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Q: I had deals posted to the main site, why do I have a zero?

A: It's not updated automatically, post a link to your deal on the forum(*), the DDMS link, and the number HT it should be and Dan will update it.

(*)If your HT is already in the DDMS post there's no need to link to the forum thread.

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Re: Status for posting deals that are posted to main site?
« Reply #1875 on: December 21, 2016, 10:58:30 AM »
There's always been a limit of 1 HT per DDMS post. Time for some F/Rs  ;)
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Re: Status for posting deals that are posted to main site?
« Reply #1876 on: December 21, 2016, 10:58:46 AM »
Really you expect two HT's for 1 post??

Look at it this way. HT's are for deals that are posted to DDMS. 1 HT for 1 deal. So if I posted two deals as different threads that were posted as one post, but both links were posted, and that they are not exclusively excluded from getting a HT, there is no reason I shouldn't get 2 HT's. Hear what I'm saying?

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Re: Status for posting deals that are posted to main site?
« Reply #1877 on: December 21, 2016, 10:59:21 AM »
There's always been a limit of 1 HT per DDMS post. Time for some F/Rs  ;)

In that case I should limit myself to only posting one next time, what's the point of posting both ;)

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Re: Status for posting deals that are posted to main site?
« Reply #1878 on: December 21, 2016, 11:03:09 AM »
Often when there's more than 1 deal in a post, at least some of the items are not worth their own post.
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Re: Status for posting deals that are posted to main site?
« Reply #1879 on: December 21, 2016, 11:35:24 AM »
Often when there's more than 1 deal in a post, at least some of the items are not worth their own post.

Dan, let me quote what you wrote in the posts:
http://www.dansdeals.com/archives/89660 ' "Price mistake?" "record low price"...
http://www.dansdeals.com/archives/90707 "record low price" each a $50 drop
http://www.dansdeals.com/archives/102582 "record low price"
None of these terms reflect what you said.

Also if the fact that you post two threads together makes it ineligible for a second HT, and that the rule is in fact "There's always been a limit of 1 HT per DDMS post", how do you explain this? http://www.dansdeals.com/archives/95342 Why would it make any difference if the same or two different people posted the two deals?
That being said there is no consistence in this unspoken rule. The fact is that there is no written rule excluding this scenario, and that I have gotten two HT's twice in the past in the same circumstances.
I understand that you want to be right since this is your forum, but I appreciate honesty.

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Re: Status for posting deals that are posted to main site?
« Reply #1880 on: December 21, 2016, 11:38:47 AM »
how do you explain this? http://www.dansdeals.com/archives/95342 Why would it make any difference if the same or two different people posted the two deals?
This is the definition of no good deed goes unpunished.

It is easy in that case to give no HT because well it is a roundup, but Dan decided to give both instead of neither. Kinda like giving a free dinner to people with HT's and then other complaining they didn't get it.

It makes sense to me that just one HT per person per post, and I'd take away any accidentally rewarded extra HT's.
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Re: Status for posting deals that are posted to main site?
« Reply #1881 on: December 21, 2016, 11:41:38 AM »
There's always been a limit of 1 HT per DDMS post PER USER.
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Re: Status for posting deals that are posted to main site?
« Reply #1882 on: December 21, 2016, 11:42:21 AM »
FTFY
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Re: Status for posting deals that are posted to main site?
« Reply #1883 on: December 21, 2016, 11:46:10 AM »
This is the definition of no good deed goes unpunished.

It is easy in that case to give no HT because well it is a roundup, but Dan decided to give both instead of neither. Kinda like giving a free dinner to people with HT's and then other complaining they didn't get it.

Just want to precise since you mentioned this twice, roundups are not excluded per the rules, "Deals that are only PART of a roundup" are. In this case you can argue that they each only posted part of it, but it is not true because the coupon by itself was not a good deal, it is the price drops (at different moments) and the coupons combined that were.
I have yet to get a reasoning on why I shouldn't get two, the only explanation I was given seems to be a rule that is nowhere to be found.

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Re: Status for posting deals that are posted to main site?
« Reply #1884 on: December 21, 2016, 11:47:26 AM »
FTFY

LOL, is it because your name is in the post? Just go on and add it to the wiki while you're at it.

