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Old 06-17-2006, 10:53 AM #1
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Addition(s) to the feedback forum rules

After reading this thread where I'm guessing the kid got/remained banned because of the feedback left for transactions not handled through PBN, I went and checked the feedback forum rules and discovered that that's not actually listed in there. I'm a huge loser and watch the talk to mods/admins forum relatively closely and from what I've seen it's happened many times before that somebody's trying to mind their own business and keep legitimate feedback and they get banned for having their next door neighbor leave them feedback because the transaction wasn't handled through PBN.

Anyways, I would suggest 2 additions to the rules thread. First, state in no uncertain terms that the deals have to be handled through PBN for feedback to be left here. Second, you may want to add something that defines being "handled through PBN" because if there's a local meet-up to avoid shipping costs, conversations may be had by phone rather than through PBN, and it just generally starts heading into a gray area.
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Old 06-18-2006, 04:11 AM #2
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Old 06-18-2006, 07:46 PM #3
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Luckily I asked the mods if it was allowed before I had my friend leave me feedback after I sold him something.
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Old 06-18-2006, 08:10 PM #4
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Good idea.

Not to be the negative one, but it's just as easy to fabricate some story about each "legitimate" feedback as it is to actually complete a deal. In fact, it is easier.
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Well it would help if they defined the rules a bit more...
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Old 06-19-2006, 07:27 PM #6
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I second that motion. I too have seen bans for such feedback. It is generally considered proper to leave feedback for deals through PbN on PbN, but what is the definition?

Would simply contacting the person here and then conducting business over the phone/email be considered a PbN deal?

Definitions would be good, though some interpretation should be left to the Mods/Admins.
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Old 06-20-2006, 10:43 PM #7
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