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walker Hanomaa
Kill'em all. Let Bob sort'em out.
Ushra'Khan
#1 - 2017-01-15 00:37:36 UTC
ahhhh **** boys i got scammed this means i can complain on the fourms even though i didn't take the time to look at it right and its a game mechanic.



i dont know what else to say i guess :^)


Rogwar Toralen
The Graduates
The Initiative.
#2 - 2017-01-15 00:41:08 UTC
walker Hanomaa wrote:
ahhhh **** boys i got scammed this means i can complain on the fourms even though i didn't take the time to look at it right and its a game mechanic.



i dont know what else to say i guess :^)





Tell us what happened. Maybe it will keep someone else from getting scammed?
Trasch Taranogas
State War Academy
Caldari State
#3 - 2017-01-15 00:42:25 UTC
walker Hanomaa wrote:
ahhhh **** boys i got scammed this means i can complain on the fourms even though i didn't take the time to look at it right and its a game mechanic.



i dont know what else to say i guess :^)





You are in the right place.

Nitpickers and butthurts thrive here.

If you always stay ready you don't have to get ready.

walker Hanomaa
Kill'em all. Let Bob sort'em out.
Ushra'Khan
#4 - 2017-01-15 00:42:51 UTC
it was a pretty simple fast contract advertising a navy issue osprey. couple went up being legit but the once i pounced on was sadly a normal one

remember kids always check before you hit that accept button dont do what i did and lose 30 mil
Demolishar
United Aggression
#5 - 2017-01-15 00:44:51 UTC
oh no 30 mil
Mara Pahrdi
The Order of Anoyia
#6 - 2017-01-15 00:46:28 UTC
walker Hanomaa wrote:
it was a pretty simple fast contract advertising a navy issue osprey. couple went up being legit but the once i pounced on was sadly a normal one

remember kids always check before you hit that accept button dont do what i did and lose 30 mil

Never ever buy from tradehub local.

Remove standings and insurance.

walker Hanomaa
Kill'em all. Let Bob sort'em out.
Ushra'Khan
#7 - 2017-01-15 00:47:51 UTC
Demolishar wrote:
oh no 30 mil



thats a tad bit for me being a alpha clone Lol
Akali Mid
Aliastra
Gallente Federation
#8 - 2017-01-15 01:11:52 UTC
Im all here for you, please continue, Im all ears and very interested in whatever the fk you got to tell me.
Eternus8lux8lucis
Primus Inc.
LEGIO ASTARTES ARCANUM
#9 - 2017-01-15 01:25:47 UTC
good job not being butthurt OP


@GM poster... posting GM or CCP correspondence on the forums is a no no you will want to edit your post and take that out before the ISDs do, same with the guy quoting you. Blink


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Have you heard anything I've said?

You said it's all circling the drain, the whole universe. Right?

That's right.

Had to end sometime.

Scipio Artelius
The Vendunari
End of Life
#10 - 2017-01-15 01:45:00 UTC
Zoubidah Al-Kouffarde
Imperial Shipment
Amarr Empire
#11 - 2017-01-15 01:45:52 UTC
The last part of the answer is amazing for anybody who's been playing EvE for a long time.

Seems they're really going to throw the griefers under the bus at some point

Oh that would be hilarious

"You would not be the first "ganker aligned" player to be found to having some issues. Here's a dark secret: there are some in AG who, because of battling gankers, have managed to get to know a few of them, found they had issues, and helped them" HW

Rogwar Toralen
The Graduates
The Initiative.
#12 - 2017-01-15 02:00:28 UTC
OP and any other new players check out this link from Eve University.


http://wiki.eveuniversity.org/Scams_in_EVE_Online


The Uni is a great place to go and learn about the game. You will find yourself less subject to griefers and harassment by being part of a group. Plus you can turn it into game content by getting some bros together and go kick some butt in return.
walker Hanomaa
Kill'em all. Let Bob sort'em out.
Ushra'Khan
#13 - 2017-01-15 02:06:45 UTC
il be taking pitty donations :^)

im just kidding legit dont send me money

(is this where i put about how i learned my lesson?)
Clockwork Robot
Science and Trade Institute
Caldari State
#14 - 2017-01-15 03:14:54 UTC
I'm not so sure it's the scam thing that irks people. If I were to guess, the "survey on ur scam/gank", the gleeful blog post, and generally the... delight that the community piles ontop of the scam, that pisses people off.

You have legions, LEGIONS of players who espouse the idea that "internet spaceships in internet spaceship game", but egads do they push as hard as possible to engender a real life emotion out of other players.

