1. Post #1
    Adam Davidson's Avatar
    July 2013
    76 Posts
    So, i was playing on a random TF2 trade server, and i announced that my backpack was for sale. Some guy sends me a trade request, i accept it and he asks to buy my earbuds + bills hat. I put them onto the trading desk and then he offers me:

    His Duel Minigame (Dueling Item)
    The Bazaar Bargain (Sniper Rifle)

    So I gave him a chance to get a MUCH better offer for my prized items, he then said that his offer was worth like 150. I was like wtf. I then said that i`m not interested in such a **** deal, he then threatens to report me to Gaben if i do not give him the items. So i cancel the trade, and he is constantly spamming the server chat with: "ADAM IS A SCAMMER DONT TRADE WITH HIM OMG". *Facepalm*.

    Post some stupid scam attempts made by some really stupid people below!
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  2. Post #2
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  3. Post #3
    Desuh's Avatar
    November 2011
    8,680 Posts
    Some guy tried to scam me and instead of sending me a link to his fake rep page he sent me a link to his steamrep report

    found the screenshot

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  4. Post #4
    Adam Davidson's Avatar
    July 2013
    76 Posts
    Some guy tried to scam me and instead of sending me a link to his fake rep page he sent me a link to his steamrep report
    Haha! What a dumbass xD
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  5. Post #5
    Fapplejack's Avatar
    March 2013
    6,373 Posts
    I once had a guy try to send ebay rep as valid rep
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  6. Post #6
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    MoopsiePook's Avatar
    February 2012
    4,238 Posts
    I once had a guy try to sell me a new ass but when i tried them out I figured they were really a basketball and a soccerball.

    Lucky me I had not paid my quarter for it.
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  7. Post #7
    Desuh's Avatar
    November 2011
    8,680 Posts
    Haha! What a dumbass xD
    I know :DD that was f*cking epic fail!! lol
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  8. Post #8
    Dennab
    July 2013
    1,996 Posts
    My friend once was sent a message so the other guy can give him a Call of Duty game.
    This is the result: http://pastebin.com/Vb9bSFTM
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  9. Post #9
    Ferox's Avatar
    May 2013
    77 Posts
    I remember I got randomly added by a guy impersonating tf2wh. Other than the fact that he stupidly said "Preparing the inventories bla bla" after the fake safeword, which is exclusive to scrap.tf, he followed by saying "Enter Unusual Hound Dog for 1,000,000 credits." I pretended to oblige then reported his ass to SR.

    Next up: Scrap.tf impersonators: "We r now banking unusuals"
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  10. Post #10
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    January 2013
    2,463 Posts
    While wearing a Gibus, Pyrovision Goggles and Earbuds, i saw how that one pink Scout called *~::lolshittynamehere::~* on my team instantly stopped moving after he spotted me. I could already smell the trade request and woops, there it was.
    Then, of course, he was asking for my earbuds. But he wasnt even nice. He was just like "give me your earbuds", "can i have earbuds now", "these hats for your earbuds, is good deal, now trade!" and stuff like that. I then added the earbuds into the trade window, checked the box, wrote something about that he shouldnt shark people and cancelled the trade.

    He then wrote "AAAAWWWWWWWW" in the public chat what made it even funnier.

    Well, this was more of a shark attempt than a scam attempt.
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  11. Post #11
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    November 2012
    3,295 Posts
    While wearing a Gibus, Pyrovision Goggles and Earbuds, i saw how that one pink Scout called *~::lolshittynamehere::~* on my team instantly stopped moving after he spotted me. I could already smell the trade request and woops, there it was.
    Then, of course, he was asking for my earbuds. But he wasnt even nice. He was just like "give me your earbuds", "can i have earbuds now", "these hats for your earbuds, is good deal, now trade!" and stuff like that. I then added the earbuds into the trade window, checked the box, wrote something about that he shouldnt shark people and cancelled the trade.

    He then wrote "AAAAWWWWWWWW" in the public chat what made it even funnier.

    Well, this was more of a shark attempt than a scam attempt.
    This is why i want buds, i really want to wear them with gibus + pyrovision goggles to see other people's reactions
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  12. Post #12
    ExecutiveJake's Avatar
    January 2013
    195 Posts
    This is my story, playing on a MvM server and a shady guy says he is selling a <100 craft hat I invite him to a trade and what do you know its just a craft hat he did not even try to rename it blah blah #33 he was incredibly dumb, I took some screenshots and the report has been on SteamRep for nearly a year and I have not had a response besides a admin will review this shorty, curious if he got someone with it considering it was a MvM valve server.
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  13. Post #13
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    July 2009
    8,573 Posts
    This is probably the best one I've seen:

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  14. Post #14
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    January 2012
    3,031 Posts
    On a side note, I miss the /me command - was so much fun to play with scammers who don't count on you knowing how it works, but considering the number of gullible steam users they must've duped, it's not surprising.
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  15. Post #15
    Mastmario's Avatar
    July 2010
    100 Posts
    This is probably the best one I've seen:

    "You will recive money after trade succes"
    "recive"...
    "succes"...
    "Grammar ftw"
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    August 2012
    785 Posts
    "You will recive money after trade succes"
    "recive"...
    "succes"...
    "Grammar ftw"
    I'd be more worried about someone who is paying ten trillion dollars for someone's backpack.
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  17. Post #17
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    September 2009
    1,375 Posts
    I'd be more worried about someone who is paying ten trillion dollars for someone's backpack.
    I don't have the screenshots any more, but after I won a Saxxy, some guy added me and started saying he was a Valve employee on an alternate account and he would pay 500$ for my Steam account because he wanted the Saxxy.
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  18. Post #18
    Gigabyte!'s Avatar
    July 2012
    69 Posts
    This is probably the best one I've seen:

    respect steam guard
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  19. Post #19
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    July 2012
    9,090 Posts
    I don't have the screenshots any more, but after I won a Saxxy, some guy added me and started saying he was a Valve employee on an alternate account and he would pay 500$ for my Steam account because he wanted the Saxxy.
    Even if he was legit he'd get fired for breaking the ToS.
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    Killed postal with a fart once.
    gk99's Avatar
    December 2007
    16,603 Posts
    Even if he was legit he'd get fired for breaking the ToS.
    He actually never broke them though, the seller did.

