THREAD: Consolidated Auction Information Thread [10/28/12]
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    This is the NextGenUpdate Auction Information Thread regarding all auctions and trading that takes place on NextGenUpdate. This thread contains all rules and regulations that apply to all sections under the category of Auctions and all trading through private messages. Additionally this thread will act as a hub to link to other threads by other users and as a consolidated point to reduce stickies in the sections.

    This thread will be updated periodically by other moderators. Its last updated time can be checked in the title inside the brackets.

    Thanks for reading and please check this thread often to watch for updates on it. If you have any questions please do not hesitate to PM me or another moderator. We will do our best to provide you with accurate answers.

    Thank you again,

    Drackos and the NextGenUpdate Staff Team
    [multipage=Useful Threads and Links]



    Note: The old price checking thread is no longer in use. All price checking should be taken to the price checking section. This also includes trophies.


    [multipage=NextGenUpdate General Auction Rules]

    All rules apply to all NextGenUpdate Auction sections and all trading through private messages and shoutbox private messages. They include:


    • General Auctions
    • Price Check
    • Accounts
    • Call of Duty
    • Youtube
    • Trophies
    • Sold Items
    • NGU Referrals
    • Disputes Section
    • All private messages on NextGenUpdate


    Minimum Post Count Requirement

    NextGenUpdate staff requires you to maintain a post count greater than or equal to 100[/i]. Failure to meet this requirement will prohibit you from entering the auction section and taking part in any trades on NextGenUpdate.

    Threads outside of the auction section made to circumvent this rule are not allowed. Punishment will begin with a warning and then eventually be treated as spam if it continues. Infractions may be handed out at the discretion of the moderator.

    Runescape Related Sales and Purchases

    Runescape related auctions (including accounts) are not protected by NextGenUpdate staff in auctions. These types of transactions are banned from auctions themselves. Trade these at your own risk.

    Trading these through private messages is permitted but if you are scammed over NGU then it is your own responsibility to handle the problem.

    Lockerz Accounts

    Lockerz auctions have been banned from NextGenUpdate. All related sales involving them will be closed.

    Hijacking Threads

    You may not post in a thread with the intentions of taking someone else's buyer/seller or start a discussion not related to the trade. If you are looking for the same product or service as the OP you MUST make your own thread for a trade. All posts "hijacking" the thread will be deleted.


    Credit Card Dumps and Auctions

    Credit card dumps are not permitted anywhere on NextGenUpdate. The selling, buying, or simply giving away credit card information is not only banned here but it is also illegal. You will be given a warning initially but if the problem persists then you will be infracted or banned accordingly.

    Porn Accounts

    Selling porn accounts is prohibited in public auctions. All threads regarding these accounts will be closed.

    Accounts

    Keep all account related sales to the You must login or register to view this content..

    All accounts on any platform or game must be included in this section. Call of Duty and PSN accounts are included in this.

    Selling for Others

    You are not permitted to sell items for other people.

    The Sale of Guides/eBooks

    The sale of guides, or guides in the form of eBooks is prohibited.

    New Rules as of 10/28/12:

    Malicious Services/Programs

    No buying or selling services such as DDOSing, hacking, stealing information, or any other type services that fall under this category.

    Social Engineering

    Selling social engineering methods and services are not allowed.

    Warez

    The buying and selling of warez is not permitted.

    Items being shipped

    To reduce scamming and help with disputes, all items being shipped now require a tracking code.

    Proof of Purchase

    All items and services over $50 now require proof of purchase right away or the thread will be trashed.

    [multipage=Acceptable Currencies in Auctions]

    Overall you are permitted to use almost anything as a currency on NextGenUpdate. It can range from paypal (Dollars, euro) to trading an item for an item. However there are a few regulations to this rule. They are:


    • Reputation
    • vBux Loans


    Reputation

    Reputation cannot be bought or sold on NextGenUpdate. All threads relating to this will be closed.

    vBux Loans

    vBux loans are not permitted on NextGenUpdate. This is done to protect users from other users who set interest rates too high to pay back in time. All threads relating to a loan shop will be closed.

