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Staff Site Update - User Generated Giveaways

ChoosableOne

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Side note - I was able to enter my own giveaway. By design or a bug?
A key giver enters his/her own giveaway... I guess no one would have thought that, it would be awesome if you win:messenger_grinning: Thank you btw, i was curious about that game, now i have a little chance(y)
 
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A key giver enters his/her own giveaway... I guess no one would have thought that, it would be awesome if you win:messenger_grinning: Thank you btw, i was curious about that game, now i have a little chance(y)
If you win it, you could sell the key!!
If I win, I promise to make a new giveaway, and enter it again aswell, and if I win I promise to make a new giveaway, and enter it again aswell, and if I win I promise to make a new giveaway, and enter it again aswell, and if I win I promise to make a new giveaway, and enter it again aswell, and if I win I promise to make a new giveaway, and enter it again aswell, and if I win I promise to make a new giveaway, and enter it again aswell.
 

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Wow! Thanks so much GHG GHG for holy potatoes,seven days gone & Civ 6! Super excited to play the last to especially civ 6,I've heard the game is a good time sink with friends and I've never played a civ game before.
 
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Not sure if it's a bug or what, but I won a giveaway and the code was already claimed.

No big deal anyway, I didn't care much for that particular game. Just wanted to report it.

Also, thanks to all the people hosting those giveaways.
 
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Hey, I have two Keys for Circuit Breakers and a third I already used (damn Mystery Bundles...), buuuut, I don't know, which is the used one... soooo somebody up for that game and a little adventureous?

Gimme a PM!

EDIT: The working one is gone! :)
 
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Samus Aran

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Hiya!

If anyone wants this just give me a PM. Don't need it since I have already completed the game.




EDIT: Code taken.
 
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Thanks for the Metroid II code! I'm loading it onto my nephew's 3DS and I'm sure he'll enjoy it.

eddie4 eddie4
Thank you for the ToaZZle Steam key. Already played it and had some fun with my boys and their little cousin.
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This is really a great way to build a sense of community and play some games you might never experience otherwise. I was inspired to do a giveaway of System Shock 2[GoG], and I'll be doing more GoG games as the budget allows. It would be great to be able to integrate artwork for GoG, but I understand that might be coming in the future. Looking forward to it!
 
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Efe

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Actually closed ones aren't really closed. If you enter them, you'll see message below. Server issue maybe?

The entry period for this giveaway has ended.
The giveaway is waiting to be drawn.

Palliasso Palliasso FYI
 
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One of the keys I won for Steam said the same thing. Probably a glitch. I created the Sim City 2000 SE[GoG] giveaway and there was only 1 key being given away.
 
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I guess the question now is whether it sends confirmation to one, both, or more parties than named. The whole system is in question!
It's sending duplicate winning messages for sure, and including the key in both messages. Well, there's at least 2 being sent. For instance, under Closed Giveaways you won Cowboy Revenge, but I also received the message and redeemed it first. Then I won Breathing Fear, but somebody else redeemed it before me. The keys are legit, but whoever gets to it first ends up with it, and the other person gets a notification that the key has already been redeemed. Bummer, at least somebody from GAF is ending up with it.
 

GHG

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Just put up a bunch of Steam games to give away but I've just seen the recent posts in this thread... Is it glitched or will people get the keys as normal if they enter?
 
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GreenAlien

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Just put up a bunch of Steam games to give away but I've just seen the recent posts in this thread... Is it glitched or will people get the keys as normal if they enter?
Well, someone will get the key.. and since it's still random.. it doesn't matter too much?

Let's hope it's fixed in the week until the draw, but the worst that's happening seems to be at least one person ends up vexed due to the key having already been used by the other winner..
 

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One of the keys I won for Steam said the same thing. Probably a glitch. I created the Sim City 2000 SE[GoG] giveaway and there was only 1 key being given away.
Thanks for the game, I was able to redeem it as the original winner :messenger_grinning: (TY Dark Rider Dark Rider as well for checking the winner lol)

Looks like my other gift "Digit Daze" was redeemed by another user but no hard feelings, have fun. (TY eddie4 eddie4 )
 
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Dark Rider

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Thanks for the game, I was able to redeem it as the original winner :messenger_grinning: (TY Dark Rider Dark Rider as well for checking the winner lol)

Looks like my other gift "Digit Daze" was redeemed by another user but no hard feelings, have fun. (TY eddie4 eddie4 )
Cheers :messenger_grinning:
I thought I'd post about it since surely it must be happening to others too so it is good to point it out to the mods and hope they fix it.
 

Palliasso

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Sorry for the trouble with the giveaways, we had a process that was hung on our server and when we finally "forced" it, it drew and notified multiple winners in some instances.

We believe this was a one time issue. Again, sorry for any confusion this caused.
 

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Guess I'm a bit late to the party, was just going to mention I finally won my first ever giveaway but the key was already claimed, seems I noticed a bit too late...... next time perhaps!
 
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Wow, I won, and I won good game! Thanks GHG GHG for a Metro 2033 Redux.
EDIT, I read that there are some issues with keys, but mine worked great on Steam. If anybody else got this game as second winner, then sorry :(
 
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