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Old 06-02-2017, 05:34 AM
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How long do I wait before making it an issue? Sent someone payment last week and they have yet to send me any kind of notification it has been mailed and I have sent them a message asking what's up and they have not bothered to respond. They have signed in a bunch of times over the last week.

I have received another package from someone else here and two packages from Amain in that time so the holiday is a bad excuse.
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Personally I would consider this:

- When exactly last week was payment sent (are we talking Saturday?)
- Prior to you sending payment, were they really responsive
- When they signed in did they post in any threads
- what is their feedback rating and how long have they been a member?

If it was truly a full week, no response, and I can see they were actively posting, I would send them a message stating that I was planning to open a payment dispute in say 24 to 48 hrs (this would depend on how often I had seen them logging on) if I didn't hear back from them.

At that point, it seems those who don't respond often do. Not Always of course, but that has been my experience.

in the future, I would get the seller to commit to a timeframe when an item would be shipped. That is what I have been posting my forsale listings so there is no confusion on when your product will leave here and other incidentals as part of your purchase.
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A week is way too long. They should respond to you the same day or the next day at the latest and the item should ship within 2 days unless they make other arrangements with you.
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A week is way too long. They should respond to you the same day or the next day at the latest and the item should ship within 2 days unless they make other arrangements with you.

I agree with JTR. When you post an item for sale you need to be prepared to ship ASAP after payment received unless otherwise agreed to. No excuses.
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Payment was made last Friday. Today is a week.
Yes, they responded in a reasonable time.
No, they didn't post anything when they signed in outside of changing the post to sold.
They have over 100 positive sales and have been a member since 2009.
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Originally Posted by Costanza View Post
Payment was made last Friday. Today is a week.
Yes, they responded in a reasonable time.
No, they didn't post anything when they signed in outside of changing the post to sold.
They have over 100 positive sales and have been a member since 2009.
Contact them to check the status. If they sign on today and don't respond escalate it.
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Originally Posted by Costanza View Post
Payment was made last Friday. Today is a week.
Yes, they responded in a reasonable time.
No, they didn't post anything when they signed in outside of changing the post to sold.
They have over 100 positive sales and have been a member since 2009.
Based on that I would send a message advising them of what I stated and go from there.
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Payment was made last Friday. Today is a week.
Yes, they responded in a reasonable time.
No, they didn't post anything when they signed in outside of changing the post to sold.
They have over 100 positive sales and have been a member since 2009.
He may not have had the opportunity to ship Saturday, there was no mail Monday, so technically, it's only been 4 days so yes, communication could be improved alot. It's happened to me and it does get frustrating. What does it take to post a message saying, "Item shipped and here is tracking/confirmation number". Pure Laziness!!! Personally, I'd wait till Monday and if nothing by then, file a claim. That'll get'em going.
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Seller contacted me with a shipping notice and an explanation. It will be here tomorrow. My apologies for raising a hubbub over nothing.
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I don't blame you. I would have been concerned as well.
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