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★☆☆☆☆

“dont pay this horrible site”

Written on: 30/07/2014 by thomaswills (1 review written)

dont pay this horrible site, if they cannot make ads live, they dont deserve your money, even if you pay, they delete the advert and then refuse to refund, they just refer to their terms, complete robbers and not interested in you, only your money, you are strongly advised never ever buy advertising from them… Read Full Review

Kangers778's Response to thomaswills's Review

Written on: 30/07/2014

the site is not transparent. Would you buy a product with no price shown only to be told the price at checkout ? nobody would but thats what gum tree expect you to do. Try placing an advert with gumtree and you get to checkout you are presented with a price to pay, nothing is said prior, they just want you to waste your time which is a bad habit of gumtree. They should be 100% transparent if they are to get any credibility, it stinks of a sham site now, the management must be pretty thick to think potential customers are so gullable, pathetic bunch

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Jamesnewbald's Response to thomaswills's Review

Written on: 31/07/2014

I would never use them again, they behave like kids throwing their toys out of their prams. I look for a professional company I can trust when advertising and gum tree has proven time and time again they are not professional nor can they be trusted. Whoever runs gum tree really needs to find another job as he/she is hopeless running this site

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★☆☆☆☆

“such a waste of my time”

Written on: 29/07/2014 by pressman02 (1 review written)

Tried many times to get a job advert on, every advert stays pending, never goes live, emailed them for help, no replies, what sort of site is this, no customer service whatsoever, must be happening to lots of people, maybe that is why the site is so dead now, its a disgrace… Read Full Review

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★☆☆☆☆

“overpriced and not worth it”

Written on: 29/07/2014 by tresnous (1 review written)

Gum treee is overpriced and not worth it. They must be joking trying to charge over inflated prices for what has become a worthless site to use. Plenty of sites around that are free with better results so why even bother using gum tree… Read Full Review

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★☆☆☆☆

“GT is a simple waste of time”

Written on: 28/07/2014 by thedrogger (1 review written)

GT is a simple waste of time. Used to be a very lively site but no longer, lacks adverts -- job section is now the worst on the net, given up trying to get an advert on, like most people it has become a has been site… Read Full Review

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★☆☆☆☆

“Misleading and False”

Written on: 27/07/2014 by SAbdullah (1 review written)

I was lured to Gumtree with the promise of a free ad. When I had placed it, the 'free ad' had suddenly become payable, as they claim 'only £ 8'. Their promises are false, misleading or probably outright fraudulent. My advice to potential users: stay away!… Read Full Review

Caughtyouout's Response to SAbdullah's Review

Written on: 27/07/2014

same as the previous review, grossly misled by gumtree, they want money for everything and frankly the site is not good enough to spend money with.

The site no longer has any appeal and its mostly due to bad staff, bad replies, not being interested in customers and of course highly inflated prices to place an advert. As responses to adverts are at an all time low, who in their right mind would spend with them, very few I would imagine, they are in ever decreasing circles

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Jamesnewbald's Response to SAbdullah's Review

Written on: 31/07/2014

I would never use them again, they behave like kids throwing their toys out of their prams. I look for a professional company I can trust when advertising and gum tree has proven time and time again they are not professional nor can they be trusted. Whoever runs gum tree really needs to find another job as he/she is hopeless running this site

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Kangers778's Response to SAbdullah's Review

Written on: 30/07/2014

the site is not transparent. Would you buy a product with no price shown only to be told the price at checkout ? nobody would but thats what gum tree expect you to do. Try placing an advert with gumtree and you get to checkout you are presented with a price to pay, nothing is said prior, they just want you to waste your time which is a bad habit of gumtree. They should be 100% transparent if they are to get any credibility, it stinks of a sham site now, the management must be pretty thick to think potential customers are so gullable, pathetic bunch

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Caughtyouout's Response to SAbdullah's Review

Written on: 27/07/2014

who is this stupid user "stupidgumtreeusers"

