Originally Posted by kontesto
But in this case, the transaction couldn't even take place, because the seller didn't let it. How can we have a marketplace in any industry where you can't think about a purchase, and goods go slipping out from underneath your nose even though you've made an agreement to come purchase it.
OK, try this: call Walmart, or Zellers and ask them to hold a few items for you, because "you are for sure picking them up soon".....Are they going to take your word for it! It is VERY unfortunat but you cant take a persons word for much these days...