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Old    Matt (metz213)      Join Date: Dec 2006       03-15-2007, 1:26 PM Reply   
I bought a 06 Premier from a wakeworld member on here..sent him the money of Febuary 26 through paypal and no word of the board yet and havnt heard back from him since the 28th..anything i can do? help me out
Old    Chris (committed)      Join Date: Jul 2005       03-15-2007, 1:34 PM Reply   
Couple of things, did you get a tracking number? Did you pay for insurance? Have you called the person? 2 weeks isn't long to wait for a package, depending on the when and where's and how it was shipped. Since you paid through Paypal, then you can always reverse the charges via your credit card.
Old    Jory (carcrz)      Join Date: Mar 2006       03-15-2007, 1:46 PM Reply   
Do I hear a "Take 2" w/ scammers on here?
Old    innov8actionsports.com            03-15-2007, 1:52 PM Reply   
Bummer, good thing you used PAYPAL.
Old    Nick Farrell (nickdakoolkat)      Join Date: Sep 2005       03-15-2007, 2:11 PM Reply   
or did chris see that the other guy who got scammed got a new board out of it anyways, so he is trying to pull a scam by getting us to feel sorry for him?
Old    Johnny Valera (john_v96)      Join Date: Apr 2003       03-15-2007, 3:33 PM Reply   
was it josh boyd who scammed you ?
Old    Small Light (stephan)      Join Date: Nov 2002       03-15-2007, 3:59 PM Reply   
That really sucks. I just sold a pair of boots to someone on here. I shipped him the boots & am hoping he sends me a check. I guess I trust people too much. We shall see...
Old    Chris (worththewake)      Join Date: Nov 2006       03-15-2007, 4:14 PM Reply   
16, waiter/student....something isn't adding up....
Old    Tyler McCurdy (tyboarder03)      Join Date: Nov 2003       03-15-2007, 4:29 PM Reply   
whats so odd about that I hav tons of friends who were waiters in highschool.
Old    John Brine (mnwakerider)      Join Date: Jun 2004       03-15-2007, 5:24 PM Reply   
I did as well Tyler.

Matt, How many times have you tried contacting him? If this goes much longer without any word you can file a claim through paypal and they will give you the money back.

Good Luck man.
Old    ryan andrews (drewsnautique94)      Join Date: Nov 2006       03-15-2007, 5:34 PM Reply   
goodluck with paypal..its a real nightmare even if ya do
Old    Matt (metz213)      Join Date: Dec 2006       03-15-2007, 6:58 PM Reply   
whats so wrong with being a 16 year old waiter...i hate my job but oh well lol...anyways ive tried to email him about 4 times since...and its not josh boyd its Vaughn Spencer (burtonrider 77) on WW..anyone know him?
Old    Chris (committed)      Join Date: Jul 2005       03-16-2007, 6:30 AM Reply   
OK-so you have emailed, now try calling him. PC's come and go, plus email isn't flawless. Look up his number, ring him up, and go from there.
Paypal does suck to deal with, but you will get your dough. If you paid with a credit card, and this doesn't pan, screw Paypal and just call up your CC Co, because they easy to get refund for nondelivered items. Still to early to worry..
Old    Matt (metz213)      Join Date: Dec 2006       03-16-2007, 9:31 PM Reply   
Chris- I dont have a phone number for him but i think he works for ultimate-watersports.com so ive been tryin to get some info from them..i did file a dispute thru paypal yesterday so ill have to see if that does anything...im juss bummed cuase i was needing this board before i went down to OWC..now im screwed
Old    Rod McInnis (rodmcinnis)      Join Date: Sep 2002       03-19-2007, 5:34 PM Reply   
I would wait a little bit longer before I gave up hope.

How far apart are you and the seller? I would assume that the board would be shipped ground transport so if it is going Florida to California it can easily take 10 working days, and there was a holiday in there to boot. If the seller took his time getting it down to UPS then two to three weeks is not unexpected.

It it was just coming across the state then I would be worried....

Rod
Old    Matt (metz213)      Join Date: Dec 2006       03-19-2007, 6:53 PM Reply   
ya i think the guy lives in Cali and im in Ohio so thats cross country.. and its been about 10 working days..so its getting close

i juss want my board!! havnt got to ride yet this season and im itching to..still cant ride tho..but going to OWC in a couple weeks and i need it for that
Old    Mateo (wkbrdr)      Join Date: Jan 2006       03-19-2007, 6:56 PM Reply   
paypal is no better then westerner union, i have been scammed on paypal just as easy...
Old    Matt (metz213)      Join Date: Dec 2006       03-19-2007, 7:04 PM Reply   
were you able to get your money back?
Old    Adam Balon (adam_balon)      Join Date: Jul 2003       03-19-2007, 7:46 PM Reply   
kids..... support your local shop. they host events, hook riders up, have a store front and provide the most important.... customer service. avoid all of this.
Old    Robert Clarizio (rob_c)      Join Date: Feb 2003       03-19-2007, 10:40 PM Reply   
Matt, hang in there im sure this guy is just a little slow getting it out.This requires putting the b--g down and mailing it. The dude will be black balled in Cali if he doesn't.
Old    Matt (metz213)      Join Date: Dec 2006       03-20-2007, 4:11 PM Reply   
adam- i would just go to a local shop but my closest shop is an hour and a half away..i hope he is slow sending it..he did say as soon as he got the money he'd take it to the post office tho..
Old    Clinton (just_board)      Join Date: Jul 2005       03-20-2007, 5:35 PM Reply   
going from a byerly to a premier?

why?
Old    Matt (metz213)      Join Date: Dec 2006       03-21-2007, 12:37 PM Reply   
i love the way my byerly rides...but i juss wanted something with a different feel and i could use on sliders and the premier is slider friendly unlike the byerly with the molded fins...and today still no word on the order
Old    Lyle Stephens (blxboarder)      Join Date: Aug 2006       03-22-2007, 2:44 AM Reply   
Matt, read that thread about Josh Boyd, hope your in the same situation as all that and get two boards for 75 bucks lol. But seriously, just be consistent. If that doesnt work, then find out as much as possible about him, expose him, and have someone go to his house to take care of business bahahaha. give it a little time...
Old    Dave (knarbar)      Join Date: Nov 2006       03-22-2007, 8:59 AM Reply   
Matt I def wouldnt stress over 10 days. Shoot, i work in a shop and sometimes it takes that long to get it direct from the company. I can see it being fishy if you cant get ahold of the guy but it really hasnt been that long, give it another week then i would worry.
Old    Kevin Bird (kevin_bird)      Join Date: Dec 2002       03-22-2007, 9:09 AM Reply   
Dave not sure where you are getting tenb days from? He wired the money on the 26th making it a month this monday the 26th.

Matt just to let you know pay pal WILL give you your money back minus a 25$ processing fee.
Old    C.I.E..... Evan (guido)      Join Date: Jul 2002       03-22-2007, 9:09 AM Reply   
Find out where he lives and send the WakeWorld mafia after him. I've heard they break knees for stuff like this.

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