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John Morahan (Wunderland)
Posted on Wednesday, May 11, 2005 - 4:36 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Was the seller an individual? a corporation? a government? a government organization? a nonprofit? another organization? another group of individuals?

Were they trying to raise their profile generally? attract attention to something they were doing?
Birgitta Ericsson (Brid)
Posted on Thursday, May 12, 2005 - 6:29 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

By John Morahan (Wunderland) on Wednesday, May 11, 2005 - 04:36 pm:


Was the seller an individual? a corporation? a government? a government organization? a nonprofit? another organization? another group of individuals? a shop (chain of shops)

Were they trying to raise their profile generally? probably attract attention to something they were doing?
John Morahan (Wunderland)
Posted on Thursday, May 12, 2005 - 8:01 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Is the item made of: wood? metal? plastic? ceramics? glass?
Is it electric? electronic? does it have any moving parts?
Is it smaller than: a button? an orange? a television?
Birgitta Ericsson (Brid)
Posted on Friday, May 13, 2005 - 7:42 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

By John Morahan (Wunderland) on Thursday, May 12, 2005 - 08:01 pm:


Is the item made of: wood? no metal? partly plastic? partly, possibly ceramics? no glass? partly, possibly
Is it electric? no electronic? no does it have any moving parts? please define "moving parts"
Is it smaller than: a button? no an orange? in some directions a television? yes
John Morahan (Wunderland)
Posted on Friday, May 13, 2005 - 2:33 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Is it something other than a single solid object with an exact fixed shape? does it have solid parts which normally move relative to one another? does its shape change smoothly like a sponge? does it have any liquid parts? or gaseous parts? is the whole thing intended to move by itself? does it have anything else which might reasonably be considered a "moving part"?

Is it flat? round? square? rectangular? triangular? polygonal? irregulary shaped? or is it long and thin?
Birgitta Ericsson (Brid)
Posted on Wednesday, May 18, 2005 - 6:48 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

By John Morahan (Wunderland) on Friday, May 13, 2005 - 02:33 pm:


Is it something other than a single solid object with an exact fixed shape? no-ish does it have solid parts which normally move relative to one another? yes does its shape change smoothly like a sponge? does it have any liquid parts? or gaseous parts? is the whole thing intended to move by itself? does it have anything else which might reasonably be considered a "moving part"? no to rest

Is it flat? parts are round? parts may be square? parts may be rectangular? parts may be triangular? parts usually are not polygonal? parts usually are not irregulary shaped? not exactly, but it's not a very simple shape or is it long and thin? parts are
HotBod (Hotbod)
Posted on Friday, May 20, 2005 - 7:40 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Telephone? Mobile?
John Morahan (Wunderland)
Posted on Sunday, May 22, 2005 - 7:40 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Is it mostly made of: metal? plastic? glass? something else?
Are the plastic parts clear plastic?
Is it a container of any sort? if so, is the container itself valuable? or just its contents?
Is it a box with a lid?
Birgitta Ericsson (Brid)
Posted on Wednesday, May 25, 2005 - 7:21 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

By HotBod (Hotbod) on Friday, May 20, 2005 - 07:40 pm:


Telephone? Mobile? no to both

By John Morahan (Wunderland) on Sunday, May 22, 2005 - 07:40 pm:


Is it mostly made of: metal? plastic? glass? metal and plastic or metal and glass or plastic and glass with metal details or plastic with metal details something else?
Are the plastic parts clear plastic? in certain cases yes, otherwise maybe
Is it a container of any sort? no if so, is the container itself valuable? or just its contents?
Is it a box with a lid? no
John Morahan (Wunderland)
Posted on Wednesday, May 25, 2005 - 6:20 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Is it functional? decorative? is it normally used for entertainment? is it normally used in conjunction with something else?
Is it fixed in one place? would it normally be moved frequently?

