in: ] box lets you know that you are currently logged in,
and able to send comments and to look up telephone numbers. You
always have the option to [Log out]
- but in general, it's not necessary, as you will have to retype
your username and key in the next time you want to use the system.
message appears at the top of every comment list, and has a link to
the comment rules. Please make sure you read and agree with them
prior to joining.
The Telephone: field shows that this
advertiser has chosen to only allow email lookup account holders to
view their telephone number, so a comment account will not retrieve
Messages left by the advertiser will
have 'Message left by: Advertiser of this
bike' as the user.
The [X] next
to a message left by you will allow you to delete it, you will get a
confirmation yes/no dialogue box.
You can report any message as unsuitable
(abuse, excessive bad language, hatred, religious views etc.) by
clicking on the [Report as unsuitable]
link. You can only vote for any particular message once, and whilst
logged in. If 3 independent votes are received for one message, it
will be deleted and the sender's reputation will be decreased by 1%.
[100%] - This is the sender's reputation.
Every new member starts at 100. Every time a user's comment is
deleted after receiving 3 votes by separate users - their reputation
will decrease by 1%. Reputations will be increased by
1% for every 25 comments sent by a user up to a max of 100%. Users
will be banned if their reputation falls below 50%.
A number showing the number of posts
made by a user will appear in the information bar, along with the
time of posting.
If a user holds a full lookup account (i.e.
allowing secure telephone and email lookups), they will have a
Verified in their information bar.
Messages appear in the list as newest
You can only vote messages as
unsuitable, and delete your own adverts if you are logged in.
User names and keys are all
unique to prevent confusion. Key digits consist of the letters a
to f (lower case) and the numbers 0 to 9 only.
User names are case sensitive and can include capitals - i.e. JOHN
is not the same as john or jOhN etc.
Other key points:
- No contact details, ages or gender
concerning our users are disclosed on the system by
- This system is not a means of
communicating with an advertiser. To contact an advertiser by
email or by telephone (where they chose not to publish their
number) - you need to arrange a lookup account. Please click any
'Email the advertiser' link. The advertiser may or may not
monitor their advert's comment page.
- You should not disclose personal or
contact details on this system - it is intended to be used as a
means of commenting on adverts, or on the bikes featured in
- The system is user governed, but we can
become involved if anyone has any issues that need to be
- All accounts must be activated via a
clickable link sent to the email address given to us in the
- Messages containing email addresses or
possible scam enquiries to adverts will result in the sender
being banned until we review the case.
- All telephone number lookups are logged to
prevent the system being used by scammers and canvassers. We
monitor the system.
- If you are temporarily or otherwise banned
from the system - your comments will not be visible by you or
any other users.
- When an advert is deleted - all comments
relating to the advert will be deleted.
Please let us know
if you need any further help or information regarding the system. It
is new, so we're expecting a few teething problems.