As there have been an increase in scammers and fake reputation threads, we will be ramping up the requirements and enforcing our reputation threads much more vigilantly.Some of these changes have already taken place to prevent abuse. There will be numerous changes that will be taking place for reputation threads at www.dota2traders.com. I have listed them below.
1) Any reputation that is not deemed a "proper reputation" point listed will be deleted without warning.
A proper reputation addresses the following:
- Item(s) traded (ex: Unusual Drodo, Lockjaw, etc...)
- Who was the buyer/seller?
- What payment method was used (ex: bitcoin, Western Union, Skrill, etc...)
- Who went first
- Was a middleman used? (If yes, who was the middleman?)
- $ Value (ex: $5 CAD, $2000 USD, etc...)
- Anything else you felt is relevant
An example of a reputation is: "+rep, bought my drodo for $380 USD via bitcoin, he went first. Jing was...
Well, according to Valve themselves (via SteamDB, who seem to have brought the issue to Valve’s attention in the first place,) vulnerabilities on Steam have now been resolved. However, as is standard procedure in this case it is recommended that people change their password. It’s also recommended that people reset Steam Guard.
Not sure how to do that? Go to Steam’s settings, navigate to the Steam Guard management part and check the box that says “deauthorise all other computers now.” Then click next.
In addition to that, Valve has told SteamDB that “Issues with partner specific Steam websites have also been resolved.” Developers should follow the same steps as regular users and change their passwords/reset Steam Guard.
This is a pre-made reply for people because I am tired of all the people having to explain this to everyone who gets scammed by cheap tricks even though there are well known guides on how to avoid being scammed on this site and other sites.
So you think that a dota2traders middleman scammed you? Well here's why you're accusing the wrong guy :
Step 1 : Open your inventory on steam
It should look like this :
Now CLICK on the 'More' option that is circled above, you should see a few options appear.
Step 2 : Click on 'Inventory history', marked in red :
You should see a page like this show up :
Find your trade where you "Traded with middleman" and click on the name as shown in the little red box above to open the profile of the person you traded with.
Step 3 : Right click on that profile, anywhere on the page and click the option 'Copy Page URL' as shown below : ...