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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.
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Re: Scammed by a DDF'er on the DD forums!
« Reply #120 on: February 04, 2015, 10:45:10 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%

Come on, you need to get more sophisticated than that! There has to be an overall-post-count-to-new-topics-started ratio!

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Re: Scammed by a DDF'er on the DD forums!
« Reply #121 on: February 04, 2015, 10:47:20 PM »
Would the $2 trick work on this too?

Depends on your utilization that is made up of +1's-to-total post count ratio
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Re: Scammed by a DDF'er on the DD forums!
« Reply #122 on: February 04, 2015, 10:55:11 PM »
Depends on your utilization that is made up of +1's-to-total post count ratio
in theory you are correct however many times people will +1000 or "+1 agreed" and there would be no way to differentiate between that and a +1 and then some important addition
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 #123 on: February 04, 2015, 10:58:58 PM »
in theory you are correct however many times people will +1000 or "+1 agreed" and there would be no way to differentiate between that and a +1 and then some important addition

I guess the filter would have to lie wit the "+1" as that is what they all share in common. But yes, I hear your point in general.
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Re: Scammed by a DDF'er on the DD forums!
« Reply #124 on: February 04, 2015, 10:59:13 PM »
This thread needs cliffnotes. Or a wiki

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Re: Scammed by a DDF'er on the DD forums!
« Reply #125 on: February 04, 2015, 10:59:47 PM »
I guess the filter would have to lie wit the "+1" as that is what they all share in common. But yes, I hear your point in general.
So I'll start to +2
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 #126 on: February 04, 2015, 11:01:15 PM »
I booked a two room 3 night stay through a forum member's Hyatt Diamond account. I transferred alot of points to his account and gave him my credit card info. It worked out great for me as I researched the member through his posts. That is a situation that could easily end badly.

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Re: Scammed by a DDF'er on the DD forums!
« Reply #127 on: February 04, 2015, 11:03:42 PM »
I booked a two room 3 night stay through a forum member's Hyatt Diamond account. I transferred alot of points to his account and gave him my credit card info. It worked out great for me as I researched the member through his posts. That is a situation that could easily end badly.

very very very badly.
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Re: Scammed by a DDF'er on the DD forums!
« Reply #128 on: February 04, 2015, 11:07:15 PM »
Have you reached out to him ? Has he responded ?
I booked a two room 3 night stay through a forum member's Hyatt Diamond account. I transferred alot of points to his account and gave him my credit card info. It worked out great for me as I researched the member through his posts. That is a situation that could easily end badly.
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 #129 on: February 04, 2015, 11:10:32 PM »
I booked a two room 3 night stay through a forum member's Hyatt Diamond account. I transferred alot of points to his account and gave him my credit card info. It worked out great for me as I researched the member through his posts. That is a situation that could easily end badly.
Have you reached out to him ? Has he responded ?

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Re: Scammed by a DDF'er on the DD forums!
« Reply #130 on: February 04, 2015, 11:51:19 PM »
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.
+1 i never post "+1" but its a great idea to get my post count up ;) I did it this time because these guys have helped me too. They are all over the threads

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Re: Scammed by a DDF'er on the DD forums!
« Reply #131 on: February 05, 2015, 12:01:53 AM »
Mabey let's hear the story w/o saying with who it occurred with

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Re: Scammed by a DDF'er on the DD forums!
« Reply #132 on: February 05, 2015, 12:14:50 AM »
Mabey let's hear the story w/o saying with who it occurred with
Who's mabey?

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Re: Scammed by a DDF'er on the DD forums!
« Reply #133 on: February 05, 2015, 12:16:53 AM »
Who's mabey?
He's maybe's step-brother.

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Re: Scammed by a DDF'er on the DD forums!
« Reply #134 on: February 05, 2015, 12:19:37 AM »
contributing to the forums is important.
While I agree that contributing is important as it is the nature of a forum, I don't think that the amount that someone contributes or doesn't contribute is necessarily any indication of trustworthiness.
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