when registering,but with the thousands of existing members,it might be impossible.