Like everything human, it isn't the mechanic (or the existence of the mechanic) so much as it is what's done with it.
Matthias Ancaladron
Imperial Shipment
Amarr Empire
#15 - 2017-01-15 03:21:42 UTC
Mara Pahrdi wrote:
walker Hanomaa wrote:
it was a pretty simple fast contract advertising a navy issue osprey. couple went up being legit but the once i pounced on was sadly a normal one

remember kids always check before you hit that accept button dont do what i did and lose 30 mil

Never ever buy from tradehub local.

I sell stuff all the time quickly in local when I wanna move it quickly and not wait around with active sell orders.
Just read the contracts before you accept them if it's a contract.
I just put it on market cheaper than anyone else and post my item in local to direct them to the market and it usually gets snapped up in a few seconds or a minute.
Matthias Ancaladron
Imperial Shipment
Amarr Empire
#16 - 2017-01-15 03:24:29 UTC
Clockwork Robot wrote:
I'm not so sure it's the scam thing that irks people. If I were to guess, the "survey on ur scam/gank", the gleeful blog post, and generally the... delight that the community piles ontop of the scam, that pisses people off.

You have legions, LEGIONS of players who espouse the idea that "internet spaceships in internet spaceship game", but egads do they push as hard as possible to engender a real life emotion out of other players.

Like everything human, it isn't the mechanic (or the existence of the mechanic) so much as it is what's done with it.


The not thing that bothers me about scmming is the spam. Go ahead qnd post the three fake orders and the scam order. Good now let other people talk/trade normally. They dont need to repost that stuff 10 times a second and just flood the window with a scam that's not fooling anyone. If i didn't fall for it two seconds ago im falling for it two seconds from now. Stop posting the contracts.
So I end up reporting and blocking them mostly.
Celise Katelo
State War Academy
Caldari State
#17 - 2017-01-15 03:29:39 UTC
I would like to get Scammed like my Ex once did. She made me fall in love with her, we got a flat together & then she was gone. True story, still waiting to get Scammed in EVE online so i can feel the deep pain of the knife in my back.

The only time i felt such pain was this one time, when i turned into a kill mail when i first started out. Gate camp.. full speed ahead guns at the ready, scrammed, scanned bubbled dead, is the only scam in the game that keeps me on my tippy toes. True story, my ship went to Val Halla & my corpse well thats another story ShockedBlink

Yus a gate camp is a scam, because the gate already planned for such a trap "cough" , the honey pot on the other side is like a addiction.

EVEBoard ...Just over 60million skill points, each skill was chosen for a reason. I closed my eyes & clicked another skill to train... "BINGO...!!!" ... "This time i got something usefull"

Rogwar Toralen
The Graduates
The Initiative.
#18 - 2017-01-15 03:43:17 UTC
Matthias Ancaladron wrote:

So I end up reporting and blocking them mostly.


I found it best to just close local in the trade hubs. Blocking was a waste of time. Reporting legit scams just wastes other's time. People must fall for that stuff though otherwise the trade hub local in Jita would not be a constant flow of such drivel. It all seems to be the same old scam stuff repeated.
Dracvlad
Taishi Combine
#19 - 2017-01-15 08:38:02 UTC  |  Edited by: Dracvlad
First of all the OP is in idiot twice, once for falling for such a click fast contract scam and the second for initially not detailing it when making his troll post. The scam you fell for is perfectly legit because the player used greed and stupidity to condition people to fall for it. You only have yourself to blame for it.

In terms of other scams people can complain if the mechanics facilitate the scams, and there are a number like that, the courier contract scam with high collateral to a Citadel which is closed is the most evident one, there is no counter except for refusing to do any courier contracts involving citadels or developing a trusted list, which is how I would deal with it.

But complaining about a scam like this to make a dumb point... Roll

0 / 10 Troll post

When the going gets tough the Gankers get their CSM rep to change mechanics in their favour.

Blocked: Teckos Pech, Sonya Corvinus, baltec1, Shae Tadaruwa, Wander Prian, Daichi Yamato, Jonah Gravenstein, Merin Ryskin, Linus Gorp

Yebo Lakatosh
Brutor Tribe
Minmatar Republic
#20 - 2017-01-15 08:41:53 UTC
Dracvlad wrote:
But complaining about a scam like this to make a dumb point... Roll

0 / 10 Troll post


walker Hanomaa wrote:
i know its allowed and all im just poking fun at people who come on the fourms and complain that they got scammed

Elite F1 pilot since YC119, incarnate of honor, integrity and tidi.

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