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#1 Skip

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Posted 13 January 2011 - 10:23 PM

Hi Gang,

If you do deals in the CN classifieds, you might want to take a look at this notice:

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#2 rick rian

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Posted 13 January 2011 - 10:46 PM

Thanks, Skip, I was just going to post this.

I'll make it a sticky!

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Posted 14 January 2011 - 07:10 AM

Hi Skip,

Thanks so much for posting this!!

#4 Skip

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Posted 14 January 2011 - 11:06 AM

You bet, Rick. Glad to help. I was just lurking around in the Software forum and happened on it. I see it is in other forums now. Thanks for stickin' it!

#5 donjoy

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Posted 11 June 2012 - 05:24 PM

Thanks Skip.I have an IOPTRON for sale on C/N and I recieved an email from a guy on C/N who said he liked the price and would send me a certified check and his friend would pick it up.I knew it was a scam so I refused and told him a postal money order or paypal and that stopped it.I tried to send a PM but couldn't figure out how.It would be nice and much easier if there was a section to go to where you could report it.anybody know how to report it? thanks

#6 Arthur Dent

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Posted 12 June 2012 - 03:09 AM

Hi donjoy

To send a PM - click on the member's name (as shown here)

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then scroll down until you find the link for "send a private message"

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As far as reporting someone goes, look for a Moderator or an Administrator (such as Tom Tussock, Greg K or Rick Rian) see here:

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or

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The 'A' in the yellow flag means "Admin" and the 'M' in the flag means 'Moderator'.

Same procedure, click on their name to send a PM.

I presume that you have seen this LINK so best send to either Tom or Greg as they are site Admins.

Hope this helps

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#7 rick rian

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Posted 12 June 2012 - 07:10 AM

Thanks Skip.I have an IOPTRON for sale on C/N and I recieved an email from a guy on C/N who said he liked the price and would send me a certified check and his friend would pick it up.I knew it was a scam so I refused and told him a postal money order or paypal and that stopped it.I tried to send a PM but couldn't figure out how.It would be nice and much easier if there was a section to go to where you could report it.anybody know how to report it? thanks


Don,

Sorry to read you're having a problem, please follow this procedure when reporting a scam.

I await your PM with more details.

#8 donjoy

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Posted 16 June 2012 - 11:42 PM

Thank You Skip,a message was sent out and I hope it went alright.thanks Don






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