    [multipage=Section Specific Rules]

    Youtube Sub Section
    You must login or register to view this content.

    This sub section only applies to trades regarding views, comments, subs, and likes. Normal auction rules apply. Keep all Youtube accounts in the NGU Accounts sub section.

    Trades from the NGU Youtube section do not count toward overall referral count

    [multipage=NextGenUpdate Referrals]

    Your referral count will build toward your user trustworthy level. The thread can be located You must login or register to view this content..

    Level 3 (Lowest Level) requires 3 nominations from people you have traded with on NextGenUpdate.

    Level 2 (Medium) requires 10 nominations from people you have traded with on NextGenUpdate.

    Level 1 (Highest Level) requries 20 nominations from people you have traded with on NextGenUpdate.


    Note: Please PM a moderator to have your name placed in the correct trustworthy level. Include the link to your referral list. If they do not respond then they have done it do not panic. Contact a different moderator. Please review your own referrals and the trustworthy list for your name before you contact another moderator.

    NextGenUpdate Trader Referral Profile Format



    • Name
    • Age
    • Platform (PS3/XBOX/PC)
    • Have paypal (YES/NO)
    • Time Zone
    • Shop Links
    • Trustworthy Level (0/1/2/3)



    [multipage=NextGenUpdate Auction Dispute Rules]

    Before you open a dispute make sure you have read and understood the following:

    Dispute layout

    When opening a dispute, use the appropriate layout found on the next page.
    Failure to do so will result in closure of the dispute thread within 24 hours, at most.

    Posting in disputes

    The dispute resolution modification prevents users not involved in disputes from posting in them. When opening a dispute be sure to accurately type in the correct information so the correct user is contacted.

    Behavior within a dispute

    A dispute thread is very formal. Behave at your best and be mature. Bad behavior will not help your case at all.
    Any unnecessary name calling, swearing or remarks will be picked up on. The tolerance for bad behavior is a lot lower in disputes than in the rest of the forum. Flaming will be infracted at once.

    Abusing the dispute system

    If you open a dispute just for a refund or other personal reasons the dispute will be closed and if done multiple times you will receive an infraction for wasting staffs time.
    If you abuse the dispute system in attempting to take innocent users money/items/services you will be infracted for scamming.

    Proof/evidence

    Both the accuser and the accused user need to provide as much proof as possible. The user with the strongest evidence often wins the dispute.
    If you edit/manipulate evidence in any way you will automatically lose the dispute, and possibly receive an infraction for your actions.
    When you are asked to include evidence/proof and fail to do so within the deadline given the dispute will be closed.

    Trading stolen or hacked accounts

    This is highly discouraged. It is very hard to prove someone is the real owner of an account. NextGenUpdate staff cannot protect you if you do trade with someone and the account turns out to be stolen. Trade at your own risk.

    Invalid disputes

    If the trade was not done on NextGenUpdate or is older than 3 months you cannot dispute it. Any disputes where one of these factors occurs will be closed at once.


    Include details

    When opening a dispute remember to include as much detail about the trade as possible. When posting details make sure to censor personal information such as addresses. If it’s relevant to the dispute then send it as a PM to the moderator in charge.

    [multipage=Dispute Ticket Template]

    If you plan on opening a ticket please use this format. Moderators have the right to close threads or ask for the poster to change their template before helping with the dispute.


    Scammer NGU Name:
    Scammer NGU Profile URL:

    Proof:

    When did this happen:

    How did you purchase:

    How much?:

    Did you;
    - Buy?
    - Sell?
    - Trade?

    Have you contacted the scammer?:-
    If yes, What did they say?:-

    Other comments:


    [multipage=Extra Information Regarding Disputes]

    NextGenUpdate Scammer Userbar

    Due to a higher level of repeated scamming and the desire to prevent scamming, Jim has added a scammer userbar for proven and currently accused scammers. It can be located normally where their normal userbar is.

