16 People Who Learned The Hard Way About Selling Stuff Online

You might think it would be a no-brainer to sell things online. I mean, you can reach lots of people at once and there’s always someone out there looking to score your old stuff, right?

Garage sales are time consuming, but a quick trip to meet someone at the gas station is simple…at least in theory.

These 16 people learned the hard way that folks are a lot.

16. How is that the seller’s problem?

Oh right. It’s not.

The deal of a lifetime
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15. This almost seems like it has to be a joke.

Sadly, I don’t think that’s the case.

Single mom, uNiQuE baby name, won’t screw you over, cash on hand!
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14. This made me snort.

But I’m not the one trying to buy it.

I was selling a galaxy s10 for 250. The night before we had agreed on 180 after he said he only had 160. Now he tries to get it for 75
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13. Talk about wanting something for nothing.

It’s really none of your business how much someone paid for something.

Buy/sell/trade group
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12. Why do they think you’ll answer after abuse?

If they weren’t answering before, that’s not going to work.

I wonder if he’s still driving around looking for my house..
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11. It’s the threats that get me.

Why do they think we’ll care?

I missed out on some serious cash 🙁
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10. They’re at a loss for words.

It’s hard to blame them.

Yes Gary. I will pay you $25 to pick up an item I’m giving you that you want for free.
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9. Sorry not sorry.

On both sides.

8. What a perfect response.

Some people are never going to get it.

CB has an app idea for me
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7. Sounds like a you problem.

I’m just saying.

One star
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6. A sense of humor is important.

Otherwise you might just go crazy.

Piece of sh*t contacting me in the middle of the night. Hate these type of people.
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5. Hahahaha.

The only way to do this is to give no f**ks.

Where do you want to meet you
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4. Let’s just wait and see, hmm?

We’ll keep you updated.

Selling a camera for $600. The guy says he can only pay in cash and turns up with $370 and expects it’ll be fine. I didn’t even get out of my car. Just drove away.
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3. I don’t understand what’s going on here…

Oh, right. They’re lying.

Lady gets mad because I won’t negotiate price after she tells me she knows better artists that charge $5 for commissions. Says I will come back begging her.
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2. This conversation is just going the wrong direction.

Might as well cut it off, now.

Next level negotiation tactics
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1. So no.

Full stop, my friend.

So I was selling 32gb of ram and asking $150 (Canada) and got this gem
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People sure are funny creatures, but it is what it is.

Do you have a funny story about meeting someone to sell stuff online? Tell is to us in the comments!