Sep 11, 2014 10:01:28 PMEditedOct 30, 2014 07:52:10 AMbySadia A
I worked hard for 15 days, day in and day out. The offer made was $1 per 100 words, and since that pay was high, I did not have much questions. But, the pay which was intended to come after two weeks,did not show its face.
The biggest mistake: 'I agreed to work outside odesk'.
I will warn you, a person named **, dealt dealings on hangout, and was so damn convincing. She wasn't satisfied with unique articles, but also checked into every detail of it. She never let her guard down. The master con, you would never have judged with the way she chatted or contacted.
And I was a fool, to believe the high rates and the outside odesk contract.
I did flag the job offers.
And I request my fellow odeskers and the admin to make note of these scams.
*"Removed by admin"
Sep 13, 2014 01:36:19 AMEditedOct 30, 2014 08:33:16 PMbyHeather H
"since that pay was high" that is not high pay, sorry to inform you.
"'I agreed to work outside odesk" you were scamming oDesk, and got scammed in the process. Karma.
Expect your account to be suspended.
Sep 13, 2014 01:41:02 AMEditedOct 30, 2014 08:33:17 PMbyMattia G
In Italy we say "Chi la fa, l'aspetti". It basically means that if you're a scammer, then you should be expecting to be scammed in return. Or, as Heather already pointed out, you can simply call it "karma".
“Go then, there are other worlds than these.” ―Stephen King, The Gunslinger
Sep 13, 2014 09:37:16 AMEditedOct 30, 2014 08:33:19 PMbyMisty K
You think $1.00 per 100 words is high? I don't care if you're in India, are you out of your mind? This is just ONE of the reasons why this platform is so screwed up now, such cheap work. I'm left speechless, really.
And the fact you chose to ignore the policy and work outside Odesk, you got what you deserved, just to be honest and leave it civil.
You deserve your account banned, period.
Sep 17, 2014 10:19:44 AMEditedOct 30, 2014 08:40:30 PMbySusan M
I agree completely with Misty and the others! My jaw is still on the floor as I thought your post was a joke....it's people like you who feel $1 an hour is high that have created such an influx of crappy, low paying jobs being posted. And to admit you worked outside of Odesk clearly shows you did zero homework when you signed up. You will get no sympathy here for being so uninformed and contributing to a lack of quality jobs now being posted.
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