Question Can i have access to trading forum?

Discussion in 'Site Discussions & Suggestions' started by go-vegan, May 17, 2015.

  1. go-vegan
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    As you can see, i joined in jul. 2013. and so far i have about 50 posts. I know 100 posts are required to gain access to trading forum but i am more reader type of forumite.
    Since i am planning to buy something soon, i would like to check what trading forum here has to offer.
    It took me 2 years to make 50 posts, i can't wait 2 more to gain access to trading, so please grant me that and i promise, i wont abuse it.
     
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  2. ComeTurismO

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    One of the reasons why you have to have 100 posts, its to assure the person you're doing business with that you are known from quite a few people, and that's where it begins to have people have some proper information on you. Administration and members can't take any risks!
     
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  3. Nathan Drake

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    Although that's correct, members with less than 100 posts can be given access to the trading forum based on age due to the fact that there are a lot of people out there who read more than they contribute, and they shouldn't necessarily be punished for that fact. In the end, it's up to the discretion of those such as Costello to determine what cases qualify and what don't.
     
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  4. go-vegan
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    post count means nothing in this matter, by that logic, any spammer would be trusted for trading.
    how about my 2 years on this forum without any incidents?
     
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    Just spam some 3DS threads, insta 100 posts.

    I once "bought" an E3 flasher from a member with below 100 posts who had an account for a while.
    After he got the money, he never ever showed up again.

    Personally, I'd say people with 500 posts and an account older then half an year should have access to the trading forums.
     
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    And by 'spam' he means 'make relevant posts'.
     
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    Indeed I do.
    It only takes a day in the 3DS section to round up 100 posts.
     
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    I regret having over 100 posts because now I can't change my name :<
     
  9. go-vegan
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    i am dissapointed
     
  10. migles

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    my dad works for nintendo.
    i had the case of one user tried to trade outside of the areas because he was a new guy.. i told him about this rules, you know what happened... in the end of the day, he made the 100 posts (i think he done them on 2 hours or something)
    i looked at the posts he made... mostly garbage... like giving wrong information to other people, posting non.sense some necrobumping etc..

    maybe we could have some rule like after 2 months the person can see the trading area but not post?
     
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  11. Skelletonike

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    Doesn't the off-topic area also count for posts?
    I don't post that much nowadays but from posting every now and then in random parts I have a few posts myself (well, most new members don't know me nowadays though... I feel old). z.z