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I'm finally starting to ignore some messages I get

I just answered a question from someone asking if I cast spells to make someone taller with the word no. Now he is asking me to recommend someone to do that.

I’ve had a wanna be cop, someone who spends his life going from one police department in one city to another one in another city applying for a job, messaging me periodically for years. These people never ask one or two questions and go away. They continue on asking over time, so that I have to continue to read things that were annoying enough the first time.

Should I block them? It’s not a situation where Trust and Safety needs to check them, I just want them to not message me again. I’m not sure if it’s allowed to block someone simply for being annoying.

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If you told them not to contact you then yes.

I use the basic gig for consultation so if they wish to discuss their website with me then I ask them to pay for my time. Usually they disappear and if they don’t then I block them.

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You can recommend me to help that buyer. I can’t cast a spell to make them taller, but I can send them plans to cast some iron shoes that will make them taller.

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My understanding is that you can mark the message as “spam” and that would effectively alert CS of the problem. Let them take care of it from there. If you mark a message as span, it does NOT count towards your response rate if you don’t reply.

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Think it’s perfectly legitimate to block someone for whatever reason you want. You don’t want them contacting you, that’s up to you

On a side note, and I hope you really don’t take this the wrong way, if I buy your gig, can I actually get a love spell to work on someone who would probably have zero interest in me or is it if there’s some mutual attraction? That might be interesting to try. Or am I misreading your gig? :open_mouth:

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That’s not only one for my private message inbox and not the forum, but also one that in my present mood I would want to ignore.

Sorry, was just curious, never actually heard of stuff like this before.

Apologies for any offence.

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I think you did the exact thing
I would do the same

Yes, messages can be ignored safely if they seem like they don’t deserve a reply. Response rate goes down even if you answer all messages, so there’s little difference.

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That’s funny…Making someone taller… Don’t block them. When you read such a funny message especially on a busy and boring day, you can at least laugh.
I spend most of my time watching online pranks. I also go through my phone messages to search for funny ones.

I don’t think there is a way to block someone to inbox you, I’m might be wrong but i would like to have this option.

I think the response rating only applies to the first answer. I believe you could just ignore them after that. Does anyone know for sure?

I think you’re correct about the response rate, but if she ignores them, they might complain to Customer Support.

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For what though? As long as they haven’t ordered anything, they have no right to expect a reply.