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Re: Mezuzah Fraud
« Reply #320 on: January 27, 2024, 06:53:04 PM »
Actually saw this earlier on a site that you say is blacklisted  ;D but they left out the details of what exactly had been found wanting in the sofers Y"SH so i decided not to post it.
His ksav is, at first glance, very nice. A little bit older style. Was he regarded as a "Top of the Market" sofer? If so, there are now major questions on your entire TOM supply chain...
OTOH - If the heter ksiva shown from the vaad mishmeres stam is the most recent one he has... you shouldnt have been buying from him for a decade and a half anyway

I can't speak for other people. I clearly wrote that I either know the sofer that wrote my Tefillin and Mezuzos personally, or I inquire about him from people I know in the city where said sofer lives.
I've been waiting over 5 years with bated breath for someone to say that!
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Re: Mezuzah Fraud
« Reply #321 on: January 27, 2024, 07:23:26 PM »
I can't speak for other people. I clearly wrote that I either know the sofer that wrote my Tefillin and Mezuzos personally, or I inquire about him from people I know in the city where said sofer lives.
which dealer gives you a name?

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Re: Mezuzah Fraud
« Reply #322 on: January 27, 2024, 07:51:10 PM »
which dealer gives you a name?

Any dealer. When I am shown Mezuzos I ask who the sofer is.
I've been waiting over 5 years with bated breath for someone to say that!
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Re: Mezuzah Fraud
« Reply #323 on: January 27, 2024, 08:26:10 PM »
which dealer gives you a name?
I wouldn't but from one who refuses to give a name
Feelings don't care about your facts

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Re: Mezuzah Fraud
« Reply #324 on: January 27, 2024, 11:21:28 PM »
Are there any CH dealers that sold his stuff? I would expect at least one dealer to give out a statement that they didn't carry his stuff. Is the silence normal for CH?
In truth, they don't even have what to be afraid of, because the badatz did not indicate who has to pay for it, and they don't do dinei Torah so everyone is pretty much off the hook

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Re: Mezuzah Fraud
« Reply #325 on: January 28, 2024, 10:54:42 AM »
Are there any CH dealers that sold his stuff? I would expect at least one dealer to give out a statement that they didn't carry his stuff. Is the silence normal for CH?
In truth, they don't even have what to be afraid of, because the badatz did not indicate who has to pay for it, and they don't do dinei Torah so everyone is pretty much off the hook

Come again?
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Re: Mezuzah Fraud
« Reply #326 on: January 28, 2024, 03:04:38 PM »
I can't speak for other people. I clearly wrote that I either know the sofer that wrote my Tefillin and Mezuzos personally, or I inquire about him from people I know in the city where said sofer lives.

One of the problems with english is that there really isnt any way of showing "you" lashon rabim. (I know there's always y'all, but I'm from brooklyn not the south!)
Didnt mean you personaly, rather the "general chabad market"

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Re: Mezuzah Fraud
« Reply #327 on: January 28, 2024, 03:19:10 PM »
Any dealer. When I am shown Mezuzos I ask who the sofer is.

If you trust the dealer....

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Re: Mezuzah Fraud
« Reply #328 on: January 28, 2024, 03:25:51 PM »
which dealer gives you a name?
Are there dealers in CH that won't?
Save your time, I don't answer PM. Post it in the forum and a dedicated DDF'er will get back to you as soon as possible.

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Re: Mezuzah Fraud
« Reply #329 on: January 28, 2024, 03:34:06 PM »
If you trust the dealer....

Why wouldn't I?
I've been waiting over 5 years with bated breath for someone to say that!
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Re: Mezuzah Fraud
« Reply #330 on: January 28, 2024, 03:36:20 PM »
(I know there's always y'all, but I'm from brooklyn not the south!)

You're not from the South (Y'all ain't from the South), hence you don't realize that y'all isn't a plural form!!!!

I have heard two versions of turning y'all into plural:

1. y'alls
2. all y'all.
I've been waiting over 5 years with bated breath for someone to say that!
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Re: Mezuzah Fraud
« Reply #331 on: January 28, 2024, 03:41:18 PM »
Why wouldn't I?

Never trust the dealer, poker, mezuzah or meth

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Re: Mezuzah Fraud
« Reply #332 on: January 28, 2024, 04:47:54 PM »
You're not from the South (Y'all ain't from the South), hence you don't realize that y'all isn't a plural form!!!!

I have heard two versions of turning y'all into plural:

1. y'alls
2. all y'all.

Y'all is most definitely plural, other versions above notwithstanding. It can also be singular. Grammer rules in Southern English is about as strict as rules in proper English. There are exceptions to all of them.
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Re: Mezuzah Fraud
« Reply #333 on: January 28, 2024, 05:56:49 PM »
Grammer rules in Southern English is about as strict as rules in proper English. There are exceptions to all of them.

How y'all doing today?
« Last Edit: January 28, 2024, 07:33:16 PM by ExGingi »
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Re: Mezuzah Fraud
« Reply #334 on: January 28, 2024, 07:21:43 PM »
How y'all doing today?

Missed the other one. Threw in some Ebonics for good measure.
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Re: Mezuzah Fraud
« Reply #335 on: January 28, 2024, 07:32:09 PM »
Missed the other one. Threw in some Ebonics for good measure.

I just stopped short once I saw it, and didn't continue reading the sentence. But since you asked for it, I edited my post above.
I've been waiting over 5 years with bated breath for someone to say that!
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Re: Mezuzah Fraud
« Reply #336 on: January 28, 2024, 08:34:50 PM »
So if I've been consistently getting mid market or lower, I'm safe?

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Re: Mezuzah Fraud
« Reply #337 on: January 29, 2024, 11:15:29 AM »
You're not from the South (Y'all ain't from the South), hence you don't realize that y'all isn't a plural form!!!!

I have heard two versions of turning y'all into plural:

1. y'alls
2. all y'all.

Ya'll is still primarily used in the plural even if it is also used in the singular. Those pluralizations aren't strictly necessary and have been added to add even more color and expression to what had become standard, as is wont in the South.

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Re: Mezuzah Fraud
« Reply #338 on: January 29, 2024, 11:34:54 AM »
Ya'll is still primarily used in the plural even if it is also used in the singular. Those pluralizations aren't strictly necessary and have been added to add even more color and expression to what had become standard, as is wont in the South.

Southern US, Southern Africa, I guess I must acquiesce to the expert from the South.
I've been waiting over 5 years with bated breath for someone to say that!
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Re: Mezuzah Fraud
« Reply #339 on: January 29, 2024, 12:37:27 PM »
Interestingly I find y'all denotes "all of you" and not "you all"