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Gold Spammers are already here!
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Blackwheel
12.17.2011 , 04:07 PM | #1
It's pre-game release and gold spammers are already clogging the general discussion with spam. Ignor does make short work of that, but does SWTOR want them to be reported as well?
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renegadeimp
12.17.2011 , 04:10 PM | #2
If you see spammers, dont respond or acknowledge them. Simply right click their name and hit report spam, then add them to your ignore list. Remember, they are using preorder accounts and hacked accounts. Once launch comes, you wont see them unless people get their accounts compromised.
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Mallian
12.17.2011 , 04:10 PM | #3
I'm surprised they got here so fast already. Haven't seen any myself.

Best thing to do is probably get the character name and server, maybe even a screenshot of the chat. That way they can at least take actions on them.
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Ratae
12.17.2011 , 04:12 PM | #4 This is the last staff post in this thread.  

Greetings Blackwheel,

If you come across players spamming in this way, please send a ticket to our Customer Service, with details of the character and any other information you think relevant.

Thank you for your assistance.

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AlexanderB
12.17.2011 , 04:13 PM | #5
I normally do not see any point reporting goldsellers, but, in this case, it might reduce the login queue by the number of goldsellers banned, so go for it.
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