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Ask money for invite is it common?

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  1. arkeios
    Donut Nov 12, 2015

    arkeios , Nov 12, 2015 :
    Hi at all, yesterday an user send me a message to share his invite.
    I accepted.. but ONLY the day before this person asked me 18€ like refund for this invite.

    My question is.... is it common ask for money? or the "philosophy" of invites is to share invite for free and not to recovery money, to "invite" people or friend to buy a new device
     

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  2. ButterFlYnez
    Jelly Bean Nov 12, 2015

    ButterFlYnez , Nov 12, 2015 :
    It's like murder, it's not acceptable, nor advisable but sadly it happens often... The community generally frowns upon people who want financial compensation for a (free) invite.
     

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  3. Gaurav Rohilla
    Lollipop Nov 12, 2015

    Gaurav Rohilla , Nov 12, 2015 :
    always remember:

    cheap people sell invites! real gentlemen's donates them.

    by cheap ,i mean cheap from heart not financially.
     

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  4. Bartnl
    Lollipop Nov 12, 2015

    Bartnl , Nov 12, 2015 :
    well.... it's a free market, so anyone can do whatever they want with an invite.
    If asking money is a friendly gesture...... not really.....

    But there are no sharable invites yet for the OPX, so you couldn't have use the invite anyway
     

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  5. jokicha
    Jelly Bean Nov 12, 2015

    jokicha , Nov 12, 2015 :
    1 of my friends bought an invite to buy the phone. some people know people are willing to pay for an invite to get the phone, you see it on kijiji/craigslist all the time
     

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  6. RazorCharlie
    Ice Cream Sandwich Nov 12, 2015

    RazorCharlie , Nov 12, 2015 :
    Yes, even a forum mod has done it, though he said it was to catch people buying though I don't believe him for a second. It's like believing Greg Hardy is innocent..
     
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  7. Max Power74
    Cupcake Nov 12, 2015

    Max Power74 , Nov 12, 2015 :
    I get a free invite form Event in Berlin and someone ask me what it will cost. I was really wondering why he give me money and give them for free.
     

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  8. mrypuri
    Gingerbread Nov 12, 2015


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  9. sfomin
    Nougat Nov 12, 2015

    sfomin , Nov 12, 2015 :
    Fairly common. But the real loser is the one who pays for the invite. If there was no market, there would be no sellers.
     

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  10. muddy46
    Jelly Bean Nov 12, 2015

    muddy46 , Nov 12, 2015 :
    Selling invites is against the rules. Also, it could be a scam. I will send you a PM. Thread closed...
     

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