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ryanm
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26-Feb-2012(#1)
Has anyone heard from him recently? We agreed that he would pay the loan back through Google Checkout almost a month ago. He said he was going to give me $100 extra for the inconvience. (The reason the loan was not paid back in December was because he did something illegal and got both of our PayPal accounts banned.) It has been three weeks since he last logged in.
seek_and_destroy

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26-Feb-2012(#2)
you believed that he would give you $100 extra for the inconvenience on a $13 loan? wow!
blaze
Global Trader - willing to trade internationally
(abandoned)
27-Feb-2012(#3)
Perfect example of why NOT to deal with people without a gold star+ without having your own.

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thegutter111
Gold Good Trader Global Trader - willing to trade internationally Canada
27-Feb-2012(#4)
looks like buffduff owes over 2 grand in loans owed, i wonder if thats gotta be a record
seek_and_destroy

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27-Feb-2012(#5)
i'd say it's closer to $4000....
thegutter111
Gold Good Trader Global Trader - willing to trade internationally Canada
27-Feb-2012(#6)
crap prob is, i just looked at the btrs, didnt see how many pending loans he had too, holy fudge.
Sean
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27-Feb-2012(#7)
Damn, buffduff done goofed.

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bill
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27-Feb-2012(#8)
I don't really have anything to add to this. I haven't heard from ConorBuckleyKid ever. I could try to contact him, if you'd like.
ryanm
Bronze Good Trader Global Trader - willing to trade internationally
27-Feb-2012(#9)
Paypal said that the loan was "gambling related" somehow and that was why they banned me. I have nO idea what he was doing. Bill, can you try to contact him?
bill
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27-Feb-2012(#10)
ok, pm sent
ryanm
Bronze Good Trader Global Trader - willing to trade internationally
28-Feb-2012(#11)
I just filed a BTR. I don't think he's going to pay me back anytime soon.
S
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28-Feb-2012(#12)
Buffduff is why you don't give someone a loan after you see in their history that they haven't paid back the last 3 or more.
Mewtwo
Gold Good Trader Global Trader - willing to trade internationally Has Written 2 Reviews Canada
29-Feb-2012(#13)
I saw early warning signs of Buffduff. When someone has that many loans out and is still asking for more that is something to be alert of. I even mentioned it to Bill awhile back but Buff said he was making good on it. It seemed it was being taken care of. I guess not...  * wry smile *

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thegutter111
Gold Good Trader Global Trader - willing to trade internationally Canada
29-Feb-2012(#14)
now he in prison, gettin buffduffed
John
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29-Feb-2012(#15)
To be fair, buffduff had done many loans and paid them back on time repeatedly for years.

So, yes, things went wrong for him in the end -- mainly because he got into some legal trouble unrelated to the loans. My point is that everyone going "I saw it coming" really probably didn't. Because, again, he was fine for years doing loans and then paying them back. It was the legal trouble that caused his downfall.

And, knowing buffduff, I actually think he is a guy that will come back and make it right eventually once he takes care of some things in his personal life. There are other people out there -- that have defaulted on their loans -- that I'd be much more concerned with than him, actually. People that I think just took loans and walked on purpose -- as opposed to people like buffduff that ran into trouble and couldn't get himself out yet.

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Mewtwo
Gold Good Trader Global Trader - willing to trade internationally Has Written 2 Reviews Canada
29-Feb-2012(#16)
John wrote:
> To be fair, buffduff had done many loans and paid them back on time
> repeatedly for years.
>
> So, yes, things went wrong for him in the end -- mainly because he
> got into some legal trouble unrelated to the loans. My point is that
> everyone going "I saw it coming" really probably didn't. Because,
> again, he was fine for years doing loans and then paying them back.
> It was the legal trouble that caused his downfall.
>
> And, knowing buffduff, I actually think he is a guy that will come
> back and make it right eventually once he takes care of some things
> in his personal life. There are other people out there -- that have
> defaulted on their loans -- that I'd be much more concerned with than
> him, actually. People that I think just took loans and walked on
> purpose -- as opposed to people like buffduff that ran into trouble
> and couldn't get himself out yet.

Oh I am not saying otherwise. I am just saying back in like mid November I noticed he had a lot. I was thinking of setting up a loan with him and decided against it because of his pendings and that he wanted a rather large amount. I wasn't willing to take that risk (Glad I didn't.) But I mentioned it to Bill it might be something to look into. Because at that point he had a lot... a lot of pendings and stuff. That is all I am saying. I am not trying to imply he was setting out or planned to rip people off. So if it came off that way I apologize.



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John
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* 29-Feb-2012(#17)
Ok -- I just took what you said wrong, I guess. You made it sound like you noticed "early warning signs" and informed Bill. But, in actuality, when you noticed, he was already well into many loans. By November, he was already behind, I believe. In other words, most of what you saw as hindsight -- not "early warning."  * smile *

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Mewtwo
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29-Feb-2012(#18)
John wrote:
> Ok -- I just took what you said wrong, I guess. You made it sound
> like you noticed "early warning signs" and informed Bill. But, in
> actuality, when you noticed, he was already well into many loans.
> By November, he was already behind, I believe. In other words, most
> of what you saw as hindsight -- not "early warning."  * smile *

Yeah. When I checked in November when he was asking for another batch I noticed he still had a lot pending. So at that time like you said he was already well into having a lot of loans. So just being cautious I mentioned it to Bill and decided not to go through with the loan. So yes, Hindsight. Sorry.



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bill
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29-Feb-2012(#19)
Yeah, Mewtwo and other people raised concern over buffduff in November. The Mentors had a topic about him where various people talked about it. I think it even got somewhat heated. At the time we had a couple mentors who were strongly against loans and even wanted a policy banning them. Then most others thinking that was a bad idea.

