Hello, you may now embed "gifv" simply by pasting the link (same as youtube). Enjoy!
Our new Indie Games subforum is now open for business in G&T. Go and check it out, you might land a code for a free game. If you're developing an indie game and want to post about it, follow these directions. If you don't, he'll break your legs! Hahaha! Seriously though.
Our rules have been updated and given their own forum. Go and look at them! They are nice, and there may be new ones that you didn't know about! Hooray for rules! Hooray for The System! Hooray for Conforming!
Buying a car from an individual: help me avoid getting screwed over
For the past few months I've been on a hunt searching for a reasonably used car/truck. I think I found some good leads, but I need some help when it comes to addressing the person(s) in question. I tried doing some google searches, but most of the stuff I found was not that informative.
I really would like to know what types of things I can use to help me avoid getting ripped off in a car purchase. Off the the top of my head I can only think of a few things:
1) Never pay in cash (is personal check ok?)
2) Ask for some service records
4) Test drive
Assuming I get past those hurdles(and any others you might contribute) is there anything else I should do when purchasing from an individual? Do I need to draw up some simple contract stating the terms of sale? If so, is there some template out there I can use or do I just use the best legal jargon I can come up with?