Is it only in Germany (prolly not) or are gold buyers flooding the ad space in your newspapers etc., too?
There have always been people advertising that they're buying gold, but only recently (well, since gold prices are so high actually) they're really getting annoying.
What annoys me most, though, is not that they advertise, but that the way they advertise always makes me think they can't be honest. Seriously, a lot of them go along the lines of "You have spare gold? We'll take it for you and even give you some money for it." And I heard from two people who went to different of these gold buyers that what they offer in exchange is not always reflecting the gold price but is many percent below it.
It's even worse than scrap metal collectors, who offer to dispose of those copper pipes you've got lying around for only a small fee.
On with their heads! I'm the clown prince of fools
if you don't get the joke it's your loss
Love and laughter you see are the new currency
'cause greed's coinage is not worth a toss