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Cypress Cavalero
4S Corporation
Morsus Mihi
Posted - 2009.05.04 01:08:00 - [1]
 

Edited by: Cypress Cavalero on 04/05/2009 01:13:43
I dont know about you lot but when was the last time we saw a decent scam attempt in jita?

Nowadays all we see are copy pasted finsihed contract attemps in jita, presumably spammed by a macro bot or someone who has waay too much time on there hands to sit and press ctrl c all day into local.

Now eveyone is going to say " scamming is a part of the game" and i do agree, however spamming complete garabage 24/7 into jita local the games most popular system just starts to ruin the image of the game that little bit and makes me feel like the average player age has dropped considerably.

I would like to see more istvaan shogatsu incidents instead of invuln fields priced at 999milion isk but are those days gone??


Maxxamo
Posted - 2009.05.04 01:10:00 - [2]
 

go visit Jita. lol

Maxxamo

Lana Torrin
Brutor Tribe
Posted - 2009.05.04 01:12:00 - [3]
 

Originally by: Maxxamo
go visit Jita. lol

Maxxamo


He said scamming not spamming.. Also, no it isnt, its just harder to see under the piles of poo.

Misanth
RABBLE RABBLE RABBLE
Posted - 2009.05.04 01:14:00 - [4]
 

Edited by: Misanth on 04/05/2009 01:14:45
Someone scammed the OP out of the contents (well, now we'll never know..) of his post.

Edit; doh. Just seconds later it was edited and filled up. I'm getting slow. Crying or Very sad

Lana Torrin
Brutor Tribe
Posted - 2009.05.04 01:18:00 - [5]
 

Edited by: Lana Torrin on 04/05/2009 01:18:46
He has content now, so i get to reposnd to that too!

Originally by: Cypress Cavalero
I dont know about you lot but when was the last time we saw a decent scam attempt in jita?


I would guess not in a VERY long time. The good scamming in Jita is not done in local.

Originally by: Cypress Cavalero

I would like to see more istvaan shogatsu incidents instead of invuln fields priced at 999milion isk but are those days gone??


Then you are looking in the wrong place. Seriously, you are NEVER going to see a scam of that magnitude in Jita local. You MAY see people talking about it long after the fact in Jita local, but probably not.

Edit: Oops, messed up my quotes..

Cypress Cavalero
4S Corporation
Morsus Mihi
Posted - 2009.05.04 01:23:00 - [6]
 

Good point, i guess what im getting at is would be nice to see a real heist pulled off and posted in here (and be actually able to sell things inside a market hub:) Would a trafic managment or even a local moderator work in this situation cos i think everyone in game will agree that that local is now completely unmanegable due to sheer amounts of "scams" and the inevitable anti-spam kids who then just go and fill the local with garbage?

Lana Torrin
Brutor Tribe
Posted - 2009.05.04 01:25:00 - [7]
 

Edited by: Lana Torrin on 04/05/2009 01:28:10
Originally by: Cypress Cavalero
Good point, i guess what im getting at is would be nice to see a real heist pulled off and posted in here (and be actually able to sell things inside a market hub:) Would a trafic managment or even a local moderator work in this situation cos i think everyone in game will agree that that local is now completely unmanegable due to sheer amounts of "scams" and the inevitable anti-spam kids who then just go and fill the local with garbage?

Leave Jita? I mean Local is just about every other hub is fine.. Local in just about every other non-hub system is dead...

Edit: Ooops.. Forgot to add content..

The problem with posting scams in to C&P is 2 fold.. Firstly you can only do it with either an alt (and we all love to see alt posts!) or the main that did the scam.. Posting with the main means yo pretty much have to scrub them and sell them as your never going to be employed again.

GHSC and some others can get away with posting about their scams as they do them on alts and post with their main who is in a corp that has the reputation of scamming, so they are believed. Just about everyone else is fighting an uphill battle if they post with an alt.

Cypress Cavalero
4S Corporation
Morsus Mihi
Posted - 2009.05.04 01:31:00 - [8]
 

Edited by: Cypress Cavalero on 04/05/2009 01:32:46
NOOO i dont want to leave! lol

But i mean everyone has to go there at some point to cart stuff out and sell (sec stats allowing of course) and contracts from rens oura and Amarr just dont sell as well.

