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View Poll Results: Should TOTV make it mandatory to include a picture of an item in the classifieds?
YES 305 76.83%
NO 92 23.17%
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Old 08-15-2015, 10:21 AM
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Old 08-15-2015, 01:41 PM
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vote app doesn't work!!!

But yes, it is a waste of time looking w/o a pic
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Tried to vote but no luck. While a picture makes things easier, not everyone can post a picture. Not always that easy.
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Should TOTV decide to make posting a picture of the item for sale a new rule/regulation - what assistance does TOTV intend to offer those who do not have what is necessary to post a picture?
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We need your input! Should TOTV make it mandatory to put a picture in the classifieds in order for the item to go live? Please vote in our poll.
While I agree that a picture makes it easier for a prospective purchaser, it appears that despite the video tutorial, there are some who still can't upload a picture. Besides, anyone posting without a pic is just diminishing their prospects of a sale. What I feel SHOULD be mandatory is the price!
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I am not sure every item for sale needs a picture. What about tickets to a show or a trip or things like that? Making a picture mandatory for some things will bring up some weird results.

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Pictures will not down load. That's why your not seeing pictures with the ad's
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Old 09-06-2015, 03:05 PM
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Yes, the ones without pictures just take up space!!
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Folks do not have to look at ads without pictures if they don't want to look.

Alot of older people have trouble with the upload technology.
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Photos are a nice feature, but not necessary. Newspaper classifieds worked well for many years without photos.
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We need your input! Should TOTV make it mandatory to put a picture in the classifieds in order for the item to go live? Please vote in our poll.
I think it is almost silly to NOT post a picture. The odds of selling something to someone that they cannot see online first is very low.

Actually I think you should also have a vote on people HAVING to put a price and a contact with each listing. (they do not respond to that 'send the seller a message' thing). Twice this week I have responding to people asking them to contact me and I listed my phone and email (they had no phone or email listed with their posting) as I was interested in their items..........and neither one bothered to contact me. They are trying to sell something, for gosh sakes...........why are they SO afraid to list a phone or email. The least they can do is respond and let you know if the item has sold.
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Itreally depends on what is being sold. It should be obvious which items require apicture and which don't.
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Old 10-26-2015, 01:52 PM
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Yes but your mobile app doesn't allow people to upload photos.
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Old 10-26-2015, 01:55 PM
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We don't have a mobile app.
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