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★☆☆☆☆

“poor service-remove ads for no reason”

Written on: 24/11/2014 by sxMonroe394 (1 review written)

removed ads under different account one after the other, no explanation and rude customer support. Dad to re write each ad as you cant even refer to the old one... What a joke!!!… Read Full Review

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★☆☆☆☆

“worst classifieds site on earth”

Written on: 22/11/2014 by crugersback (1 review written)

worst classifieds site on earth, no customer service whatsoever, constantly delete ads just leaving the rubbish, no confidence in them especially with credit cards, a dangerous greedy site just money grabbing and a site never to use, it no longer works anyway… Read Full Review

Tommydog10's Response to crugersback's Review

Written on: 24/11/2014

terrible site, nobody should use them

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★☆☆☆☆

“Its zoo time at gumtree”

Written on: 22/11/2014 by laurplatt (1 review written)

Seems to me they train up monkees to do the job of customer service, maybe we should give all them a banana to chew on, that is about the level of gumtree staff, monkees as staff and gorillas for management. So if you want to see gumtree in action, go to London zoo and visit the ape area, all the staff will be there… Read Full Review

Tommydog10's Response to laurplatt's Review

Written on: 24/11/2014

so funny but monkees are more intelligent than gumtree staff you know

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★☆☆☆☆

“**if you want to waste your time, never use gumtree**”

Written on: 22/11/2014 by tritagain (1 review written)

bad manners, they delete ads without telling you, very rude people and they are a waste of time to use. I strongly advise anyone who wants to advertise, never use gumtree, there are far better sites around as you will waste your time with gumtree… Read Full Review

Tritagain's Response to tritagain's Review

Written on: 22/11/2014

and .... if you pay them, they still delete adverts and refuse to refund money, 100% ROGUE TRADERS

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★☆☆☆☆

“Ad removed, account banned, no explanation. Terrible...”

Written on: 20/11/2014 by Sironfoot (1 review written)

What a terrible company to deal with. I joined about a month ago to post an ad for my second hand iMac computer. The ad went up fine for about 2 weeks, but was then removed with no explanation. I emailed to ask why and they replied saying that I had breached their posting rules & policies, but with no explanation as to which ones. They then restricted my account (I assume this means I’m banned). I tried emailing them again to ask for specifics & which policies I had breached, but got no… Read Full Review

Tritagain's Response to Sironfoot's Review

Written on: 22/11/2014

Nobody should use gumtree, you cannot trust them, worst classifieds on the internet

bad manners, they delete ads without telling you, very rude people and they are a waste of time to use. I strongly advise anyone who wants to advertise, never use gumtree, there are far better sites around as you will waste your time with gumtree

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Blueskies2's Response to Sironfoot's Review

Written on: 23/11/2014

Gumtree is not worth dealing with, constant deletion of adverts without any reason. The more they upset people, the less money people will spend, wonder what planet they were born on. They are trying to charge stupid high prices for a service that does not exist and no longer works. Tweets are coming in thick and fast now, they seem to think that they are the UK's No 1 classifieds site, again proving they are living on another planet

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Crugersback's Response to Sironfoot's Review

Written on: 22/11/2014

worst classifieds site on earth, no customer service whatsoever, constantly delete ads just leaving the rubbish, no confidence in them especially with credit cards, a dangerous greedy site just money grabbing and a site never to use, it no longer works anyway

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Laurplatt's Response to Sironfoot's Review

Written on: 22/11/2014

“zoo time at gumtree”

Seems to me they train up monkees to do the job of customer service, maybe we should give all them a banana to chew on, that is about the level of gumtree staff, monkees as staff and gorillas for management. So if you want to see gumtree in action, go to London zoo and visit the ape area, all the staff will be there…

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Laurplatt's Response to Sironfoot's Review

Written on: 22/11/2014

Its zoo time at gumtree
Seems to me they train up monkees to do the job of customer service, maybe we should give all them a banana to chew on, that is about the level of gumtree staff, monkees as staff and gorillas for management. So if you want to see gumtree in action, go to London zoo and visit the ape area, all the staff will be there

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★☆☆☆☆

“rubbish customer service.”

