I’ve been looking for FP motors and Globe motors on CD-Swap, I have PMed several people who were offering either or both of the motors and no one has responded (I have been very tempted to give them negative feedback). It is incredibly frustrating for me because someone is too lazy to PM me saying “I sold the motors” or “Let’s do a deal”, and I’m sitting on my hands waiting to hear back. If you posted an item I think you should be responsible for replying to any messages you receive regarding your post. In addition I think that you should have to take down a post if you have sold what you have.Has this happened to anyone else? Does anyone else agree with me?
I guess this is a petition of sorts to request some things be changed in CD-Swap. Feel free to leave your opinion, regardless of what it is.
Yes, by all means please give feedback relativeto cd swap.
This was added at the request of a member and feedback that followed from several others.
It is the first year that we have tried it, and if it isn’t working we would like to know so it can either be fixed or removed.
Sorry about your frustrations - we will have to give more thought to how we expected it to work. We assumed that those that posted would communicate as required in order to make the deals - we didn’t expect to have to moderate and manage communication between the 2 parties.
The rules already do ask that you delete your post if the item is gone.
Once your trade is complete, we ask that you delete your posting, so that the content stays fresh.
As far as communication, how long did you give each person. Did you try any communication methods besides PM. Depending on how much time the person spends on chiefdelphi (or whether their popup blocker is blocking the PM notification) they may not see that they have a PM for quite some time. E-mail might be better. Also, if you look in the person’s profile, they will often have a AIM or MSN or other service screename.
Also, remember that CD-Swap is not Ebay, the person isn’t under any obligation to sell/trade with you. It’s more like your local newspaper’s classified ads.