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Trusted spare ticket buyers & sellers

Posted: Fri Mar 07, 2008 1:36 am
by I Hate Hleb
Quote gooner.ed:

"So the basic idea is that posters list forum members who have bought spares off them who are reliable and trustworthy, rather than touts who will then run off and sell your spare at an inflated price."

People Nominated By Others As Trusted Ticket Buyers/Sellers

12thGooner
4EverArsenal
A.
AA23Northbank
AberdeenGooner
Adam Gooner
AFC1886
Afc5123
AFCWozza
ahandle
1886
ambarron
Antgel
armchair supporter
Arsenalmorris
arseofacrow
Ashburton
Ashford Gooner
awayboys81
B.
bacon sarnie gooner
badbeatbob
Batflyer
beer monster
BenB
Ben Diesel
Ben wardle
Banburygooner
Banjoboy
Basil is a Gooner
benlaimwolf
bergkmap10
bergkamp84
Big G
BigtimeGooner69
Big Raddy
block6er
block6row16gooner
block 18 row2
Block91Broox
blocknineteen
BONVIVEUR
Born-Valentine
BournemouthRED
Bristol411
British Bulldawg
brucers
BT
Burns718
Burt
C.
cameron326
cardinal2011
casgooner
cheryl wants eboue
Cesc Is God
cescisonfire
Charlie! Charlie! (RIP mate. A sad loss to the forum - 19th May 2011)
CharlieV
Chippy
Chips and Chocolate
Chunky Andy
Chunky The Gooner
Claptongoon
Clockendal
ClockEndNick
clockend_tom
coachlee
Connolly55
Crocit
CyGooner
D.
Dan_85
DarylAFC
Daycat
Dazza The Gunner
DB10GOONER
db10kent
DaveDavies
Demzy
dennis_10
DERRY GOONER
Dicko / Mrs Kevinho
Driscoll
dudbux
DUFFMAN
Dukey's a Gooner
dundeegunner
E.
Eboue-Why?
eliogooner
F.
fabiandeguisson
FINCH AFC
flash gunner
Forever Clock End
franksav63
G.
g88ner
Galasso
gallasvoice
George25888
Gilles Grimandi
Gimmeshelter
gingeadams
Glitch33
Gooner88
Gooner380
Gooner N5
goonarmy
Gooner.Ed
Gooner Erol
goonergrant
goonswede
Gooner Gus
Gooner Jim
gooner_jules
Gooner_N4
GoonerOwl
GoonerPhill
gooner piggers
Gooner Sam
GOONER SHILLZ
Gooner Whitey
Gooner 1982
Gooner31
Goonimp
goonuz71
Goose
gp543
Graham Wilkinson
Grant Jones
gunner_ace
Gunner19
Gunner Win
Gunner4liF3
Gunners152
Gurmokh
Gus Caesar
H.
Halifax Gooner
hamhen02
Happysteveo
Harlow Gooner
HaroldWoodGooner
Harrington Splendid
hanny73
Hashkads - Formerly known as Kingjayson1
Henry is a Gooner
herbert
HeyMarko1989
Highbury 1965
Hillbilly52
holloway@theherbert
Hugh Jardon
Hugoault
hut160
I.
Iceman29
IrishJB
isr103
J.
j2ksorted
jacko-arsnl2
jackthegooner
Jacky Wilshere
Jaggygooner
jak the love child of ted drake
jamjc64
Jaybee
JayCherno
jaymitch81
Jaypb
Jeremy
Jesper Arnsbjerg
jimmygooner
JLB
JMascis666
jmp442
John Eves
jonny3110
jonoliver
JudoKilli
Julian H.
Justinsaid
K.
Kanubayor 25
Karel
kalisn
kayasurf
kg1794
Kish
K.lertpisitkul
k1tsun3
kypie1990
L.
Leedsgooner1
leftfootlegend
Le Ginge - Northern Branch
Leono1
lincs123
Lowerwest
LyusN1
M.
Macca
MadRich
maevans
marcus_tandy
mattyb
Mattyj3nks
Maz
Metalheadz Gooner
MikeAFC
Mikegooner87i
mikehutch86
mikeyb772001
misterg05
Mistical92
MJF0402
MK Gould
mood1987
Monkeyaw
MRARSENAL11
Mr DavieH52
Muswell Hill Bob
MutleyGooner
M-50
N.
Nasri8
Navan Gooner
NBM
Nice Guy
Nick Bendtners Ego
NickF
NickyB52
No 1 is perry groves
Norfbank
northbankbren
North Bank 1987
Number 5
nuttygoonerpaul
NYGooner4
n6gooner
n7gooner
O.
Oboe123
Old Oak Gooner
One2Smooth
OneBardGooner
onemoreminute
oohtobeagooner
orbital
P.
paddyarsenal
pal lydersen
paperclip
part time punk
pepw
perrygrovesworld
Pingu
PornoGooner
poshgooner
Projoe
pswinge
R.
Rebel Gooner
Red Gunner
Red Heron
redladygooner
Redsenga1
reggie_gooner
Rilo II
robburne
Robin_L
RocastleRock
rolypoly
RNTGOONER
Roscommon Gooner
Rosie_titters
Rossiegooner
rtp gooner
russgoonergibson
RVP's sick note
RVP2
S.
SAFCFTM
Sam.Harrison
samflitt
SamiS
SammyDroppedHisShorts
samstrange
Santa Gooner
Savaloisav
SC1793
ScarboroGooner
scottie2hotty
Scream Aim Fire
Seaney70
Seanyboi
selsdon
Shahaan
Simon
skizz_b
slevinlacey
smithy_gtt
Somersetgooner
Southampton gooner
SouthCoastGooner
Southport Gooner
Southwest Clockender
SPARKSY
Spinney12
Spot
Spudmasher
StanKroenke'sWig
Stats
Stearmaster
Stefanek
Steps
stevedagooner
Steven Tyre.
Steve Shades
stevie_b_19
Stevep1973
strongboy
StuartL
SuffolkAFC
supamac
SWL Gooner
szulcu91
T.
Terry Henry
thatbloke
the_gooner89
the joy of cesc
Theoperator
ThomasMitchell
tinpot lane
Titi Gooner for Life
Tollington
tomgooner123
tompfarrell
topgoon
treygoony
Trickster
ts100uk
Tucker
U.
UlsterGooner
V.
valdemordor
van Persie 10
villej
W.
walesgooner
wellingRed
WeWereInvincible
wibble
Wilf Copping
Wilshere's Tongue
wlchuccc
woots82
worthing_gooner
X.
xDAVEYx
Y.
Yeahbaby
You are my sunshine
youngw
YorkshireGunner
Z.
Zero 6