Written on: 16/11/2014 by jenny.kim (1 review written)

I did advertisement on gumtree to sell my second hand furnitures. but my account was restricted without any explanation. I email to gumtree for complain and they just replied that I didn't followed their rules. so I checked the rules one by one. still can not find what is wrong. and emailed again but still they did not explain clearly. my partner advised to use live chat of gumtree customer service. I did it. but they shut down when I said where is the user's right and please find what is… Read Full Review

Richardsreview's Response to jenny.kim's Review

Written on: 19/11/2014

Rude and just plain nasty, they are not in the interests of the consumer. From what I read here, everybody thinks the same and clearly they cannot be trusted. As they are owned by e bay and a link to pay pal, all 3 cannot be trusted

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Blueskies2's Response to jenny.kim's Review

Written on: 23/11/2014

Gumtree is not worth dealing with, constant deletion of adverts without any reason. The more they upset people, the less money people will spend, wonder what planet they were born on. They are trying to charge stupid high prices for a service that does not exist and no longer works. Tweets are coming in thick and fast now, they seem to think that they are the UK's No 1 classifieds site, again proving they are living on another planet

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Crugersback's Response to jenny.kim's Review

Written on: 22/11/2014

worst classifieds site on earth, no customer service whatsoever, constantly delete ads just leaving the rubbish, no confidence in them especially with credit cards, a dangerous greedy site just money grabbing and a site never to use, it no longer works anyway

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Laurplatt's Response to jenny.kim's Review

Written on: 22/11/2014

“zoo time at gumtree”

Seems to me they train up monkees to do the job of customer service, maybe we should give all them a banana to chew on, that is about the level of gumtree staff, monkees as staff and gorillas for management. So if you want to see gumtree in action, go to London zoo and visit the ape area, all the staff will be there…

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Laurplatt's Response to jenny.kim's Review

Written on: 22/11/2014

Its zoo time at gumtree
Seems to me they train up monkees to do the job of customer service, maybe we should give all them a banana to chew on, that is about the level of gumtree staff, monkees as staff and gorillas for management. So if you want to see gumtree in action, go to London zoo and visit the ape area, all the staff will be there

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Tritagain's Response to jenny.kim's Review

Written on: 22/11/2014

and .... if you pay them, they still delete adverts and refuse to refund money, 100% ROGUE TRADERS

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Tritagain's Response to jenny.kim's Review

Written on: 22/11/2014

Nobody should use gumtree, you cannot trust them, worst classifieds on the internet

bad manners, they delete ads without telling you, very rude people and they are a waste of time to use. I strongly advise anyone who wants to advertise, never use gumtree, there are far better sites around as you will waste your time with gumtree

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★☆☆☆☆

“I agree with everyone about gumtree”

Written on: 05/11/2014 by radartracey (1 review written)

Guntree is a really terrible site to deal with, they delete adverts without telling you, so rude and very ignorant but that seems to be the staff at gumtree. Bet if they were nice to customers they would have 1000's more but its current trend of rudeness and review sites like this, it is MINUS 1000's, peeps you would be nuts to use gumtree… Read Full Review

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★☆☆☆☆

“Do not use gumtree”

Written on: 04/11/2014 by primawatch (1 review written)

If you are looking to place an advert on gumtree do not bother you will waste your time, either they will delete it or you will not get many replies and take note, if you are silly enough to pay for an advert, you will not get a refund if they delete it. BE WARNED… Read Full Review

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★☆☆☆☆

“gumtree does not work”

Written on: 03/11/2014 by bicklebat (1 review written)

Cannot get an advert to go live, they just delete it without any explanation, so rude, they don't want customers do they. There are better more user friendly sites around, suggest you never use gumtree, does not work… Read Full Review

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★☆☆☆☆

“no longer a site to use”

Written on: 25/10/2014 by budsofmay (1 review written)

I see this gumtree bunch are upsetting so many people, they will not win customers that way, according to twitter there is a ban on the site, the list is long >> DELETING ADVERTS WITHOUT SAYING ? >>> TAKING YOUR MONEY AND DELETING ADS WITH NO REFUNDS ? >>> CHARGING RIDICULOUS PRICES, TOO EXPENSIVE ? >>>> RUDE STAFF ? >>> NEVER REPLY TO EMAILS < THE LIST IS ENDLESS. I will not use them… Read Full Review

Augersmith's Response to budsofmay's Review

Written on: 27/10/2014

I get at least one tweet a day about gumtree, all bad comments proving to everyone never to use gumtree, it is after all a complete and utter shambles now

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Pollardreck's Response to budsofmay's Review

Written on: 27/10/2014

I will never use them again, nasty people. I have told all my friends and contacts never to use them, word and mouth spreads fast, gumtree cannot be trusted plus the site is dead nowadays

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★☆☆☆☆

“must try harder”

