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Scammed by RoundedPixels

Discussion in 'The Shit List' started by joeladouille, Jan 9, 2015.

  1. joeladouille

    joeladouille Regular Member

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    I bought from this guy two Instagram bots, InstaKiller and Social Dominator, both for $100.

    - InstaKiller was extremely unstable, and after one month it completely stopped working.

    - Social Dominator never worked.

    I obviously tried to contact him by absolutely every possible way:

    - I tried with Skype, he?s either never connected, or he blocked me.
    - I sent him at least 20+ emails on both of his emails adresses.
    - I even warned him by PM about a week ago and he still didn?t answered.

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    I found one person on the forum who have the same problem as me.


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    His contacts to make sure nobody else get scammed:

    His websites promoting his bots:

    instakiller.weebly.com
    socialdominator.pw

    His Skype: assassn2992

    His email adresses:

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    And the thing that disgusts me, is that he?s still very active on the forum! His latest post is from yesterday!

    *No apparent link to this profile - removed*

    He have multiple BHW profiles:

    http://www.blackhatworld.com/blackhat-seo/members/379435-assassn2992.html
    <- His old one, BANNED
    http://www.blackhatworld.com/blackhat-seo/members/699149-roundedpixels.html <- The one promoting his bots
    *No apparent link to this profile - removed* <- The one he's actually using

    Frankly I don?t necessary want him to be banned, all I want is what I paid for, a working Instagram bot.
     

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  2. OldSalt

    OldSalt Moderator Staff Member Moderator Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    I've been a bit busy and didn't have time to research this one initially - but now it's ready.

    RoundedPixels has been notified he has 48 hours to respond.

    OS
    PS. Reminder to all who have current issues, keep it PROFESSIONAL. No name calling or other insults.

    Reminder to everyone else:
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    If you are not directly related to the situation, or are not offering information directly related to the situation: do not post in the thread.
     
  3. RoundedPixels

    RoundedPixels BANNED BANNED

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    I haven't been on this forum in months (I think you're looking at recent activity by my friends on here), while at the same time I also completely stopped programming. My email boxes were flooded with messages to the point where it was too overwhelming and I rarely ever replied to any of them. The same happened with my Skype account. I could never bothered with removing any of my websites as I just got too busy with school and my personal life. I understand that I should have mentioned on my sites that I wasn't working on them. I apologize for all of the inconveniences.
     
  4. joeladouille

    joeladouille Regular Member

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    And you didn't thought to mention it anywhere would be useful for people who bought your bots?!

    What a professional gesture, you're too successful, you got too many customers so what better idea that to ignore them all right?

    Plus that doesn't makes sense, your email boxes are too flooded, but, you still find the email from BHW saying that you'll be banned if you don't reply.

    I emailed you for months, not a single fucking reply.

    Yeah right, shutting down a website takes hours I'm sorry that you don't have any minutes in your schedule Mr. President.

    If you can't supply what you're promoting that's straight scam.

    Keep your apologises and give me what I paid for, a working Instagram bot.
     
  5. RoundedPixels

    RoundedPixels BANNED BANNED

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    Both the sites were low on traffic, I didn't expect anyone to visit it.

    Most of the emails weren't from people who purchased, they were questions about freeware or other software I have developed.
    I went on just on BHW just to check on the site, not because of the email I got. In fact, it was already passed the 48 hour time, so it was useless for me to go on here.

    Also didn't bother with the removal of the site because it was again, low traffic and I wasn't expecting anyone to purchase from it. Anyways, at the time I stopped developing, the programs were working fine.

    I know this doesn't change anything, but it is mentioned on InstaKiller that there were going to be no updates until Social Dominator was completed, and it was also mentioned on Social Dominator's site that missing features will be added IF the program was ever completed.

    You never paid for "a working Instagram bot", you paid for a program which clearly states that it is in EARLY development, is missing features, and contains bugs, and you paid for an outdated predecessor that clearly states "
    We're currently updating InstaKiller to a new bot. No updates will be released for InstaKiller until then.
    "
    Did you think that the program that wasn't being updated would last very long?

    (Please don't exaggerate. The price for InstaKiller + SD combined was ~$50USD, not $100 each)
     
  6. OldSalt

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    @RoundedPixels,

    First of all, it doesn't matter if your site was getting low traffic or not. If it's no longer for sale, you need to remove the purchase options PERIOD. Selling a product that doesn't work is fraud and as you said, once you abandoned the project, it would stop working not long afterwards.

    Secondly, your sites state that you are selling Beta versions and that they are being developed. That implies that they would be updated to continue to work, which they weren't.

    This one is easy - you are to refund the full purchase price of your bots to joeladouille.

    @joeladouille, post screenshots of your purchases (removing the personal info) to verify the amount paid.

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  7. joeladouille

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    So you make a bot from scratch, you write 5000+ lines of code (as you told me), you make a website to promote it as well, but you're not expecting anyone to visit/purchase it? Totally makes sense.

    Maybe, but my emails were logs and reports to improve your bot and you never gave a fuck either.

    You never said anything like that, I'm not retarded, I won't buy a bot if I know that it won't be updated.

    Are you fucking kidding me?!

    The first thing I saw going to http://instakiller.weebly.com is a big ass banner saying

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    And if I scroll down what can I see?

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    So please, tell me where in the hell it is stated "outdated bot that will never be updated"?!

    Where'd you learned math?

    You're selling Social Dominator for $75 and InstaKiller for $50 that's $125 for both, not ~$50

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    I don't understand you, the bot is already done, all you had to do was update it.
     

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  8. joeladouille

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    Unfortunately I didn't used PayPal, I gave him a $100 Amazon Gift Card by email and I obviously didn't took any screenshot or kept the emails since I had no idea about his dead bots.
     
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  9. OldSalt

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    @joel, I highly suggest you read my PS if you don't want to take a vacation while this is being sorted out. I'll look over the rest when I'm back at my desktop.

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    @Joeladouille,

    Since there is a price on both sites for a $25 special and there is no way to determine if that was in effect at the time of your purchase (neither was picked up by archive.org), I can only decide on a $50 refund to you - unless you can find a copy of anything that indicates the actual value of what you sent to him.

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  11. joeladouille

    joeladouille Regular Member

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    Even if it's half of what I gave him I'll be happy to get $50 :beer:
     
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    RoundedPixels - you have 48 hours to arrange the refund. (sent via Skype as well)

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  13. joeladouille

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    3 days later still nothing...
     
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    RoundedPixels had plenty of time to refund or otherwise respond.

    Perma-banned.

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    same reason i had a vip pay me 800$ for 2 products , being bored waiting for
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