  21. Post #21
    Gigabyte!'s Avatar
    July 2012
    69 Posts
    I'd be more worried about someone who is paying ten trillion dollars for someone's backpack.
    I'd be more worried about how he got that ten trillion dollars in the first place.
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  22. Post #22
    AUS Helioptile's Avatar
    September 2012
    81 Posts
    I know this is kinda unrelated, but how do you do the /me thing again which gives you the blue/green text? I heard that feature was removed because of scammers.

  23. Post #23
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    June 2011
    3,063 Posts
    I know this is kinda unrelated, but how do you do the /me thing again which gives you the blue/green text? I heard that feature was removed because of scammers.
    you type /me
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  24. Post #24
    AUS Helioptile's Avatar
    September 2012
    81 Posts
    you type /me
    It doesn't work. I said it was removed in an update, yet I see in these screenshots that it still works somehow.

    EDIT: Come over here, box donators, I promise I will wreck you. :3
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  25. Post #25
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    January 2012
    2,241 Posts
    It doesn't work. I said it was removed in an update, yet I see in these screenshots that it still works somehow.
    Those are old screenshots
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  26. Post #26
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    October 2011
    1,740 Posts
    Fresh from earlier today!

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  27. Post #27
    Fapplejack's Avatar
    March 2013
    6,373 Posts
    Fresh from earlier today!

    Another guy tried the exact thing with me the other day, except with switching out his ear buds for a spycicle. Wish I had proof but I was too slow to take a picture.
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  28. Post #28
    Spherithex's Avatar
    July 2012
    1,321 Posts
    Fresh from earlier today!

    How ignorant would you have to be to fall for this?

    Now that I say that, I would like to see a count on how many people have.
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  29. Post #29
    Dennab
    July 2013
    2,522 Posts
    My friend once was sent a message so the other guy can give him a Call of Duty game.
    This is the result: http://pastebin.com/Vb9bSFTM
    My god how did he manage to create an e-mail,steam account and most importantly add you.
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  30. Post #30
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    geel9's Avatar
    June 2008
    9,136 Posts
    I remember I got randomly added by a guy impersonating tf2wh. Other than the fact that he stupidly said "Preparing the inventories bla bla" after the fake safeword, which is exclusive to scrap.tf, he followed by saying "Enter Unusual Hound Dog for 1,000,000 credits." I pretended to oblige then reported his ass to SR.

    Next up: Scrap.tf impersonators: "We r now banking unusuals"
    Well actually...

    http://steamrep.com/profiles/76561198061784568
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  31. Post #31
    Colteh's Avatar
    January 2013
    1,163 Posts
    Back when I first went premium, someone was trading me and he said he could turn all my weapons and hats to botkillers/unusuals

    My only weapon was a cow mangler, and my only hat was a parasite hat

    How do you make a cow mangler a botkiller and a parasite hat unusual
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  32. Post #32
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    January 2013
    602 Posts


       Pro paint editing skills yo!   
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  33. Post #33
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    January 2012
    3,760 Posts
    watcha testing down there?
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  34. Post #34
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    July 2010
    9,374 Posts


    gib buds plz
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  35. Post #35
    RzDat's Avatar
    March 2013
    590 Posts
    I was buying clean hats and somebody offered me a dirty Darwin's Danger Shield - saying it's a rare drop.
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  36. Post #36
    roman117's Avatar
    April 2011
    508 Posts
    Someone once tried to buy my Villain's Veil for a "space you can put in your username."

    He said "normally its worth a buds or two but for you'll I'll lower the price"

    Wish I had a picture.
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  37. Post #37
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    June 2012
    790 Posts
    Someone once tried to buy my Villain's Veil for a "space you can put in your username."

    He said "normally its worth a buds or two but for you'll I'll lower the price"

    Wish I had a picture.
    what do you mean by that?

  38. Post #38
    Spherithex's Avatar
    July 2012
    1,321 Posts
    what do you mean by that?
    I think he meant an extra character (or characters) in your username, as in your steam username.
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  39. Post #39
    Wumbo's Avatar
    August 2013
    284 Posts
    I was like, this is one of my lucky day! This guy offered me clean buds for my g. confetti unusual that's like 16 keys tops! Oh no, he's offering a spycicle. Nevermind.
    The screenshot ain't that clear, but it's more about the trade chat. (He asked me to add 10 robocrates, for distraction I guess.)


    You can see the spycicle in his trade window. That used to be earbuds.
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    July 2013
    594 Posts
    I was like, this is one of my lucky day! This guy offered me clean buds for my g. confetti unusual that's like 16 keys tops! Oh no, he's offering a spycicle. Nevermind.
    The screenshot ain't that clear, but it's more about the trade chat. (He asked me to add 10 robocrates, for distraction I guess.)

    You can see the spycicle in his trade window. That used to be earbuds.

    choke on it
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