Written on: 24/10/2014 by jackspratty (1 review written)

anybody know, is this site run by children, I mean, only kids could run such an unprofessional site. Just been tweeted here and I think all these reviews shows a bad company and would imagine its just the tip of the iceberg when it comes to gumtree. Not a site I would deal with, seems I am not alone… Read Full Review

Budsofmay's Response to jackspratty's Review

Written on: 25/10/2014

I see this gumtree bunch are upsetting so many people, they will not win customers that way, according to twitter there is a ban on the site, the list is long >> DELETING ADVERTS WITHOUT SAYING ? >>> TAKING YOUR MONEY AND DELETING ADS WITH NO REFUNDS ? >>> CHARGING RIDICULOUS PRICES, TOO EXPENSIVE ? >>>> RUDE STAFF ? >>> NEVER REPLY TO EMAILS < THE LIST IS ENDLESS. I will not use them.

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Augersmith's Response to jackspratty's Review

Written on: 27/10/2014

Its run by idiots but guess most people know that anyway

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Giffoldtor's Response to jackspratty's Review

Written on: 25/10/2014

they have no manners, no customer service, constantly deleting ads and never advise me, in general it is run by very rude people and I would suggest never trust them with your advert, there are better sites to use

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Budsofmay's Response to jackspratty's Review

Written on: 25/10/2014

yup, twitter reports say, don not use them, very poor site with poor service

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★☆☆☆☆

“This is one sick site”

Written on: 24/10/2014 by sarumplus (1 review written)

What a sick site, slow to load, too expensive and not worth the money, rude staff, deleting ads for no reason, not refunding money, they get worse and worse everyday. A disaster site which has lost all credibility as you can see from all the reviews here. I tell people not to use them, those that have in the past treat them as a joke now. Oh dear, never mind, foolish bunch of people… Read Full Review

Budsofmay's Response to sarumplus's Review

Written on: 25/10/2014

Gumtree is so sick, it would best in the interests of the public to close them down

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★☆☆☆☆

“they must think customers are a stupid”

Written on: 17/10/2014 by blueskies2 (1 review written)

I am amazed that gum tree have let themselves become such a hated site, if they behaved themselves properly they could make so much money but they chose to overcharge on adverts and that is why gum tree are now lacking in adverts, catch 22 for them, no advertisers, no customers, foolish company… Read Full Review

Emilybarnes's Response to blueskies2's Review

Written on: 19/10/2014

Start using buysellanything It completely free UK free classified ads website with no catch at all.

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Blueskies2's reply to Emilybarnes's Comment

Written on: 20/10/2014

buysellanything looks like a clone of gumtree except very few adverts and no adverts = not a busy site = no point in using the site

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Smithers009's Response to blueskies2's Review

Written on: 24/10/2014

they must be joking, so expensive to advertise now with a lack of job ads, the site has hit rock bottom now, no wonder what with their bad customer service, taking money and not placing adverts, deleting adverts, a site that takes forever to load, they have packaged all things people hate into one site and expect them to become customers, such a joke, much better sites around now, they have lost the plot

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Pureignorance's Response to blueskies2's Review

Written on: 23/10/2014

GUMTREE ARE A NASTY WILD BUNCH .... they delete ads for no reason. They ignore emails, disgusting customer service, they are probably the worst classifieds site on the net. Don't touch them, you will regret it

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Porquie's Response to blueskies2's Review

Written on: 23/10/2014

**WARNING, this site takes money with no service. Placed an advert, paid the amount. Advert live for 1 hr and deleted by gumtree. They will not reply to emails, had to go to my bank to advise them of this theft and got the money refunded (from the bank). Buyer beware this is not a site to use

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★☆☆☆☆

“Useless”

Written on: 11/10/2014

After I registered, an elderly friend asked if I could help her sell her settee. I tried to place the ad and it wouldn't accept it. For some half hour I went all over their website trying to figure out the problem, tried to email them, it wouldn't accept it! Tried to chat, it wouldn't accept it! re-wrote the ad 3 times, still wouldn't go through. NO phone number available, therefore I was left with the only possible alternative: go somewhere else!… Read Full Review

Internetblues's Comment

Written on: 15/10/2014

gumtree is not transparent. Wanted to place a job ad in the part time section, no price was mentioned until it came to submit the advert ? then they wanted £17.94. Far too expensive for a site that is going down the pan anyway. What a waste of time for me, I just clicked off gumtree and went to a site, I wonder how many people do that ? Why don't they publish their prices before placing an advert which gives people the opportunity to decide if they want to continue. Very poor back street operation

