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I responded to your recent comment on the same subject posted on a different thread and wanted to confirm we've already shared information before about the different verification procedures we have on Upwork, their goals and how related requests are processed separately.
I didn't say I was gone .... as in inactive. Au contraire. I have been active all this time. I have to "earn" the badge?
Unfortunately customer care are extremely hard to get by these days (despite the growing fees ), I'll give it a go though.