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Old 08-01-2013, 09:40   #1
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Wanted to buy: sailing catamaran with cabin and sleeping accommodations for 2, must be in good condition. will consider boats with worn upholstery and interior. Willing to pay up to $1500.
I hate to knock people, but this ad appeared this morning on Vancouver craigslist. Seriously?
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Old 08-01-2013, 09:50   #2
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Re: Wanted: pie in the sky

Might be a typo. A couple more zeros at the end would make it feasable. Or maybe a Hobbie Cat with a tent. lol
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Old 08-01-2013, 09:54   #3
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Re: Wanted: pie in the sky

Apparently not, the poster repeats the amount, and stresses the need for the vessel to be in good condition.
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Re: Wanted: pie in the sky

Maybe this person needs to get together with the guy whose ad I saw on sailboatlistings.com. It said...

"Very good condition. Needs a lot of work."
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Old 09-01-2013, 07:25   #5
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Re: Wanted: pie in the sky

New ad this morning, from someone who is selling a very cheap looking inflatable fitted with a sail kit: (excerpts)
"bought to learn sail. used only 3 times. Now I know how to sail and find it very boring, so selling boat."
no kidding, real ad. snicker.
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Re: Wanted: pie in the sky

Many times people get an idea in their head....just pops in there....and they "want" to do something.....but have no idea whatsoever what it really takes, costs, or if it's even feasible for them to do it. So, they post something like that.

Kind of like watching the Price is Right....the showcase is a BMW convertible, sailboat with trailer, and a trip to Australia......the idiot bids $8500.00.
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Many times people get an idea in their head....just pops in there....and they "want" to do something.....but have no idea whatsoever what it really takes, costs, or if it's even feasible for them to do it. So, they post something like that.

Kind of like watching the Price is Right....the showcase is a BMW convertible, sailboat with trailer, and a trip to Australia......the idiot bids $8500.00.
Therese is a hobbie catn16' here in Puerto Vallarta for 2,000 Usd but not in very good condition. May be with 2 more zeros he can get a corsair 28'.
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Re: Wanted: pie in the sky

Can't blame them for trying.
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