Gum tree is the worst classifieds site on the net, complete sickos

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★★★★★

“Bset Site Ever”

Written on: 20/07/2014 by stupidgumtreeusers (2 reviews written)

Excellent site ,could not be happier ,the back up staff are amazing (professionals,the top of their league) sold lots of items and made a good profit .... Gumtree you rock ,keep doing what you do best and ignore all the little Dcks on here ,they are more than likely bored or unemployed… Read Full Review

Stupidgumtreeusers's Response to stupidgumtreeusers's Review

Written on: 20/07/2014

yeah this is awesome

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Diddydodd's reply to Stupidgumtreeusers's Comment

Written on: 20/07/2014

complete nutcase to ignore

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Jamesnewbald's Response to stupidgumtreeusers's Review

Written on: 31/07/2014

I would never use them again, they behave like kids throwing their toys out of their prams. I look for a professional company I can trust when advertising and gum tree has proven time and time again they are not professional nor can they be trusted. Whoever runs gum tree really needs to find another job as he/she is hopeless running this site

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Kangers778's Response to stupidgumtreeusers's Review

Written on: 30/07/2014

the site is not transparent. Would you buy a product with no price shown only to be told the price at checkout ? nobody would but thats what gum tree expect you to do. Try placing an advert with gumtree and you get to checkout you are presented with a price to pay, nothing is said prior, they just want you to waste your time which is a bad habit of gumtree. They should be 100% transparent if they are to get any credibility, it stinks of a sham site now, the management must be pretty thick to think potential customers are so gullable, pathetic bunch

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Caughtyouout's Response to stupidgumtreeusers's Review

Written on: 27/07/2014

who is this stupid user "stupidgumtreeusers"

Gum tree is the worst classifieds site on the net, complete sickos

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Caughtyouout's Response to stupidgumtreeusers's Review

Written on: 27/07/2014

same as the previous review, grossly misled by gumtree, they want money for everything and frankly the site is not good enough to spend money with.

The site no longer has any appeal and its mostly due to bad staff, bad replies, not being interested in customers and of course highly inflated prices to place an advert. As responses to adverts are at an all time low, who in their right mind would spend with them, very few I would imagine, they are in ever decreasing circles

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Digglyboog's Response to stupidgumtreeusers's Review

Written on: 25/07/2014

what a disgusting organistation, the staff and customer service are sheer weirdos to say the least.

All you get back from them are emails that seem to be written by children.
I will stay away from them, suggest everybody does, they are really quite sick

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Stupidgumtreeusers's Response to stupidgumtreeusers's Review

Written on: 23/07/2014

Brilliant response to my Job Ad ,received over 50 replies....more than happy will be using this site again..

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Doubletaker's Response to stupidgumtreeusers's Review

Written on: 21/07/2014

this is one bad company a must to avoid and never use.

they charge stupid prices for a site with such a poor reputation and when you do pay, they delete the advert, then they send the most stupid emails saying why and refuse to refund ... what ... its bad.

GT, you only get one chance to take from me, full info passed to my credit card company who are giving me a full refund.

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Diddydodd's Response to stupidgumtreeusers's Review

Written on: 20/07/2014

gumtree you make yourself look so stupid putting on your own reviews, everyone knows that you and gumtree are the worst site on the net, you cannot spell BSET,
It is actually spelts WORST

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★★★★★

“Bset Site Ever”

Written on: 20/07/2014 by stupidgumtreeusers (2 reviews written)

Excellent site ,could not be happier ,the back up staff are amazing (professionals,the top of their league) sold lots of items and made a good profit .... Gumtree you rock ,keep doing what you do best and ignore all the little Dcks on here ,they are more than likely bored or unemployed… Read Full Review

Diddydodd's Response to stupidgumtreeusers's Review

Written on: 20/07/2014

gumtree you make yourself look so stupid putting on your own reviews, everyone knows that you and gumtree are the worst site on the net, you cannot spell BSET,
It is actually spelts WORST

