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Brian S.
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My "Marketplace and Auctions" subscriptions are now regularly stuffed by the re-listing of the same games over and over by the same seller. Presumably, as an attempt to get views by stuffing the subscriptions. Judging from the timestamps, this is an automated process, so it would not take much of an effort to repeat this daily. My beef with this is that it is hard to find the listings from the more casual (i.e. non-business) sellers. If I wasn't interested in Supremacy Mega-map yesterday, why would I be interested in it today or tomorrow with a new listing? Feels like spamming to me.
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Russ Williams
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Related to this?
auto-dropping market prices by 1 penny triggers unwanted subscription notice - anything I can do?
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russ wrote:
Might be. Although in my case the prices aren't particularly outrageous, it's just that the shipping is USA only. It is bloody annoying, mind, and I was indeed figuring I'd have to scrap my marketplace subscriptions because someone broke the usefulness of them.
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Haven't encountered this yet, but would agree it would be more than annoying, it would cause me to unsubscribe as well.
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russ wrote:
Good catch. Yup, very much related to that thread. Nice to know that I am not the only one bothered by this spamming.
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Yup, bothering me now - literally more than doubled my subscription triggers since lunch. All the same user, and all the same subscriptions as triggered the other day.

This is spam. Reported to the Naughty List, so it should see some sort of action from the admins within a day or so.
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I PMed the user in question. They were unaware of the situation. They said it should stop now. I'll also note that their response to my passive aggressive PM was very calm. Kudos to them.
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Brian S.
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Cool. I tried to contact him last week via one of his market entries, but wasn't certain he got it. Glad to hear he was receptive to stopping.
 
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right?

That is who has been triggering my marketplace alerts, and if you guys have already contacted him that is great.
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I hope this really stops.
My marketplace notifications have been full with that stuff lately - to the extent I would have overlooked actual new items in the sea of spam.
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