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by RashawnStrife » Mon Apr 10, 2017 1:47 pm

Wow! What a jerk! For him to do something like that must mean he had nothing better to do with his time.
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by DAPPR WATCH » Sat Jun 10, 2017 3:57 pm

Wow that's a shame. Sad people would actually do that :(
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by acapaday » Wed Jun 21, 2017 4:15 pm

Thank you for sharing! I just launched my project 4 days ago (https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/ac ... ap-project) and have seen 2 backers pledged the highest reward tier then subsequently decreasing or cancelling their pledges, which is really pretty sad.
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by 2020cam » Thu Jun 22, 2017 6:54 pm

We have been inundated with requests from "promotional" companies for our campaign but I'm dubious to say the least.
I guess its tough when you know your project is for a great product yet your still fighting to get the word out to the masses.
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by dltlfh » Sat Jun 24, 2017 1:38 pm

That looks not good.
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by helenj » Thu Jul 13, 2017 2:46 pm

Thanks for sharing this, it's really interesting to hear, and such a shame that it seems to be a common occurrence. I'm doing some research looking at security solutions to protect backers from fraudulent campaigns, but this highlights a big issue the other way round.
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by sarah41Orange » Tue Aug 15, 2017 6:45 pm

Is there any way that Kickstarter can prevent anything like this from happening? This is just rude and malicious.
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by Cristina » Wed Aug 16, 2017 11:55 pm

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