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      11-16-2012, 03:56 PM   #1
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image used by ebay douche

Well, I was looking through f30 stuff on ebay this morning and stumbled across a picture of my own car being used in someone's ad! Not sure whether to feel pissed or flattered

The image was taken by me, uploaded to imageshack by me, and then linked to from this forum. Presumably it belongs to me and can only be used with my consent right?

http://www.ebay.com.au/itm/2012-BMW-...d45b641&_uhb=1
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      11-16-2012, 07:28 PM   #2
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Nice yellow bin
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      11-16-2012, 07:28 PM   #3
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Has to have your consent. If u can be bothered, u can report to eBay
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      11-16-2012, 07:30 PM   #4
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Yeah well I would have thought you would own the copyright.
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      11-16-2012, 09:02 PM   #5
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I have the carbon fibre version if anyone is interested I am happy to sell for $AUD180, its sitting in my garage for the past 2 weeks. Was thinking i looks much better on a non SBM color car.
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      11-17-2012, 12:28 AM   #6
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That sucks man,
Next time make sure to place your genitals in all photos so as to prevent this from happening
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      11-17-2012, 12:34 AM   #7
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That sucks man,
Next time make sure to place your genitals in all photos so as to prevent this from happening
lol
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      11-17-2012, 12:43 AM   #8
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Seller has Space Gray listed. Did BMW offer Space Gray in Australia/NZ for the F30? No Mineral Gray on his list. Seems like he's clueless.
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      11-17-2012, 01:05 AM   #9
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The thing that gets me is his own audacity to then watermark YOUR image!!!
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      11-17-2012, 01:57 AM   #10
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so where did u get your lip from :P
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      11-17-2012, 02:42 AM   #11
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That sucks man,
Next time make sure to place your genitals in all photos so as to prevent this from happening
lol, thanks for the tip Sherwin.

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The thing that gets me is his own audacity to then watermark YOUR image!!!
Yeah, pretty ordinary. The watermark is going a bit too far.

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so where did u get your lip from :P
Another ebay seller in Taiwan, and cheaper than this one.

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Seller has Space Gray listed. Did BMW offer Space Gray in Australia/NZ for the F30? No Mineral Gray on his list. Seems like he's clueless.
We have mineral gray and no space gray. And yes he is clueless.
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On a positive note, your famous now !!!
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      11-17-2012, 09:44 PM   #13
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Send him a bill for image royalties.
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and send me a link for where u got the lip
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      11-18-2012, 02:33 AM   #15
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I should start importing them myself.

Bought mine from this guy:
http://www.ebay.com.au/itm/Painted-B...item4168daaa5b
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wow, they just used your pics as is and have the audacity to watermark your pics?? lol
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      11-18-2012, 02:59 PM   #17
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yeah.. I just noticed a second seller is using my pics as well. I guess they watermark because they're worried their competitiors will steal the images they've already stolen. There's no morals in the trunk spoiler business!
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      11-18-2012, 05:10 PM   #18
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LOL true dat. I saw BMW selling some adhesives specific to body parts, keen to find out if the tape they're using hurts the paint.
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LOL true dat. I saw BMW selling some adhesives specific to body parts, keen to find out if the tape they're using hurts the paint.
The betalink kit?

Nah that's the OE spec of attaching the spoiler to the trunk.

You can also use the 3M double sided tape... full strength achieved in 12hours and I've been using that to attach spoilers for a while with no issues.
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The betalink kit?

Nah that's the OE spec of attaching the spoiler to the trunk.

You can also use the 3M double sided tape... full strength achieved in 12hours and I've been using that to attach spoilers for a while with no issues.
Ah cool thanks
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