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I thought I should create this to get any other opinions on what is an acceptable amount of time for something to be posted again. Also how much of a price drop before it can be posted again.

I think 2 weeks is acceptable but maybe some of the more regular users will not like seeing the same posts popping up so often and will become annoyed.

Price drops are a bit more difficult.

If it's a Blu-Ray that has been posted at £6.50 and then drops to £6.07 I wouldn't think that is worth a repost, but, if an item that is on offer at £300 then drops further to £275 2 days later, I think that would be worth posting again.

Any thoughts ?

What do you think of this?
SteveMate
Original Poster
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1 year ago

Taken from the site guidelines.

Duplicate deals (first come, first served)

It wouldn’t be a very helpful place if the whole site was flooded with the same deal. Because of that we’ve agreed that duplicate deals are dealt with on a first-come-first-served basis. If you’re quick off the mark and spot the bargain first then you get to reap the rewards - go go go!

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Dread1 year ago

> I thought I should create this to get any other opinions on what is an acceptable amount of time for something to be posted again.

1 month is an acceptable time to repost something.

> If it's a Blu-Ray that has been posted at £6.50 and then drops to £6.07 I wouldn't think that is worth a repost.

£1 is fine as a marker to if it should be posted again. There are some companies who use changing their price as an advertising feature, in cahoots with mods and certain posters, so they can be posted most days every week, with the same old items. Just look at CDKeys over on the other site. The same 5 items posted weekly with a 10-50p difference constantly. A site they have had a deal with for a long time to advertise (even going so far as removing negative comments about the site). I would hope that sort of stuff doesn't happen here. Although i think the mods here are good people and not corrupt braindead morons like the ones on the other site.

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EmmaGabriel5 months ago

Thanks

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Rockman5 months ago

Wasn't it one month?

And if a Blu-ray or w/e drops from £6.99 to £6.50 or less and whether that's worth posting, that's down to the poster.

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nemosays
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5 months ago

I too thought we all had come to a decision of month.

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nemosays
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5 months ago

Good point Steve.

Also if the price is changed up or down... do you expire the original deal and approve or keep the new reduced deal posted? Or do you advice the OP to place an edit?

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Ceebers
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5 months ago

I am sticking to my Comps and Freebie posts. I am leaving Deals and Vouchers to other experts. Good luck peeps...

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Bestoffer5 months ago

Hi Keep Posting Some Deals You Have Had Some Great Deals So Keep Posting Em Please!

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Ceebers
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5 months ago

Bestoffer If I see them I will try... xx

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Bestoffer5 months ago

clareemckenzie Ok Thats Great

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Tom
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5 months ago

This is an old Chat thread. For the most recent discussion where it was decided for one month:

https://www.latestdeals.co.uk/chat/when-able-re-post-deal

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