I put an ad on Craigslist trying to sell my triple pickup B.C. Rich Mockingbird. My local Craigslist has what we like to call “The Craigslist police”. If they see you asking too much for a guitar they’ll post comments harrassing you. Sometimes they do good…like if someone is trying to sell a fake brand name axe, they’ll call them on it. So…I post my ad and I say the guitar is brand new. Which basically it is. Some asshat emails me and rips me a new one saying that the guiatr isn’t brand new because I own it therefore it’s used. He calls me an asshole who’s trying to rip people off. Technically he’s right….but he didn’t have to be a dick. So I sarcastically wrote back that I didn’t want to be an asshole so I’ll change the ad. Another guy says he can get the same guitar at Guitar Center for a similar price and offers me $200 less than I’m asking. I send him a link to the Musician’s friend ad where they’re asking $300 more than I’m asking.
Then I get the email I’m waiting for. Some guy wants to trade his Fender Strat for my Mockingbird. The strat is exactly what I’m looking for. We do the trade and I’m happy. But I had one more thing to do. I got to email those jagoffs back and tell them that the guitar sold despite their emails.

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