Averted GTS scam?

Discussion in 'NDS - Console and Game Discussions' started by Ziggy Zigzagoon, Mar 13, 2011.

  1. Ziggy Zigzagoon
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    At one time, I was looking for a Fushide, and I decided to go to the GTS for one. (I was playing ポケットモンスターブラック blind.) I ended up finding one offering a Fushide for some Pokémon I could catch outside Aloe's gym. So, I did the trade. My Fushide seems legitimate, but I checked his nickname.

    My Fushide was named "レシラム♢".

    Did I just inadvertently disrupt a scammer's plans to claim to offer a Reshiram but leave the victim with a Fushide?
     
  2. Fishaman P

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    This would have been better as a blog post.

    And no, people easily would have noticed.
     
  3. 8BitWalugi

    8BitWalugi Taiyohhhhhh!

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    Did you really need to post in Jap?

    Fix'd.
     
  4. Ammako

    Ammako GBAtemp Guru

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    True.
     
  5. YayMii

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    Did you really need to use Romaji?

    Further fix'd.
     
  6. Ziggy Zigzagoon
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    I have secret reasons as to why I used the foreign version of the games. However, I used Roomaji not only to match the the names with the games, but I also did not know Fushide's English name (/attempting to avoid spoilers/), and I wanted to demonstrate the exact name of the Fushide I got.

    Even so, I wonder how that odd Fushide came to be...
     
  7. rave420

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    yeah man, scammers, dream on.... there's a professional ring of GTS scammers out there looking to make your underage pokemon their bitch. better watch out for those scammers [​IMG]
     
  8. Ammako

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    Renaming a Venipede would not in any way make people think it's actually a Reshiram.
     
  9. Sausage Head

    Sausage Head Lord Sausage LXIX

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    alanjohn check ur pm
    ^ It would fool me.
     
  10. KazoWAR

    KazoWAR GBAtemp Advanced Maniac

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    No way a scam. the game wouldn't bring up that Venipede if someone searched for Reshiram.