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Stupidgumtreeusers's reply to Diddydodd's Comment

Written on: 27/07/2014

spelts ...was that spelts ???? numpty dumpty

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Jamesnewbald's Response to stupidgumtreeusers's Review

Written on: 31/07/2014

I would never use them again, they behave like kids throwing their toys out of their prams. I look for a professional company I can trust when advertising and gum tree has proven time and time again they are not professional nor can they be trusted. Whoever runs gum tree really needs to find another job as he/she is hopeless running this site

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Caughtyouout's Response to stupidgumtreeusers's Review

Written on: 27/07/2014

who is this stupid user "stupidgumtreeusers"

Gum tree is the worst classifieds site on the net, complete sickos

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Caughtyouout's Response to stupidgumtreeusers's Review

Written on: 27/07/2014

same as the previous review, grossly misled by gumtree, they want money for everything and frankly the site is not good enough to spend money with.

The site no longer has any appeal and its mostly due to bad staff, bad replies, not being interested in customers and of course highly inflated prices to place an advert. As responses to adverts are at an all time low, who in their right mind would spend with them, very few I would imagine, they are in ever decreasing circles

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Digglyboog's Response to stupidgumtreeusers's Review

Written on: 25/07/2014

what a disgusting organistation, the staff and customer service are sheer weirdos to say the least.

All you get back from them are emails that seem to be written by children.
I will stay away from them, suggest everybody does, they are really quite sick

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Diddydodd's Response to stupidgumtreeusers's Review

Written on: 20/07/2014

i see gumtree are now adding reviews
look at the two by "Stupidgumtreeusers's" is just a silly fake reveiw but look at his user name, thats the contempt gumtree holds against customers, this is a site that has failed

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★☆☆☆☆

“an unruly bunch”

Written on: 20/07/2014 by leterribles (1 review written)

They really are an unruly bunch who seem to employ parrots as customer service. Whatever you ask about or complain about, its the same old reply, copy and paste replies. A very bad site to deal with and its highly recommended that nobody uses them unless you want grief that is… Read Full Review

Stupidgumtreeusers's Response to leterribles's Review

Written on: 20/07/2014

the complaints they get are really stupid and pathetic..heres one example....I sold my Iphone and posted it to nigeria ,the paypal receipt was fake...I contacted the seller and they asked me for a further 20 pounds to return the phone....I paid the shipping fee to them by Western Union and they havent returned my phone,so I have no phone and I am out of pocket for 20 pounds....what can Gumtree say to that ? I know your stupid !!!!

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Diddydodd's reply to Stupidgumtreeusers's Comment

Written on: 20/07/2014

what do you expect gumtree with such a stupid site full of rubbish

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★☆☆☆☆

“the site has bad ethics”

Written on: 19/07/2014 by tkemeout (1 review written)

the site has bad ethics, we all know they have the worst customer service of any internet site, we all know they are very rude and ignorant. Do we all know what they put on your computer when you click on their site, most people don't, they dont tell you but ... they are downloading nasty stuff to your computer and because they will not tell you, by clicking on the gum tree site you probably risk having your personal information stolen, could could your user names and passwords, bank info, you… Read Full Review

Stupidgumtreeusers's Response to tkemeout's Review

Written on: 19/07/2014

they wont get much information apart from your email address and your gumtree password,they dont store bank details ... your paranoid

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Twitnewsdesk's reply to Stupidgumtreeusers's Comment

Written on: 19/07/2014

yest another ignorant arrogant gumtree reply from their staff, gumtree are low life and the pitts

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Stupidgumtreeusers's Response to tkemeout's Review

Written on: 20/07/2014

no bank details are stored...fool

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Leterribles's reply to Stupidgumtreeusers's Comment

Written on: 20/07/2014

stupid gumtree stop throwing your toys out of your pram

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★☆☆☆☆

“wondering why when using this site ---”