    Accused Scammer
    An accused scammer is a user who is currently being disputed in the NextGenUpdate Disputes sub section. It is recommended you do not trade with this user until they have been proven innocent.

    Convicted Scammer
    A convicted scammer is a user who has been proven guilty or ignored an open dispute against them. Most scammers are permanently banned from NextGenUpdate. Those who have stolen vBux are sometimes not banned on their first attempt.This is because vBux can be easily replaced by administrators. NextGenUpdate staff highly recommends not trading with these users.

    Users with less than 100 posts

    If you have been scammed and you have less than 100 posts you are allowed to post a dispute. You will receive an infraction for trading under the required limit of posts though.

    Trading outside of auctions

    We highly discourage trading outside of auctions. Sensitive password related information is of course okay to take to private messages but any other conversations are encouraged, but not required, to be held inside the disputes section. Administrators can view private messages if needed.

    Disputes older than 3 months

    If a transaction that you wish to dispute is older than 3 months it will be closed. This is because of name changes, inactivity, and changes in information. Disputes that are older than 3 months become very hard to manage.

    Scammer Warnings/Threads that do not involve trades

    This section is for disputes only. You are not to post a thread to warn against scammers.

    Archived Disputes
    You must login or register to view this content.

    The solved dispute sub section is an archive of completed disputes. Before trading you can enter this sub section and search it to do a check on the person you possibly will be trading with.

    If you need your dispute reopened because there has been a complication please PM me or another moderator with your dispute link and it will be reopened and moved back into the main dispute section.




  2. 12-07-2011, 08:13 PM
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    Originally Posted by Julian View Post
    Mistakes,
    Spoiler:
    You have [/size] missing on page 2,
    missing on page 6, and a failed multipage on page 7.[/spoiler]
    Anyway, what was even changed? Besides the following,

    Trades from the NGU Youtube section do not count toward overall referral count.[/QUOTE]

    Why does it matter? It was made to tidy up and have all the rules into one thread instead of 5 seperate threads. :derp:
  3. 12-07-2011, 11:25 PM
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    Originally Posted by Drackos View Post
    This is the NextGenUpdate Auction Information Thread regarding all auctions and trading that takes place on NextGenUpdate. This thread contains all rules and regulations that apply to all sections under the category of Auctions and all trading through private messages. Additionally this thread will act as a hub to link to other threads by other users and as a consolidated point to reduce stickies in the sections.

    This thread will be updated periodically by other moderators. Its last updated time can be checked in the title inside the brackets.

    Thanks for reading and please check this thread often to watch for updates on it. If you have any questions please do not hesitate to PM me or another moderator. We will do our best to provide you with accurate answers.

    Thank you again,

    Drackos and the NextGenUpdate Staff Team
    [multipage=Useful Threads and Links]



    Note: The old price checking thread is no longer in use. All price checking should be taken to the price checking section. This also includes trophies.


    [multipage=NextGenUpdate General Auction Rules]

    All rules apply to all NextGenUpdate Auction sections and all trading through private messages and shoutbox private messages. They include:


    • General Auctions
    • Price Check
    • Accounts
    • Call of Duty
    • Youtube
    • Trophies
    • Sold Items
    • NGU Referrals
    • Disputes Section
    • All private messages on NextGenUpdate


    Minimum Post Count Requirement

    NextGenUpdate staff requires you to maintain a post count greater than or equal to 100[/i]. Failure to meet this requirement will prohibit you from entering the auction section and taking part in any trades on NextGenUpdate.

    Threads outside of the auction section made to circumvent this rule are not allowed. Punishment will begin with a warning and then eventually be treated as spam if it continues. Infractions may be handed out at the discretion of the moderator.

    Runescape Related Sales and Purchases

    Runescape related auctions (including accounts) are not protected by NextGenUpdate staff in auctions. These types of transactions are banned from auctions themselves. Trade these at your own risk.

