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BHW Reality Check Guide FOR THOSE WHO ARE NEW OR HAVE FORGOTTEN

Discussion in 'BlackHat Lounge' started by FreeTheTV, Aug 27, 2009.

  1. FreeTheTV

    FreeTheTV BANNED BANNED

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    In the past five to six months, my research about the trends of Black Hat World, as well as a few instances of personal mistakes and experience, has taught me many things. Here are seven of the most important:

    1) Do not flame others. It is completely unnecessary and a waste of everyone's time. It is also a waste of Black Hat World server space, as well as your own time typing out something that nobody cares about. Like teenage suicide, don't do it.

    2) If you are new to the forum, don't try writing several threads asking for advice, and methods on how to make money. The search bar is in place for a reason, and is a great moneymaker if utilized to its full potential. If you make these threads, you will be incessantly mocked, and with good reason. When this does happen, consult the previous note for a way to not handle the situation.

    3) Threads should never, ever end with the phrase "If you liked it, hit the thanks button!", or any combination thereof. That's a good way to lose reputation points, not joking. On that topic, never write your name after negative repping an individual. You will find a retaliation rep in return shortly.

    4) The higher the post count, the higher the reputation on the forum. Completely false statement. Members such as FreeTheTV who post 500 or more times in a span of a month usually have to spend five more months of less than normal to normal posting to slowly shake the reputation of a "spammer".

    5) If you make a program to distribute and sell to Black Hat World members, and people buy it, never stop updating it, and never try to sell it. You will be flamed, you will be ridiculed, you will get chargebacks, and you will be banned permanently. It's as simple as that. It has happened countless times that I have seen, and I'm sure it will happen in the future.

    6) Never, ever, ever, ever even THINK about starting multiple accounts on Black Hat World to make one account seem more substantial than it really is. You will be found, your IP similarities will be discovered, and your account(s) will be banned. On a sidenote to that, never start a thread asking why a member was banned. You will find out quickly that bannings are frequent and for good reason.

    7) Join date is nowhere near as big of a deal as it was a mere several months ago. We have members that have been here since 2006 but have yet to contribute a thing (check the member list). We also have members (********* being an example) that have been here for two to three months and are already outshining most of the Jr. VIP's and several of the Executive VIP's. It's all relevant in the end.

    8) Don't curse in posts. I mean, it's not bad and it's not wrong, but its usually used in flaming, and that makes you sound completely ignorant. Just don't fucking do it.

    FREE
     
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  2. Jcsarokin

    Jcsarokin Power Member

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    Good post man, unfortunately the same people who your talking to (because they didnt read the rules thread) are probably going to miss this thread aswell.

    On another note, I always ask for "thanks" on shares in the download section, so i guess this is for me also :)
     
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  3. FreeTheTV

    FreeTheTV BANNED BANNED

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    Don't you worry. At some point or another I was guilty of almost every single one of the things that I mentioned.
     
  4. pakelika10

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    sticky this for everyone on the main page
     
  5. Italian Hawk

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    I agreed with most of it. There were a few things I was a bit in disagreement with such as registration date and post count. While it doesn't always mean much if anything to some people, to me personally, it means something when I'm doing transactions. I mean, when you know so little about somebody, are you more likely to trust somebody who has been here for 1 month or 1 year? 10 posts or 1,000 posts?
     
  6. gbmack

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    I hate it when people say "if you liked it hit the thanks button"

    thanks have no meaning at all.

    and about #6 regarding multiple accounts... i don't understand why people create multiple accounts.

    this is not DP where you create multiple accounts and say "10/10 best product evar" on your sales thread.

    there aren't very many people who even use the BST section.

    BHW is mostly a discussion forum.
     
  7. hwolfpack6

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    Completely agree with #1-#7, especially #3
     
  8. FreeTheTV

    FreeTheTV BANNED BANNED

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    Number three is the one that I wish to hammer home. As well as the frequent posting of BS posts. It's something that I see all the time on DP, as well as NB, and hope to not have an influx of on BHW in the future.
     
  9. onetoo3com

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    Great thread FTtv, it would be good if it was like that.
    No 8 in your list, well, sometimes, I think it's funny, in fact sometimes it just makes the story better in an expected kind of way. Sometimes people come in here pissed up and haven't got a clue.:wt: But like you say, yeah keep it down.
     
  10. Slasher

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    #5 has bad grammar, and no this doesn't deserve sticky.

    Otherwise thanks for the analyzation.
     
  11. oxonbeef

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    No 4: Will the people with new join dates and high post counts please give me some
    of their automated software as i'm usually far to busy making money than to post
    all day.
    @jcsarokin, I just had to do it.
     
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  12. sddk

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    A good post, we need this forum to be clean & well organized..
    Because I see many duplicated threads here..
    I think it's better to send an email to every new member, includes like this rules and recommendations.
     
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    redtide1969 BANNED BANNED Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    That's a great idea, but whether it would get read or not is a whole other issue
     
  14. Wikolia

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    No. 3 irritates the hell out of me!!
    All good points and common sense really. Its amazing the lack of some people seem to have.


    And remember folks... " if you liked this post, hit the thanks button! " :fing02: lol
     
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  15. hgear

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    good post. Hit "thanks button for my response"
     
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  16. noob411

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    :yield::flame::flame: Flaming is my whole existence is based on who I can flame :D thanks for posting and kick back to reality.....
    a great add on to that list would be

    Try to read the op's post prior to responding....or if its a give a way read the whole thread as not to bump a 10 year old thread of a yahoo email giveaway.....and it has ended and the op was banned and u look like a goose
     
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  17. Sniper

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    LOL at #8 "Just don't fucking do it"

    I agree.. I have no idea why ppl think that they can swear so much. It looks childish and unprofessional. I may be guilty, but do as I say, not as I do :) .. Overall, I concur entirely.
     
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    Add rep whoring to that list of dont's. I can't believe how many guys do this in every post. Don't be shameless, earn your reputation.
     
  19. Wikolia

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    No I think #2 should be written into the rules where someone with <30days and/or <50 posts writes "how do I make x amount of money" results in an automatic ban :D
     
  20. aardanyul

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    #3 reminds me of this thread http://www.blackhatworld.com/blackhat-seo/adsense/108700-looking-adsense-partnership.html
    Hes asking for partners and tells people to hit the thanks button every post he makes. Plus he had like 5 other posts before he started that thread. It comes across as scammy and annoying.