FIRSTLY I AM NOT WANTING TO DEBATE THIS PARTICULAR SITUATION, GET SYMPATHY, MAKE JUDGEMENTS, OR POINT FINGERS ETC... I HAVE SAID MY PIECE TO THE BUYER AND ALL IS OKAY. I WANT TO KNOW YOUR THOUGHTS ON ETHICAL PRACTICES IN THE MARKETPLACE. Scenario; I've just been taken for a bit of a ride through the market place expecting to sell something to another member, she said she HAD to have it and would i please hold it and then would I mind blushing it and would I mind waiting another week for payments and then the payment finally came through and was cancelled by paypal (e-cheque) Now at the time I was okay with this as I didn't need funds for anything but instead of telling me that she had changed her mind about buying it I found out in another thread where the member had given a different excuse to another seller as to why they were delayed in their payment, and changed the waiting list on her signature... Debate topics: 1. Ethics in the market place; I believe that you should inform a seller of your change of heart and wear the penalty if need be, if you no longer want the item. rather than leaving them to guess... 2. Reserve sob stories for PMS and your own blogs/journals and stick to the facts the seller needs to hear ie: no money this week - sorry... 3. Use your head and don't inquire about the sale of another item when you've just pleaded penniless about something you owe money on... I'd like to hear everyone else's thoughts because I'm really quite hurt as I went on a panic mission to make sure the buyer hadn't been injured or something more sinister, only to discover that YES she got my PMS (all of them VERY concerned for her well-being) and she just couldn't be bothered to reply..