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Robert Jones
(rjones07) - MLife

Locale: San Diego
Site rules on 10/28/2013 09:33:58 MDT Print View

Have a question about bumps.
Search for rules but can not find list of them for BPL
Thanks
Bob

Doug I.
(idester) - MLife

Locale: MidAtlantic
Re: Site rules on 10/28/2013 09:38:45 MDT Print View

There's this: http://www.backpackinglight.com/cgi-bin/backpackinglight/policies.html

And then, separately, under Gear Swap in forum index is this: New and used gear to buy, sell, or trade.
Membership Required to Create New Threads: Offers to buy and sell used gear is a privilege of Backpackinglight.com Membership. Please support our forums and SUBSCRIBE today.
POLICIES
For Sale postings may not include references (especially URLs) to any external listings. We'll cheerfully remove such cross-posting information.
Begin your post with FS (For Sale) or WTB (Want To Buy) for clarity.
Once your item has sold, please edit your first post to reflect that fact.
Posting a price reduction on an unsold item is perfectly OK, as is posting that some items have been sold. However, 'bumping' postings so they are back at the head of the queue is severely frowned upon and may result in the removal of the whole thread. The same applies to WTB posting.

Dan Durston
(dandydan) - M

Locale: Cascadia
Bumping on 10/28/2013 11:00:59 MDT Print View

Essentially, you shouldn't be blatant about it. Offer a modest reduction in price or add a few pictures or something to both strengthen your offering while getting it more attention.

Roger Caffin
(rcaffin) - BPL Staff - MLife

Locale: Wollemi & Kosciusko NPs, Europe
Re: Site rules on 10/28/2013 15:33:47 MDT Print View

Basically, I delete them.
If there are too many I may get annoyed and delete the thread.

Cheers
Roger Caffin
Online Community Moderator
Backpacking Light

Dave U
(FamilyGuy) - F

Locale: Rockies
Re: Re: Site rules on 10/28/2013 15:35:23 MDT Print View

Like my post before this one.

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Your point is made. :-)
Cheers
Roger

Edited by rcaffin on 10/28/2013 15:41:48 MDT.

Christopher *
(cfrey.0) - M

Locale: US East Coast
Why the angry face? on 11/02/2013 12:37:02 MDT Print View

From the 11.1.13 draft statement of forum guidelines: " If backpackinglight.com is your life, then you have a problem."

From the community main page: " ... not open to foolishness or stupidity."

Personally, I turn to my wife when I feel the need to be belittled by snarky comments.

Turn that frown upside down BPL admins ... or maybe at least consider keeping it bottled up behind a fake smile like the rest of us?

Edited by cfrey.0 on 11/02/2013 12:42:22 MDT.