Deadbeat/Backout: the_trader

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Re: Deadbeat/Backout: the_trader

Post by JohnHwangBT » Fri Dec 05, 2008 2:13 am

jdubb wrote:Two of the_trader's positive refs are from me and they are both legit. He bought two items from me, paid first via paypal, and I shipped the items. He was very communicative.
Can you post his contact information for everyone?

That would be a huge help.
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Re: Deadbeat/Backout: the_trader

Post by jdubb » Fri Dec 05, 2008 1:43 pm

All,

I sent this note to "the_trader":
Re: Deadbeat/Backout: the_trader

Sent at: Fri Dec 05, 2008 9:32 am
From: jdubb
To: the_trader
BCC: MagickalMemories
Subject: Deadbeat/Backout: the_trader


Joe,

We had 2 good transactions, but I see that some other people are having trouble finalizing their deals with you. I'm sure you know that Bartertown works because members trust each other. Anything that damages that trust is a threat to Bartertown itself and Bartertown is important to me.

That being said, people have asked me to provide them with your address and any other contact information I have so that they can resolve their disputes with you. I am reluctant to do so, but I am going to send what I have to the mods as a PM and they can decide what to do with it.

Please resolve your trade disputes. You seem like a stand up guy.

Thanks,
Jeff
I've sent his contact info to MM and Lin via PM. Good luck everyone sorting this out. What a mess.
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Re: Deadbeat/Backout: the_trader

Post by Norseman » Thu Dec 11, 2008 4:45 pm

can someone ban "aliangshisb21677"

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Re: Deadbeat/Backout: the_trader

Post by flagg07 » Thu Dec 11, 2008 5:15 pm

Norseman wrote:can someone ban "aliangshisb21677"
Management is aware. As directed, I've been reporting the posts. Use the triangle/ report icon in his posts to report it directly.

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Re: Deadbeat/Backout: the_trader

Post by MagickalMemories » Thu Dec 11, 2008 7:28 pm

We have 2 new, active, spamming accounts.

Unfortunately, Watchmen don't have the ability to do anything about it that will help.

For now, just ignore them (you can also put them on your "foe" list).


Eric
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I think what this situation needs is some imagination.

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