Q: listing fakes

sayotte
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I'm not trying to promote the manufacturing and distribution of counterfeit goods, but there's a market for people who prefer to spend less for replica's.  We see it every day in grocery stores for instance, with cheaper generic brands of cereal next to the same exact name branded cereal.  Assuming the item posted follows all legal guidelines, is there a clear and descriptive method of posting deals that cater to this market without being mistaken?
sayotte posted Jul 25, 2012
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encorez
Post a deal like anyone else....if it sux, nobody will plus it, and it will disappear....
encorez (rep: 9.96k) posted Jul 25, 2012
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sayotte
Just want to be sure that they wouldn't become misleading posts and potentially build a negative rap
sayotte (rep: 4) posted Jul 25, 2012
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Acidbaby
There is a big difference between a fake and a generic. Posting a fake coach bag, or fake jerseys, or fake lacoste shirts or whatever else should not be allowed. it is no different than posting links to where someone can download pirated movies or music. It is copyright/trademark infringement and is illegal.
Acidbaby (rep: 6.83k) posted Jul 25, 2012
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MdavidK30
Here is a tip what I do... I search the deals to get a feeling of what kind of deals are posted. Then work your way from there.
If you find something you like, post it. Don't post it if there is no sale on the item and a expensive price. It's all about researching the site and getting a feeling for it. Thats what I did.
MdavidK30 (rep: 3.56k) posted Jul 25, 2012
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rd995
Fake stuff is a no no here it will get you negative rep and people will see you as a scamer.
rd995 (rep: 106k) posted Jul 25, 2012
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additc
Fake stuff should be a no no anywhere. It can ruin real businesses.
additc (rep: 1.77k) posted Jul 25, 2012
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dealwagger
The main issue I see here is that the fakes are listed without mentioning they are. I don't see anyone listing Dollar General glass cleaner as Windex. :)
dealwagger (rep: 10.2k) posted Jul 26, 2012
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sayotte
exactly, being new to the site I just wanted to confirm that it wasn't taboo to list the dollar general glass cleaner and catch heat from those who thought it was windex :)
sayotte (rep: 4) posted Jul 26, 2012
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bbattag
Dont post fakes. There's a big difference between generics or counterfeit/fakes. Generics or stuff that was modeled off a brand name is ok but counterfeits like Fake Rolex or fake LV purses, etc are not ok
bbattag (rep: 6.76k) posted Jul 26, 2012
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