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Honest DDFers                                                                                                     Vouched by:         
Henche                                                                                                                          Henche
Count Valentine                                                                                                              HelpMe
Chaim Moscowitz (only if he comes to BOS for a Henche DO) (Did not come)             Count Valentine
Dan                                                                                                                               Chaim Moskowitz

All jokes aside, the moral of this thread is that you should not trust someone just because he/she/they/it is a DDFer. Investigate before you put yourself at risk. Take into consideration the number of posts and the content of those posts (and your gut feeling).
Contact Henche if you got scammed.
« Last edited by lunatic on May 13, 2018, 08:49:48 PM »

Author Topic: Scammed by a DDF'er on the DD forums!  (Read 27853 times)

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Re: Scammed by a DDF'er on the DD forums!
« Reply #105 on: February 04, 2015, 09:21:04 PM »
I wouldn't go near him with a 10 foot Pole (get it? Pole? :P Oh never mind...)
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Re: Scammed by a DDF'er on the DD forums!
« Reply #106 on: February 04, 2015, 09:38:53 PM »
its not the amount of posts in particular. Its if someone posted a lot you usually get a feeling of the person.
+1
In a good way (Marco polo, chuksterace)
Or in a bad trolling type of way (TimT, Meshuganer ;) )

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Re: Scammed by a DDF'er on the DD forums!
« Reply #107 on: February 04, 2015, 09:44:33 PM »
+1
In a good way (Marco polo, chuksterace)
Or in a bad trolling type of way (TimT, Meshuganer ;) )

Marco Polo and chucksterace are very helpful. I am glad you mentioned them. Also ilherman. Of course, there are many people who have great content to their posts and share lots of wisdom but the above mentioned stand out as people who will spend time helping you.

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Re: Scammed by a DDF'er on the DD forums!
« Reply #108 on: February 04, 2015, 09:50:36 PM »
Maybe there's no definite way to know who's not trustworthy, but if a DDF'er invests his time into the forum (not posts per se), IME, they definitely are trustworthy.
« Last Edit: February 04, 2015, 11:56:32 PM by JayR »
You can modify your original post. The modify button is right next to the quote button.

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Re: Scammed by a DDF'er on the DD forums!
« Reply #109 on: February 04, 2015, 09:54:26 PM »
+1
In a good way (Marco polo, chuksterace)
Or in a bad trolling type of way (TimT, Meshuganer ;) )

Marco Polo and chucksterace are very helpful. I am glad you mentioned them. Also ilherman. Of course, there are many people who have great content to their posts and share lots of wisdom but the above mentioned stand out as people who will spend time helping you.

Sounds like this thread is turning into the "reputation thread"

+1 on Marco Polo,ckmk47,Achas Ve Achas on the great help they always provide.
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Re: Scammed by a DDF'er on the DD forums!
« Reply #110 on: February 04, 2015, 10:18:45 PM »
How much you willing to bet that the due who scammed OP is someone with s decent rep on the forum?

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Re: Scammed by a DDF'er on the DD forums!
« Reply #111 on: February 04, 2015, 10:23:33 PM »
How much you willing to bet that the due who scammed OP is someone with s decent rep on the forum?
I definitely wouldn't put money on it although it is possible
I wonder what people who type "u" instead of "you" do with all their free time.

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Re: Scammed by a DDF'er on the DD forums!
« Reply #112 on: February 04, 2015, 10:27:26 PM »
OP has been on the forum since 2010. I don't think he/she would do a deal with some fly-by-night brand new account.

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Re: Scammed by a DDF'er on the DD forums!
« Reply #113 on: February 04, 2015, 10:29:55 PM »
OP has been on the forum since 2010. I don't think he/she would do a deal with some fly-by-night brand new account.

I am here longer than that, and have sold stuff (maybe bought too) from some fly-by-night brand new account. Not everyone is here to scam you, you gotta be careful though.

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Re: Scammed by a DDF'er on the DD forums!
« Reply #114 on: February 04, 2015, 10:30:23 PM »
OP has been on the forum since 2010. I don't think he/she would do a deal with some fly-by-night brand new account.

could just be a quick and low cost RC issue. Blantant and not honest, but probably low cost, so OP was caught off guard?

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Re: Scammed by a DDF'er on the DD forums!
« Reply #115 on: February 04, 2015, 10:31:35 PM »
I am here longer than that, and have sold stuff (maybe bought too) from some fly-by-night brand new account. Not everyone is here to scam you, you gotta be careful though.
+1
I would obviously be more trusting and take more risks with established members but I've done plenty of business with new guys. Use common sense. Trust but verify.
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Re: Scammed by a DDF'er on the DD forums!
« Reply #116 on: February 04, 2015, 10:31:45 PM »
Speaking as one of those with low post counts, I've had only positive experiences buying and selling on the forum so far. But I do it CM's way  ;)
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Re: Scammed by a DDF'er on the DD forums!
« Reply #117 on: February 04, 2015, 10:32:32 PM »
I am here longer than that, and have sold stuff (maybe bought too) from some fly-by-night brand new account. Not everyone is here to scam you, you gotta be careful though.
I assume with some fly-by-night brand new account you make them pay before you give the product
I wonder what people who type "u" instead of "you" do with all their free time.

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Re: Scammed by a DDF'er on the DD forums!
« Reply #118 on: February 04, 2015, 10:37:48 PM »
So it should be scalable. Not saying that it will be (easy) implemented but criteria for example:

Hat tips 5%
Post count 15%
positive feedback for helpful posts 30%
positive feedback for business done with 50%
Would the $2 trick work on this too?

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Re: Scammed by a DDF'er on the DD forums!
« Reply #119 on: February 04, 2015, 10:43:46 PM »
I assume with some fly-by-night brand new account you make them pay before you give the product

If I would sell united club passes for example then yes, payment is sent and then the passes are mailed out.