beware of cve3 - a leech on the steemsilvergold community

2년 전

I just made a sad discovery. There is a leech swimming around in the Silver Gold community here on Steemit, and its handle is:

cve3

First it goes around and makes comments that it hopes will get upvoted. Some seem genuine. Some, you can tell are just an excuse to comment.

Sometimes, it will upvote the original post...but at 1% or less. Equal to $0.005 or less.

Its winning touch though is when it goes back to its comments, at 6 days of age(before the upvote window closes) and upvotes itself at 100% upvote strength(about $0.35 at current market).

You can see here that 96% of its votes are going to itself:

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You can click on comments under his blog to see how most to all of the 7 day old comments and older have been upvoted at 100%...by himself.

As far as I can tell, only a small fraction of his Steem Power may have actually been invested in steem. None, if that was just a transfer through blocktrades from an older Steemit account. Most of his current account Steem Power is from upvoting himself.

This is my personal request to cve3 to NEVER comment on any of my Posts again.

Everyone else can do with this information as they see fit. But I want nothing to do with it.

Any discussion, thoughts and even dissagreements are welcome in the comment below(even by cve3 ...THIS ONE TIME).

Hope everyone else is doing well and having a great weekend!!

Peace

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Hi em3, great work! Thank you for bringing this to my/our attention. And i agree: cve3 don’t bother commenting on any @thedamus’ posts — your type of participation is unwelcome.

resteemed

Hey em3, can you run ME through that algo? I’d love to know where i’m at. I aim for giving MORE than i take and would like to know how i’m doing.

Thanks again!

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The chart?
It is on www.steemreports.com

Here is yours at 30 days:
http://steemreports.com/outgoing-votes-info/?account=thedamus&days=30
Shy of 30%. Hmmm..seems a little better than 96%! ;-D

Thanks for sharing the love and for your comment and support!!
Peace

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Great tool. Thanks :)
I'm at 0.5%
Looked at 90 days, 0.2% :)

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Nice!!

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You are a Saint MC!

❤️

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Transparency keeps us all honest.

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Okay, thanks man! I feel pretty good about that ratio... means i can just keep on swimming how i like :)

Great work man!

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Of course!
Again, I appreciate the feedback!

I didnt plan to call him/her out, but it just felt so scammy.

Have a great weekend,

Peace

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Ya did the right thing!

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I hope this cat isnt a friend of yours... he has an 86% self upvote.

http://steemreports.com/outgoing-votes-info/?account=barrydutton&days=30

He buggs me because he acts like a Liberty Advocate. But he just care about his Liberty to be a self voting butt. Ugh...I am so in for a flogging from him. I really should be nicer.

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I agree with you. I was dissapointed by Barry before. But I just ignore him. I wouldnt have 'poked the bear'. Just ignore him. He isnt misbehaving on my posts, so it isnt as big a concern as cve3 is here.

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Hey! At least I got him to upvote all the people that had commented on his post so far.... albeit just $0.04 upvotes from a $7 possible upvote.

Hope that wasnt too hard for him. But he was right.... he didnt flag me and they all got upvotes. So I feel my work is done for the day. Lol.

I accidentally upvoted one of my posts once. Stupid thumbs! I also think that the flag button is in a terrible spot because I keep hitting that too! Fortunately steemit asked me to confirm the flag before registering it!

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Nothing wrong with upvoting yourself as well as others in my opinion. Anything under 50% i’d say is highly respectable.

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I don't see a problem with upvoting yourself, but there are some whales who think otherwise and will downvote all the little pennies you earn just to make themselves FEEL THE POWER, lol. I was only upvoting 1 post per day of my own, and upvoting the rest to everyone else, but they stripped my little $0.50 a day away from me for over a week.

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There are some perfect bastards skulking around here that’s for sure. Just keep on swimming man!

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Oh that sux!

I'm happy with 25% or less... But I know I have been as high as 40% before when I wanted/needed to promote some posts and comments.

Overall I seem to get the best feedback though when I am voting myself 25% or less.

But for a whale to be upset with one self upvote a day? Either there was a HUGE misunderstanding. Or that whale was a straight up Moby DICK!

I hope that was long in the past!

Peace

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I think it is over now. I refuse to let one or even a dozen obnoxious people keep me from my goals. I'm one tough old granny, lol.

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Now following! I like tough old grannies!

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I think I remember when that happened. Rediculous. What's wrong with upvoting a post you spent a few hours making? If I didn't think it was any good I wouldn't write it to begin with!

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Im at like 4.6% rofl 😁 but thats cuz my vote is worth shit hahahaha

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You can always buy up and “in” — the vote slider is cool (after 500 sp) and the curration has started to really trickle in!

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I have like $40usd every 2 weeks for "crypto play" lol

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Gotcha 😫

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I don’t either. Upvoting yourself is not a big deal, but 90% and over is nuts!!! Last time I checked mine was at like 3%.

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Thanks. I barely understand steemit... whales & witnesses & delegating and how everyone signs off posts on this one British guy’s page by saying sov. 😄 I feel like I am in a foreign county where I just know how to say thank you, good bye and where is the bathroom? 😄

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I was the same way. I may not know what I am doing half the time, but I know in my heart I am a good person who doesn't want to harm anyone. At the same time, I know I can't please everyone. So just set a goal and start working toward it, making sure you don't overstep the bounds you set for yourself. Be real with people and you will learn as you go and be fine!