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Re: Status for posting deals that are posted to main site?
« Reply #1885 on: December 21, 2016, 11:49:16 AM »
Just want to precise since you mentioned this twice, roundups are not excluded per the rules, "Deals that are only PART of a roundup" are. In this case you can argue that they each only posted part of it, but it is not true because the coupon by itself was not a good deal, it is the price drops (at different moments) and the coupons combined that were.
I have yet to get a reasoning on why I shouldn't get two, the only explanation I was given seems to be a rule that is nowhere to be found.
Ok is this better?

Terms of offer: Offer good in the 50 United States, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico, on posts  made  by an end-user  from a participating Authorized
Forum Thread only. Offer void where taxed, restricted or otherwise prohibited by Federal, State or Local law. Limit 1 claim per eligible post per household, except in
Rhode Island. Claim form may include separate purchases of different eligible post(s). Your envelope containing this claim form, the section of the printer box bearing the
original “Proof of Post” 12-digit URL code cut from the box(es) of the eligible printer(s) and, if applicable, camera(s), leaving a hole in the box(es) (we must receive
“Proof of Post” with cardboard intact; do not peel off “Proof of Post” url); and a legible copy of your sales receipt(s) from a participating Authorized
DDF Thread with eligible product post(s) circled must be postmarked no later than 30 days of posting. (s) of
eligible postd(s) made from a participating Authorized DDF Thread to be eligible for the offer.
(Receipt(s) for eligible posts purchased under one of the Combination Offers must show that the posts were madeon the same calendar day and must
contain same user handle Information). For full listing of participating Authorized DDF Threads, please visit: http://forums.dansdeals.com/index.php?topic=31.0 and see the wiki here http://forums.dansdeals.com/index.php?topic=24150.new#new. Photocopied URL and “Secondary Proof of Post” url’s will not be accepted. All required information on the claim form must be hand printed; no mechanical
reproductions or labels will be accepted. Keep copies of materials submitted; originals submitted become DDF property and will not be returned. Allow 60 days
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DDF and/or its agents reserve the right to substantiate claims, and request additional identification and/or documentation. Use of fictitious names or addresses could result
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Re: Status for posting deals that are posted to main site?
« Reply #1886 on: December 21, 2016, 11:50:37 AM »
Record low prices doesn't mean it's worth a post. Thousands of items a day have record low prices.

It needs to be a good enough product and a good enough price drop.

The reason for the roundup exclusion is because they typically are items that might be good deals, but might not be a good enough reason to make a post. Any HT for a roundup post is by definition an exception to the rule. I gave Yaalili 1 HT for a roundup B&H dealzone post that had 2 deals from him, that's just how it works.

When there is a hot AMEX Offer it gets it's own post and the user gets a HT in that case. Otherwise if it's too targeted or not hot enough it waits for the next roundup. That doesn't mean that everyone gets an HT for each offer posted.
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Re: Status for posting deals that are posted to main site?
« Reply #1887 on: December 21, 2016, 11:51:12 AM »
Just want to precise since you mentioned this twice, roundups are not excluded per the rules, "Deals that are only PART of a roundup" are. In this case you can argue that they each only posted part of it, but it is not true because the coupon by itself was not a good deal, it is the price drops (at different moments) and the coupons combined that were.
I have yet to get a reasoning on why I shouldn't get two, the only explanation I was given seems to be a rule that is nowhere to be found.
No one has ever expected more than 1 HT per post.
an HT is saying these deals were Hat tipped by MJ  you want dan to HT you 2 times in 1 post.
comical.
LOL, is it because your name is in the post? Just go on and add it to the wiki while you're at it.
no it's common sense. I showed you a post that I made all 3 of the deals from 3 separate locations and I got 1 HT, and don't expect more.
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Terms of offer: Offer good in the 50 United States, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico, on posts  made  by an end-user  from a participating Authorized
Forum Thread only. Offer void where taxed, restricted or otherwise prohibited by Federal, State or Local law. Limit 1 claim per eligible post per household, except in
Rhode Island. Claim form may include separate purchases of different eligible post(s). Your envelope containing this claim form, the section of the printer box bearing the
original “Proof of Post” 12-digit URL code cut from the box(es) of the eligible printer(s) and, if applicable, camera(s), leaving a hole in the box(es) (we must receive
“Proof of Post” with cardboard intact; do not peel off “Proof of Post” url); and a legible copy of your sales receipt(s) from a participating Authorized
DDF Thread with eligible product post(s) circled must be postmarked no later than 30 days of posting. (s) of
eligible postd(s) made from a participating Authorized DDF Thread to be eligible for the offer.
(Receipt(s) for eligible posts purchased under one of the Combination Offers must show that the posts were madeon the same calendar day and must
contain same user handle Information). For full listing of participating Authorized DDF Threads, please visit: http://forums.dansdeals.com/index.php?topic=31.0 and see the wiki here http://forums.dansdeals.com/index.php?topic=24150.new#new. Photocopied URL and “Secondary Proof of Post” url’s will not be accepted. All required information on the claim form must be hand printed; no mechanical
reproductions or labels will be accepted. Keep copies of materials submitted; originals submitted become Canon’s property and will not be returned. Allow 60 days
for processing of claim. Incomplete or illegible claim forms and claims that do not comply with the terms and conditions of this offer will be rejected and will not be returned.
DDF and/or its agents reserve the right to substantiate claims, and request additional identification and/or documentation. Use of fictitious names or addresses could result
in federal prosecution for U.S. mail fraud. In the event of questions regarding claims, program or policy, Canon will review all documents and make the final determination of
claim eligibility. Dealers, distributors and other resellers are not eligible for this offer. DDF reserves the right to seek reimbursement of any amount paid on a HT that is accepted for return by an
Authorized DDF Post after the rebate is paid to you. By submission of this rebate claim to DDF, you hereby agree to submit to the jurisdiction of the federal or state
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Re: Status for posting deals that are posted to main site?
« Reply #1888 on: December 21, 2016, 11:51:53 AM »
Ok is this better?

