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Quick $30 anyone?? Need a site scraping

Discussion in 'Hire a Freelancer' started by code10, Oct 25, 2010.

  1. code10

    code10 Newbie

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    Quick $30 anyone?? Need a site scraping and the info put into excel (alphabetical format)

    The site is www ethiopiahotelguide com and I need all the info from the 383 accomodations they have listed there sent to me in excel format. Preferably in alphabetical order.

    I will need all the info on each accommodation tab like the (general information, Rooms and rates, and amenities)

    IMPORTANT!!! Need all 383 accommodation details!

    Payment will be sent by Paypal once the file has been received (I will not send the payment until I receive the information, if you do not trust this then dont offer services. I am not going to rip anyone over $30, so only serious people apply)

    Any questions PM me
     
  2. trunkss

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    I can do it... I have plenty of free time... Message me!
     
  3. trunkss

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    I think its 183 not 383
     
  4. trunkss

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    sorry my mistake
     
  5. code10

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    guys its not the listings i need its the hotel information these can be found here --> www ethiopiahotelguide com/browse.php

    if you scroll down to "Browsing Accomodations Alphabetically" all the accommodation information is there I need each accomodation's information including (general information, Rooms and rates, and amenities) saved to an excel file

    DO NOT NEED THE LISTINGS INFO - ONLY THE ACCOMODATION INFO

    www ethiopiahotelguide com/browse.php
     
  6. Rajthepositivelife

    Rajthepositivelife Elite Member Premium Member

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    Hi,

    I have sent you a pm. Do let me know if you are interested
     
  7. code10

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    Job awarded! THANKS GUYS
     
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    I've already started it. sorry cant pm yet
     
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    Could you please send me a message with your mail I've got a few things to ask
     
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    I can scrape anything which should be visible on web with damn great faster..

    hit me up if you still looking for ..

    thanks
     
  11. Rajthepositivelife

    Rajthepositivelife Elite Member Premium Member

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    Edited: The buyer has responded.
     
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  12. code10

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    please note as stated in the job brief -

    "IMPORTANT!!! Need all 383 accommodation details!

    Payment will be sent by Paypal once the file has been received (I will not send the payment until I receive the information, if you do not trust this then dont offer services. I am not going to rip anyone over $30, so only serious people apply)"

    So i will not pay anyone for only 30% of the information - if the job was 2 big for your 2 handle then you shouldnt have accepted the work!
     
  13. Rajthepositivelife

    Rajthepositivelife Elite Member Premium Member

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    The buyer did not pay me for 1/3rd of the job that I have completed.

    Caution: Stay away from this guy, He is a scammer
     
  14. code10

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    I AM NO SCAMMER ESPECIALLY NOT OVER $11 - AS STATED IN THE JOB DESCRIPTION I WANTED ALL 383 DETAILS, RAJ PROMISED ME A COMPLETED SCRAPING JOB AND ONLY SENT ME 30% OF THE DETAILS

    If the guy could not complete the job then he should not have taken on the work. He took over 7 days and promised me the completed work in excel format. Sent me only 100 or so records and stated he no longer wanted to complete the job demanding $11 from me for his time.

    Which I may ad that I was willing to pay until he was very rude in demanding his $11 for unfinished work.

    I clearly stated in the brief what was required - if the guy was incapable of completing the job then he should not have taken the work on.

    I was left with only 30% of the completed work and had to commission someone else to do that for me. after waiting over 7 days for Raj.

    If Raj was not so rude i would have payed him for his time, even tho he messed me about so much a measly $11 i scam no one over
     
  15. Rajthepositivelife

    Rajthepositivelife Elite Member Premium Member

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    Code10, Please do not lie in front of other people.

    First of all, there are only 308 records on the site, People here is the link, you can go and check it. http://www.ethiopiahotelguide.com/browse.php

    There are 308 records and I sent him 103 records, that is 33% of the work.

    If he did not want me to pay me, he could have initially told me not to hand over the 33% work. But he took the file from me, and then didnt pay me.

    I was told as soon as I will submit the work, I will be paid. Before sending 33% of the job, I asked him whether I should send it to him and whether he will pay me for that?
    He said Yes
    Once I sent him the file, he did not respond to my messages, Then he said, he will make the payment before 6 P.M UK time on 3rd November. And now he says, since only 33% of the work is completed, so he will not pay me.

    Doesnt all of it show that he is scamming, If he can scam over an amount of 11$, imagine to what extent he could go for bigger amounts.

    I am advising you all for your benefit: Dont fall for this guy's tricks. He will get the work done from you and then wont pay you. Dont work for him at all. It would be in your best interest.
     
  16. Rajthepositivelife

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    Freinds, His newbie status, Only 1 itrader and this act of not paying after getting the work done shows it all that he is a scammer. Please save yourself and stay away from him.
     
  17. Rajthepositivelife

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    Edit: Please see mail transcript below to get to know the complete situation:

    On Sat, Oct 30, 2010 at 8:10 PM, I wrote

    Hi,
    > I have completed 1/3rd (33%) of the job that you had given me. I can send
    > you the excel file. > Since the job is tooo lengthy and time consuming, I will not be in a
    > position to complete it any further. You can hire someone else to get the
    > remaining 2/3rd (67%) of the job done.
    > Please confirm so that I can send you the excel sheet

    Oct 31, 2010 at 6:10 PM, Code10 wrote

    send me the file once checked i will send you payment.
     
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  18. angelas111

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    the op did state twice that he needed "all" the information. so i would not expect payment for a 1/3rd.
     
  19. Rajthepositivelife

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    Dear Angelas,

    Please look at the complete email message which I have posted above your message. I have posted the extra details from the mail just now.

    The buyer clearly knew that I will send him 33% of the job, He confirmed he would pay, only then, I had sent him the file.

    Now, he is refusing to pay, Isnt it being a scammer?
     
  20. code10

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    thanks there angelas111...

    Also was prepared to pay him until he got very rude demanding payment before he looses his patience.. so for that I did not pay as I dont have anyone threatening me for anything.

    **Plus I might have newbie status but have been on this forum over 3 years