[78-L] It's back and it makes threats!

Taylor Bowie bowiebks at isomedia.com
Sat Mar 6 21:32:57 PST 2010

> I got  a reply back from pdwiniarski  which read like this,  exactly,  the 
> typos are not mine:  "But if I sell my rare set with original seal and no 
> scratches records, then what.   Will you put yours on sale and for how 
> much.  Have you ever looked into what the value would be.  So many people 
> out there take what they think is junk and sell for pennies then other 
> people actually buy it and sell if and make money.  You say you have two, 
> what condition?  have they ever been played. Are you sure their identicle? 
> Is it a rerecording?  Scratches?  But in the future, please do not send me 
> a question that borders rude.  I'll report you to ebay.  And I am a very 
> nice person, I really don't deserve it."
> Obviously I  cannot reply to this  seller.   I surely do not want to be 
> reported to ebay.  He surely scared me away, and shucks, I was thinking 
> about buying  his $500.00 weight loss program.  Assume the  color picture 
> he shows is  before  he lost weight, the  thin picture  looks a lot to me 
> like  a picture of Charles Atlas  we used to see on comic books  back in 
> the 30s and 40s.
> Jim Whipkey

Jim,  Thanks for sharing this message from your eBay pen pal!  I should 
write him as well and tell him that I have a copy where the scratches have 
been rerecorded...of course that wouldn't exactly "border rude" but would 
pretty well hop over the line to good old plain rude.

As I recall,  two icicles which look exactly alike are called  "identicles."

Beware of anyone who feels to need to tell you that they are a "very nice 
person."  Usually they are not.

Friends, do you want to loose fifty pounds of ugly,  excess weight?    Just 
throw out about a half dozen 12"  Victor symphonic sets!


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