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Blueskies2's Comment

Written on: 23/11/2014

Gumtree is not worth dealing with, constant deletion of adverts without any reason. The more they upset people, the less money people will spend, wonder what planet they were born on. They are trying to charge stupid high prices for a service that does not exist and no longer works. Tweets are coming in thick and fast now, they seem to think that they are the UK's No 1 classifieds site, again proving they are living on another planet

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Laurplatt's Comment

Written on: 22/11/2014

Its zoo time at gumtree
Seems to me they train up monkees to do the job of customer service, maybe we should give all them a banana to chew on, that is about the level of gumtree staff, monkees as staff and gorillas for management. So if you want to see gumtree in action, go to London zoo and visit the ape area, all the staff will be there

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Richardsreview's Comment

Written on: 19/11/2014

Rude and just plain nasty, they are not in the interests of the consumer. From what I read here, everybody thinks the same and clearly they cannot be trusted. As they are owned by e bay and a link to pay pal, all 3 cannot be trusted

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Giffoldtor's Comment

Written on: 25/10/2014

they have no manners, no customer service, constantly deleting ads and never advise me, in general it is run by very rude people and I would suggest never trust them with your advert, there are better sites to use

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Budsofmay's Comment

Written on: 25/10/2014

never use gumtree, you will waste your time

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Jackspratty's Comment

Written on: 24/10/2014

anybody know, is this site run by children, I mean, only kids could run such an unprofessional site. Just been tweeted here and I think all these reviews shows a bad company and would imagine its just the tip of the iceberg when it comes to gumtree. Not a site I would deal with, seems I am not alone

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Smithers009's Comment

Written on: 24/10/2014

they must be joking, so expensive to advertise now with a lack of job ads, the site has hit rock bottom now, no wonder what with their bad customer service, taking money and not placing adverts, deleting adverts, a site that takes forever to load, they have packaged all things people hate into one site and expect them to become customers, such a joke, much better sites around now, they have lost the plot

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Pureignorance's Comment

Written on: 23/10/2014

GUMTREE ARE A NASTY WILD BUNCH .... they delete ads for no reason. They ignore emails, disgusting customer service, they are probably the worst classifieds site on the net. Don't touch them, you will regret it

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Porquie's Comment

Written on: 23/10/2014

**WARNING, this site takes money with no service. Placed an advert, paid the amount. Advert live for 1 hr and deleted by gumtree. They will not reply to emails, had to go to my bank to advise them of this theft and got the money refunded (from the bank). Buyer beware this is not a site to use

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Blueskies2's Comment

Written on: 17/10/2014

they must think customers are a stupid
I am amazed that gum tree have let themselves become such a hated site, if they behaved themselves properly they could make so much money but they chose to overcharge on adverts and that is why gum tree are now lacking in adverts, catch 22 for them, no advertisers, no customers, foolish company

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★☆☆☆☆

“Has gone down hill ever since it was taken over by EBay”

Written on: 02/10/2014 by jamadaia (3 reviews written)

Once upon a time it had lots of buyers and sellers and of course there were some bad sellers scamming people, but it is also the buyers sense to check what they get before buying. This is NO different than it was buying a used car or used items from news paper ads when internet was not a big thing. However after Ebay bought out gumtree they have been trying to turn it into a money making site, and things have steadily gone down hill. From ads being auto removed and asked to be placed into… Read Full Review

Timeouterbod's Response to jamadaia's Review

Written on: 03/10/2014

Gumtree is no longer worth it. It's not just advertisers that are avoiding them because they are too expensive, those looking for jobs are avoiding gumtree as well. i got an email from them saying that my advert had been on the site for 14 days and to bump it up for £17.95 ???? What planet do they live on especially when they tell me the advert had ZERO replies, nobody spends money on a dead site. They are not transparent either, they do not list prices for each section, you have to wait until the last page of placing an advert before they display a price. Such a timewasting exercise as I just clicked off the page and went somewhere else. Gumtree no longer have any credibility and are not trustworthy

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Laurplatt's Response to jamadaia's Review

Written on: 22/11/2014

Its zoo time at gumtree
Seems to me they train up monkees to do the job of customer service, maybe we should give all them a banana to chew on, that is about the level of gumtree staff, monkees as staff and gorillas for management. So if you want to see gumtree in action, go to London zoo and visit the ape area, all the staff will be there

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Jackspratty's Response to jamadaia's Review

