Eye opening thread.
I've bought/sold many things on CL, never ever negotiated.
If the buyer tries I don't kill the deal just say "you're my first call on this, call me back in a few days".
I do my home work, know what a good price is AND post quality pictures
If the sellers picture aren't any good I ask for more/better pictures or just move on.
I DO NOT
put OBO in the add, DO NOT give # or email till a public meeting has been set!
Only 1 scam attempt, offer to pay 25% MORE for my motorcycle.
All others has been very enjoyable, for both of us