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Trials & Tribulations - The drama of running a business and of life. It's not as easy as it looks. Running a business is full of drama. Customers, employees, money, family, time. You name it, it's a problem. Share with us your drama and how you handled it.

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Trials & Tribulations - The drama of running a business and of life.

It's not as easy as it looks. Running a business is full of drama. Customers, employees, money, family, time. You name it, it's a problem. Share with us your drama and how you handled it.
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i do alot through craigslist (its like a second income) i buy and sell for more
or buy and fix and sell for more
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makes a good profit

i see stuff like this all the time
some go as far as to say they are craig the owner and he teamed up with someone for a big chance to become an exclusive member..stuff like that..

i have an eye for it but apparently some dont
lots of people lose money though wire transfers and stuff like that

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if you have to fill out a bunch of personal information
its a scam PERIOD
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sure a phonenumber for an interested customer may be normal or your name..
but never give out anything other than that..
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Scott, congratulations on your winning

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i do alot through craigslist (its like a second income) i buy and sell for more
or buy and fix and sell for more
stuff like that
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What kinds of things do you like to fix up and sell?
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What kinds of things do you like to fix up and sell?
Guitars, mowers, small engines, electronics, computers. Alot of the time i just find a real good deal on something and sell it for more
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That is fantastic! It's good to see your entrepreneurial spirit is alive and well.
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