Last week I replied to an ad listing about a dozen silver coins, and via email negotiated the seller down to a price range depending on actual condition. Setting up a location and time to meet, he suggested
"We can meet in the Fred Meyer parking lot in tualatin in the very back on the side with the cans and bottles I will just be standing there outside my car I will be in the very back."
OK, I tend to give the benefit of the doubt to people I don't know, but if your idea of a good place to meet a total stranger for a legit transaction is the very back of a grocery store parking lot, next to the dumpsters and with your getaway vehicle close by, I think I'll pass.
However, the "just standing there outside my car" did make me think of
Called it off, and lived to collect another day.