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So... what does 'great condition' mean? Should I complain?

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Billmelater Tue 23-Aug-11 19:37:41

Bought an item of clothing for DD that was listed as in 'great condition'. So it arrives, and it's clearly an item that has been worn & washed many times. It's perfectly wearable, but was also obviously very loved by the previous owner!

I interpreted 'great condition' and 'lovely' as meaning it's used, but doesn't look like it's been used a lot. This looks, ya know, used.

So should I register my disappointment with the seller? Or was my interpretation of 'great condition' too optimistic?

memphis83 Tue 23-Aug-11 19:39:55

Great condition to me means like new, if it doesnt look new I would put in a good but used condition, I would register your disappointment with them even if its just so they dont make this mistake again.

ragged Tue 23-Aug-11 19:40:58

gray area... sounds like a euphenism for "Not bad condition considering we've had it 6 yrs and it's been worn freqently by 4 different children"

I'd only complain if paid more than 8 quid or so? Mark down on stars, otherwise.

Billmelater Tue 23-Aug-11 21:17:23

It cost less than a fiver. I'm not going to neg feedback her. More, as memphis suggested, to let her know to be more careful about her descriptions.

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