Posted: Fri Mar 07, 2008 2:50 pm
by I Hate Hleb
could we not recommened Sellers of tickets too instead of just buyers.
I think that would be helpful to

well, i think anyone that is selling at face value - which is the only type of sale we entertain on this forum - is unlikely to be a tout. the idea of this thread is to identify people asking for spares as real gooners rather than opportunist touts. there is a lot of suspicion when posters ask for a ticket having never posted before. now if a new poster was offering a spare at face value, there is not so much to think about.

Posted: Fri Mar 14, 2008 5:41 pm
by I Hate Hleb
GUYS,

AS I EXPLAINED TO GOONER.ED, I AM HOPING TO KEEP THIS THREAD STREAMLINED AND AS UP TO DATE AS POSSIBLE, SO THAT IT IS EASY FOR PEOPLE TO CROSS REFERENCE.

SO, JUST TO LET YOU KNOW: ANY POSTS PUT ON THIS THREAD RECOMMENDING BUYERS/SELLERS WILL BE DELETED SOON AFTER THE NAMES HAVE BEEN TRANSFERRED TO THE LIST AT THE TOP OF THIS THREAD.

AND JUST TO BE CLEAR: THE ORDER OF PEOPLE'S NAMES ON THE LIST IS IN NO WAY AN INDICATION OF THEIR LEVEL OF TRUSTWORTHINESS. I'M JUST ADDING THE NAMES AS AND WHEN THEY ARE RECOMMENDED BY YOU GUYS. IT IS ULTIMATELY UP TO YOU TO DECIDE WITH WHOM TO DO BUSINESS. :lol: :wink:

Posted: Wed Aug 13, 2008 11:24 pm
by pixie
I have had to learn the hard way.

I sent a ticket to Gooner92 in good faith at the back end of last season - (Derby Away) and even made sure he got it on time by sending it by recorded delivery- as yet i still have not received the cash and now don't expect to.
The worse thing was he kept promising and promising until finally he asked me to 'report' him to the moderators on this site for non payment - as if this is going to get my money! Have not heard from him for over a month now.

Just leaves a real sour taste in the mouth, even worse that he is a supposed Gooner.

As I said, lesson learnt.

