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Receiving messages from people trying to sell me things outside of BST

Discussion in 'BlackHat Lounge' started by CosmicSoundz, Nov 16, 2012.

  1. CosmicSoundz

    CosmicSoundz BANNED BANNED

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    Is this allowed? Seems a bit shady if they are private messaging people and not using the BST section.





    "Hello,

    I am a professional content writer having plethora of experience in the field of content writing. I can write on various niches with complete ease. I am ready to write a test article in order to showcase my writing skills. Since I have done my Masters in English language, so I have complete command over both written and spoken English.

    My rates are reasonable and negotiable. I'd hope that you'd consider me for this position because I am seriously looking forward to associate with you and start a mutually beneficial partnership. Looking forward to positive reply from your end. Thanks

    Regards
    BeingAkrant"
     
  2. DesignerDrug

    DesignerDrug Registered Member

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    im sure they can message you whatever they want, you taking the bait is really just your choice. being that you have some sort of relevant post to whatever they are trying to sell you.
     
  3. blackhat777

    blackhat777 Elite Member

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    If you have posted in Want to Buy or Hire a Freelancer section asking for a service and then you receive this kind of messages, it should be fine. But if you're getting these just like that, then report those messages and Mods will take care of the same.

    Thanks
     
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  4. TheLinkGuy

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    Won't be long before they are banned.. Next time just report the PM.
     
  5. HoNeYBiRD

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  6. ThopHayt

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    Yes, it happens.... but the OP should know that the Black Hat section is NOT the place for this type of thread either. There's a whole section for these types of internal questions/problems.
     
  7. WizGizmo

    WizGizmo Super Moderator Staff Member Premium Member

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    Exactly . . . Just as TheLinkGuy said above.

    "Wiz"
     
  8. BigBuddy

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    I assume , this could be the response for your JV Thread...
     
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  9. artizhay

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    Am I the only one who thinks this guy is a douche for throwing someone under the bus? If you think someone is breaking the rules, take it up with a mod or admin privately, especially if you are not sure about it. If someone ends up being innocent, you could still have hurt their reputation because you had to jump the gun and give them a bad name. Or if it turns out that a rule was broken, then sure, make a thread, but not before you know, which you clearly don't.

    However, I agree with BigBuddy in that this is probably in regard to the not one, but two JV threads you've made about your Fiverr accounts, namely the prompt:
    Considering this phrase from the PM:
    I would think it's blatantly obvious that he is referring to a position that you implied is available, such as - and this is just me going out on a limb here - your JV threads asking people to send you their offerings?

    Must have slipped your mind. Silly you.

    Do I need to go through all of your posts now and call you out for any potential rule violations? Sorry if you see a thread with your name on it in the morning.
     
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  10. Hapshepsut

    Hapshepsut Newbie

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    I don't know what to say about this thread...you just put this person on blast for responding to you?
     
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  11. Beingakrant

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    Thanks a lot to all those who supported me. It's good to see that people here are understanding. OP I forgive you for the mistake by getting me wrongly banned but it happens. Maybe you were high. :p. I explained everything to BigBuddy. About the JV thread of OP and my PM in regards to that, and BigBuddy is truly awesome.. He lifted my ban immediately.:)...I am super happy.. Next month, when I get paid from my job, then I will enroll one year J.VIP membership. :)

    Cheers :)
     
  12. Nookie Monster

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    Bigbuddy is always fair and level headed. Just what this forum needs. :)
     
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  13. Beingakrant

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    Can't agree with you more. Today onwards my respect for BigBuddy has increased multifold. :)
     
  14. zebrahat

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    I concur, BigBuddy is one of the good guys. Had a similar "phantom ban" problem happen months ago, which he checked into, and found he couldn't even trace who had done it, let alone why.
     
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