I mean you are right it is only one system in game but it is pretty much THE shoppin mall of eve and has by far the most traffic of any system.

It is just irritating but bareable i suppose. (bearable? WTB spellcheck)

*edit in response
alt posting ftl i agree however "the internet" seem to have made it fashionable;)

E Thatcher
Posted - 2009.05.04 01:45:00 - [9]
 

Hmm this just made me realize. The spam could indeed kill the scams. You need a certain level of legitimacy and the boughts are killing that in the local channels. Hmm good Boughtz????

Amy Mouse
Intersteller Manufacturing
Posted - 2009.05.04 01:52:00 - [10]
 

Originally by: Lana Torrin
Edited by: Lana Torrin on 04/05/2009 01:28:10
Originally by: Cypress Cavalero
Good point, i guess what im getting at is would be nice to see a real heist pulled off and posted in here (and be actually able to sell things inside a market hub:) Would a trafic managment or even a local moderator work in this situation cos i think everyone in game will agree that that local is now completely unmanegable due to sheer amounts of "scams" and the inevitable anti-spam kids who then just go and fill the local with garbage?

Leave Jita? I mean Local is just about every other hub is fine.. Local in just about every other non-hub system is dead...

Edit: Ooops.. Forgot to add content..

The problem with posting scams in to C&P is 2 fold.. Firstly you can only do it with either an alt (and we all love to see alt posts!) or the main that did the scam.. Posting with the main means yo pretty much have to scrub them and sell them as your never going to be employed again.

GHSC and some others can get away with posting about their scams as they do them on alts and post with their main who is in a corp that has the reputation of scamming, so they are believed. Just about everyone else is fighting an uphill battle if they post with an alt.


Lana is rite :)

Colonel Cornbread
Minmatar
Brutor Tribe
Posted - 2009.05.04 02:20:00 - [11]
 

Originally by: Cypress Cavalero
Edited by: Cypress Cavalero on 04/05/2009 01:13:43
I dont know about you lot but when was the last time we saw a decent scam attempt in jita?

Nowadays all we see are copy pasted finsihed contract attemps in jita, presumably spammed by a macro bot or someone who has waay too much time on there hands to sit and press ctrl c all day into local.

Now eveyone is going to say " scamming is a part of the game" and i do agree, however spamming complete garabage 24/7 into jita local the games most popular system just starts to ruin the image of the game that little bit and makes me feel like the average player age has dropped considerably.

I would like to see more istvaan shogatsu incidents instead of invuln fields priced at 999milion isk but are those days gone??




Requesting information on Istvaan Shogatsu - I am still a bit new so I don't know about the player history of EVE and would like to learn about it.

Lana Torrin
Brutor Tribe
Posted - 2009.05.04 02:25:00 - [12]
 

Originally by: Colonel Cornbread
Originally by: Cypress Cavalero
Edited by: Cypress Cavalero on 04/05/2009 01:13:43
I dont know about you lot but when was the last time we saw a decent scam attempt in jita?

Nowadays all we see are copy pasted finsihed contract attemps in jita, presumably spammed by a macro bot or someone who has waay too much time on there hands to sit and press ctrl c all day into local.

Now eveyone is going to say " scamming is a part of the game" and i do agree, however spamming complete garabage 24/7 into jita local the games most popular system just starts to ruin the image of the game that little bit and makes me feel like the average player age has dropped considerably.

I would like to see more istvaan shogatsu incidents instead of invuln fields priced at 999milion isk but are those days gone??




Requesting information on Istvaan Shogatsu - I am still a bit new so I don't know about the player history of EVE and would like to learn about it.

Google.

Colonel Cornbread
Minmatar
Brutor Tribe
Posted - 2009.05.04 02:37:00 - [13]
 

Originally by: Lana Torrin
Originally by: Colonel Cornbread
Originally by: Cypress Cavalero
Edited by: Cypress Cavalero on 04/05/2009 01:13:43
I dont know about you lot but when was the last time we saw a decent scam attempt in jita?

Nowadays all we see are copy pasted finsihed contract attemps in jita, presumably spammed by a macro bot or someone who has waay too much time on there hands to sit and press ctrl c all day into local.