Written on: 24/10/2014

anybody know, is this site run by children, I mean, only kids could run such an unprofessional site. Just been tweeted here and I think all these reviews shows a bad company and would imagine its just the tip of the iceberg when it comes to gumtree. Not a site I would deal with, seems I am not alone

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Sarumplus's Response to jamadaia's Review

Written on: 24/10/2014

What a sick site, slow to load, too expensive and not worth the money, rude staff, deleting ads for no reason, not refunding money, they get worse and worse everyday. A disaster site which has lost all credibility as you can see from all the reviews here. I tell people not to use them, those that have in the past treat them as a joke now. Oh dear, never mind, foolish bunch of people

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Smithers009's Response to jamadaia's Review

Written on: 24/10/2014

they must be joking, so expensive to advertise now with a lack of job ads, the site has hit rock bottom now, no wonder what with their bad customer service, taking money and not placing adverts, deleting adverts, a site that takes forever to load, they have packaged all things people hate into one site and expect them to become customers, such a joke, much better sites around now, they have lost the plot

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Pureignorance's Response to jamadaia's Review

Written on: 23/10/2014

GUMTREE ARE A NASTY WILD BUNCH .... they delete ads for no reason. They ignore emails, disgusting customer service, they are probably the worst classifieds site on the net. Don't touch them, you will regret it

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Porquie's Response to jamadaia's Review

Written on: 23/10/2014

**WARNING, this site takes money with no service. Placed an advert, paid the amount. Advert live for 1 hr and deleted by gumtree. They will not reply to emails, had to go to my bank to advise them of this theft and got the money refunded (from the bank). Buyer beware this is not a site to use

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Blueskies2's Response to jamadaia's Review

Written on: 17/10/2014

they must think customers are a stupid
I am amazed that gum tree have let themselves become such a hated site, if they behaved themselves properly they could make so much money but they chose to overcharge on adverts and that is why gum tree are now lacking in adverts, catch 22 for them, no advertisers, no customers, foolish company

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Internetblues's Response to jamadaia's Review

Written on: 15/10/2014

gumtree is not transparent. Wanted to place a job ad in the part time section, no price was mentioned until it came to submit the advert ? then they wanted £17.94. Far too expensive for a site that is going down the pan anyway. What a waste of time for me, I just clicked off gumtree and went to a site, I wonder how many people do that ? Why don't they publish their prices before placing an advert which gives people the opportunity to decide if they want to continue. Very poor back street operation

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Adensfieldtime's Response to jamadaia's Review

Written on: 05/10/2014

Gumtree is the only site that I don't get replies from, hardly surprising when you read all the bad reviews is it. My best responses are from friday free ads who now have more adverts than gumtree and its all free.
At one time gumtree were the best classifieds site but through their methods of conducting business, they are re now the worst site. They still claim to be the UK's number one site ? in their dreams folks, don't waste your time with them

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★☆☆☆☆

“No Buyer Protection”

Written on: 27/09/2014

I would avoid using Gumtree for the simple fact that unlike buyers have no protection. I have been ripped off with faulty goods and missing items and Gumtree are unwilling to help, their reply was kind of saying "tough". Please avoid and use ebay....at least they will respond and help in some way rather than just fobbing you off… Read Full Review

Lugsbottom's Comment

Written on: 27/09/2014

Gumtree must be avoided at all times, they are a bad site with disgusting management. They have been on "rip off britain" and "money box". The police get over 200 complaints about gumtree each month. The simple answer is NEVER buy anything from the gumtree site

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Smithers009's Comment

Written on: 24/10/2014

they must be joking, so expensive to advertise now with a lack of job ads, the site has hit rock bottom now, no wonder what with their bad customer service, taking money and not placing adverts, deleting adverts, a site that takes forever to load, they have packaged all things people hate into one site and expect them to become customers, such a joke, much better sites around now, they have lost the plot

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Blueskies2's Comment

Written on: 17/10/2014

they must think customers are a stupid
I am amazed that gum tree have let themselves become such a hated site, if they behaved themselves properly they could make so much money but they chose to overcharge on adverts and that is why gum tree are now lacking in adverts, catch 22 for them, no advertisers, no customers, foolish company

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Adensfieldtime's Comment

Written on: 05/10/2014

Gumtree is the only site that I don't get replies from, hardly surprising when you read all the bad reviews is it. My best responses are from friday free ads who now have more adverts than gumtree and its all free.
At one time gumtree were the best classifieds site but through their methods of conducting business, they are re now the worst site. They still claim to be the UK's number one site ? in their dreams folks, don't waste your time with them

