for sale etiquette?

From: John Boffemmyer IV <>
Date: Tue May 25 19:21:35 2004

I've never defrauded, but I'm a serious pain in the ass, right Sellam? hehe.
-John Boffemmyer IV

At 06:53 PM 5/25/2004, you wrote:
>On Tue, 25 May 2004, Fred N. van Kempen wrote:
> > On Tue, 25 May 2004, der Mouse wrote:
> >
> > > That would be my own guess too. :-) I don't, but I suspect I am
> > > exceptional in this respect.
> > Nope.
> >
> > > individual mail to VCM members who have asked for it. I don't do VCM
> > > (the VCM's terms of service are unacceptable to me for reasons starting
> > Yeah, there's some funny stuff in those T&C.
>Aside from der Mouse's concerns (which I've discussed with him at length)
>what do you find "funny" in the VCM terms & conditions? There's nothing
>in there you wouldn't find in any other typical T&C, and as I've explained
>to other folks before, it's basically a "Cover Our Ass" in case someone
>who annoys us needs to be dealt with in a legal manner.
>We've had to kill off only a handful of users (out of hundreds) who were
>simply too obnoxious to deal with, and that was after we gave them LOTS of
>leeway. You have to be a real prick to get kicked off the VCM. The only
>time anything serious from the Terms & Conditions comes into play is if
>there is a user that is actively defrauding other users, or using our site
>to defraud. As long as you don't fit that profile, you have nothing to
>worry about.
>The Terms & Conditions of the VCM are standard and fair.
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