Written on: 19/07/2014 by stuffythem (1 review written)

wondering why when using the gum tree site --- you get strange pop ups, spam increases and numerous other odd things that you cannot see. Gumtree say when you click on their site "Gumtree uses cookies, web beacons and other similar technologies. Information about our use of these technologies and how you can manage them can be found on our Cookie policy page. If you continue to use this site, you agree to our use of these technologies." WHERE DO THEY PUT ALL OF THESE and are you safe browsing… Read Full Review

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★☆☆☆☆

“they really have no brains”

Written on: 15/07/2014 by snailshavemorebrains (1 review written)

They really have no brains or are brain dead, they treat customers like they are idiots, have had 2 bad experiences with them, they do not deserve my custom and they certainly do not deserve my hard earned money. Their loss and its possible that the management have no knowledge of customer service ... what customer service I hear you say .. you are right there is no customer service … Read Full Review

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★☆☆☆☆

“my advert in the job section never appears”

Written on: 15/07/2014 by nuttersRu (1 review written)

LIKE SO MANY OTHERS, it is impossible to get my advert on this site, i know they have been exposed by trading standards but that cannot stop them accepting adverts, maybe they are paranoid, suspect they are. They must be losing out on so much money as they have an attitude problem and sites like this we can do without, they are not worth bothering with… Read Full Review

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★☆☆☆☆

“if you like dealing with pigs, this is the site”

Written on: 13/07/2014 by itsadog (1 review written)

what a site tut tut such a failure in service, they are rude and just send back canned emails for a complaint, they have no interest whatsoever in customers, I have tweeted this as folks should know… Read Full Review

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★☆☆☆☆

“"worthless bunch"”

Written on: 12/07/2014 by bottlemoo (1 review written)

they really are a worthless bunch, they delete ads adlib without telling you and when you ask why, you just receive an automated email back, they have no interest in being nice to customers. I am making it my task to tell as many people as possible via twitter… Read Full Review

Uncleyonner's Response to bottlemoo's Review

Written on: 12/07/2014

But they are the trash online and have been for ages.
They take money, delete adverts and refuse to refund stating their T&C's but actually, they are subject to the "distance selling laws" which now allow you 14 days to get your money back. What bunch of nasties they are, including the staff

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Stupidgumtreeusers's Response to bottlemoo's Review

Written on: 20/07/2014

you tell as many people as you can...you are so revered we will all listen and take notice...............

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Verydodgysite's reply to Stupidgumtreeusers's Comment

Written on: 20/07/2014

touched a very raw note with gumtree then, go and play with your toys

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★☆☆☆☆

“the site is well known as bad”

Written on: 09/07/2014 by theboysareback (1 review written)

the site is well known as bad, it shows by the lack of adverts. THEY HAVE PUT A NOOSE AROUND THEIR NECKS and are being slowly strangled, guess nobody is surprised about that, they are probably the most unethical site on the internet and time is running out… Read Full Review

Dummerdum's Response to theboysareback's Review

Written on: 10/07/2014

I will never use them again, they are such a disgrace, they will not put on my advert, never reply to my emails, a sign of pure ignorance. I would never dream of giving them my credit card info, they just cannot be trusted, a completely un professional site. I do know that trading standards are currently looking at them

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Uncleyonner's Response to theboysareback's Review

Written on: 12/07/2014

But they are the trash online and have been for ages.
They take money, delete adverts and refuse to refund stating their T&C's but actually, they are subject to the "distance selling laws" which now allow you 14 days to get your money back. What bunch of nasties they are, including the staff

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Smithers009's Response to theboysareback's Review

Written on: 11/07/2014

This is a very dodgy site, not sure what game they are playing but it truly stinks of f.r.a.u.d
They delete free ads saying wrong section and should be in "xyz" and then try to charge you a crazy price ---- on your bike GT you are raving mad, do you really think your customers are that silly, all it does it downgrade you to the gutter
PASS IT ON TO YOUR FRIENDS

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Tattatyop's Response to theboysareback's Review

Written on: 11/07/2014

they delete my ad to make money, so unethical.
My advert was deleted and the email said

"Your ad has been posted in the wrong category. We believe your ad is better placed in Bar Staff & Management category."

