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money giveaways in the freebies section

Discussion in 'BlackHat Lounge' started by sonicpunk32, Mar 10, 2014.

  1. sonicpunk32

    sonicpunk32 Regular Member

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    are they not allowed? there was a thread giving away $30 and when I looked last week it was gone.
     
  2. jimbobo2779

    jimbobo2779 Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

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    I'm not sure if its allowed or not but it sure is sketchy as hell.

    Anyone trying to buy friendship or trust is usually worth neither.
     
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    dropshippa Regular Member

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    yeah , i have seen a guy giving away 30$ for free and i dont know who that lucky person was to receive that money !
     
  4. RushingWind

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    You would get a better answer if you asked a member of the staff.
     
  5. sonicpunk32

    sonicpunk32 Regular Member

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    I don't think anyone got any money, if we're talking about the same $30. I saw the thread was deleted before the OP could give it out. The OP had set a deadline to pick a random person in the thread with a random number from random.org or something.
     
  6. TheUnborn

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    Yes i think its allowed as i remember a thread where a member gave $20 or $30 for his 1000th posts using random.org to choose winner.But to be sure,contact a mod
     
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    The reason it was removed was because it was a random draw, or a raffle. That's not allowed in the giveaways section. You can set restrictions for your giveaways, but you can't choose someone at random to give it to.
     
  8. sonicpunk32

    sonicpunk32 Regular Member

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    Ah, so it's first come first served, then.
     
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    yep, exactly. those are the giveaway rules
     
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    First come first served for those who fit the restrictions set forth in the offer.

    So always set your restrictions to:

    Jr. Vips Only with at least
    1980 posts
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    and "Fat people with a beard who live in TEXAS and own a dog named Phoebe"
     
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