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    Default Heavier punishment for Scammers?

    For vend scams, casino, etc. I think as of now the punishment is being banned temporarily for x days. I think dev should also take away all their world locks as punishment/the items they scam or 50% of all their items and 100% of there WL(yes even the ones they earn in the proper way) because I feel that some people scam using it like an investment. e.g. They will scam until get banned and after the ban is remove they will play GT normally using the scam wls. Making them instantly rich.

    But, this will be tougher job for the mods since they should able to distinguish if it's a scam or not (especially in he vend scams)
    Idk if this should be in Suggestion Box, I posted here since I want to know the opinion of the forumer (the reason I thought of this is because of vend scams,since this is where tons of dls are being scammed, I even saw one former vend scammer that is very rich now. But it will be good idea to be implemented on all types of scams/ for rule breakers.)

    Benefits of this:
    1. There will be less scammers since all their scamming efforts will become dust once they are caught, I hope.
    2. This is one way to reduce or slow down inflation since the confiscated items will not be in the circulation anymore.
    3. If the scammer decided to have a change of heart and want to play legally, they won't have a hard time in dealing with the temptation of using the "dirty money"

    I'll add more later...

    Lastly, if someone like to make a clearer version of this and put in suggestion box, I'll appreciate it (you don't need to put my name, just hoping this will be implemented)
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    no,because some people still dont know that casinos are illegal so it would be unfair.Maybe they should do that only for their 2nd time
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    Quote Originally Posted by Amploof View Post
    no,because some people still dont know that casinos are illegal so it would be unfair.Maybe they should do that only for their 2nd time
    Yes, exactly. Besides, repeated punishments will eventually lead you to a permanent ban, so the degree of punishment does get heavier the more you get banned.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Amploof View Post
    no,because some people still dont know that casinos are illegal so it would be unfair.Maybe they should do that only for their 2nd time
    I kinda agree with the 2nd time, but its also their fault for not reading the text once they log on. It says that any form of betting is ILLEGAL.
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    Quote Originally Posted by minumGT View Post
    I kinda agree with the 2nd time, but its also their fault for not reading the text once they log on. It says that any form of betting is ILLEGAL.
    Wouldn't it be better if a separate pop-up window showed up on log-in? I mean, with all of the other stuff that is written on the news board it's kind of hard to see exactly that.

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    Quote Originally Posted by minumGT View Post
    I kinda agree with the 2nd time, but its also their fault for not reading the text once they log on. It says that any form of betting is ILLEGAL.
    but some people cant really speak english.I know a lot of people who cant read /speak english that well.But i also know some people who still make casinos even tho they are illegal
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    Quote Originally Posted by Amploof View Post
    but some people cant really speak english.I know a lot of people who cant read /speak english that well.But i also know some people who still make casinos even tho they are illegal
    Well, mods need to be online even more often. Im quite annoyed when there are so many sbs about csn and that none of those worlds are being nuclear bombed...
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    Quote Originally Posted by Amploof View Post
    no,because some people still dont know that casinos are illegal so it would be unfair.Maybe they should do that only for their 2nd time
    I'm talking about the host here. I think they know its illegal. For players/spectators, I think curse is enough.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ZeroRarity View Post
    Yes, exactly. Besides, repeated punishments will eventually lead you to a permanent ban, so the degree of punishment does get heavier the more you get banned.
    That is one of the point why I made this. "Repeated", this just make scammers to scam one time big time then wait for the ban to remove and play normally or use other account.
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    Quote Originally Posted by minumGT View Post
    I kinda agree with the 2nd time, but its also their fault for not reading the text once they log on. It says that any form of betting is ILLEGAL.
    You know, most of them were playing just to satisfy themselves or to brag what they have achieved whatsoever. They don't even bother reading the rules, and will result them playing the game in the most dangerous way.

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    i don't know why people keep getting scammed by those.

    greed always gets to them. no wonder scammers are still alive; people get fooled easily with money.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Mr. Nobody View Post
    But first, mods should be active more
    here we go again with the most common suggestion ever.

    you can't expect 10 people to manage a game that has more than 50.000 player non stop right?
    i believe they already tried to be more active, yet i can see at least one mods every two or one day, while i used to see none in like a week. don't forget that mods do this all for free, they need some rest too.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Garvin Lim View Post
    here we go again with the most common suggestion ever.

    you can't expect 10 people to manage a game that has more than 50.000 player non stop right?
    i believe they already tried to be more active, yet i can see at least one mods every two or one day, while i used to see none in like a week. don't forget that mods do this all for free, they need some rest too.
    I really don't know why you commented on that line, obviously this is not the point of this thread. I just put that because I think someone will comment it, so I decided to put it already.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Mr. Nobody View Post
    I really don't know why you commented on that line, obviously this is not the point of this thread. I just put that because I think someone will comment it, so I decided to put it already.
    well it's a part from your topic, since you said it in your op.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Garvin Lim View Post
    well it's a part from your topic, since you said it in your op.
    I added it as a little humor and basically this suggestion is useless if there is no one who will implement it. If you like I could remove that single line, since I really understand the mods.
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    Well, this is a very touchy topic, especially for a thriving MMO like this one. I do feel punishment is needed but in my opinion there must be a chance for this scammer to mature or turn over a new leaf by stopping. I'm not quite sure as to how the punishment system works but I do feel if the individual is a constantly offending player that has been punished before or a re-offending player; the punishment should gradually rise to possibly show these players that scams are taken seriously. I'm not saying every scammer is going to stop scamming by being punished but I do think that everyone deserves a second chance to redeem themselves and for those that take advantage of the second chance the punishment should be inflicted worst apon them than the previous one.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Amploof View Post
    but some people cant really speak english.I know a lot of people who cant read /speak english that well.But i also know some people who still make casinos even tho they are illegal
    Yep. When I first started I had no idea what a drop game was and I saw a lot so I decided to host a drop game.
    Then someone was like 'drop game scam' I was like oops.




    They should do something like you get 3 punishments then if you do it one more time, every single item is taken away from you, apart from untradeables.
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    Well, if they choose to scam, it's good to implement punishments. I feel that the current one is too light, perhaps something like removing all the items they scammed, and banning them for a number of days. Or if each item had something called a 'face value', we could take away what they scammed +50% of the face value. This would deter more scammers in the game

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    Quote Originally Posted by beepbeeplettuce View Post
    why should scammers be punished if it was the victims fault for being so stupid
    If you get scammed irl, and you report it to the police, and they tell you this. 'Why should i punish them? You were stupid enough to fall for the scam', how would you feel? Y' know, those people who got scammed already have a hard time, they dont need more trouble in it.
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    There should be heavier punishments for scammers

    We don't need this kind of people in the game

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    Casinos wouldnt have been a problem if they were never removed to begin with All these kids played and when they lost they whinned to the devs....

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