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    Strange seller behavior

    Yesterday I saw something I did not understand:

    Someone was spamming trade channel to sell . He had it in AH for 7k. After looking at TUJ and my AH database, I decided to buy it and try to flip it. Just a minute after I bought it, the same person started to spam trade chat again, but this time he wanted to buy the same item.

    I really don't understand why the seller did this. I'm missing something, or is just that the seller is stupid? Any ideas? ^^U

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    Did you offer to sell the item to the person? If so, what happened?

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    Perhaps he had his "scam" backwards? An old, underhanded trick was to drum up interest in an item by posing as a buyer, then sell it to someone for less than your fake buying price in order to make them think they would have a quick, easy flip.

    Maybe he's just doing it wrong?
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    The same reason some warlock still don't have Glyph of Fear.

    ...and Rogues can't kick.
    ...and Mage whisper you asking "What's polymorph".
    ...and this DK I met yesterday was wearing mail.
    ...and people still, after all this time, stand in the fire but not my Holy Word: Sanctuary.

    Some people out there are just plain bad.

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    That is ... plain hilarious.

    Quote Originally Posted by Incarnate View Post
    ...and people still, after all this time, stand in the fire but not my Holy Word: Sanctuary.
    Or even worse, moves OUT of your Holy Word: Sanctuary and INTO the fire. True story, sadly ... only it was Efflorescence. (I do enjoy poison puddles and Efflorescence.)

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    I did buy an epic from someone once to flip it, and later he wanted it back because he decided to give it to his friend as a gift, and I obliged. But this one doesn't sound like that.
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    Come to think of it, if he was barking in trade, maybe someone whispered him a better offer than yours and he wanted to fix his screwup. I don't know why he wouldn't just whisper you for that, however... Might be over-thinking this, he's probably just another fool.
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