Firstly, the job advert was nothing to do with bars, bars, clubs.

This is a money making wheeze as the category charges £17.90 to advertise

What a low life trick to make a few quid, tis no wonder they are losing customers, and money as well, what a underhand company they are

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★☆☆☆☆

“Its amazing how fast word and mouth spreads”

Written on: 09/07/2014 by ohbytheway (1 review written)

Its amazing how fast word and mouth spreads. I was about to use this site to advertise my spare room, was about to feature it, was telling my work pal who said STOP and told me of his experience which was aweful and directed me here. WOW so many complaints, never seen so much for one site before. Made my mind will not advertise with them… Read Full Review

Tattatyop's Response to ohbytheway's Review

Written on: 11/07/2014

they delete my ad to make money, so unethical.
My advert was deleted and the email said

"Your ad has been posted in the wrong category. We believe your ad is better placed in Bar Staff & Management category."

Firstly, the job advert was nothing to do with bars, bars, clubs.

This is a money making wheeze as the category charges £17.90 to advertise

What a low life trick to make a few quid, tis no wonder they are losing customers, and money as well, what a underhand company they are

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★☆☆☆☆

“a site that could be good -- gone wrong, very wrong”

Written on: 08/07/2014 by pollardreck (1 review written)

a site that could be good -- gone wrong, very wrong. The job section has gone to pot, it is no longer a good source for finding work, so many duplicate ads, no longer good and reading all the reports here, a place not to visit anymore. Customer service is does not exist… Read Full Review

Pecannuts2's Response to pollardreck's Review

Written on: 09/07/2014

Berkshire gum not working, cannot get my advert in Reading jobs offered.
Gave up trying to get my ad on, so went to Friday ads and free ads, no need for the gum anymore and I would not recommend gum to anyone, they have a very bad reputation now, don't waste your money with them

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Pollardreck's Response to pollardreck's Review

Written on: 09/07/2014

never think of using them again, no point in trying, they just do not post new ads, except their own !!!

i know so many people who warn against using them, they are right and the best thing is let everyone know about this review site so they can confirm it to themselves

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★☆☆☆☆

“the gum tree experience ---”

Written on: 05/07/2014 by verydodgysite (1 review written)

the gum tree experience --- is so bad its difficult to put into words. They are without doubt the most disgusting site I have ever dealt with and not one I would suggest to my enemies, it truly is a sick organisation THEY appear not to like job adverts but daily allow utter rubbish which they purport as jobs !!! When I ask why they do not allow my ad, all i get is an email saying "we take complaints seriously" but they ignore my message. gum tree has a serious problem which must be putting a… Read Full Review

Mustavoidthem's Response to verydodgysite's Review

Written on: 06/07/2014

paid adverts are a waste of money, to start with they are far too expensive and secondly they are a waste of money as there are very few replies.
gumtree is no longer a popular site because of the very aggresive nasty way they treat customers, they cannot expect customers or loyalty.
It is no surprise to see all the bad comments here, I will never use them again, and unless you want rudeness and bad manners from them, take a wide berth and find somewhere else to advertise, paying them with such high charges would be plain stupidity

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Pecannuts2's Response to verydodgysite's Review

Written on: 09/07/2014

Berkshire gum not working, cannot get my advert in Reading jobs offered.
Gave up trying to get my ad on, so went to Friday ads and free ads, no need for the gum anymore and I would not recommend gum to anyone, they have a very bad reputation now, don't waste your money with them

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Sadgumtree's Response to verydodgysite's Review

Written on: 07/07/2014

GUM TREE IS A SAD SITE
I placed on the site an advert to rent out my one bedroom flat, ok its in a block of flats but it is a private flat.
This sad site deleted my ad saying

"Your ad has been posted in the wrong category. We believe your ad is better placed in property > to share category."

