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Don't bid on this disc

Postby vtbuzzz » Tue Oct 09, 2012 6:48 am

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Re: Don't bid on this disc

Postby jsun3thousand » Tue Oct 09, 2012 7:51 am

the auction was pulled yesterday afternoon, duder.
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Re: Don't bid on this disc

Postby aerodriver » Tue Oct 09, 2012 4:14 pm

I feel like he'd be the kind of dude that would offer it to you if you just approached him and wanted to give it back.

Otherwise, I don't see how the eBay seller is a "thief" given that it wouldn't be worthy of small claims or worth it to EMac to file a report for it. Nonetheless I do believe it's right to return a lost disc to the owner, especially if they're a pro. If anything, the seller is morally jaded.
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Postby Fightingthetide » Tue Oct 09, 2012 4:31 pm

Not the case. He isn't that kind of guy. There's more behind the story than this one disc. He is notorious for never calling people and going straight to eBay. Plus, ebay's policies say they won't tolerate people selling stolen items, which is why the listing was taken down. He was illegally fishing for discs in the lake at Winthrop.

This guy is well known in Charlotte for doing this. It's how he makes a living...which is what he told me when he wanted $5 for my disc that he easily found.
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Re: Don't bid on this disc

Postby iacas » Tue Oct 09, 2012 6:18 pm

I'm not defending the guy, but it seems to be at least a partially grey area: how is it "stealing" when the disc is lost?

Trespassing, sure, if he's not allowed to be in the lake. Stealing? I don't know.

I'm good with "making every effort to return a disc to the owner." We do it with lost clubs in golf, too - at the very least turning them into the pro shop.
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Re: Don't bid on this disc

Postby Fightingthetide » Tue Oct 09, 2012 7:00 pm

iacas wrote:I'm not defending the guy, but it seems to be at least a partially grey area: how is it "stealing" when the disc is lost?

Trespassing, sure, if he's not allowed to be in the lake. Stealing? I don't know.

I'm good with "making every effort to return a disc to the owner." We do it with lost clubs in golf, too - at the very least turning them into the pro shop.


How does one lose a club in golf? Get mad and throw it into the lake? :lol:
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Re: Don't bid on this disc

Postby veganray » Tue Oct 09, 2012 7:20 pm

There are seven seals that secure the book that Frank Delicious saw in his Revelation of Blake T. The opening of each seal triggers a terrible event, and the opening of the seventh seal ushers in the Apocalypse (i.e., DGR's complete & total metamorphosis into DGCR). The first four seals are already cracked, each releasing one of the four horsemen of the Apocalypse (prerube, T.Hizzle, Working Stiff, JR). The last several posts on this thread mark the breaching of the fifth seal…
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Re: Don't bid on this disc

Postby Flipflat » Tue Oct 09, 2012 8:17 pm

Ray, I think you need to get out of your head sometime and breathe in that fresh air.
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Re: Don't bid on this disc

Postby jsun3thousand » Wed Oct 10, 2012 12:06 am

the dgcr version of this thread is close to terminal velocity. it has reached legal debate and is moving rapidly into shitty analogies.
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Re: Don't bid on this disc

Postby JR » Wed Oct 10, 2012 1:18 am

Yeah Ray you're number seven for a reason. Weenies are left to trod on the trail blazed by pioneers.
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Re: Don't bid on this disc

Postby iacas » Wed Oct 10, 2012 5:29 am

Fightingthetide wrote:How does one lose a club in golf? Get mad and throw it into the lake? :lol:

People sometimes chip with a wedge or something and then forget it on the side of the green after they putt out and drive or walk to the next hole (less common among walkers).
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Postby Fightingthetide » Wed Oct 10, 2012 5:43 am

It's not a debate. He got arrested and will probably be charged for trespassing. Haha, anyway, not trying to get this thread moving in the wrong direction...sorry about that.
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Re: Don't bid on this disc

Postby Leopard » Wed Oct 10, 2012 6:04 am

Daaaaaamn that sucks the auction was pulled. I was hoping to score a disc signed by pro disc golfer.
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Re: Don't bid on this disc

Postby BLURR » Wed Oct 10, 2012 9:23 am

Let me preface this by saying when I find plastic that has a name/number on it, I will call the person about it. But, why do people think that they should automatically get their disc back that somebody else found?
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Re: Don't bid on this disc

Postby veganray » Wed Oct 10, 2012 9:59 am

Some folks wear the rose-colored glasses of not thinking that people in general - and fellow disc golfers in particular - are fucking cocks. They are, of course, mistaken.
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