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If this happens, I think you should declare a no baking rule. Otherwise it would, collectively, end up being in the oven for hours.
    
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Oh hey, check it out. I got the card working! This means I can keep it, and everybody else that paid $5 are just plum out of luck .





Insert random other benchmarks of proof here. Could be found anywhere here on OCN, or via google even. I just used my own as examples.
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lol.... fail
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Righto guys, if no ones interested I'll just contact Scan then. What would I even say to them?

If Scan don't want to hear it, It's going up as a freebie
Just say you got it and it has issues, I doubt they will even look at the BIOS. As I said, I can put you in contact with the guy on the invoice, although if it's too much trouble on his part I doubt he'll want too much to do with it.

Don't freebie it, you could easily get your money back on eBay.
    
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how about you all just send me $1 and forget about this thread
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Not to thread jack, but isn't this the second time in the last week someone had a thread posted about the guy "Scan" screwing them over? I swear there was another thread this week.....

OP: The card boots, sell it for $50 shipped, clearly stating the issue(s) with it. It sux bad that you got screwed, but someone will take it.... G'luck
    
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How about you give us the name of the member that sold the card to you and we let others know of him/her
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sorry to hear that you got scammed by a member of these forums...i would report it...never trust anyone ever...faith in man kind has hit ground dirt...one will do whatever they can do to get what they want with what they have and do not have...
that is another reason i dont buy 2nd hand gear...good luck
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How about you give us the name of the member that sold the card to you and we let others know of him/her
I'd like to know...

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sorry to hear that you got scammed by a member of these forums...i would report it...never trust anyone ever...faith in man kind has hit ground dirt...one will do whatever they can do to get what they want with what they have and do not have...
that is another reason i dont buy 2nd hand gear...good luck
I have to disagree. While there are a handful of puds on here that do pull BS crap like this, they are outnumbered a hundred to one by good hearted people. Read my trader reps and then read the reps of those people. If we stand together, we can sort out the bad members.

OP: WE WANT A NAME!
    
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How about you give us the name of the member that sold the card to you and we let others know of him/her
How about I tell you?

I'm the one that sold him the card. It was sold as faulty, with issues, but working. If look at the FS thread, I couldn't have explained the fact that it had OCCT and crashing errors, and that their would be no refunds, any better, unless I had walked up to the buyer and stapled a printed copy on his face. I even spoke to multiple staff, who agree with me.

I'm quite sure my trader rating speaks for itself, and its quite obvious it wasn't sold as a 100% Working 470.

The thread states no refunds due to the nature of the sale, so I'm not going to go ahead and refund someone who bought a knowingly problematic card, then when they got it, lo and behold, they have problems.

I didn't scam anyone in any way, this was purely an error on the buyers part for not properly reading the thread. I specifically stated on the thread that the only thing I would refund for is Dead on Arrival, as in the card doesn't boot at all, which is does, so makes it a moot point.

End of story.

I normally wouldn't discuss this in the open forum, but I am quick to defend myself from claims of scamming, which are untrue, and potentially damaging to my good reputation.

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