the poorly written ad in question:
Having observed some general badness, I attempted to acquire a bargain using my english teacher red pen
hmm, no reply, so I reiterate my interest, only to be met with a harsh response. time to throw actual values down
no reply... so I mention cash. everyone loves cash. and enticing photo of that cash to boot!
ya know, I don’t think he was convinced, but at least now we’re bartering, back and forth, I’m sure an agreement is imminent
ok, I think we’ve got some interest.... but I dont have QUITE that much cash
ok, ok, yes, inters ted in a trade, lets do this thing!
that’s not a no, that’s interest. let’s reel him in with the Corolla’s features
I don’t think he’s listening. Typing in all caps is probably helping. I’M HELPING
but, caps or not, he stopped replying. ugh! I wanna make a deal!!!
ok, so not impressed with the Corolla’s well documented long life and reliability, guess it’s back to cash negotiations
ok, I think he’s playing hardball now, he’s sticking pretty solid at $6900. But is that a fair price? what does the internet have to say about it?
ooookay... not accepting the industry standard KBB, has this guy never sold a car before!?
ok, missed the irony on “breaks”, and we’re not getting anywhere with direct money negotiations. Let’s just get to know each other a little better
getting to know each other went well, we both enjoyed a sensible chuckle, let’s get down to business (to defeaaaaat the huuuuuns)
ya know, I think I’m getting somewhere, we’ve worked our way down from $8000 to $6600. I think this is proof my method works!
no joy with the xbox, maybe I can get a few coins off if the wheels are cheap