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    • Moogles44
    • By Moogles44 8th Oct 17, 8:49 AM
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    "Wardrobing" - wearing then retuning - anyone found an answer?
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    • 8th Oct 17, 8:49 AM
    "Wardrobing" - wearing then retuning - anyone found an answer? 8th Oct 17 at 8:49 AM
    Have any other sellers found an answer to this , what I have found is a real increasing over the last year, of people wearing items that I've sold them and then returning them as unworn ( usually with armpit stains or other stains and smelling very used ).

    I'm trying to find tags or clips that also can be attached to the clothes that I see that can't be hidden up a sleeve or detached and then replaced to return after buyer has worn item out.

    I see America has these shark tags about 30p each which I would even get but you can't get them here . Has any one seen anything like that here or found an answer . Even over the last few months I've noticed this wardrobing increasing and the cost in postage lost is really adding up and it's just so wrong!
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    • Moogles44
    • By Moogles44 9th Oct 17, 9:12 AM
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    What about something like the plastic liners that you get in the gusset of a new bikini but attached under the armpit? They often have a message about the item being non returnable once they are removed printed on them. They would make it uncomfortable to wear and if they did you at least wouldn't have sweat marks to contend with!
    Originally posted by FatVonD
    Even if it doesn't have sweat marks it smells worn and that would give be bad feedback if I didn't re dry clean it .

    Stickers won't stop this fraud unfortunately but thank you
    • soolin
    • By soolin 9th Oct 17, 12:27 PM
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    These are the Kimble guns that others are using along with some custom made tabs.

    http://www.tagguns.co.uk/tagguns-needles?gclid=CJbSpK2349YCFQq77QodfOcFtA
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    • Marcon
    • By Marcon 9th Oct 17, 4:53 PM
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    I think they could easily be cut and retied and I need something that more like plastic or more fixed that would be obvious if removed and they couldn't put back.
    Originally posted by Moogles44
    Not if the string is tied very close to the garment and then cut - they would need to replace the string - hence having unusual colour(s) to deter miscreants.
    • jonnyd281
    • By jonnyd281 9th Oct 17, 8:27 PM
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    You can get tamper tally, like the ones on fire extinguishers for pennies each, they can't be reattached or resealed once broken, they come with large numbers in a box...
    • bris
    • By bris 10th Oct 17, 12:30 AM
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    You can get tamper tally, like the ones on fire extinguishers for pennies each, they can't be reattached or resealed once broken, they come with large numbers in a box...
    Originally posted by jonnyd281
    None of it is going to make a blind bit of difference, anyone who does this knows Ebay will refund them anyway regardless of how you get it back as it's all to easy for them.


    Getting the weekend party outfit and sending it back on the Monday is a heck of a lot older than Ebay. The serial returners are not going to be put off by a tag.
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