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n00dlejester

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Can Anybody Contact Impending Doom?
« on: September 10, 2020, 10:07:27 AM »
Hey BR, fam. I hate writing this, but I don't know what else to do.

I sent Impending Doom $115 for a NIB 900 Global ball back on June 4th, and he still hasn't shipped it. He gave a few reasons as to why (didn't get a chance to visit his storage bin, problems with his kids), and I've been patient with him - pandemics are hard and I understand everybody's got their stuff to handle. But 3+ months is a bit much.

I tried PMing him multiple times, but to no avail. I sent him an email earlier today in hopes of getting a response, but at this point I'm feeling like I was had. If anybody knows him, or has a phone number I can use to directly contact Doom, that would be greatly appreciated.

EDIT: changed 5+ months to 3+, because I struggle with counting.
« Last Edit: September 14, 2020, 11:02:27 AM by n00dlejester »
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Re: Can Anybody Contact Impending Doom?
« Reply #16 on: September 14, 2020, 08:27:45 AM »
Lets be honest though.  He chose "IMPENDING DOOM" as a screen name for a reason.  A generally positive guy and someone who is happy in life and trustworthy probably isnt picking that kind of screen name.  But I could be wrong.  In fact, I hope I am wrong.  What this site needs is a seller and buyer rating like Ebay does.  That would probably help take some of the risk away.  For the most part we all get along and want to help each other out from a bowling standpoint.  But at the end of the day, how many people would trust me with more than $100.00 if you have never actually met me before?  I am in no way suggesting Noodle messed up because he didnt.  Impending Doom needs to be held accountable.  I hope and pray that he comes on here, swallows his pride, and owes up to what he did.

What the site users used to do is list your purchases and sales in your profile.  This was some years back if you look at some of the older profiles some are still set up this way.  My profile is an example.
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Re: Can Anybody Contact Impending Doom?
« Reply #17 on: September 14, 2020, 10:49:50 AM »
Hey BR gang, no responses from Doom from the direct email I sent him. Also no responses from the BR direct message.

I tried asking PayPal to kill the payment, but since it was made as "Friends & Family", there was no automatic option to cancel the payment. So I'm going to contact PayPal's customer service and see if anything can be done.

I also received Doom's phone number from another user that knows him, so I'll give him a call after my work day today and see if I can get a response.

And while $115 may not seem like a lot of cash, maybe Doom needed it more than we all know. Hopefully he's okay and everything situates itself.
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Re: Can Anybody Contact Impending Doom?
« Reply #18 on: September 14, 2020, 10:55:46 AM »
Is there any Update? Did you issue a refund successfully?

I'm curious if this is Doom with an alter ego. The account was made 2 days after I started this thread.
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Re: Can Anybody Contact Impending Doom?
« Reply #19 on: September 14, 2020, 10:56:28 AM »
Yíall are way to soft on a regular poster stiffing someone. If you donít have time to ship a ball you have time to issue a refund, unless youíre a deadbeat.  And after 3 months with no response to PM or email the deadbeat label has been confirmed. The surprising thing was the OP waiting 3 months before calling them out.

Hopefully it was paid with PayPal goods and services and not friends and family so a claim can be filed.  Never send f&f. 

Yeah, I learned this one the hard way! Thankfully it wasn't for $1,115.
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Re: Can Anybody Contact Impending Doom?
« Reply #20 on: September 14, 2020, 11:18:02 AM »
If you canít get a refund via PayPal I would call his local police (assuming you know his address) and file a police report for fraud. Might be the spark needed.

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Re: Can Anybody Contact Impending Doom?
« Reply #21 on: September 14, 2020, 01:10:50 PM »
It's a shame to hear all of this. Never expected this from Doom. Seemed like an ok kind of guy here at BR.  He needs to step up right now to take responsibility and make things right, or his reputation here is likely damaged forever, if it's not too late already.  If you can't reach him by phone, strongly consider contacting the police, and hopefully you have saved any emails, PMs, or texts that relate to purchasing the ball from him.

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Re: Can Anybody Contact Impending Doom?
« Reply #22 on: September 14, 2020, 01:36:32 PM »
Man I'm sure it's a misunderstanding. I'm sure the truth will come.

I hope he's not sick 😔 or something
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Re: Can Anybody Contact Impending Doom?
« Reply #23 on: September 14, 2020, 03:15:22 PM »
Man I'm sure it's a misunderstanding. I'm sure the truth will come.

I hope he's not sick 😔 or something

If you can post here, you can take the time to communicate with someone concerning a transaction. Sick or not. Takes just as much time.

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« Reply #24 on: September 14, 2020, 03:56:40 PM »
Man I'm sure it's a misunderstanding. I'm sure the truth will come.

I hope he's not sick 😔 or something

If you can post here, you can take the time to communicate with someone concerning a transaction. Sick or not. Takes just as much time.

Agreed. He's been nothing short of good to us all these years though--is all I'm saying.
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Re: Can Anybody Contact Impending Doom?
« Reply #25 on: September 14, 2020, 03:59:44 PM »
Billdozer ... I agree!
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Re: Can Anybody Contact Impending Doom?
« Reply #26 on: September 14, 2020, 08:26:39 PM »
Man I'm sure it's a misunderstanding. I'm sure the truth will come.

I hope he's not sick 😔 or something

If you can post here, you can take the time to communicate with someone concerning a transaction. Sick or not. Takes just as much time.

Agreed. He's been nothing short of good to us all these years though--is all I'm saying.

Fair enough.

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Re: Can Anybody Contact Impending Doom?
« Reply #27 on: September 14, 2020, 08:49:54 PM »
Man I'm sure it's a misunderstanding. I'm sure the truth will come.

I hope he's not sick 😔 or something

If you can post here, you can take the time to communicate with someone concerning a transaction. Sick or not. Takes just as much time.

Agreed. He's been nothing short of good to us all these years though--is all I'm saying.

100% - the chats we'd have in the forum threads and in direct messages is the only reason why I bought from Doom. He was nothing short of informative, generous with his time and experience, and a seemingly fun person.
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Re: Can Anybody Contact Impending Doom?
« Reply #28 on: September 14, 2020, 09:45:36 PM »
Noodlejester .. anxious to know how you did with the PHONE CALL?
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Re: Can Anybody Contact Impending Doom?
« Reply #29 on: September 15, 2020, 10:06:29 PM »
Well for everyone hoping Doom is ok he logged in today at 754 according to his profile. So itís back to if you have enough time to post or log in you have enough time to either ship the ball or provide a refund or answer a dang message. Come on man

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Re: Can Anybody Contact Impending Doom?
« Reply #30 on: September 15, 2020, 10:23:18 PM »
One thing to keep in mind, that you can set up your account so that you are always logged on.  Does that mean that if someone else opens up your browser that you are logged on to this site at that time?  Devil's advocate and all that.
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