Terms of offer: Offer good in the 50 United States, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico, on posts  made  by an end-user  from a participating Authorized
Forum Thread only. Offer void where taxed, restricted or otherwise prohibited by Federal, State or Local law. Limit 1 claim per eligible post per household, except in
Rhode Island. Claim form may include separate purchases of different eligible post(s). Your envelope containing this claim form, the section of the printer box bearing the
original “Proof of Post” 12-digit URL code cut from the box(es) of the eligible printer(s) and, if applicable, camera(s), leaving a hole in the box(es) (we must receive
“Proof of Post” with cardboard intact; do not peel off “Proof of Post” url); and a legible copy of your sales receipt(s) from a participating Authorized
DDF Thread with eligible product post(s) circled must be postmarked no later than 30 days of posting. (s) of
eligible postd(s) made from a participating Authorized DDF Thread to be eligible for the offer.
(Receipt(s) for eligible posts purchased under one of the Combination Offers must show that the posts were madeon the same calendar day and must
contain same user handle Information). For full listing of participating Authorized DDF Threads, please visit: http://forums.dansdeals.com/index.php?topic=31.0 and see the wiki here http://forums.dansdeals.com/index.php?topic=24150.new#new. Photocopied URL and “Secondary Proof of Post” url’s will not be accepted. All required information on the claim form must be hand printed; no mechanical
reproductions or labels will be accepted. Keep copies of materials submitted; originals submitted become Canon’s property and will not be returned. Allow 60 days
for processing of claim. Incomplete or illegible claim forms and claims that do not comply with the terms and conditions of this offer will be rejected and will not be returned.
DDF and/or its agents reserve the right to substantiate claims, and request additional identification and/or documentation. Use of fictitious names or addresses could result
in federal prosecution for U.S. mail fraud. In the event of questions regarding claims, program or policy, Canon will review all documents and make the final determination of
claim eligibility. Dealers, distributors and other resellers are not eligible for this offer. DDF reserves the right to seek reimbursement of any amount paid on a HT that is accepted for return by an
Authorized DDF Post after the rebate is paid to you. By submission of this rebate claim to DDF, you hereby agree to submit to the jurisdiction of the federal or state
courts located in Suffolk County, New York regarding any disputes arising out of the payment, nonpayment or attempt at reimbursement of payment of this rebate claim.
Quantities of advertised rewards may be limited. DDF is not responsible for lost, stolen, misdirected or undelivered mail, nor for misprints or typographical errors. DDF
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As per these terms, you own Canon some money ;)
I'm totally fine with new rules, but they can't apply in the past.

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Re: Status for posting deals that are posted to main site?
« Reply #1889 on: December 21, 2016, 11:52:57 AM »
These aren't new rules. I don't recall ever giving one person 2 HTs for one DDMS post, but I'm happy to go back and audit it if you insist :P
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