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Stubbles10's Comment

Written on: 01/10/2014

gumtree now a white elephant
IT SEEMS TO ME that gumtree is now a DODO site. I used them for employing people and at one time time got many replies but over the last 6 months, the site is now dead.
Got an email from them saying my advert had been on the site for 14 days and it showed only 3 people had replied ? ? ?
Its no longer a viable site to use and has become a white elephant

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Giffoldtor's Comment

Written on: 27/09/2014

This rubbish site are serial spammers. Now its advertising its new site which is junk, slow to load and in general rubbish. They actually think they can delete adverts and that includes an email addresss and then have the right to spam people, as someone else said they are Imbeciles and that means >>> THIS IS GUMTREE IN A NUTSHELL
1: A stupid or silly person;
2: A person whose mental acumen is well below par.
3: A person of moderate to severe mental retardation having a mental age of from three to seven years and generally being capable of some degree of communication and performance of simple tasks under supervision

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★☆☆☆☆

“Expensive, slow, better sites out there”

Written on: 23/09/2014 by Aidenv123 (1 review written)

Prohibitively expensive to advertise (particularly on a site that is already supported with 3rd party ads). Flashy, but poorly designed website making it slow and not particularly user-friendly. Owned by Ebay so tries to out muscle smaller, and frankly better, classified ad sites. Basically, it isn't that useful at what it wants to be and isn't worth what it charges you to advertise - maybe only if you're a commercial entity or have a large, expensive item to shift. Used to be good, now… Read Full Review

Thesitebuzzer's Comment

Written on: 23/09/2014

AGREE far too expensive and no longer worth using. I am an employer and if I am lucky enough to get an advert on gumtree, there is now a total lack of replies compared with other sites, even craigslist gives me more replies. Gumtree were on TV's "rip off britain" today regarding s.c.a.m car adverts, and they said the police gets more than 200 complaints a month regarding gumtree. It's no wonder that gumtree is now classed as a gutter site, the new upgrade is very slow and just adds to the demise of gumtree. I actually do not know anyone who has a good word for them or will use them, they are complete fools

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Giffoldtor's Comment

Written on: 25/10/2014

they have no manners, no customer service, constantly deleting ads and never advise me, in general it is run by very rude people and I would suggest never trust them with your advert, there are better sites to use

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Sarumplus's Comment

Written on: 24/10/2014

What a sick site, slow to load, too expensive and not worth the money, rude staff, deleting ads for no reason, not refunding money, they get worse and worse everyday. A disaster site which has lost all credibility as you can see from all the reviews here. I tell people not to use them, those that have in the past treat them as a joke now. Oh dear, never mind, foolish bunch of people

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Smithers009's Comment

Written on: 24/10/2014

they must be joking, so expensive to advertise now with a lack of job ads, the site has hit rock bottom now, no wonder what with their bad customer service, taking money and not placing adverts, deleting adverts, a site that takes forever to load, they have packaged all things people hate into one site and expect them to become customers, such a joke, much better sites around now, they have lost the plot

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Pureignorance's Comment

Written on: 23/10/2014

GUMTREE ARE A NASTY WILD BUNCH .... they delete ads for no reason. They ignore emails, disgusting customer service, they are probably the worst classifieds site on the net. Don't touch them, you will regret it

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Blueskies2's Comment

Written on: 17/10/2014

they must think customers are a stupid
I am amazed that gum tree have let themselves become such a hated site, if they behaved themselves properly they could make so much money but they chose to overcharge on adverts and that is why gum tree are now lacking in adverts, catch 22 for them, no advertisers, no customers, foolish company

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Internetblues's Comment

Written on: 15/10/2014

gumtree is not transparent. Wanted to place a job ad in the part time section, no price was mentioned until it came to submit the advert ? then they wanted £17.94. Far too expensive for a site that is going down the pan anyway. What a waste of time for me, I just clicked off gumtree and went to a site, I wonder how many people do that ? Why don't they publish their prices before placing an advert which gives people the opportunity to decide if they want to continue. Very poor back street operation

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Adensfieldtime's Comment

Written on: 05/10/2014

Gumtree is the only site that I don't get replies from, hardly surprising when you read all the bad reviews is it. My best responses are from friday free ads who now have more adverts than gumtree and its all free.
At one time gumtree were the best classifieds site but through their methods of conducting business, they are re now the worst site. They still claim to be the UK's number one site ? in their dreams folks, don't waste your time with them

