Please clarify "No Auctions" rule in Software For Sale forum

Discussion in 'Archived Threads 2001-2004' started by Greg_Y, Oct 16, 2001.

  1. Greg_Y

    Greg_Y Screenwriter

    Mar 7, 1999
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    In this thread:
    someone posted a list of titles for trade. He also had an eBay auction with the same titles running at the same time and linked to the auction.
    However, the Software For Sale/Trade forum rules state "No Auctions!" I'm guessing that refers only to the fact that if you offer a title for sale, then it has to have a posted price. The admins are very strict about this rule (and rightfully so, in my opinion.)
    But I don't understand how a person could be able to link to eBay auctions. In fact, I would think that this is an even worse practice than offering titles here and not posting a set price. Does this mean that any time I put something home theater-related up on eBay, I can start a new thread in that forum?
    If an admin could clarify the rules, I would appreciate it.
  2. Rob Gillespie

    Rob Gillespie Producer

    Aug 17, 1998
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    Nobody should be promoting their auctions here, period.
    This particular incident has gone through and there is little we can do about it now. Basically, it slipped through the net. Had someone alerted one of us earlier the thread would have been pulled.
    The NO AUCTIONS rule in the For Sale areas is very clear.
    [Edited last by Rob Gillespie on October 17, 2001 at 05:37 AM]

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