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Unusual Cheaters Lament

Discussion in 'SteamRep General Discussion' started by DataStorm, Apr 16, 2013.

  1. DataStorm

    DataStorm Retired Staff

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    http://tf2b.com/tf2/item/sergiuung/1587544600

    well, this guy was honest with reporting a duping (not really "duping", for it didn't copy for real, it made a new item, and yes, its patched) method to valve, and he got a choice unusual as reward
  2. VenGanZa

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    I want an Unusual HelenAngel with orbiting Catorcas!
  3. Nathan Cash

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    Did he dupe it? And could of he picked a burning team captain?
  4. DataStorm

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    He worked out how to be able to make a drop on a account of items one wanted. He reported to valve.
    Valve gave him a custom wished for unusual. that means: He got to pick the hat and effect, Valve gave it to 'm.
  5. HelenAngel

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    That is pretty awesome. :)
  6. Sjru

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    What's more remarkable is that the TF2 carder mafia didn't figure it out first.

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  7. VenGanZa

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    Thick as two short planks doesn't get you very far :)

    Well it just goes to show that doing the right thing sometimes brings rewards, not often enough granted, but I applaud Valve for acknowledging his honesty.
  8. Scooty Puff Jr.

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    I'd want a scorching gibus. Nothing would be as satisfying as the rage of people when they see the gibus. (Sadly I will never get it :()
  9. Nathan Cash

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    Or a burning team captain, sell it, get the scorching gibus and still have $100's of dollars left over.
  10. Scooty Puff Jr.

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    The item they granted is untradeable. Regardless of what you got, you can't sell it.
  11. Nathan Cash

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    and un gift wrap-able?
  12. CanadianInvasion

    CanadianInvasion Retired Staff

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    Yes, all granted items of this nature (This hat, community items, valve items, golden wrenches, my Lo-Fi Longwave, etc.) all cannot be traded or giftwrapped. They are there to stay on that account unless deleted.
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  13. Rhys13th

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    Or you sell the account, such as with the Golden Wrenches.
  14. VenGanZa

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    Illegal.
  15. CanadianInvasion

    CanadianInvasion Retired Staff

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    Not only is it illegal, there have been instances of these accounts that were sold and then through social engineering, it was reverted back to the original account owner. I can't remember the specific number of times this has happened, but I know of at least one occurrence of this.
  16. VenGanZa

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  17. DataStorm

    DataStorm Retired Staff

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    The original owner of a account can easily get the account back.
  18. Ninja Otter With A Taco

    Ninja Otter With A Taco SteamRep Moderator

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    May i point out the guy who owns it originally wanted a flies gibus. but because valve took ages to give it to him he asked for the cheaters lament.
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  19. DataStorm

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    I hadn't heard that, thnx for sharing.
  20. Regen

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    He actually blocked the schema or something to make it give him any item in game as long as it is possible to nametag it / paint it / all that.
    He found it when trying to paint a cowmangler.