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    I recently posted a thread with a VDH The Orchid interconnect for sale. The thread has disappeared. I have contacted site admin to find out why but have not received a response. I had posted pics and described article for sale with price. Does anyone know what I may have done wrong or what other reason there might be for removal?

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    From what I can see, it was removed due to inadequate photos.

    There was one postage stamp-sized image on the sales post which doesn’t comply with the rules.

    https://theartofsound.net/forum/show...tos-in-adverts

    Get some decent, large images of the cable together and re-post.

    Here’s an example of a quality advert for cables, just for guidance:

    https://theartofsound.net/forum/show...ables-for-sale

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    Thank you for your reply..now sold via another site

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    Why didn’t Site Admin reply...?

    Only good would have came out of doing so, and would have encouraged a new Member to stick around.
    Sounds like an own goal Guys, sorry.
    Enjoying Hifi 'n stuff.

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    It's all clearly explained in the photo requirements for sales, which are staring in the face of anybody who visits the Private Exhibitions section to post an advert.
    The word is 'valves' in this country, not tubes. Tubes are what Smarties come in!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Gazjam View Post
    Why didn’t Site Admin reply...?

    Only good would have came out of doing so, and would have encouraged a new Member to stick around.
    Sounds like an own goal Guys, sorry.
    I replied on the thread and via PM, with links to the rules posts and an example advert.

    As Walpurgis has said (and the other mods hundreds of times), the rules are clear for all to see and apply to every sales post.

    Not sure what you mean by ‘own goal’ though. He hasn’t gone anywhere or stomped off in a mood, he simply said thanks and that he sold the item elsewhere - which is fine. Many people place adverts on multiple platforms for a single item.

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    Thank you for your responses. I would just like to clarify that I was aware of the need for photos but did not check what had appeared on my ad. I assumed the pics were the same as those I had posted on another site. I was wrong! Will still be hanging around though!

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    Just seen this...

    Quote Originally Posted by Gazjam View Post
    Why didn’t Site Admin reply...?

    Only good would have came out of doing so, and would have encouraged a new Member to stick around.
    Sounds like an own goal Guys, sorry.
    Rob/Filterlab (who was first on the scene) *is* site admin, daftee! What's the title under his username?

    Looks like you should've gone to Specsavers...

    Anyway, now dealt with

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    Quote Originally Posted by bossjw View Post
    Thank you for your responses. I would just like to clarify that I was aware of the need for photos but did not check what had appeared on my ad. I assumed the pics were the same as those I had posted on another site. I was wrong! Will still be hanging around though!
    Good stuff, Wesley - always here to help

    Marco.
    Main System

    Turntable: Heavily-modified Technics SL-1210MK5G [Mike New bearing/ETP platter/Paul Hynes SR7 PSU & reg mods]. Funk Firm APM Achromat/Nagaoka GL-601 Crystal Record Weight/Isonoe feet & boots/Ortofon RS-212D/Denon DL-103GL in Denon PCL-300 headshell with Funk Firm Houdini/Kondo SL-115 pure-silver cartridge leads.

    Paul Hynes MC head amp/SR5 PSU. Also modded Lentek head amp/Denon AU-310 SUT.

    Other Cartridges: Nippon Columbia (NOS 1987) Denon DL-103. USA-made Shure SC35C with NOS stylus. Goldring G820 with NOS stylus. Shure M55E with NOS stylus.

    CD Player: Audiocom-modified Sony X-777ES/DAS-R1 DAC.

    Preamps: Heavily-modified Croft Charisma-X. LDR Stereo Coffee. Power Amps: Tube Distinctions Copper Amp fitted with Tungsol KT-150s. Quad 306.

    Cables & Sundries: Mark Grant HDX1 interconnects and digital coaxial cable, plus Mark Grant 6mm UP-LCOFC Van Damme speaker cable. MCRU 'Ultimate' mains leads. Lehmann clone headphone amp with vintage Koss PRO-4AAA headphones.

    Tube Distinctions digital noise filter. VPI HW18.5 record cleaning machine.

    Speakers: Tannoy 15MGs in Lockwood cabinets with modified crossovers. 1967 Celestion Ditton 15.


    Protect your HUMAN RIGHTS and REFUSE ANY *MANDATORY* VACCINE FOR COVID-19!

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    Quote Originally Posted by bossjw View Post
    Thank you for your responses. I would just like to clarify that I was aware of the need for photos but did not check what had appeared on my ad. I assumed the pics were the same as those I had posted on another site. I was wrong! Will still be hanging around though!
    Top man Wesley. You’re always welcome to post and sell on here sir!

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