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  1. Aug 13, 2010 #1
    http://sfbay.craigslist.org/sby/fuo/1893384577.html" [Broken]

    The mistake the seller did is, (s)he cut pasted the description from the original.

    A google search of the description shows the item price is $188.
    http://www.overstock.com/Home-Garden/Incline-Walnut-Coffee-Table/4717584/product.html" [Broken]

    Some ignorant buyer is going to happily buy it for $500 after some tough negotiation :(
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  3. Aug 13, 2010 #2
    Yes. Very dishonest. It's a shame the level of dishonesty we have today.
  4. Aug 13, 2010 #3
    Buyer beware, with just about anything on craigslist.
  5. Aug 13, 2010 #4


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    In my neck of the woods, a guy placed an ad on craigslist to sell a ring, but the "buyers" showed up at his house to rob and kill him. So...seller beware, too!

    http://www.king5.com/news/local/Three-arrested-in-Craigslist-ad-murder-92816954.html [Broken]
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  6. Aug 13, 2010 #5
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  7. Aug 13, 2010 #6

    the primary complaint at overstock seems to be assembly. so maybe if it's already assembled, the price will be worth it to someone.
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