This person makes me wonder?

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by ZoeS95423, Sep 1, 2011.

  1. ZoeS95423

    ZoeS95423 Songster

    Apr 17, 2011
    Okay, So I have been getting emails, from this person who is interested in my ducks, and I am not sure, she just seems... I dont know sketchy? To me..

    Tell me what you guys think.

    do you still have the ducks for sale?

    me:Yes I do.

    Person:dlo you have any mallards? and how old are they?

    No, I do not have any mallards. I have khaki campbells 3 of them they are 6 months old.
    I have 4 mixed breed ducks( black swedish/buff duck) , they are almost 3 months old.

    Person:i am interested in the mixed breed much do you want for them? and where can i go and see them?

    This person must not know how to read, because this is my craigslist add.

    It says at the top how much they are, It says their breeds, and age.
    I have asked this person if they have a proper set up, and what their intentions are. Because in a way, I feel like they have no clue whats going on.
  2. Okie Amazon

    Okie Amazon Songster

    Mar 22, 2011
    Midwest City
    If your instincts say, "No" - say, " I'm sorry, someone came and bought all the ducks this morning. Thank you for your interest."
  3. lovesgliders

    lovesgliders Songster

    Apr 2, 2011
    If people can't read an ad or can't take the time to type up a coherent e-mail, I no longer respond to them. I find that in 99.9% of cases, they aren't worth my time, anyway.
  4. ZoeS95423

    ZoeS95423 Songster

    Apr 17, 2011
    Okay, just wanted to see what you guys think, Because I find that this person.. seems very, immature acting? My ad is pretty straight forward.
  5. sonew123

    sonew123 Poultry Snuggie

    Mar 16, 2009
    onchiota NY
    Quote:X2......If people can't speak or write a proper sentence with manners and respect..they get none from me...I typically ignore folks that email me shady garbage.
  6. bockbock2008

    bockbock2008 Why do they call me crazy??

    Dec 30, 2008
    Southwest Indiana
    I'm not exactly sure what they are after, but I think they are fishing for something. I've had very similar text converstations about items I've had on CL. I do phone calls only after the original text. [​IMG]
  7. ZoeS95423

    ZoeS95423 Songster

    Apr 17, 2011
    Well, The guy thati s buying my pekin drake today called me, and got my number.
    Usually if they dont ask within the first two emails, I will ask for theirs, but this person just doesnt seem like the kind of person I want my ducks going to.
  8. ChickInDelight

    ChickInDelight Never an Empty Nest

    Apr 27, 2011
    Browntown, VA
    Seems this person has less interest in the ducks and more interest in a meet-up. Trust your gut. The ducks are all gone now - sorry.
  9. ZoeS95423

    ZoeS95423 Songster

    Apr 17, 2011
    Okay, thanks everyone! I am going to tell them they are gone. And If they complain I will say it was a first come first serve basis, and they took too long to reply.
  10. Oddyse

    Oddyse Songster

    May 21, 2011
    Looking at both sides, I agree with what other people have said. If your not happy, dont let them go to this person. But on the other hand, this person may be from a different country and may not understand english too well. They may have also been through many many ads and sent a sort of "generic" message to them all. Im not trying to be awkward, just trying to see it from both sides. Purely because I have dealt with emails like this and it turned out that the buyer was polish and didnt really understand too much English. I delivered the ducks to him and when I got there, the duck enclosure was amazing with many healthy ducks running around. At the end of the day, all ducks speak the same language when they are getting treated well. But again, trust your heart and you can never go wrong. Hope this didnt sound patronising or anything, just wanted to share [​IMG]

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