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#1 lazzrpb

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Posted 24 January 2013 - 09:02 PM

I am relatively new to techpb and have worked out a deal to trade guns with another member. I have been scammed on other sites so I was hesitant on trading on this site.could someone please explain to me what would happen if someone scammed me and/or what you think would be the best option would be for me when trading my gun. thanks any help is appreciated!!!!
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#2 VictoriaPB

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Posted 24 January 2013 - 09:05 PM

find someone with good positive feedback, and when looking at the feedback make sure the people that are vouching for this person are trusted themselves as well. This eliminates the chance of buying from someone who makes multiple accounts to post fake feedback for himself.

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Posted 24 January 2013 - 09:06 PM

If someone scams you the staff will track them down and show up at their house...literally lol. If you trade with someone that has more than a few feedback you're usually pretty safe. Post count is another thing to look for, or you could always do a 3rd party trade. I've had no problem on the BST here though.

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Posted 24 January 2013 - 09:12 PM

If someone scams you the staff will track them down and show up at their house...literally lol.

This is what he's talking about
http://www.techpb.co...1

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Posted 24 January 2013 - 09:13 PM

This site is very safe when it comes to scamming. This site has built a reputation as a very difficult place to scam people, and that in itself will scare away some scammers. The rules scare away most scammers. Follow these steps to avoid being scammed.

1. Make sure the ad follows all TechPB BST rules. If it doesn't, then move on.

2. Check the user's feedback, usually posted in their sig, take mine for example. This will show people who have dealt with this person and they say whether or not they are a legit buyer. Traditionally the person with lower feedback ships first, unless the two parties come to another agreement.

3. If you are buying something, send it under the "goods" option, NO MATTER WHAT. This will ensure that PayPal can assist you if something goes wrong.

4. Conduct all business in the thread, with the exception of exchanging personal info. This means that the seller has to say everything in a public manner, where it can be read by any and everyone.

5. If something were to happen, notify any of the admins on this site (ORaNGe, slinkyaroo, mike, or willie) and give them all info you have on the scammer. They have been known to, and have, track down scammers and do unspeakable things to those who are found.

HINT: They are always found.

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Posted 24 January 2013 - 09:34 PM

PayPal + payment as 'goods' = CYA(cover your ass)

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Posted 24 January 2013 - 09:38 PM

thank you guys so much I feel much more confident
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#8 Corysllw

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Posted 24 January 2013 - 09:59 PM

You're pretty much safe on Techpb.

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Posted 24 January 2013 - 10:16 PM

We got yo' back man! Make sure the seller is following the rules, report em if they're not, and you'll be fine.

Have you been scammed any time soon? Ill be happy to track em down for you :)

Don't be shy, PM me if you have any concerns.
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#10 lazzrpb

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Posted 24 January 2013 - 10:20 PM

We got yo' back man! Make sure the seller is following the rules, report em if they're not, and you'll be fine.

Have you been scammed any time soon? Ill be happy to track em down for you :)

Don't be shy, PM me if you have any concerns.

thanks man, I was actually scammed about a year ago on pbnation but it's cool now.I tracked down the guy to a field about an hour and a half away and threatened to press charges.
but thanks anyway I feel much safer with moderators like you!!!
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Posted 24 January 2013 - 10:53 PM


If someone scams you the staff will track them down and show up at their house...literally lol.

This is what he's talking about
http://www.techpb.co...1

Because of you a 1 year old thread has been necroposted outta the wazoo...

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#12 kingJurzy

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Posted 24 January 2013 - 10:56 PM

Because of you a 1 year old thread has been necroposted outta the wazoo...


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Posted 24 January 2013 - 10:58 PM


If someone scams you the staff will track them down and show up at their house...literally lol.

This is what he's talking about
http://www.techpb.co...1


Good job, you just got the thread necroposted.
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Posted 24 January 2013 - 11:34 PM



If someone scams you the staff will track them down and show up at their house...literally lol.

This is what he's talking about
http://www.techpb.co...1


Good job, you just got the thread necroposted.
I love you.

I didn't think someone would actually post in it! D: you guys hate me. I'm gonna go cry in a corner now. K bye :(

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Posted 24 January 2013 - 11:37 PM




If someone scams you the staff will track them down and show up at their house...literally lol.

This is what he's talking about
http://www.techpb.co...1


Good job, you just got the thread necroposted.
I love you.

I didn't think someone would actually post in it! D: you guys hate me. I'm gonna go cry in a corner now. K bye :(


Dont worry I still love you, I couldnt find the thread and that's why I didnt post it... I would have otherwise Posted Image

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Posted 24 January 2013 - 11:53 PM

If there's any problem, report it immediatly and PM a BST mod any questions you might have. We're here to help afterall.:)

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Posted 26 January 2013 - 07:23 PM

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Posted 03 February 2013 - 01:04 PM

BST was made to avoid scams....Still common sense is needed!




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