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#1
nope would just further complicate what constitutes a bump. I see it as part of the negotiation process and any discussion relating to postage should not be classed as a bump.
#2
ants97
nope would just further complicate what constitutes a bump. I see it as part of the negotiation process and any discussion relating to postage should not be classed as a bump.


I think the OP is enquiring when the seller doesn't state either way whether it should constitute as a bump.
#3
thesaint
ants97
nope would just further complicate what constitutes a bump. I see it as part of the negotiation process and any discussion relating to postage should not be classed as a bump.


I think the OP is enquiring when the seller doesn't state either way whether it should constitute as a bump.


as long as there is a selling price then as I said before I see it as being part of the negotiation process.
banned#4
I'd probably say the seller should identify the p&p cost. The price of the item on offer can always be negotiated. Typically we see offers that involved one party being asked to reduce the cost of p&p, e.g. send 1st class instead of SD/RD. Unfortunately this exposes the sender of the item and not the buyer.

Edited By: aScottishBloke on Oct 10, 2010 23:25: mistake
[mod]#5
I've noticed this creeping in more and more with FS/FT not having P&P listed and because of the nature of the forum where it appears no-one actually reads threads you get the same postage question again and again plus with all the how much is P&P questions you are getting legitimite threads where people have made the effort to work everything out before hand being bumped down by this.
#6
even if you explicitly include how much postage is you are still going to get questions asking about it. i.e collect plus is only £3 blahblah.

so then what because you never listed that particular method would that question now count as a bump. It all gets rather murky and I don't see the problem as long as an overall price is stated.
suspended 3 Likes #7
I'd like to see everything listed as inclusive of postage.

The buyer should be aware of this and set asking price accordingly.
1 Like #8
Starr
I'd like to see everything listed as inclusive of postage.

The buyer should be aware of this and set asking price accordingly.


This
#9
Think photos is a far worse problem then this.
#10
aScottishBloke
I'd probably say the seller should identify the p&p cost. The price of the item on offer can always be negotiated. Typically we see offers that involved one party being asked to reduce the cost of p&p, e.g. send 1st class instead of SD/RD. Unfortunately this exposes the sender of the item and not the buyer.


Not (entirely) true. You are covered by 2nd class (with proof of postage) up to around £30 I think, so depending on the item that may be fine. I always used to send recorded and ask for recorded, but 9 times out of 10 I was out when the post came so had to do a 3 mile round trip to the main PO. Obviously if you have a high value item which needs posting you are going to go with special delivery........

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