All I would say is keep an eye out on who you decide to pass tickets on to - maybe we should create a similar list for reputable buyers??
A tip ....get the payment transferred to your bank online first, you only need to supply the account no. & sort code.

Posted: Sun Aug 17, 2008 11:48 am
by I Hate Hleb
Mdriscoll and Pixie,

Sorry to hear of your bad experiences with others on here. As we constantly say, you have to be very careful with whom you make ticket arrangements because, unfortunately, there are some people who are just plain dishonest.

You should also try where possible to put together arrangements where if you're the one selling the ticket, you don't lose out; or if you the one buying, that everything is kosher with the ticket. As Pixie has unfortunately just found out, even being on the 'trusted buyers/sellers' list due to a recommendation, is no guarantee that you won't get shafted sometime in the future.

Anyway, I have removed CarltonRed from the list, and unless he comes up with a really good reason for letting Pixie down, he will no longer be considered trustworthy. Gooner92 was never on the list but, a few dodgy comments on other posts apart, seemed okay. Just goes to show. :roll:

Hopefully these two unfortunate and unpleasant experiences will be the last suffered by forum regulars and that it's a lesson that all of us can learn from.

Please, please be extra careful people when making arrangements or exchanging tickets and money with people you don't know.

Posted: Wed Mar 25, 2009 2:00 pm
by gooner.ed
i've used some memberships of a couple of users in that list...does that count for something? :oops:
or is the list just for money involved deals...?
cheers!

really, this is about verifying that someone who is a complete stranger to you before the exchange is reliable and no-nonsense as a buyer or seller of a spare. so if you knew the members beforehand, it doesn't really apply.

Posted: Fri May 15, 2009 11:19 am
by I Hate Hleb
Someone who has had dealings with you re: buying/selling tickets would recommend you. It would also help if that person was a forum regular and not someone posting for the first time. :lol: :wink:

Posted: Fri May 29, 2009 4:57 am
by gooner.ed

A tip ....get the payment transferred to your bank online first, you only need to supply the account no. & sort code.
sorry for posting on this but i would advise agains that...best way to transfer money online is paypal...instant transfer 100% safe and no one needs to know your bank account or sort code....just the email address that your paypal is set up as.

www.paypal.co.uk


oh and i will get myself on that lisy next season :)

there's not a lot of scope for abuse with just a sort code and a bank account number. what can someone do with those? they'd need a lot more than that - date of birth for one - to start even getting close to playing shenanigans. additionally, paypal payments cost the receiver of the money a fee from the amount transferred. so if there is time, i would always opt for bank transfer for that very reason. so yes, paypal is safer - but at a cost. yet online banking is not unsafe.

Posted: Sun Oct 25, 2009 10:17 pm
by I Hate Hleb
Can I just remind everyone that you can't nominate yourself to be included on the list!! :roll: It's normally done by someone else - preferably a forum regular that has had a successful transaction with you. 8) :lol: :wink:

Posted: Wed Jan 12, 2011 9:15 am
by MK Gould
I just wanted to add that if you are letting someone use your membership to buy tickets then I've found that a good method is to temporarily change the password and address and let them book and pay for the ticket themselves.

As soon as the ticket is purchased you can change the password back to your own, and as soon as the tickets have arrived you can do the same with the address.

Removes any worries about money transfers and having to send on tickets by recorded delivery!

Posted: Mon Jan 31, 2011 6:38 pm
by I Hate Hleb
Can I remind people that this service is for forum members. Nominations are being made for people to be included on the list that aren't even registered on, let alone use the forum!! :roll: :roll: :banghead:

Re: Trusted spare ticket buyers & sellers

Posted: Tue Sep 25, 2012 12:07 pm
by DB10GOONER
FFS people - use your common sense - read what Gooner Ed and others have written here.

Re:

Posted: Sat Mar 09, 2013 7:05 pm
by arseofacrow
Can I remind people that this service is for forum members. Nominations are being made for people to be included on the list that aren't even registered on, let alone use the forum!! :roll: :roll: :banghead:
:lol: :lol: :lol:

Still one of my favourite posts.

8)

Re: Trusted spare ticket buyers & sellers

Posted: Wed May 22, 2013 1:12 pm
by Dan_85
Please add highburyJD. Top bloke, sorted me out with 2x Fulham away

:barscarf:

Re: Trusted spare ticket buyers & sellers

Posted: Fri Aug 16, 2013 3:50 pm
by AFCjames
Although hes already on the list, just dealt with "Simon"

Top service and a good bloke. Highly recommended.