So, recently, I was trying to bid on this guy:
And placed a bid of $40 for the AutoBuy on him on Sunday Night.
Then the artist:
DELETED the entire adopt with all the bids.
There were 3+ people bidding on him, and I was only one of them.
Then she re-uploaded the entire adopt and "extended" it till the 25th.
(Orginal Bidding was to end the 18th)
Only to END all bidding as soon as the first bid came in - which to my surprise - was the same exact person to have placed the minimum bid on him the FIRST time. (Without giving the rest of us who were watchng a chance to re-bid.)
We called her out on it, and I have not only informed FA, but have sent in an official report to the FTC and FBI for further investigation on this matter.
I also sent her notes asking what happened since I did place the AB bid on the original.
She is just shrugging us all off.
So I feel that since this site has become nothing more than YCH's and Adopts these days that I will begin lowering my expectation of this site on being the community that the STAFF always claims it SHOULD be.
In that regards, while I am not leaving FA - I have been here far too long, and have had my fun with all the hiccups that happen here (considering that I do run an ACTUAL furry community site).
I do plan on no being as active on here as I once was, and I will continue my community outreach to get good quality folks onto Drako's Den so that we can have a safe community for furries without fear of being STOLEN from.
I also do not plan on participating in many, if any, YCH's or Bids on this site for adopts anymore - esp considering how fresh this is to me, and how this site now is only these things - without the legal backing that it NEEDS to prevent lawsuits. (Since Bids on items are legally binding regardless of where you place them.)