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Original Post

for all the same questions asked over and over and over. I'll start with a few suggestions. Feel free to add to the list.

Q: What does Etsy stand for?
A: Who cares?

Q: What is a copyright, and how do I know if I am breaking the law?
A: If you have to ask, you will probably be arrested very soon.

Q: Why won't my photos load?
A: You don't know what you are doing.

Q: Should I open a second shop?
A: No. The one you have now isn't working. Why would you possibly want to open another one?

OK. Everybody start adding to the list.

Posted at 10:44pm Jul 28, 2008 EDT

Responses

Q: why can't I sell my STUFF? My Mom likes my STUFF!
Do you think my STUFF will sell here?
A: No, I really have enough STUFF in my cellar.

Posted at 10:52pm Jul 28, 2008 EDT

loopyboopy says

Is someone a bit cranky this evening? This all seems..well a tad negative. We were all new at one point with I would guess similar questions.

Posted at 10:57pm Jul 28, 2008 EDT

Cranky? I thought the idea was to help people by directing them to a concise glossary of Etsy stuff and save them all a lot of typing.

Posted at 10:59pm Jul 28, 2008 EDT

Opps, just having some fun, now we are in trouble...I got your humor william...LOL

Posted at 11:06pm Jul 28, 2008 EDT

Q: Does everyone on Etsy have a sense of humor?
A: Apparently not.

Posted at 11:09pm Jul 28, 2008 EDT

loopyboopy says

Geez, sorry I guess no I didn't think your post was very funny..perhaps it's me that is a bit cranky tonight. Maybe this should have been posted in Etc. instead. I'm quite sure no one is in trouble with my little post.

Posted at 11:13pm Jul 28, 2008 EDT

poppyglass says

Q:How long does it take to get your first sale?
A:I dunno!!! How long did it take you to think up that most intriguing question?

Posted at 11:15pm Jul 28, 2008 EDT

poppyglass says

what's wrong with cranky BTW? ( I prefer BITCHY!)

Posted at 11:16pm Jul 28, 2008 EDT

Q: How old is vintage?
A: Older than you.

Posted at 11:18pm Jul 28, 2008 EDT