Three 11 X 14 Cameras for sale in Miami on Craig's list

Discussion in '[Classifieds] For Sale' started by Inayat Noor, Aug 15, 2013.

  1. Inayat Noor

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    The title of the Deardorff add says $1 and the add itself says $5000.000.

    Nice typo????
    Or worse: fake?
     
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    Sometimes CL requires (or automatically adds $1) a value.
     
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    the $1 pricepoint is to discourage spammers from seeing a high-price(and potentially an unknowing seller) and thinking they can swindle them with the whole scheme thingamajig. It's what I do with most of my CL postings.
     
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    The $1 price is often used when listing multiple items. You then list the price for each item in the description.
     
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    I believe a lot of people posting on Craigslist assume that because there is a space for a price, it is a mandatory field (has to be filled in). I've never found that it had to be filled in or that someone on Craigslist filled it in after I posted an ad. When posting multiple items, it generally makes no sense to fill it in.
     
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    It alerts frequent users to a listing containing multiple items, so it does make sense to those in the know.