I sent buffduff a pm on 13-Nov-2011 telling him I and others were concerned. My message to him said, "...I see you have 24 loans out right now..." So, I tend to agree, it was a bit late by November, but that's usually the case for stuff like this. I think it was already true that many people were no longer willing to give him a loan by then, though he did get a several more in mid to late November and December. So, clearly many still believed the risk was low despite all the pending loans.

buffduff responded to my pm, reassuring me. He mentioned he had a good job and a long history of paying back loans, etc. As most of you know, he comes off like a decent guy. I had some continued messages exchanged with him in early January after he'd been off the site for a couple weeks and I think a BTR went up in late December.

It was never clear what action could be taken to help the situation. Ultimately, my main power is banning someone from the site and that's often a dubious action to take when someone has a lot of open deals. The risk of a trade is something that each trader takes on personally. Everyone could see all the pending loans clearly on his page. If things had gone differently and buffduff had not gotten into trouble, I imagine the people with pendings would have no regrets.
USAF_Trader
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2-Mar-2012(#20)
I remember a while back, like the summer that someone had a DUI or something. I'm just wondering if that had anything to do with it? I searched for the thread and found it. I remember it because I was extremely opinionated on it.

http://gametz.com/?A=Forum&area=General_Marketplac...

Or, was that all taken care of then these massive loan amounts were done?
USAF_Trader
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2-Mar-2012(#21)
Ahhh, never mind. He was just telling his side of a drunk driving story he had....
ryanm
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* 2-Mar-2012(#22)
What I don't understand about this is why he would throw away his trading rep to scam me out of $16. How could that possibly be worth it?
thcptn
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3-Mar-2012(#23)
S wrote:
> Buffduff is why you don't give someone a loan after you see in their
> history that they haven't paid back the last 3 or more.

His case sounds similar to that of fables. He may not have taken out more loans than buffduff. I am glad I left the site at the time when he defaulted on his loans but when I dealt with him Brian was one of the best people to loan to ( as was fable for a while). They were also very likable which made you want to help them out. After a while I just asked for the money back rather than interest since I thought fable was jobless ( and looking for a new one) and didn't want to put him further into the hole. Some GTZ members even offered to cover his debt, but didn't because of the amount.
flyngmonbob
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3-Mar-2012(#24)
USAF_Trader wrote:
> Ahhh, never mind. He was just telling his side of a drunk driving
> story he had....

No actually that was his topic and he deleted the first post... you actually might be on to something here
thegutter111
Gold Good Trader Global Trader - willing to trade internationally Canada
3-Mar-2012(#25)
well he said he was in jail latly so prob does
USAF_Trader
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3-Mar-2012(#26)
flyngmonbob wrote:
> USAF_Trader wrote:
>> Ahhh, never mind. He was just telling his side of a drunk driving
>> story he had....
>
> No actually that was his topic and he deleted the first post... you
> actually might be on to something here

Maybe! I'm not one of the people that is out money, however, I feel bad for those individuals. I should have noticed that Concat wouldn't be the originator. I wonder if there is any way you can find out if he is doing time in jail. That would be interesting. BUT, the only question I have is Bill said he spoke to him via PM's in January. This whole thing originated in the Summer of last year. Would Florida really drag a drinking and driving thing out for 6 months? That is the only question I have....
thcptn
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* 3-Mar-2012(#27)
USAF_Trader wrote:
> flyngmonbob wrote:
>> USAF_Trader wrote:
> |>> Ahhh, never mind. He was just telling his side of a drunk driving
> |>> story he had....
>>
>> No actually that was his topic and he deleted the first post...
> you
>> actually might be on to something here
>
> Maybe! I'm not one of the people that is out money, however, I feel
> bad for those individuals. I should have noticed that Concat wouldn't
> be the originator. I wonder if there is any way you can find out
> if he is doing time in jail. That would be interesting. BUT, the
> only question I have is Bill said he spoke to him via PM's in January.
> This whole thing originated in the Summer of last year. Would Florida
> really drag a drinking and driving thing out for 6 months? That is
> the only question I have....

Yes. I got into some trouble in December of 2007 and didn't even go to court for the first time until July and they finally worked it all out by August 2008.
blaze
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(abandoned)
3-Mar-2012(#28)
Is this the right guy? o.o

http://www.longshipe.com/cork-person-of-the-year-2...

If so then I dunno I don't really see the cops doing much to him..

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ryanm
Bronze Good Trader Global Trader - willing to trade internationally
3-Mar-2012(#29)
blaze wrote:
> Is this the right guy? o.o
>
>
> If so then I dunno I don't really see the cops doing much to him..
>
>
I don't think someone like that would make lame excuses to get out of paying a small debt. After he told me that he set up a Google Checkout account, ConorBuckleyKid told me he couldn't pay me back because "he couldn't find his Visa card". How could someone lose something as important as a credit card?
VinoBrad
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4-Mar-2012(#30)
ryanm wrote:
> blaze wrote:
>> Is this the right guy? o.o
>>
>>
>> If so then I dunno I don't really see the cops doing much to him..
>>
>>
> I don't think someone like that would make lame excuses to get out
> of paying a small debt. After he told me that he set up a Google
> Checkout account, ConorBuckleyKid told me he couldn't pay me back
> because "he couldn't find his Visa card". How could someone lose
> something as important as a credit card?

I've lost my wallet before. My wallet contained my credit cards.
Organization_XIII
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18-Mar-2012(#31)
thegutter111 wrote:
> now he in prison, gettin buttstuffed

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Topic   ConorBuckleyKid