Now eveyone is going to say " scamming is a part of the game" and i do agree, however spamming complete garabage 24/7 into jita local the games most popular system just starts to ruin the image of the game that little bit and makes me feel like the average player age has dropped considerably.

I would like to see more istvaan shogatsu incidents instead of invuln fields priced at 999milion isk but are those days gone??




Requesting information on Istvaan Shogatsu - I am still a bit new so I don't know about the player history of EVE and would like to learn about it.

Google.


All I got was a lot of redirects to the destruction of BOB... and none of the articles say 'Istvaan Shogatsu'.

Tildes own
Aliastra
Posted - 2009.05.04 02:39:00 - [14]
 

Most famous GH-SC scam
http://eve.klaki.net/heist/

Lana Torrin
Brutor Tribe
Posted - 2009.05.04 02:42:00 - [15]
 

Edited by: Lana Torrin on 04/05/2009 02:52:19
Originally by: Colonel Cornbread
Originally by: Lana Torrin
Originally by: Colonel Cornbread
Originally by: Cypress Cavalero
Edited by: Cypress Cavalero on 04/05/2009 01:13:43
I dont know about you lot but when was the last time we saw a decent scam attempt in jita?

Nowadays all we see are copy pasted finsihed contract attemps in jita, presumably spammed by a macro bot or someone who has waay too much time on there hands to sit and press ctrl c all day into local.

Now eveyone is going to say " scamming is a part of the game" and i do agree, however spamming complete garabage 24/7 into jita local the games most popular system just starts to ruin the image of the game that little bit and makes me feel like the average player age has dropped considerably.

I would like to see more istvaan shogatsu incidents instead of invuln fields priced at 999milion isk but are those days gone??




Requesting information on Istvaan Shogatsu - I am still a bit new so I don't know about the player history of EVE and would like to learn about it.

Google.


All I got was a lot of redirects to the destruction of BOB... and none of the articles say 'Istvaan Shogatsu'.


You need to brush up on your google skills.. 3rd hit for me was this. Enjoy.

Edit: You also have to remember, 30B ISK in 05 was worth a LOT more than 30B ISK is worth now.

Julius Rigel
Sub-warp Racing Venture
Posted - 2009.05.04 07:04:00 - [16]
 

Copy pasta is fotm, novelty scampi is too expensive these days.

Cyprus Black
Caldari
Perkone
Posted - 2009.05.04 08:11:00 - [17]
 

I understand what the OP is getting at.

I must concur that scammers nowadays are just not putting forth the effort they once used to. Now it's just FotM scams that everyone spams with an alt.

There's no originality anymore. No real attempt at deception. No more spending hours sweet talking some player out of their isk.

Now it's just macro spam spam spam with a two day old alt.

Lana Torrin
Brutor Tribe
Posted - 2009.05.04 08:31:00 - [18]
 

Originally by: Cyprus Black
I understand what the OP is getting at.

I must concur that it seems scammers nowadays are just not putting forth the effort they once used to. Now it's just FotM scams that everyone spams with an alt.

There's no obvious originality anymore. No real attempt at deception. No more spending hours sweet talking some player out of their isk.

Now it's just macro spam spam spam with a two day old alt.


I added the missing bits. Just because you cant see it happening doesn't mean it isn't. I'm not about to jump on to C&P to post my latest and greatest scam and have everyone else and their dog try it out, and I don't expect anyone else to.

K1RTH G3RS3N
Haunted House
Posted - 2009.05.04 11:20:00 - [19]
 

Originally by: Maxxamo
go visit Jita. lol

Maxxamo



i passed through jita today - looked like every-one posting in local was scamming and racing eachother to do so... 2 scams a second.
scammin jita at 120spm!

Ta'jek
Angels Of Death EVE
Free Worlds Alliance
Posted - 2009.05.04 13:46:00 - [20]
 

couple of weeks ago someone was complaining in Jita local about loaning a freighter to someone that refused to return it... the other person's response was the other 8 people it happened to weren't whining about it in local....

Enden Assulu
Caldari
Caldari Provisions
Posted - 2009.05.04 14:10:00 - [21]
 

Originally by: Lana Torrin
this



The picture is hilarious :)

RedSplat
Posted - 2009.05.04 14:13:00 - [22]
 

Limit Jita local to 100 people.


 

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