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Good advice!

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Thank you, can you tell me where the water closet is? Good bye.

Sov.

:D (Just teasing. That sov thing was a competition key word to register the post in an automated tally)

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Yup! I have hit the flag button a few times by accident! I hate that it's right where my thumb naturally goes!

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Lol.

"Ooops... Third time in a row. I gotta get new Thumbs!"

😝

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It's OK to upvote your own post, I think. Upvoting everything you do 100% and upvoting others at 3% thoug, not cool. Keep on upvoting your self, just don't be greedy,lol!

This is good stuff! I just found 2 people to unfollow and mute...and one to follow. I looked at my report and found the #1 recipient of my votes...Stax!

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Good stuff!!

And STAX is a great one to support!!

I agree with you. To me, that does seem like 100% spammy behaviour. Thanks for the heads up!

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Thank you for the feedback!

Wowzers, I just gave them a couple of cents yesterday on a book blog. Makes sense now that he hasnt replied back.
Great detective work champ!

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I hate it. Everyone likes a nice comment...but between a leech like this and a comment farmer "oh great post, will follow u forever" it can be kinda annoying sometimes.

But nevermind. Just a bit of community policing really goes a long way at keeping the community healthy and strong.

Nice tool. I just checked myself to make sure I'm not a greedy SOB, lol. I am now aware of Cve3, thanks. I think sometimes we're a bit naive or maybe too trusting??? I don't know, but we need to remember that this is the interwebs and there is always people who will take advantage.

Cheers em3

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Yes, sadly, there will always be scammers. But Steemit is an ecosystem that I would like to see succeed, so if I catch them on my blog, I will call them out. ;-)

Thanks so much for stopping by @fat-elvis!!
Peace

What a cool tool. I'm at 11% solid prime number. http://steemreports.com/outgoing-votes-info/?account=gomatthew&days=30

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Nice!

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Cool is the rule fellas!

Wow 96%, that's just wild, that % is crazy town.

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Yeah... Blew my mind. Sadly there are whales and dolphins and tiny minnows that all do the EXACT same thing by doing well orchestrated circle jerks. As long as everyone jerks each other then it is the same as upvoting yourself.... Just doesnt look as scammy.

Thanks for sharing, i'm a newbie here and try to support the people who support me. Just learned about the charts.

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And that is the right way to do it!

Nothing good comes from being greedy with your upvotes. Even if your upvotes are only worth $0.01 or less. Steemit is a great Pay it Forward platform!

Peace!

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Question if you don't mind?

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Of course, shoot.
I'll answer any that I can.

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in you opinion what is better an upvote on a post or an upvote on a comment with other upvote from a smaller account

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I am not sure that I follow.

Let me try though...
Since my upvote at 100% is more than 0.10, then if I want to help the Post get visibility... I upvote the Post. If your upvote is 0.01 or less you likely won't be driving the post into Trending. ;-P

If I want to make sure the person sees that I support them, then I try to upvote a comment and reply to their comment with an encouraging word or such.

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Thanks so much perfect answer to a crazy question.

damn last night I was going to bid on them half dollars again last minute and forgot because I was at work. I like your acutions.

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I'll have more auctions coming!! Keep an eye out!

Yeah, it was while I was checking that halves auction (the post was now 7 days old) that I saw cve3's comment at the top at $0.32. That just didnt sit right once I saw he had given a tiny 0.005 or less upvote to the post itself.

Anyway, I appreciate you stopping by. Sorry you missed it last night. But work is what brings home the bacon... So dont feel too bad! :-D

thanks for the info!

The follow-me phishers are far more annoying and worth your time to name and shame and mass-flag, I feel. "What incredible insight! Please to be following me, I follow you too!" --they didn't read a single word, and they spam that same thing to 30 people per minute.

Someone can vote-wank themselves into oblivion for all I care. The system can't seriously make it worth their while. It's not like they're making a living off clicking on themselves strategically every day.

If they can, this system is a mess and deserves to fail.

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I self-vote to move my replies higher up. I give zero poops about the 0.001p it gives me.

I don't even look at my steem balances / power / net worth page. Ever.

What youre problume @em3

Why you flag me? What happen @em3

The ones I find most annoying are the ones that say they have upvoted and resteemed and they haven't done either. I always flag these guys because on top of being useless comments they are lying!

I'll keep an eye out for this one, thanks.

Haha.... I'm so in for a dolphin flagging! Your post inspired me to check in on my least favorite narcissistic so-called-Liberty-advocate. I used to think he was great stuff. He still does.

Here is one for you:

Barry Duton

http://steemreports.com/outgoing-votes-info/?account=barrydutton&days=30

86% self vote. And I called him out on his post... his community campfire BS. I maybe shouldnt have done that. But f'it.

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Yeah, you called me out alright.

I answered you back too, you assume I would flag you right?

Never did.

Appears you are off the mark again.

Maybe when you have made more than a handful of posts, or mouthing off, and actually contribute, people will listen to you.

Find something constructive to do here.

I donate to people every day, 3 of them each day in fact right now, every day, I encourage everyone to go check my wallet.

And that is just what you can SEE.

People use their stake as they see fit, it has been a thing here, looooonnnnnnggg before you came here and opened your mouth without having a full picture.