This might be a hot topic, and I apologize beforehand if it turns into one. That's not the intention of this thread.
I notice many times when someone responds to a wanted ad with less than 100 posts, the "book" gets thrown at them for not having a count in the triple digits. I understand the concern, but even that rule seems to not apply to wanted ads:
"You must have a total post count of 100 (contribute to the other parts of the forum) before you can sell anything in the "For Sale (FS) Classifieds" or "Garage Sale" forums."
If that's the requirements, why do we get so defensive to these responses? I know its a black and white interpretation, but I don't see where they are doing anything wrong. The wanted ads serve a purpose to our members. I wouldn't care if I got it from a 3 poster or not, but I definitely wouldn't hold the same expectations as I would with one of the regulars. It'd be a "buy at your own risk" situation where the member is taking their own risk, knowing that the seller is not a true "Polkie". This is a completely different situation than if that same person came on to the site to post it for sale IMO. Might just be me though.