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Old Sep 20, 2007, 7:07pm   #1
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Think a company that stoops to copying some of our strategy articles and pretending its their own unique content will be completely honest about the 'superuser' scandal?

The article I linked to above is a rip off of our limit longhand article, but they seem to have copied most of our intermediate section if you look around their site.
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Old Sep 20, 2007, 7:14pm   #2
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Wow. Holy crap. Unbelievable. I've seen these articles on random affiliate sites some guy made in his parents basement while destroying a bag of cheetos, but on a "professional" "well-respected" site?...

I deposited there last Friday for the first time and then all this happens. I withdrew all my funds last night, not because I worry about cheating too much at .25/.50 but over principle and a little apprehension about the site.
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Old Sep 20, 2007, 7:14pm   #3
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Old Sep 20, 2007, 7:27pm   #4
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who wrote that article and when?
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Old Sep 20, 2007, 7:35pm   #5
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I wrote it in 2003.

They basically copied about 6 articles from the intermediate section.
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Old Sep 20, 2007, 7:37pm   #6
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Thats pretty low. Did you just find this out?
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OH MY GOD.

Cant you guys do something about it ?

I would recommend adding them into your black list and posting a news with all of these so anyone who read this site would not be very inclined of playing there.
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Old Sep 20, 2007, 9:32pm   #8
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Think a company that stoops to copying some of our strategy articles and pretending its their own unique content will be completely honest about the 'superuser' scandal?
Quoted so that the OP doesn't get buried by copyright arguments.

If what you say is true (and I have no reason to disbelieve you TwoGun), then as you say, there is a thread of deceit and dishonesty running through that place.

I took up one of their deposit offers a few months ago to get $50 free ($1k deposit) + a couple of decent level tourney tickets. I then had to jump through hoops to get the tickets, and later saw that basically they were just giving entries into Gtd. tourneys, so they had very little to lose anyway - in fact it was an -EV situation for those who paid the entry fees. I have had two more matching telephone offers since, and I have declined to take them up - I guess I ain't a bonus whore anymore...

However it turns out, they have one of the worst CS departments ever. GG Absolute.

P.S. This kind of thing is why people play at PS, regardless of competition. Good CS rules for most casual players, and for many serious players too.
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Old Sep 20, 2007, 11:38pm   #9
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Any idea how long their article has been up?
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Any idea how long their article has been up?

At least since November 2005:

http://web.archive.org/web/*/http://...-longhand.html
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