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11-27-13, 05:09 AM   #1
Qin
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Is Rythal MIA?

Does anyone know if he's on vacation? Or if he's stopped working on Carbonite?

Wasn't like him to remain so silent on the forums, or post updates when WoW patches borked up Carbonite.

Any other add-on out there that can cover all of Carbonites' functions?
 
11-27-13, 12:58 PM   #2
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Well, according to Rythal's profile on this site, he was just online last night.
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12-02-13, 12:05 AM   #3
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I'm semi-MIA, I mentioned about a month ago that i'm working 3 jobs to pay for the trip down to blizzcon, so it has left me with very very little time.... I have more time now, but the week after blizzcon someone who was obviously not very happy with Carbonite, or that I hadn't done something decided to paypal bomb me by doing 15 1$ transactions, and then disputing it with their bank so I ended up charged quite a bit by paypal in reversal fee's.

That left me with a very sour feeling... and while it is non of your faults, and I shouldn't let it affect my work on Carbonite, it has.... I do not have any plans to give up on it, and if any major bugs have cropped up I will fix them (I hadn't noticed anything major, but i'll reread the forums again to make sure)... I just haven't been in the mood to do anything since that happened, and I do apologize to everyone for that... it may sound childish, or moody, but to be doing something because I love doing it, and then have someone turn around and cost me a large sum for doing what I love doing... well you get the idea.
 
12-02-13, 07:41 AM   #4
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Talking No worries

You're alive & well. Missed or didn't see the triple-overtime for BlizzCon. Hopefully you had a good time.

Thanks for all the hard work you've done. May the ass that hassled you find a nice Cryptolocker on all his families computers.
 
12-02-13, 02:35 PM   #5
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Originally Posted by Rythal View Post
paypal bomb me by doing 15 1$ transactions, and then disputing it with their bank so I ended up charged quite a bit by paypal in reversal fee's.
That has to be something that Paypal has a system to stop, I bet if you contest the charges (after the 1st one) you could get them reversed. That kind of behavior borders on fraud.

If that doesn't work, how much was it? A few of us can probably easily cough up a couple of bucks to make you whole again.
 
12-03-13, 03:13 PM   #6
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Originally Posted by anteract View Post
That has to be something that Paypal has a system to stop, I bet if you contest the charges (after the 1st one) you could get them reversed. That kind of behavior borders on fraud.

If that doesn't work, how much was it? A few of us can probably easily cough up a couple of bucks to make you whole again.
I'm with you mate, would gladly help out!
 
12-04-13, 07:09 AM   #7
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Originally Posted by anteract View Post
That has to be something that Paypal has a system to stop, I bet if you contest the charges (after the 1st one) you could get them reversed. That kind of behavior borders on fraud.

If that doesn't work, how much was it? A few of us can probably easily cough up a couple of bucks to make you whole again.
what s/he said. contest with paypal, thats fraudulent behavior, even if you cannot prove it was deliberate by user A, someone was trying to commit fraud on you and paypal.

thank you for all that you do, love the work you've done
 
12-05-13, 06:53 AM   #8
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Very sorry this has happened - even more so since it wasn't just someone being a butt, but costing you real-life money.

That person wouldn't happen to be on a PvP server, would they? I mean, I would never, just curious >
 
12-10-13, 09:39 AM   #9
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paypal bomb me by doing 15 1$ transactions, and then disputing it with their bank so I ended up charged quite a bit by paypal in reversal fee's.
Wow. That sucks. This is one of the many (MANY) reasons I will have nothing to do with Paypal.
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12-12-13, 04:02 AM   #10
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I'm so sorry :(

Hugz & bless you.
Thank you for Carbonite I count what you do for us as one of my blessings....
I have had the same thing happen from both sides of that multiple payment issue and PayPal refunded the excess charges after a little prodding.
I received several identical payments from someone who then stopped payment on all of them. PayPal fixed that & then a few weeks later I clicked to make a single purchase & my PayPal came unglued because I just submitted 7 identical payments. I figured out my Mouse programming was corrupted & before it died completely it was emitting Ghost clicks or click echos... I'd click once, & even lift fingers off and it would register several more clicks... .errrf lol
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12-13-13, 06:59 PM   #11
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How much did this end up costing. I might be able to make that right for you.
 
12-02-13, 01:40 PM   #12
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*hugs Rythal*
 
 

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