Was it initially the seller's property?
Did someone give some money to the seller?
Did it then become that person's property?
John Morahan (Wunderland)
Posted on Wednesday, May 25, 2005 - 7:40 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Is it a pair of glasses? or sunglasses? with designer frames?
Dan Schmiedeler (Instereo)
Posted on Wednesday, May 25, 2005 - 8:10 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Was there a misunderstanding on the woman's part regarding the physical dimensions of item? Was the actual item much smaller than what the woman was thinking it was going to be?
Birgitta Ericsson (Brid)
Posted on Thursday, May 26, 2005 - 7:35 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

By John Morahan (Wunderland) on Wednesday, May 25, 2005 - 06:20 pm:


Is it functional? decorative? is it normally used for entertainment? is it normally used in conjunction with something else?
Is it fixed in one place? would it normally be moved frequently? see below

Was it initially the seller's property? yes
Did someone give some money to the seller? not in this case, because...
Did it then become that person's property? would have been

By John Morahan (Wunderland) on Wednesday, May 25, 2005 - 07:40 pm:


Is it a pair of glasses? YES! or sunglasses? no with designer frames? no

By Dan Schmiedeler (Instereo) on Wednesday, May 25, 2005 - 08:10 pm:


Was there a misunderstanding on the woman's part regarding the physical dimensions of item? Was the actual item much smaller than what the woman was thinking it was going to be? no

RECAP: One woman (whom I know well) should have had the opportunity of her lifetime to get a pair of glasses much cheaper than normally. It didn't work out, however, because of circumstances yet to be established. This could apply to other people as well, some of whom might well have used the opportunity to their advantage.
HotBod (Hotbod)
Posted on Thursday, May 26, 2005 - 7:45 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Was it some kind of an exchange scheme where old glasses were to be exchanged for new ones? And she didnt have the old ones?

Or was the discount based on the power of the glasses? And hers was low?

Did the customers have to fulfil some qualifying condition to be eligible for the offer?

Did the customers have to do some action before being eligible?
Birgitta Ericsson (Brid)
Posted on Thursday, May 26, 2005 - 9:12 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

By HotBod (Hotbod) on Thursday, May 26, 2005 - 07:45 am:


Was it some kind of an exchange scheme where old glasses were to be exchanged for new ones? no And she didnt have the old ones?

Or was the discount based on the power of the glasses? no And hers was low?

Did the customers have to fulfil some qualifying condition to be eligible for the offer? yesish

Did the customers have to do some action before being eligible? no
Dref (Dref)
Posted on Thursday, May 26, 2005 - 8:30 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Is measuring of vision relevant?
Birgitta Ericsson (Brid)
Posted on Friday, May 27, 2005 - 6:29 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

By Dref (Dref) on Thursday, May 26, 2005 - 08:30 pm:


Is measuring of vision relevant? not more than in any purchase of glasses
Dref (Dref)
Posted on Friday, May 27, 2005 - 5:36 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Is returns policy relevant?
John Morahan (Wunderland)
Posted on Saturday, May 28, 2005 - 1:32 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Was the offer made by an optician?
Was the offer made to a specific customer? eg the millionth customer? or the first customer?
Did the offer apply to a specific pair of glasses? if so, would they have been unsuitable for her?
Birgitta Ericsson (Brid)
Posted on Saturday, May 28, 2005 - 8:46 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

By Dref (Dref) on Friday, May 27, 2005 - 05:36 pm:

Is returns policy relevant? yes

By John Morahan (Wunderland) on Saturday, May 28, 2005 - 01:32 am:

Was the offer made by an optician? yes, or a chain of opticians
Was the offer made to a specific customer? noish eg the millionth customer? or the first customer? no to these
Did the offer apply to a specific pair of glasses? no, any glasses if so, would they have been unsuitable for her?
Dref (Dref)
Posted on Saturday, May 28, 2005 - 9:23 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Would she have benefited by saying her glasses were unsatisfactory?
John Morahan (Wunderland)
Posted on Sunday, May 29, 2005 - 12:46 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Did she already have a pair of glasses? did she actually need a new pair? did she want one?
Did the offer apply to a complete pair of glasses? just the frames? just the lenses?
Could more than one person have availed of the offer?
Could one person have availed of the offer more than once?