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Why are people allowed to take your deal, and repost them?

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I am new to posting deals on this site. I have noticed alot of people take another persons deals and repost them, why??
kimeeb posted Jun 04, 2011

They are not "allowed" to repost. But, I would say, 90% of the time it is a mistake, and myself and others will expire our deals (i.e. close them out) if we know that they are a repost.

OrionStar (rep: 23.9k) posted Jun 04, 2011


If you mean duplicate the same deal, correct - that is not a good thing to do. ;)

If you mean someone has "updated" your deal, as long as the information is worthy (like a coupon) it's ok.

omegafemale (rep: 214k) posted Jun 04, 2011


Can you give an example so we know for sure?

omegafemale (rep: 214k) posted Jun 04, 2011


Last time I checked, automatically check if another person used the same URL/Deal, and you cannot use it.

But if they find it somewhere else, then yes, that would not be nice

Maximus696 (rep: 1.7k) posted Jun 04, 2011


A lot of the time people don't check to make sure its not already out there so its a Dup cuz they did not take a few extra seconds to check their deal. Sometimes it comes from a different source and makes it seem different to the system. There are also people who have learned to play the system and get around mods so their deal gets listed people have teamed up and are playing the system together and they have multiple accounts which also favors them. Mods I know I just ticked you off but its the truth. Sorry to be so negative but the truth hurts and if the shoe fits it can hurt to wear if you are one of the guilty!!!!! Being truthful has hurt my rep on this site but this is also the only site that I go to that has SO much dishonesty. If it were not for the great deals I do find at times I would stop coming here.

nskcsf (rep: 1.6k) posted Jun 04, 2011