Goodness sake, it is a private flat not shared, do these people not understand english. I have now advertised it on rightmove, cannot be dealing with nutcase sites like gum tree which means LOST CUSTOMER

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Bodkooluk's Response to verydodgysite's Review

Written on: 07/07/2014

aweful site to deal with, its not rocket science but they make it virtually impossible to place an advert on their site. When I email them all I get back is nonsense, they do not seem to have staff who know what they are doing. My advert has been processing for 48 hrs now, this is so bad and looking at the reviews, it is a general problem. It stops people in their tracks spending money, they are not credible any more

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Buyerbewareofgumtree's Response to verydodgysite's Review

Written on: 07/07/2014

gum tree is a site to stay well clear of, placing an advert is just a nightmare and if you are lucky to even get an advert on, (that takes forever) they delete it, no matter if its free or you have paid for it, then they will not refund your money. These people are rogue traders.
PLUS, they try to put on your computer 20 plus cookies which are trackers and some they use to track your activity, pass your details onto others, maybe even your bank details. I set up a specific email address to advertise on gum tree and did not use that address anywhere else. Within 24 hrs I was receiving spam emails to that address, and only gum tree could have given that address out. If you want to keep your computer/phone private and all your information, never use the gum tree site

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★☆☆☆☆

“a site run by losers”

Written on: 05/07/2014 by americanlondon (1 review written)

a site run by losers. Hey guys I am an american living in the uk for a year but I tell you this is not a company to deal with, they were banned in the USA because they tried to pull the same naughty tricks as they do to you Brits, so, now in London I wanted a secretary to assist me, advertised on gumtree and the advert was deleted with the reason "we do not accept adult ads" !!! . I think your favourite word for "pullies" in the uk is "plebs". YUP I tell you guys this is one big loser site… Read Full Review

Mustavoidthem's Response to americanlondon's Review

Written on: 06/07/2014

paid adverts are a waste of money, to start with they are far too expensive and secondly they are a waste of money as there are very few replies.
gumtree is no longer a popular site because of the very aggresive nasty way they treat customers, they cannot expect customers or loyalty.
It is no surprise to see all the bad comments here, I will never use them again, and unless you want rudeness and bad manners from them, take a wide berth and find somewhere else to advertise, paying them with such high charges would be plain stupidity

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Stupidgumtreeusers's Response to americanlondon's Review

Written on: 20/07/2014

I lost interest on the first line ,I got to the part I am an American.

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Stupidgumtreeusers's Response to americanlondon's Review

Written on: 19/07/2014

you failed to mention that you wanted your secretary to perform extras on you !!! thats why we removed you...

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Twitnewsdesk's reply to Stupidgumtreeusers's Comment

Written on: 19/07/2014

so a response from gumtree, such a pathetic bunch of losers they are

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Pecannuts2's Response to americanlondon's Review

Written on: 09/07/2014

Gumtree is a pathetic site

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★☆☆☆☆

“they need to change the tape”

Written on: 05/07/2014 by lugsbottom (1 review written)

they need to change the tape .. if you complain to gum tree you get an idiotic automated reply "Thank you for your email. At Gumtree we are constantly working to improve the on-site experience for all of our users, and customer feedback is crucial for this. Hearing from you is the best way for us to find out what's working and what needs improving. Thanks again for taking the time to contact the Gumtree Community Team." They really do think customers are idiots and thats just one reason… Read Full Review

Uncleyonner's Response to lugsbottom's Review

Written on: 12/07/2014

But they are the trash online and have been for ages.
They take money, delete adverts and refuse to refund stating their T&C's but actually, they are subject to the "distance selling laws" which now allow you 14 days to get your money back. What bunch of nasties they are, including the staff

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Itsadog's Response to lugsbottom's Review

Written on: 13/07/2014

so funny, these plebbies do not seem to understand

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