Plagiarism of my fic @ FF.net

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  1. Avitus

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    I was just reading a story from one of my favourite crossover authors, knightblazer85, and read this passage

    This is ALMOST IDENTICAL to a scene in one of my stories,

    What do I do? :evil:
     
  2. Avitus

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    I just read onward, and HE TOOK MORE!

    My original (story posted in April as opposed to his in July),

    Now I'm really getting pissed off
     
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    You can try to bitch @ ff.net to have it ripped down, but those fuckers never touched the idiot who blatantly ripped off my magical core explanation nearly word for word.

    Do we know of any stories that have actualy been taken down due to plagerisism?
     
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    Yes, I think Quillian's, or Craig, or Kraeg, or whatever the fuck it is got taken down.
     
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    I sent a message along to knightblazer, and if he doesnt reply, then i'll go to the ff.net admins. What a fucking bastard; I mean... how can you as an AUTHOR take someones work that is quite obviously identical and try to pass it off as your own.
     
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    Heh, the fun part is, you are in the same boat I was in review wise. Yours gets like a few dozen, maybe a hundred, the plagerizer's gets 10x+ that amount. Fucking ironic.
     
  8. Avitus

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    I really dont mind the amount of reviews I get, because rather than the ones he has which are "OMFG LIKE I LOVE YOUR STORY ITS GRETA OMGSH", the few that I get are generally long and intelligeble (i didnt spell that one right...dammit); its just that... who could have the fucking AUDACITY to do something like that... I have respect for all forms of literature and language, and to do something like this is completely disgusting to me.
     
  9. ip82

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    Hey, it's taken off! Eh, maybe he'll go and rip some other author...
     
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    Wow, the admins over there did something right? Isn't that one of the signs of the apocalypse?
     
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    The apocolypse will happen in the year 2012 according to the Bible Code. :roll:
     
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    Midknight Middy is SPAI! DLP Supporter Retired Staff

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    I reported it for plagerisim right after I made my first post, didn't think they'd actually DO something about it. Nice one.
     
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    Wow thanks Mid, I didn't want the whole story gone though...I still liked it lol. Oh well... maybe it'll teach him a lesson.
     
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    You should have checked with the author first and asked him to change it/remove it. We shouldn't act like those jerks who whine to admins as soon as they see something they don't like... Yes, this is different, what with plagiarism and all, but still...
     
  15. Lord Ravenclaw

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    Eh, after that blatant show of plagarism, I don't see a problem in having the story ripped down. If it was on PC, I would have terminated their account as well. After all, if Harry can fight fire with fire and AK a Deatheater, why not report a fic for blatent plagarism?
     
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    I did ask him to change it, I never wanted him taken off the site...*sigh*
     
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    Just started your fic after reading this thread and saw that it hasn't been updated for a while. Are you planning on continuing it? It looks interesting.
     
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    of course...i'm just a little lazy and would rather spend my time watching tv rather than writing
     
  19. Dark Syaoran

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    Didn't like that guys story much anyway. Started off nicely but it got out of hand after awhile. Hope you continue with your story anyway, it's pretty good.
     
  20. Midknight

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    Sorry if I stepped on your toes, but folks who do that, and so blatantly like he did, literally make me see red.

    Didn't actually think the admins would bother to do anything, we may have seen the first logical action from FF.nuts in god knows how long. I'd find it hard to believe one brief half assed written complaint from me got it yanked, either others here did it also, or it's been reported multiple times.