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Giffoldtor's Comment

Written on: 27/09/2014

This rubbish site are serial spammers. Now its advertising its new site which is junk, slow to load and in general rubbish. They actually think they can delete adverts and that includes an email addresss and then have the right to spam people, as someone else said they are Imbeciles and that means >>> THIS IS GUMTREE IN A NUTSHELL
1: A stupid or silly person;
2: A person whose mental acumen is well below par.
3: A person of moderate to severe mental retardation having a mental age of from three to seven years and generally being capable of some degree of communication and performance of simple tasks under supervision

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Lugsbottom's Comment

Written on: 27/09/2014

far too expensive for a low life site, greedy nasty people

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Dodgysites's Comment

Written on: 25/09/2014

They got my email address from an advert i placed and they deleted it, now they are spamming me non stop, this time about their new site which is slow and rubbish, who else has this problem

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★☆☆☆☆

“More is Less”

Written on: 21/09/2014 by Miller222 (1 review written)

So now it has all gone BIG - big photos and big text and slowed down to a snails pace. Well done - what goes on in heads of the fools that run GumTree. Not everyone has bandwidth to burn. What was essentially quite a quick business to check ads now takes about 10 times as long. I wonder what the result will be...? Hardly to be surprised as eBay who own it are hardly the cleverest crew, working night and day to ruin there own web page designs… Read Full Review

Thesitebuzzer's Comment

Written on: 23/09/2014

Gumtree so are so thick, they have no idea and the owners including e bay seem to be very unprofessional. For mobile phone users, it will cost more money to use gumtree as the site is painfully slow to load, what a great way to put users off forever. Internet stats show that gumtree is now at an all time low and that stops all users from using them. A company run by imbeciles

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Pureignorance's Comment

Written on: 23/10/2014

GUMTREE ARE A NASTY WILD BUNCH .... they delete ads for no reason. They ignore emails, disgusting customer service, they are probably the worst classifieds site on the net. Don't touch them, you will regret it

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Blueskies2's Comment

Written on: 17/10/2014

they must think customers are a stupid
I am amazed that gum tree have let themselves become such a hated site, if they behaved themselves properly they could make so much money but they chose to overcharge on adverts and that is why gum tree are now lacking in adverts, catch 22 for them, no advertisers, no customers, foolish company

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Adensfieldtime's Comment

Written on: 05/10/2014

Gumtree is the only site that I don't get replies from, hardly surprising when you read all the bad reviews is it. My best responses are from friday free ads who now have more adverts than gumtree and its all free.
At one time gumtree were the best classifieds site but through their methods of conducting business, they are re now the worst site. They still claim to be the UK's number one site ? in their dreams folks, don't waste your time with them

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Giffoldtor's Comment

Written on: 27/09/2014

This rubbish site are serial spammers. Now its advertising its new site which is junk, slow to load and in general rubbish. They actually think they can delete adverts and that includes an email addresss and then have the right to spam people, as someone else said they are Imbeciles and that means >>> THIS IS GUMTREE IN A NUTSHELL
1: A stupid or silly person;
2: A person whose mental acumen is well below par.
3: A person of moderate to severe mental retardation having a mental age of from three to seven years and generally being capable of some degree of communication and performance of simple tasks under supervision

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Lugsbottom's Comment

Written on: 27/09/2014

gumtree are a bunch of idiots NUFF SAID

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Dodgysites's Comment

Written on: 25/09/2014

They got my email address from an advert i placed and they deleted it, now they are spamming me non stop, this time about their new site which is slow and rubbish, who else has this problem

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★☆☆☆☆

“***what a C.O.N.***”

Written on: 17/09/2014 by richardsreview (1 review written)

I placed a job ad in the general jobs section, I got an email from gumtree saying they had deleted the ad THE REASON "Your ad has been posted in the wrong category. We believe your ad is better placed in Jobs Sales, Retail & Customer Service Jobs Sales Jobs Field Sales Jobs category." ****** BUT THE JOB WAS NOT FOR SALES so why would I put in those categories ? You know why they said this ? because in those categories they charge for, its a great way to get of customers who never… Read Full Review

Plusmorrey's Response to richardsreview's Review

Written on: 17/09/2014

same problem with gumtree, they must think customers are stupid. Terrible R.I.P. OFF site and nobody should ever deal with them, never spend money with them, they still delete your advert.. They really are a S.C.A..M, USE THEM AT YOUR OWN PERIL

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Giffoldtor's Response to richardsreview's Review

