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Discussion in 'SteamRep General Discussion' started by Swag [Inc], May 24, 2013.

  1. Swag [Inc]

    Swag [Inc] New User

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    I noticed some people have "Some website admin" for reputation, for example:
    http://steamrep.com/profiles/76561198043901181

    I'm the creator and admin of http://trade.tf
    Do I need to do anything to get that title in my reputation ? Or is it only for some websites ?

    Just a word about trade.tf, it's a search engine for trades over many websites, it annotates trades with prices (tries to read the text to find real prices) and determines what are good deals or bad deals:
    http://trade.tf/deals

    There's also a mathematical spreadsheet, that measures items values from user backpacks variation:
    http://trade.tf/spreadsheet

    And that's about it
  2. Thomas Matthias

    Thomas Matthias Retired Staff

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  3. Eoj Nawoh

    Eoj Nawoh Retired Staff Partner Community

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    Just to comment, your site also has a flaw, at least one I noticed after a few seconds, people don't always select everything they want on sites like OP. For instance, they may ask for 5 buds and 2 keys, but only select a buy and a key, and then mention is later in the description, and your site just shows this as a large profitable deal.

    Also, I can't say I believe in such a subjective and quantitative view on trading and profit earned. No offense, I'm show people use your site, just it's something further that ends bartering and drills set "values" into a trader's mind.
  4. Swag [Inc]

    Swag [Inc] New User

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    Well there's some artificial intelligence on my site that reads the text of the trade to identify the real price, it's not perfect since it's really hard to read user text but it's improving all the time and it already works in many situations. Basically that's why there's a warning to double check.

    About your concerns, I don't really understand what you mean. Like I'm "drilling set values in traders mind" ??? Are you talking about the automated spreadsheet or the good deals ?
  5. Eoj Nawoh

    Eoj Nawoh Retired Staff Partner Community

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    Ah, I suppose that addresses some issues. I had scrolled through and saw a few errors.

    I'm worried that people will just go to "good trades" and do them. They won't think, they won't seek things out, they'll just take your word for it and take those "good deals".
  6. Horse

    Horse Administrator SteamRep Admin

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    Regardless of site people use or tools in the end it is the users responsibility to know what they are doing and how or what they wish to trade - I'm sorry to say that at the end of the day you can't fix stupid no matter how hard you try or how much you try to put a amount tag on something. The idea I think he has is "Trade" therefore you and the other person trade for said items you feel is of equal worth to the other not what some spreadsheet, site or idiot on a steam friends list may say an item is "worth".

    I believe he got his answer ..so this thread can prob be terminated.
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