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Announcing the launch of the new Market Zone forum!

Discussion in 'CZ Announcement Zone' started by Reality, Apr 13, 2012.

  1. Reality

    Reality Administrator Staff Member

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    We are pleased to announce the addition of a new forum, the Market Zone, to the site! There are a lot of members on CowboysZone and we felt it would be a great idea if we could provide a forum where active members could get together to buy, sell or trade their items and services with each other.

    Items and services listed in the Market Zone do not have be football or even sports related. Whether you want to sell your used items such as golf clubs, TVs, cars, etc. or you want to offer your expertise in various areas such as home repair, tech support, legal advice, etc., the Market Zone lets you connect with other CowboysZone members who are potential buyers and clients!

    There are rules to posting in that forum so be sure to read all of the sticky threads in the Market Zone before posting!

    #reality
     
  2. Heisenberg

    Heisenberg That gum you like.

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    What a cool idea. I tend to sell computer parts on a fairly regular basis as I upgrade. It'll definitely be nice to be able to do that here where I have a much higher degree of trust than I do elsewhere.
     
  3. Idgit

    Idgit Ice up, son. Ice up! Staff Member

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    Cool.
     
  4. Cajuncowboy

    Cajuncowboy Preacher From The Black Lagoon

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    Very cool. When will we be allowed to post in the Market Zone?
     
  5. Joe Realist

    Joe Realist No Kool-Aid here!

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    can we sell other posters?
     
  6. Bluestang

    Bluestang Well-Known Member

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    :lmao:
     
  7. Reality

    Reality Administrator Staff Member

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    You should be able to post there now. It had a bug but I fixed it.. I am sure the bug belonged to Hostile or some other mod not named Reality though! :D

    #reality
     
  8. cowboy_ron

    cowboy_ron You Can't Fix Stupid

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    Good idea
     
  9. daboyzruleperiod

    daboyzruleperiod Saved

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    :lmao:
     
  10. Dallas

    Dallas Old bulletproof tiger

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    Is it possible that a seller rating system could be setup for the Marketplace forum only? Similar to feedback rating on Ebay, but doesn't have to be so fancy. A starred system would be cool w/ the rating beside it.

    That way I would know not to buy anything from Yeagermeister cuz he's a scammer.

    I could really see myself using that forum. I sell phones/tablets PC stuff all of the time.

    :D
     
  11. The Emperor

    The Emperor Marcus Aurelius Maximus

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    I like the idea, but I still think all Cowboys-related items for sale should be posted in the Fan Zone to give everyone a chance to purchase it.
     
  12. Reality

    Reality Administrator Staff Member

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    That's not going to happen I'm afraid .. the Fan Zone is for Cowboys discussions, not buying and selling stuff.

    The Market Zone is well positioned to be noticed on the home page so posting them there will give them a lot more exposure for a longer period of time since they would not be bumped off the front page in a few hours.

    #reality
     
  13. WPBCowboysFan

    WPBCowboysFan Well-Known Member

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    Great Idea - THNX!
     
  14. The Emperor

    The Emperor Marcus Aurelius Maximus

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    I'll give you an example of what I'm talking about.

    Over in the Market Zone right now, you've got autographed helmets, bootleg DVDs, etc. for sale. I agree with you. Who wants that cluttering the Fan Zone?

    However, I think the real items that everyone wants -- game tickets -- would get lost in the shuffle over there.

    I think an exception should be made for game tickets. I think people should still be able to post those for sale in the Fan Zone instead of having them lost amidst autographed items over in the Market Zone. Everyone wants to go to a game, even if they can't afford it. Not everyone wants an autographed Charles Haley tutu.

    That's my contention.
     
  15. Reality

    Reality Administrator Staff Member

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    The abuse potential is way too great and there is no longer a reason for it. The Market Zone is perfect for buying and selling game tickets as well as other items.

    #reality
     
  16. The Emperor

    The Emperor Marcus Aurelius Maximus

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    Okay then. I just wanted to express my opinion, and the new status quo doesn't drastically change my experience here. I don't have anything to sell, but I've always liked seeing the game ticket opportunities in the Fan Zone.
     
  17. Seven

    Seven Messenger to the football Gods

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    Are you guys ever going to let me sleep!!!!

    Great idea!!

    I got a couple of kids............cheap. :D
     

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