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  • noun Plural form of bailment.

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Examples

  • Story wrote Commentaries on an amazing variety of subjects: promissory notes, equity jurisprudence, the conflict of laws, agency, bailments, bills of exchange, partnership.

    A History of American Law

  • Story wrote Commentaries on an amazing variety of subjects: promissory notes, equity jurisprudence, the conflict of laws, agency, bailments, bills of exchange, partnership.

    A History of American Law

  • Story wrote Commentaries on an amazing variety of subjects: promissory notes, equity jurisprudence, the conflict of laws, agency, bailments, bills of exchange, partnership.

    A History of American Law

  • Take the classic examples of bailments: when you give your car to a parking garage/mechanic, it is not for their use and enjoyment, but for the fulfillment of a specific purpose storage/repair - and compensation flows from bailor to bailee.

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  • I like the original concept of bailments very much: I give to you property for a specific purpose with the understanding that you will ultimately return it to me.

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  • I never argued virtual items were "classic" bailments.

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  • Jeff virtual items as property have been able to convince me that current implmentations aren't anything other than bailments

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  • I see your point, although bailments generally don't imply use and enjoyment by the bailee of the goods in question.

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  • My point re: virtual items as bailments is that in the current implmentation, the player's "property" interest is simply possession and not ownership.

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  • Peter "Take the classic examples of bailments: when you give your car to a parking garage/mechanic, it is not for their use and enjoyment, but for the fulfillment of a specific purpose storage/repair - and compensation flows from bailor to bailee."

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