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Who to sell to?

Selling my old bike. Person 1 sends an email reply to my ad, and then we agree on a price and I ask when they'd like to pick it up. No response. Then person 2 emails me, agrees on price and schedules to pick it up on Tuesday morning. Then, Person 1 finally responds (a whole day later) asking to pick it up tomorrow. Who do I sell to? And what do I tell the other person?
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twiigss · 41-45, MVIP
Go with person 1 and if they don't show, sell to person 2.
twiigss · 41-45, MVIP
[@595086,somedude15] You tell person 2, hey I made a mistake. I was in touch with a person before you, but they didn't immediately respond to me, so I thought they lost interest. They have since gotten back to me, so I need to apologize about that, I may not be able to sell to you. Since that person responded to me first, I still feel obligated to sell to them first. If the person doesn't show up however, then I will sell to you.
somedude15 · 22-25, M
[@1201479,twiigss] this makes a lot of sense, thank you!
twiigss · 41-45, MVIP
[@595086,somedude15] Anytime :)
Azlotto · M
The first person that shows up with cash.
InHeaven · F
Tell them, the one who picks up faster...its theirs. I guess then its their want/need of the bike will decide the situation....not you.

First come first served. Its everywhere like that
eyeno · M
Actually you should have given #1 more time to reply, regardless. (Reasonable amount of time)

But At this stage #2 gets it.

My excuse to #1 would be you didn't reply back, so you sold it.
You'll might have to just have to face the backlash/ anger from him.
somedude15 · 22-25, M
[@1150425,eyeno] yeah I wanted to but was also worried about not getting it sold in time (need to get it sold before Friday).
eyeno · M
[@595086,somedude15] well ,live and learn and on his end he'll have learnt a lesson too. If your going to buy then finish/ close the transactions.

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