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:bulletred: August 19th, 2018: The dAhub bot will be taken offline permanently in the immediate future, read [link] for details. Please stop donating to this account. To request a refund for points previously donated, leave a comment on my profile page with the word "refund" in it

:bulletblue: January 3rd, 2019: I used the winter holiday to get started in earnest on the report I've discussed previously [link]. I have notes saved going back to around the creation of this account. I'm mid-way through the first month and already have a 4 page outline.
Fun facts:
- While this account was created in February 2011 (when the idea first occurred to me), I didn't start formally running automated services until a year later in February 2012. It took about a year of intermittent work to develop the structure and framework to begin running the first version of the bot.
- When I first kicked off the program, I also manually conducted a brief round of advertising by commenting on a few key profiles across the site (a process I strongly discourage and minimized my own use of). This included GiveALlamaGetALlama, for which I was blocked from the group (case-in-point: many users are very sensitive to anything that can be considered as 'spam'). In the process of asking for a second chance, I opened a dialog with the group founder which grew into a promotion through the group, and later the service wherein the bot replied to comments left on the group's profile page. Off-the-top-of-my-head this theme would later repeat with AnotherContestGroup wherein I was also blocked from the group (for a different reason) prior to providing automated services, although I haven't gotten to that point in my notes yet...

:bulletblue: January 13th, 2019: I'm through the first month of notes (and have an 8 page outline). I'd forgotten the drama around Discount-PMs (back in 2012). That profile offered Premium Memberships (aka subscriptions, aka Core Memberships) at a discounted rate: you paid about 40% of the price for one, waited some number of weeks, and then received a full-priced PM/Core. This is a classic Ponzi scheme. I reached out to the account operator but the situation didn't end well.
Description of incident: comments.deviantart.com/4/2288…
Rebuttal: comments.deviantart.com/4/2288…
The account operated for a couple more months before closing. I remember talking to many donors who didn't receive so much as a refund, let alone the promised membership. I recall those conversations being some of the most emotionally charged content I have in my notes, though I haven't gotten to them yet. Discount-PMs reopened the following summer (2013) then closed again permanently.
YouAreStarred employed a similar Ponzi scheme many years later, but I'm glad to say they refunded their donors :)

If you have questions on the report, please leave them [here], I will be monitoring the comments section periodically during this process.

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yuuminami Featured By Owner 2 hours ago  Hobbyist General Artist
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yuuminami Featured By Owner 2 hours ago  Hobbyist General Artist
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yuuminami Featured By Owner 2 hours ago  Hobbyist General Artist
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yuuminami Featured By Owner 2 hours ago  Hobbyist General Artist
done
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FluffyPoints Featured By Owner 3 hours ago  New Deviant Hobbyist Photographer
Bullet; Purple llama for llama Bullet; Purple
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Dynamoe Featured By Owner 3 hours ago
Llama Fashion for Llama Fashion  
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JohnOOFXDGamer1030 Featured By Owner 14 hours ago
Need points PLZ
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NiKaDC Featured By Owner 20 hours ago  Student General Artist
If you give me x Points , I will give you:
Points = 2 favs
Points = 4 favs
Points = 6 favs
Points = 8 favs
Points = 10 favs
Points = 12 favs
Points = 14 favs
Points = 16 favs
Points = 18 favs
10 Points = 20 favs + Forever Feauture 
20 Points = 40 favs + Forever Feauture + Llama + Watch


Check this adoptables: 
Octopus Girl Adoptable [Open] by NiKaDCCost: 60 Points
Aesthetic Adoptable [OPEN] 80 points by NiKaDC Cost: 80 Points
[OTA] Gaia Adoptable: Open 4/10 by NiKaDC  [OTA] Gaia Adoptable: Open 4/4 by NiKaDC OTA

And a YCH (35:points:)
YCH #1 OPEN


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Katapulto Featured By Owner 22 hours ago
faru ĝin denove
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princessacaramelo Featured By Owner 1 day ago  Student General Artist
Need points please
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XUranusX Featured By Owner Edited 1 day ago
People please :)
if you need points, check these ones-->  Tiny Candle (F2U) by XUranusX:icon100millionpoints: Tiny Candle (F2U) by XUranusX:iconpoint-dragon: Tiny Candle (F2U) by XUranusX:iconda-points-trusted: Tiny Candle (F2U) by XUranusX:iconhelp-donate-points:
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