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unwanted certificates

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Susan

Susan Report 24 Jan 2013 19:10

Is there a site I can go on to pass on certificates I have purchased and found to be the wrong family.

lostmeboardname

lostmeboardname Report 24 Jan 2013 19:31

Hi
http://www.certificate-exchange.co.uk/index.php

Kucinta

Kucinta Report 24 Jan 2013 21:56

I also add the information I have found on all certs I have purchased as a postem to the reference for the cert, on the FreeBMD site.

InspectorGreenPen

InspectorGreenPen Report 25 Jan 2013 06:39

Whilst it sounds like a good idea, I just wonder in practice how many certs are ever claimed.

Out of interest, has anyone any experience in either finding or being asked for a cert in this way?

DazedConfused

DazedConfused Report 25 Jan 2013 19:29

IGP - like you I too think it highly unlikely that very few certificates are exchanged in this way.

I too used postems on FreeBMD

Also I like to keep all my certificates - even the wronguns. You never know that wrongun may one day prove to be a distant cousin.

And even when sending people copies of certificate I never offer the original but always send a colour copy. Shame that the people who offer to me never seem to come up with the goods!!!!! :-D

Susan

Susan Report 26 Jan 2013 14:53

Thanks all for your help, I too wondered how it would work. Anyway there's no harm in trying.

Ian

Ian Report 26 Jan 2013 22:08

Heres another...

http://www.bmdshare.com/

site is currently undergoing maintenance.

DazedConfused

DazedConfused Report 27 Jan 2013 10:52

Another problem with trying to pass on unwanted certificates is that in many cases these sites are only in A -Z format so all A's bundled togther etc., so after a while the site is a mess and trying to see if a certificate on there might be of use will be really difficult.

Take a peek at those listed above and you will see what I mean.

A postem on FreeBMD is probably the best bet and just keep the certificate. That way anyone looking on FreeBMD will see there is a postem, have a quick look and then they can decide if the certificate they are looking for is the right one from the info provided by others. Over the years I have noticed more and more postems which is brilliant.

+++DetEcTive+++

+++DetEcTive+++ Report 27 Jan 2013 11:52

If you add a postem' to freebmd, it might be worth getting an anonimous dedicated email address and listing that as well

In answer to IGP - no, never been contacted. :-0