Written on: 27/09/2014

This rubbish site are serial spammers. Now its advertising its new site which is junk, slow to load and in general rubbish. They actually think they can delete adverts and that includes an email addresss and then have the right to spam people, as someone else said they are Imbeciles and that means >>> THIS IS GUMTREE IN A NUTSHELL
1: A stupid or silly person;
2: A person whose mental acumen is well below par.
3: A person of moderate to severe mental retardation having a mental age of from three to seven years and generally being capable of some degree of communication and performance of simple tasks under supervision

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Timeouterbod's Response to richardsreview's Review

Written on: 19/09/2014

Gumtree have updated their site, but I wonder will the same people still be running gumtree, i suspect so. The same old story says "if it looks to good to be true, its probably fake" The way gumtree treat people whatever they do now, they lost the plot ages ago. Do not touch them they do not understand customer service and chances are high they will nick your money without giving the service, just be warned, they are not a nice company and the staff ??? well the best two words are "low life"

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Dogsdirt's Response to richardsreview's Review

Written on: 17/09/2014

new updated site but still the same idiots
new updated site but still the same idiots running gumtree.
Whats the point in gumtree re-launching their site when it is still run by the same old idiots and that includes the staff. Must be the most hated site on the net, taking peoples money and deleting adverts, they are what we know as a "percy filth site", stay well clear of gumtree folks

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★☆☆☆☆

“gumtree charging”

Written on: 14/09/2014 by bpanda (1 review written)

Thankfully I found this website before I nearly paid to place an ad . I tried to place a free ad on gumtree and there was no charge , so placed the ad and status said processing . Next day got an email saying it's been removed and it was in the wrong category. So logged in and double checked and it wasn't in wrong category so tried again and they wanted to charge me £6.00 when the previous day it Said £0.00 . There is no way I would pay as it seems they make the rules up as they go along… Read Full Review

Thesitebuzzer's Response to bpanda's Review

Written on: 16/09/2014

such a very bad company to use
gumtree are a disgust in the way they treat people, they clearly do not want customers and now, they are far too expensive to even consider especially when replies to adverts have hit an all time low, it appears its not only advertisers who will not use them, those looking for jobs have boycotted them as well. This is what happens to companies who treat people like animals

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Bpanda's reply to Thesitebuzzer's Comment

Written on: 16/09/2014

I couldn't agree more . I been on other forums and there are slot of ads on there that people have said they have been tricked over and over again . When reported to gumtree nothing is done and the ads stay up . They seem to encourage this kind of bbc behaviour and won't do anything to protect people . There is so much been said about it online and I think now that all gumtree is , is a platform for not legal activity . I have since read that employers have gone on there advertising fake jobs then people upload their cv and they then have people's personal details . It's disgusting and without gumtree cooperation there is nothing anyone can do about it

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Giffoldtor's Response to bpanda's Review

Written on: 27/09/2014

This rubbish site are serial spammers. Now its advertising its new site which is junk, slow to load and in general rubbish. They actually think they can delete adverts and that includes an email addresss and then have the right to spam people, as someone else said they are Imbeciles and that means >>> THIS IS GUMTREE IN A NUTSHELL
1: A stupid or silly person;
2: A person whose mental acumen is well below par.
3: A person of moderate to severe mental retardation having a mental age of from three to seven years and generally being capable of some degree of communication and performance of simple tasks under supervision

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Dogsdirt's Response to bpanda's Review

Written on: 17/09/2014

new updated site but still the same idiots
new updated site but still the same idiots running gumtree.
Whats the point in gumtree re-launching their site when it is still run by the same old idiots and that includes the staff. Must be the most hated site on the net, taking peoples money and deleting adverts, they are what we know as a "percy filth site", stay well clear of gumtree folks

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Richardsreview's Response to bpanda's Review

Written on: 17/09/2014

***what a C.O.N.***
I placed a job ad in the general jobs section, I got an email from gumtree saying they had deleted the ad >>>> THE REASON >>> "Your ad has been posted in the wrong category. We believe your ad is better placed in Jobs > Sales, Retail & Customer Service > Jobs Sales Jobs > Field Sales Jobs category."

****** BUT THE JOB WAS NOT FOR SALES so why would I put in those categories ? You know why they said this ? because in those categories they charge for, its a great way to get rid of customers who never come back. Such a plain stupid attitude

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Bpanda's reply to Richardsreview's Comment

Written on: 17/09/2014

They will not succeed in the money grabbing that's so obviously going on. There are other sites that let you advertise for free and only charge to feature an ad which is fair enough. They also protect your phone number by providing you with an alternate number and route calls to you that way and they protect your email and all for free . Compete with that gumtree !

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