parlez vous français

  Kev.Ifty 00:05 15 Feb 2006

This is part of an email I have received from an Ebay seller. Have I got this right?

They are waiting for me to give positive feed back before they will give me any feed back.

Well I paid within 10 minutes of the auction ending. Surely that warrants positive feed back for me. Doesn't it?

"Lorsque vous aurez reçu l'objet et vérifié son état, laissez une évaluation
à mon égard. J'en ferai de même pour vous".

I've used an online translator. Just would like a French speakers version please.

mercis beaucoup Kev.

  Forum Editor 01:06 15 Feb 2006

The seller is asking that you leave some positive feedback, once you've received the item and checked that it's OK. In return, he/she will do the same for you.

  Kev.Ifty 01:32 15 Feb 2006

That is what i suspected.

Isn't a Buyers responsibility to a Seller just to pay the Bill ASAP?

I made a successful bid and I paid. I think I should therefore receive the appropriate feedback now!

Why will my response to receiving the goods affect the Frenchfella's response to me?

It's chantage! I tell ya.. chantage!

Bestwishes Kev ;-)

  watchful 04:07 15 Feb 2006

lots of times when sellers often put a note in the parcel asking exactly the same thing. I think a lot of sellers are hoping they don't get unjustified negatives. As a seller, I like to receive feedback first from the customer just to know if they've received it. Some are very slow but, if they did pay quickly, I then put a positive on immediately after theirs.
As a buyer I sometimes don't get feedback at all despite paying straight away. Just like everything really, some good, some bad.

  Kev.Ifty 20:38 15 Feb 2006

Paid for Sunday evening, posted (from France) Monday, received item this morning (Wednesday).

Not bad..

Cheers Kev.

  mco 20:58 15 Feb 2006

tant mieux!

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