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    Cool HOW TO MARK YOUR LISTING "SOLD" ... HOW TO MARK YOUR LISTING "SOLD" <---LOOK HERE!!!

    When you've sold or withdrawn your item, this is how you mark your listing SOLD:


    SOLD.jpg
    (The alternative method: Edit Post - then in the upper left corner, change your Prefix to SOLD.)



    To help Tapatalk users, first edit your original post by typing SOLD as the first word before following the above instructions.


    Also, please do not post "PM sent" in threads.

    Here is Zhivago's post from the old thread where he makes a valid point about posting "pm sent" in For Sale threads:

    ...if you are going to do that, you really should be ready to buy the item or close to it. Recently, I've been contacted by pm senters who only had a question about the item or had a trade to propose...and in each case they didn't end up buying them. As we know, not everyone is aware of the red 'sold' thingy this thread is dedicated to, so seeing 'pm sent' could easily throw someone off as to the availability of an item. ...Please do be ready to send money before you post your 'pm sent.'
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    Default Re: HOW TO MARK YOUR LISTING "SOLD" ... HOW TO MARK YOUR LISTING "SOLD" <---LOOK HERE


    Quote Originally Posted by FredRydr View Post
    To clean up a pile of your unmarked threads of items you've sold:
    - Click on [Search Forum]
    - Click on [Advanced Search]
    - Type in your own User Name
    - From drop down menu, select [Find Threads Started by User]
    - Click on [Search]

    You will then have a list of all your For Sale threads, and you can mark them SOLD (see image, below).

    "Why bother?" you may ask. It's the only way to indicate items are sold in the index of thread titles. Consider it a courtesy to the rest of us.

    Also, here is Zhivago's post from the old thread where he makes a valid point:


    Quote Originally Posted by Zhivago View Post
    I'll bump this useful thread with a slightly related point and a quibble of mine. I certainly don't object to members posting 'pm sent' in for sale threads here. However, if you are going to do that, you really should be ready to buy the item or close to it. Recently, I've been contacted by pm senters who only had a question about the item or had a trade to propose. The pens in question going to them were hardly sure things, and in each case they didn't end up buying them.

    As we know, not everyone is aware of the red 'sold' thingy this thread is dedicated to, so seeing 'pm sent' could easily throw someone off as to the availability of an item. Again, this is only a quibble, not something to be angry or outraged over. But please do be ready to send money before you post your 'pm sent.'

    Last edited by fpnut; August 31st, 2018 at 05:51 PM.

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    Default Re: HOW TO MARK YOUR LISTING "SOLD" ... HOW TO MARK YOUR LISTING "SOLD" <---LOOK HERE

    I'm using Tapatalk on my cellphone and just cannot figure out how to mark a thread as sold. Any ideas?

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    Default Re: HOW TO MARK YOUR LISTING "SOLD" ... HOW TO MARK YOUR LISTING "SOLD" <---LOOK HERE

    Quote Originally Posted by heraclitus682 View Post
    I'm using Tapatalk on my cellphone and just cannot figure out how to mark a thread as sold. Any ideas?

    Sent from my SM-A102U using Tapatalk
    Difficult because I haven't used Tapatalk since I bought my iPhone.
    When you look at your For Sale or WTB thread what are the choices along the grey bar or is it not there at all?

    Did you follow this instruction from Fred's first post before trying?

    N.B. The Tapatalk app does not show that a thread has been marked Sold. To help Tapatalk users, first edit your original post by typing SOLD as the first word before following the above instructions.
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    Default Re: HOW TO MARK YOUR LISTING "SOLD" ... HOW TO MARK YOUR LISTING "SOLD" <---LOOK HERE

    This needs a bump as new members aren't finding it.
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    Default Re: HOW TO MARK YOUR LISTING "SOLD" ... HOW TO MARK YOUR LISTING "SOLD" <---LOOK HERE

    but it's sticky now.
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    Default Re: HOW TO MARK YOUR LISTING "SOLD" ... HOW TO MARK YOUR LISTING "SOLD" <---LOOK HERE

    Quote Originally Posted by KrazyIvan View Post
    but it's sticky now.
    Yes it is. Sadly I momentarily forgot that but hoped if it appeared as a new post some might read it.
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