Luciandk wrote:Most so called dupes, is according to blizzard stolen from compromised accounts and lumped together on a seller account.
Players just have a tendency of thinking it duping when someone sells a lot of a rare item. When they are just stolen merchandise harvested from a lot of compromised accounts.
Because the people selling them were using brand new level 1 accounts that had no achievement points or 10 achievement points earning the Going Down achievement.
Gilneas wrote:Because the people selling them were using brand new level 1 accounts that had no achievement points or 10 achievement points earning the Going Down achievement.
That means nothing. They create new accounts which they mail their stolen goods to to sell. They don't actually do their selling from compromised accounts.
Worgenbait wrote:If it was one person who hacked the codes or programming, why are so many competing and driving the price down so much?
Derezzed wrote:There have been batches of level 6 spectral tiger cubs being sold on both the ally & horde AH's on my realm too for the last few weeks.
Poofah wrote:We should be careful to distinguish: the dupers are not the ones selling on AH, as the AH draws attention to the seller and the seller can easily be banned/suspended before they receive the AH payment. Lvl6 cubs on AH are almost certainly cubs that were bought by legit players with the intention of flipping for a profit. Maybe those legit players had reason to suspect the cubs, or maybe they didn't.
Worgenbait wrote:Because ALL of the cubs being sold are level 6, they pretty much have to be duplicated. Not much of any other answer is really understandable. Question is, why are so many different people doing the same thing? If it was one person who hacked the codes or programming, why are so many competing and driving the price down so much? THAT is what doesn't make sense. It's not likely that that many people are buying so many copies off one person to try and turn them around. So does that mean it's a single incompetent organization driving their own prices down, or is the code for duplicating on some hacker website and a lot of them are exploiting it? That in my mind is the question.
Laraven wrote:We are the majority of wow's pet lover here on this website have any of you EVER been hacked and had you pets stolen? I have no auth and have never been hacked period.
Poofah wrote:That price isn't zero, because it costs them time/money to make new seller accounts as the old ones get banned. But the price floor isn't very high either, as we saw with Deathchargers and epic gems.
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