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Offline Jayne

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When is a nibble not a nibble?
« on: July 18, 2012, 11:54:32 PM »
Hi guys,

I've just had a Trinket Tray delivered and it has a 2 cm (3/4") chip which knocks off 2 of the saw teeth from the top edge of the tray. It was described in the sale listing as a nibble, I have contacted the buyer to say his description was inaccurate and he maintains it is a nibble and I shouldn't complain because it is 80 years (his date) old!  >:(

So my question is....how big is a nibble and at what point does it become a chip?

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Re: When is a nibble not a nibble?
« Reply #1 on: July 19, 2012, 12:00:01 AM »
2 cm is not a nibble,if so how big is a chip!

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Re: When is a nibble not a nibble?
« Reply #2 on: July 19, 2012, 12:02:21 AM »
Thank-you Keith!

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Re: When is a nibble not a nibble?
« Reply #3 on: July 19, 2012, 12:14:58 AM »
I'd have thought a nibble was something small enough not to make much of a visual difference to an appearance or be especially noticeable - certainly no more than a half-centimeter, and a chip is something that is larger and more clearly visible.

Then we have fleabites, which I assume are those tiny pinhead type of bits of damage...  not sure if this helps at all Jayne.

Was it an eBay sale? If so, can you not do a Not as Described Report for it?

@Keith... it depends how big your potatoes are!  :P

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Re: When is a nibble not a nibble?
« Reply #4 on: July 19, 2012, 12:34:12 AM »
Yes that's what I thought too Anne, even half a cm is well into chip land in my book, and yes it was an Ebay sale.

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Re: When is a nibble not a nibble?
« Reply #5 on: July 19, 2012, 12:36:37 AM »
Post a picture here Jayne, get some more opinions and then refer him to this topic?

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Re: When is a nibble not a nibble?
« Reply #6 on: July 19, 2012, 12:43:00 AM »
Hmm yes I suppose I could do that Anne.

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Re: When is a nibble not a nibble?
« Reply #7 on: July 19, 2012, 01:00:04 AM »
It's quite difficult to get a good pic since it's on the edge of the tray, hopefully you can see.

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Re: When is a nibble not a nibble?
« Reply #8 on: July 19, 2012, 06:20:07 AM »
That's a large chip!

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Re: When is a nibble not a nibble?
« Reply #9 on: July 19, 2012, 06:28:06 AM »
I agree... a large chip and NOT a nibble.  That sort of damage is disturbing enough to keep me from buying an item.
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