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This site is going downhill fast...

Discussion in 'Forum Suggestions & Feedback' started by Atlas, Jan 24, 2009.

  1. Atlas

    Atlas Regular Member

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    What is with all these threads trying to sell a product or technique (outside of BST)? Half of them are a bait and switch where they start out to "help the noobs" earn $100 a day, but is really just to gather leads via PM.

    Seems like there is less and less actual REAL discussion among people who want to share on a mutual level, rather than hustle ebooks like over on DP.
     
  2. Arthas

    Arthas BANNED BANNED

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    those people are being dealt with via bans lately.
     
  3. toyo

    toyo BANNED BANNED

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    just press the report button on PM. The admins will take care of them.
     
  4. r00t

    r00t Regular Member

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    Yea, I agree. Just like toyo said, keep reporting to keep the place clean
     
  5. cpaaddict

    cpaaddict Supreme Member

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    yeh i hear ya atlas. like others have said though. just use that damn report button on their post and admin or mods will take care of it.
     
  6. bananahands

    bananahands Regular Member

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    I have also noticed a lot of tricky noob posts and also a lot of "complaining" threads. Luckily there are still enough great members to weigh out all the filth. I'm going to stop avoiding that red button from now on too...it's time to start doing some reporting.
     
  7. aмillionaírе

    aмillionaírе Jr. VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    Have you notice how much bans have been given out? Even long-time members are being banned. I think it's being handled, the forum, it's growing and it's natural. Make use of the report button :D - what is shocking is alot of long-time members getting excited and trying to test the same marketing techniques they learnt from here on the users here, when there's schools of fresh targets at DP, sad.
     
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  8. Jagged55

    Jagged55 Power Member

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    I think this is the route that I am going to have to start taking also. I have never felt right about reporting people etc but it is the only way to improve things. Dan08 and others have been promoting it's use so clearly we should start doing it more.
     
  9. mockba

    mockba Junior Member

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    a long time ago i used to help my friend market his..khem..model agency..
    and when i asked - do you ever get any action on the side?
    he frowned and answered promptly - "don't ever put your d*ck in the cash register!"

    i hope i don't have to expand on this thought any further :cool:
     
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  10. toyo

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    I think we should even report money making threads which are just BS, like they have just been post by a newbie trying to act smart.

    The money making section has been trashy for the past few weeks. I see nothing but spam threads trying to gain a few thanks.
     
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  11. Realign02

    Realign02 Regular Member

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    I've seen a lot of this going on as well... luckily for us our mods don't put up with any shit.

    -E
     
  12. silicuda

    silicuda Registered Member

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    i totally agree with your post, no need to have a site filled with garbage/spammers!! we want the old BHW
     
  13. xgnux

    xgnux Regular Member

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    i just got pm from a 0 poster

    his name is rangler1
     
  14. cpaaddict

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    report the pm to mods or admin. dont post here
     
  15. jay101

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    I have to agree that I've noticed quite a few posts by some crafty posers as well. Most of us can see right through them, but I feel sorry for the ones who follow them to the "T" and have their accounts banned or IP's blocked.

    Maybe we should leave the posts open while we pick them apart, then expose the member for leading the sheep to the wolves.

    On the other hand, I have also seen alot of noobs contribute some quality shizzle as well, so I guess it's a fine line. Just gotta weed um out.
     
  16. real222on

    real222on Junior Member

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    Yes.selling snake oil is fine but u never bring it home and sell it to your family like a see acouple of long time members are doing now.
     
  17. jazz99

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    Man you hit it right on! Plus throw in the -- I need $1000 by tomorrow fast, You Digg Me and I'll Digg you threads, I about to puke! :yo:
     
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  18. aliskorn

    aliskorn Jr. VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    Ok, I am a little bit tired of everyone complaining about the forum. Please, use the red button and state your reason. Actually, I feel like the forum is improving, lately, with all the bans and stuff. The staff is on fire :D
     
  19. charles123

    charles123 Newbie

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    I know my postcount is very low, but I think its a bit misleading and too enticing to put stuff like "EASY 200$ A DAY", kind of takes away the creativity aspect?.. I actually like it when people brag about their earnings for competition, and are helpful with discussing individual techniques apart from "money getting", like how to extract such and such, or social engineering, but when there are the full "walkthroughs" like "EASY 500 A DAY" I think it attracts the wrong types, like those who barely use the internet and want a quick buck and not actually use their imagination. And of course if they are good ideas, the HEAVY oversaturation ALL COMPRESSED INTO A SHORT TIMEFRAME on the single methods when advertised as such, will only cause the loopholes, and methods to get closed very fast, right?

    i have a question: are there other good ways to make it up on this forum very quickly besides giving good "money walkthroughs"? or is this the best way? I'm just asking because i sometimes see these executive VIPs with only 45 posts etc.
     
  20. aliskorn

    aliskorn Jr. VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    I think you got it all backwards. You become exec vip on this site, if you`re smart AND contribute. You don`t make money because you`re exec vip or whatever. It`s the other way around. Obviously there are many people doing more money than many exec vips, but they do not contribute. They are usually smart people, they add their own twists on methods, they prefer to lay low and they never give back.

    What I am trying to say is, no title on this site will make you money, only you and your mind can make you money. Good luck!