    Trading these through private messages is permitted but if you are scammed over NGU then it is your own responsibility to handle the problem.

    Lockerz Accounts

    Lockerz auctions have been banned from NextGenUpdate. All related sales involving them will be closed.

    Hijacking Threads

    You may not post in a thread with the intentions of taking someone else's buyer/seller or start a discussion not related to the trade. If you are looking for the same product or service as the OP you MUST make your own thread for a trade. All posts "hijacking" the thread will be deleted.


    Credit Card Dumps and Auctions

    Credit card dumps are not permitted anywhere on NextGenUpdate. The selling, buying, or simply giving away credit card information is not only banned here but it is also illegal. You will be given a warning initially but if the problem persists then you will be infracted or banned accordingly.

    Porn Accounts

    Selling porn accounts is prohibited in public auctions. All threads regarding these accounts will be closed.

    Accounts

    Keep all account related sales to the You must login or register to view this content..

    All accounts on any platform or game must be included in this section. Call of Duty and PSN accounts are included in this.

    Selling for Others

    You are not permitted to sell items for other people.

    [multipage=Acceptable Currencies in Auctions]

    Overall you are permitted to use almost anything as a currency on NextGenUpdate. It can range from paypal (Dollars, euro) to trading an item for an item. However there are a few regulations to this rule. They are:


    • Reputation
    • vBux Loans


    Reputation

    Reputation cannot be bought or sold on NextGenUpdate. All threads relating to this will be closed.

    vBux Loans

    vBux loans are not permitted on NextGenUpdate. This is done to protect users from other users who set interest rates too high to pay back in time. All threads relating to a loan shop will be closed.

    [multipage=Section Specific Rules]

    Youtube Sub Section
    You must login or register to view this content.

    This sub section only applies to trades regarding views, comments, subs, and likes. Normal auction rules apply. Keep all Youtube accounts in the NGU Accounts sub section.

    Trades from the NGU Youtube section do not count toward overall referral count

    [multipage=NextGenUpdate Referrals]

    Your referral count will build toward your user trustworthy level. The thread can be located You must login or register to view this content..

    Level 3 (Lowest Level) requires 3 nominations from people you have traded with on NextGenUpdate.

    Level 2 (Medium) requires 10 nominations from people you have traded with on NextGenUpdate.

    Level 1 (Highest Level) requries 20 nominations from people you have traded with on NextGenUpdate.


    Note: Please PM a moderator to have your name placed in the correct trustworthy level. Include the link to your referral list. If they do not respond then they have done it do not panic. Contact a different moderator. Please review your own referrals and the trustworthy list for your name before you contact another moderator.

    NextGenUpdate Trader Referral Profile Format



    • Name
    • Age
    • Platform (PS3/XBOX/PC)
    • Have paypal (YES/NO)
    • Time Zone
    • Shop Links
    • Trustworthy Level (0/1/2/3)


    [multipage=NextGenUpdate Auction Dispute Rules]

    Before you open a dispute make sure you have read and understood the following:

    Dispute layout

    When opening a dispute, use the appropriate layout found on the next page.
    Failure to do so will result in closure of the dispute thread within 24 hours, at most.

    Posting in disputes

    The dispute resolution modification prevents users not involved in disputes from posting in them. When opening a dispute be sure to accurately type in the correct information so the correct user is contacted.

    Behavior within a dispute

    A dispute thread is very formal. Behave at your best and be mature. Bad behavior will not help your case at all.
    Any unnecessary name calling, swearing or remarks will be picked up on. The tolerance for bad behavior is a lot lower in disputes than in the rest of the forum. Flaming will be infracted at once.

    Abusing the dispute system

    If you open a dispute just for a refund or other personal reasons the dispute will be closed and if done multiple times you will receive an infraction for wasting staffs time.
    If you abuse the dispute system in attempting to take innocent users money/items/services you will be infracted for scamming.

