'The irony of Mrs MSE not being able to sell her clothes on eBay' blog discussion

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  • EssexHebridean
    EssexHebridean Posts: 20,905
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    Oh dear! Well she could always do the same herself.....nobody is to know just how literally she means it, after all!
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  • Strapped
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    What's wrong with promoting them herself as "as worn by..."? There are plenty of "celebs" (sorry, never heard of her myself :o) who do the same. Is it the fact that it's a form of prostitution (in the wider sense of the word) that's a problem?
    They deem him their worst enemy who tells them the truth. -- Plato
  • thatguy1
    thatguy1 Posts: 5,363
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    She should have said 'The Original, worn by Lara Lewington'
  • Peanuckle
    Peanuckle Posts: 481 Forumite
    I don't blame her for trying to sell them anonymously, after all when you sell to someone on Ebay can't they get your contact details? That would be heaven for any dodgy stalker/weirdo types.

    Far better to either donate to charity or give them to one of the charities that regularly sell celebs bit and pieces on Ebay to raise funds. I'm sure that neither of you need any money the clothes could raise in order to balance the household accounts ;)
  • vikingaero
    vikingaero Posts: 10,920
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    If she had put "worn and unwashed" in a small font in the listing the stuff would have sold for hundreds! :D
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  • jinky67
    jinky67 Posts: 47,812 Forumite
    She could of course, report all these other fakes, as not being hers at all
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  • if your wife did not authorise the use of her image
    then report the sellers to ebay
  • d123
    d123 Posts: 8,620
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    jinky67 wrote: »
    She could of course, report all these other fakes, as not being hers at all

    Except "as worn by xxxx", just means xxxx wore one the same, not the actual one worn.
  • Saucepot
    Saucepot Posts: 12,322 Forumite
    Are you telling me the soiled panties I bought were fakes?
    I wonder why it is, that young men are always cautioned against bad girls. Anyone can handle a bad girl. It's the good girls men should be warned against.-David Niven
  • jinky67
    jinky67 Posts: 47,812 Forumite
    d123 wrote: »
    Except "as worn by xxxx", just means xxxx wore one the same, not the actual one worn.
    thats not how I would take it though, had I read it in an ad:rotfl:
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