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Old 02-23-2017, 05:14 PM   #1
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Hi all,

So this morning I sent an inquiry about a bus to a seller on Kijiji. This is an excerpt of a the reply I received. The question I asked: what is the size of the vehicle (length and width)?

"I've had dozens and doaens of women asking questions by email...Don't consider women to be serious buyers...in my opinion you're just lonely people looking for someone to chat with... if you are a serious buyer you will call. If i don't hear from you by 9 I'll be on the road and the bus is no longer for sale. Simple as that."

He kept harassing me and sent me this lovely follow-up message: "You being a woman is not my peoblem. Howeber it looks like being a woman is your pronlem and youll have to deal with it not me Sorry for your bad luck."

So I reported him as abusive. Here's the ad. Stay away from buying anything from this guy. Can you imagine? Have any other women encountered this when looking to buy a bus?

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Hi all,

So this morning I sent an inquiry about a bus to a seller on Kijiji. This is an excerpt of a the reply I received. The question I asked: what is the size of the vehicle (length and width)?

"I've had dozens and doaens of women asking questions by email...Don't consider women to be serious buyers...in my opinion you're just lonely people looking for someone to chat with... if you are a serious buyer you will call. If i don't hear from you by 9 I'll be on the road and the bus is no longer for sale. Simple as that."

He kept harassing me and sent me this lovely follow-up message: "You being a woman is not my peoblem. Howeber it looks like being a woman is your pronlem and youll have to deal with it not me Sorry for your bad luck."

So I reported him as abusive. Here's the ad. Stay away from buying anything from this guy. Can you imagine? Have any other women encountered this when looking to buy a bus?

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Old 02-23-2017, 06:04 PM   #3
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Old 02-23-2017, 06:50 PM   #4
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Lets all inquire on his bus for sale.

I will send him a check for more than his price and he can send me a postal money order for the difference while I arrange for my cousin to come and get it.
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Old 02-23-2017, 09:23 PM   #6
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Lets all inquire on his bus for sale.

I will send him a check for more than his price and he can send me a postal money order for the difference while I arrange for my cousin to come and get it.


Ha! Perfect!


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Old 02-23-2017, 09:50 PM   #7
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Gross.

Walk... no, run away. Any time a seller tries to hardball, deadline, or otherwise manipulate me, I walk.

Still, so disappointing when you have to deal with misogynists trying to manipulate or scam you. Gross.
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Old 02-23-2017, 10:58 PM   #8
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Gross.

Walk... no, run away. Any time a seller tries to hardball, deadline, or otherwise manipulate me, I walk.

Still, so disappointing when you have to deal with misogynists trying to manipulate or scam you. Gross.


Really gross. But I'll get him kicked off Kijiji. And I've posted his bs in every group, page and forum I'm on. Red-head rage!!!


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Old 02-23-2017, 11:25 PM   #9
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That bus is in Vegreville. That's where I grew up. If you like I can call and negotiate on your behalf. Sometimes you run into a cranky old fart that's tough to talk to lol. But I don't think harassing him is a good thing.
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Old 02-23-2017, 11:30 PM   #10
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Oh and since your in the market, check out Alaskan Equipment in Edmonton. I got my bus there. Ask for Norm, tell him I sent you. They have several busses of various size and he is a polite older gentleman. I should mention their website is not up to date though, you need to call or stop by.
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Old 02-24-2017, 12:06 AM   #11
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That bus is in Vegreville. That's where I grew up. If you like I can call and negotiate on your behalf. Sometimes you run into a cranky old fart that's tough to talk to lol. But I don't think harassing him is a good thing.


I'm not harassing him. After he sent me the rude message I told him "no thank you", very politely in fact. I don't want any bus bad enough to buy it from a misogynist jerk like that. A cranky old fart is an entirely different thing than some guy who thinks a woman is not "qualified" to buy a vehicle and is only messaging him because she's "lonely". That's creepy not cranky.

I have family near Vegreville too, but the seller in fact is in Vancouver (as am I).

I reported him to Kijiji. Which isn't harassment. I barely wrote three sentences to him.


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I'm not harassing him. After he sent me the rude message I told him "no thank you", very politely in fact. I don't want any bus bad enough to buy it from a misogynist jerk like that. A cranky old fart is an entirely different thing than some guy who thinks a woman is not "qualified" to buy a vehicle and is only messaging him because she's "lonely". That's creepy not cranky.

I have family near Vegreville too, but the seller in fact is in Vancouver (as am I).

I reported him to Kijiji. Which isn't harassment. I barely wrote three sentences to him.


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Used to be a few folks like that seller on this forum.
What's the seller's name?
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You could have just played into the sexism and said' "It's ok, the bus will soon have kitchen in it, so I'll find my place".... lol


Be careful not to go FULL REDHEAD on this guy, nobody deserves that!! :-0
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You could have just played into the sexism and said' "It's ok, the bus will soon have kitchen in it, so I'll find my place".... lol


Be careful not to go FULL REDHEAD on this guy, nobody deserves that!! :-0
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What's the seller's name?
True dat.. Glad he's gone.
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Old 02-24-2017, 10:00 AM   #17
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Used to be a few folks like that seller on this forum.
What's the seller's name?


He never gave me his name.


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Oh that's good


Awesome.
I thought about telling him I was actually a guy. My real name is not gender specific.


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Old 02-24-2017, 10:04 AM   #19
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Sticks and stones..... Best of luck.


It's not sticks and stones. Just because someone is online, it doesn't give them license to harass people. Legitimately reporting someone who is harassing you is a thing. Women get harassed online and in life all the time, and mostly say nothing. The Kijiji people were quite appreciative of me saying something. It's their community reputation, after all. It's no Craigslist.l.and I think they want to keep it that way.


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Hi all,

So this morning I sent an inquiry about a bus to a seller on Kijiji. This is an excerpt of a the reply I received. The question I asked: what is the size of the vehicle (length and width)?

"I've had dozens and doaens of women asking questions by email...Don't consider women to be serious buyers...in my opinion you're just lonely people looking for someone to chat with... if you are a serious buyer you will call. If i don't hear from you by 9 I'll be on the road and the bus is no longer for sale. Simple as that."

He kept harassing me and sent me this lovely follow-up message: "You being a woman is not my peoblem. Howeber it looks like being a woman is your pronlem and youll have to deal with it not me Sorry for your bad luck."

So I reported him as abusive. Here's the ad. Stay away from buying anything from this guy. Can you imagine? Have any other women encountered this when looking to buy a bus?

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Some people's children... we should all just contact him and troll him along. Whata piece.

But where are you located? We're looking in B.C and Alberta
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