    Proof/evidence

    Both the accuser and the accused user need to provide as much proof as possible. The user with the strongest evidence often wins the dispute.
    If you edit/manipulate evidence in any way you will automatically lose the dispute, and possibly receive an infraction for your actions.
    When you are asked to include evidence/proof and fail to do so within the deadline given the dispute will be closed.

    Trading stolen or hacked accounts

    This is highly discouraged. It is very hard to prove someone is the real owner of an account. NextGenUpdate staff cannot protect you if you do trade with someone and the account turns out to be stolen. Trade at your own risk.

    Invalid disputes

    If the trade was not done on NextGenUpdate or is older than 3 months you cannot dispute it. Any disputes where one of these factors occurs will be closed at once.


    Include details

    When opening a dispute remember to include as much detail about the trade as possible. When posting details make sure to censor personal information such as addresses. If itÂ’s relevant to the dispute then send it as a PM to the moderator in charge.

    [multipage=Dispute Ticket Template]

    If you plan on opening a ticket please use this format. Moderators have the right to close threads or ask for the poster to change their template before helping with the dispute.


    Scammer NGU Name:
    Scammer NGU Profile URL:

    Proof:

    When did this happen:

    How did you purchase:

    How much?:

    Did you;
    - Buy?
    - Sell?
    - Trade?

    Have you contacted the scammer?:-
    If yes, What did they say?:-

    Other comments:


    [multipage=Extra Information Regarding Disputes]

    NextGenUpdate Scammer Userbar

    Due to a higher level of repeated scamming and the desire to prevent scamming, Jim has added a scammer userbar for proven and currently accused scammers. It can be located normally where their normal userbar is.

    Accused Scammer
    An accused scammer is a user who is currently being disputed in the NextGenUpdate Disputes sub section. It is recommended you do not trade with this user until they have been proven innocent.

    Convicted Scammer
    A convicted scammer is a user who has been proven guilty or ignored an open dispute against them. Most scammers are permanently banned from NextGenUpdate. Those who have stolen vBux are sometimes not banned on their first attempt.This is because vBux can be easily replaced by administrators. NextGenUpdate staff highly recommends not trading with these users.

    Users with less than 100 posts

    If you have been scammed and you have less than 100 posts you are allowed to post a dispute. You will receive an infraction for trading under the required limit of posts though.

    Trading outside of auctions

    We highly discourage trading outside of auctions. Sensitive password related information is of course okay to take to private messages but any other conversations are encouraged, but not required, to be held inside the disputes section. Administrators can view private messages if needed.

    Disputes older than 3 months

    If a transaction that you wish to dispute is older than 3 months it will be closed. This is because of name changes, inactivity, and changes in information. Disputes that are older than 3 months become very hard to manage.

    Scammer Warnings/Threads that do not involve trades

    This section is for disputes only. You are not to post a thread to warn against scammers.

    Archived Disputes
    You must login or register to view this content.

    The solved dispute sub section is an archive of completed disputes. Before trading you can enter this sub section and search it to do a check on the person you possibly will be trading with.

    If you need your dispute reopened because there has been a complication please PM me or another moderator with your dispute link and it will be reopened and moved back into the main dispute section.


    Is requesting a loan acceptable? Opposed to a loan shop. And are all these rules the same in the GFx auctions as well? Just wanted to make sure I fully understand this.
  4. 12-07-2011, 11:34 PM
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    Originally Posted by Julian View Post
    Mistakes,
    Spoiler:
    You have [/size] missing on page 2,
    missing on page 6, and a failed multipage on page 7.[/spoiler]
    Anyway, what was even changed? Besides the following,

    Trades from the NGU Youtube section do not count toward overall referral count.[/QUOTE]If I recall correctly, that rule was already there before this thread was posted
  5. 12-08-2011, 02:54 AM
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    Originally Posted by OFWGKT View Post
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    No loans. No requesting loans. Nothing that has to do with loans.