Originally Posted by odp
Get upstanding members of the community to serve as an escrow service.
That's a nice idea but not really feasable unless you're willing to pay for it. I considered starting such a thing but I don't have time to be calling UPS/Fedex/Purolator/Running to the post office + have a second paypal and bank account (I wouldn't want other peoples money getting mixxed in with mine). Plus I doubt people want to pay double the shipping plus a $15 handling fee + 5%/what ever it costs to send the direct deposits.
It would be different if I didn't have a full time job but I do so it's not.