New Sport...Shooting down Ebay listings!

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  1. jane

    jane Opinionated

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    Since Spooky ( many thanks spookey) posted a thread confirming that Cambridge have succeeded in their campaign to get Ebay to stop listing CD products, I have taken it upon myself to assist in the policing of same.

    Some CD stuff gets in under the radar by vague listing details etc,

    Anyway I'm proud to report that I've stopped quite a few sellers of shakes & tetras.
    Now decided to widen my brief to include mix-a-mousse & drink flavourings. They may not be hazardous to health on their own, but are still a cambridge diet product, & will encourage people to try & buy other balck-market diet stuff to go with them.
    PLUS: The prices would be hazardous to the pocket.

    I've decided to leave Cambridge diet booklets alone. If someone wishes to buy one,read it in the comfort of his/her sitting room & then contact a CDC to do the diet in a safe & supervised way then I'm all for it.


    anyone else been playing this new game ?
     
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  3. KD

    KD Gone fishing

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    Nah. I'll stick to scrabble.
     
  4. RuthG

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    Not mine, might I add!
     
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    i think its wrong!! why dont they just take back to their cdc for a refund? do they allow this?

    ebay are a******es anyway..... they just want the money
     
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    Yay!
     
  9. spooky

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    Hahaha!! Love it! What a fantastic sport!! AND one that is recommended on the SS programme!!!! :D
     
  10. cherylxx

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    lol jane,
    u know im all for this sport, making it a nice regular finger exercise each day. glad to see at least a few ppl have taken my advice and started reporting them :)
    cherylxx
     
  11. jane

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    ABSOLUTELY. As long as they're in saleable condition & in date theres an open refund policy. I think there might be a 14day clause on the receipts but I don't worry about that eiher.

    You're not wrong there!
    It's also a sport you can play whilst getting into ketosis as it's not too energetic,but very very satisfying
    Dear Cheryl, I owe you an apology.
    It was you who first mentioned reporting the listed items....should have given you credit alongside spooks...sorry for the omission, & thanks for the tip!
     
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    lol jane,
    no apology needed, u can make it up to me by saying my name 3 times whilst reporting another chronically overpriced dangerously sold cambridge item on ebay :) lol (turn around 3 times and i may also grant a wish) hehehe
    cherylxx
     
  13. jane

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    Wilco cheryl. Or I could ask them a spurious Q before reporting them & sign it Best Wishes Cheryl.

    Its great seeing the stuff disappear from the sight isn't it.

    Now why hasn't LL managed to get the same agreement.
    I'd be happy to police their stuff on ebay too.
     
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    i couldnt agree more jane.
    when i reported the first one and it disappeared within 10 minutes i was pretty impressed.
    a couple ive reported seem to have taken a little longer to be removed, ebay searching through the 'scotch tape' of the ones that dont directly mention 'cambridge' in the posts. But they do mention all the flavours so its not rocket science to work out what they are selling.
    a few years ago a friend of mine bought 'frontline' flea treatment for her dog on ebay.
    this has since been prohibited BUT her dog ended up at the vets as it developped bald spots down his back even though they regularly use the same flea treatment with no adverse reactions.
    goes to show the dangers of ebay, who knows what was in that flea treatment.
     
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    Thought the LL stuff had gone?
     
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    This was posted on another forum

    Just been sent the following from ebay;

    Hello,

    Thank you for writing to eBay.

    Lighter Life and Cambridge products are now banned on eBay. MHRA has
    requested that we stop allowing these bars, at the request of the
    distributors of LighterLife and Cambridge, who state that the products
    should only be sold to patients registered in a programme through a
    trained counsellor.

    We are in the process of removing these Lighter Life and Cambridge
    products. With that being said, please note that our prohibited items
    policies cover tens of thousands of products and auctions are listed
    continuously. By the time we remove a prohibited item, a new prohibited
    item is listed. Therefore, at any given time, you may see prohibited
    items listed on eBay, but it does not mean they are allowed.

    If you have any further questions, please don't hesitate to reply to
    this email and let us know.

    Kind regards,

    Garth Butcher
    eBay Trust & Safety
     
  17. Sez

    Sez has started again!!

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  19. CW Consultant

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    Orange Winter spice is a limited edition brought out at Christmas. You can still get it though.

    I am sure this listing will be removed shortly.

    Linda
     
  20. Mich

    Mich Taking Back Control...!!!

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    I saw them too Sez but couldn't work out how to report....:eek: so I'd cut and pasted to put the link here for someone 'in the know' but then couldn't find the link...:eek: really no hope for me is there....:rolleyes:
     
  21. jane

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    Cheryl --your not wrong.
    I suspect there's much more counterfiet or adulterated stuff on there than any of us realise.

    Hope dog is OK now



    Hurrah hurrah,

    also not the remaining LL stuff has now gone too...but I'll keep my beady eye out for any that try & fly in under the radar.



    Yup it was brought out over christmas. I love it.
    Post shouldn't be there long as I reported it last night & again this am.



    Either this listing or one other from last night (can't remember)sent me a message saying ebay keeps removing his items & asking me to email him diractly in the future.So he has been reported to them for breeching selling procedures...may he'll be banned ha ha!

    Didn't realise I had such a vindictive streak!

    Q: Linda...do you know why it has taken ebay so long to accept CD's & LL's arguements?
    ..& what it was that finally made them give in?
     
  22. Sez

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    I found the "report" button right at the very end of the listing. I had never done this before either, and I was pretty uncertain what to do as well!!

    I had an email back from EBay, saying something like it is under investigation. Wonder how long it all takes to remove these things?
     
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