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>> Home > Forum > Hobby Chit Chat! > Strange Email
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Forum Posts: 14
25th Nov 2017 12:57  
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Has anyone else had a mail from this person ?...😱

I have never even hinted that I am in the process of selling up, so where this chap got that idea I don't know !

Model boats for sale
Steven Hassell
Today, 11:16

I have seen that you are having a bit of a clear out on model boats website.
I am new to the site and can’t see what you are actually selling.
Could you send me a list?

Kind regards


Sent from my iPhone


Forum Posts: 14
25th Nov 2017 13:32  
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After a bit of detective work on my part, I see that a post claiming to be from me was posted stating that due to illness I am selling my fleet.
This is NOT the case and if I do intend to sell in the future I shall be adding a phone number to my ads.
I have emailed this Steve person and explained the situation to him and apologised for any disappointment on his part




Forum Posts: 2
25th Nov 2017 19:28  
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sounds like a very spurious e mail. Definitely to be avoided and deleted!!!!

(Fleet Admiral!)

Forum Posts: 12
27th Nov 2017 04:51  
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I saw the post on the home page here that you had an unexpected illness and were selling.

(Fleet Admiral!)

Forum Posts: 1126
27th Nov 2017 08:00  
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So did I!
I also ran across this post from bilzin (AKA Bill Morrison-Bates) on the British Model Flying Association page

Also selling due to 'failing health'. Very odd 🤔 Failing memory perhaps!?
Doug 😎

Young at heart - slightly older in other places 😉 cheers Doug