Archive for February, 2008


Thursday, February 28th, 2008

Following up from… well from last month, as it happens. We had the ebay scam adventure, from which I eventually got $200 back, thank you very much. The rest of the money is now assumed to be lost. But as you’ll recall, I had already decided to shrug it off and order the same model this time directly […]

Moving Target

Thursday, February 28th, 2008

Phew, a lot to tell this time! Not sure I can make it all fit into one post. Let’s see… I’ll start with what is admittedly the main event. Last saturday afternoon, and with only 10 days notice, I took a plane from Providence to Paris (via Washington DC) in order to make an appointment with CNRS commision 47, re: possible employment next year in […]

Bleeding money!

Saturday, February 9th, 2008

From a mail I sent last friday: I bought a laptop from user cwah267 on Jan 25th, 2008, through paypal. At the time, the user had two positive feedbacks from pmedic71 and shootmove, both concerning the sale of laptops as well. Communication with the seller has been difficult. Although they claim to have shipped the […]