Is it rude to ask for pics?

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by Chicabee19, Oct 9, 2008.

  1. Chicabee19

    Chicabee19 Songster

    Aug 8, 2008
    I responded to an ad by email. The place is 45 min drive from here, so I asked if she had any pictures of the birds and their coop, and explained it was quite a drive to come out and check things out.

    I assumed that was ok to do, and a pretty normal thing.

    I got a sort of deadpan response: "go look at some hatchery pics"

    Was I out of line to ask?
  2. Buff Hooligans

    Buff Hooligans Scrambled

    Jun 11, 2007
    No, not out of line. They just sound too lazy to provide real pictures.

    I'd go check them out if you want to continue doing business with them.
  3. SunAngel

    SunAngel Songster

    May 20, 2008
    Chambersburg, Pa.
    I think the person was rude! How are hatchery pics going to show you exactly what kind of condition their chickens are in. What a dolt! I think you were definitely right to ask to see pics.
  4. Katy

    Katy Flock Mistress

    If someone isn't willing to provide you with pictures of their birds, they probably aren't worth a 45 minute drive!!
  5. miss_jayne

    miss_jayne Lady_Jayne

    Jun 26, 2008
    Columbiaville, MI
  6. GopherBoyFarms

    GopherBoyFarms Songster

    Mar 18, 2008
    Vancouver WA
    Quote:I totally agree!!

    I would have never went to meet DH if I haddent seen a picture first, LMAO
    Last edited: Oct 9, 2008
  7. asher

    asher Chicken Enabler Extraordinaire

    Jan 26, 2007
    Mountains of NC
    I ask all the time. I won't buy without pictures.
  8. Chicabee19

    Chicabee19 Songster

    Aug 8, 2008
    I would have never went to meet DH if I haddent seen a picture first, LMAO

    Now THAT's FUNNY, considering some of the pics we've seen of 'im !!!

  9. debilorrah

    debilorrah The Great Guru of Yap

    Um, that was downright rude! I can't even think of what to say! Forget them! Geez. [​IMG]
  10. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude

    That was completely fine to ask. In fact, I'd ask if they had ever had illness in their flock. Talk about then being insulted! But it's a legit question and so was your request.

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