Abuse of "Instructables"

The term "instructable" seems to have penetrated the public conciousness enough that people can appropriate the word to try and make themselves look legitimate.

I came across this video on YouTube. It's a referral scam, but it calls itself an instructable!


I have informed the user - (Link: http://uk.youtube.com/user/3ZCASH4U ) about his offence, but have had no response.

Maybe other members would want to give him a piece of their mind?

(I didn't have a associated image, so I've included this sneak preview of my next papercraft Instructable...)

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Goodhart9 years ago
I might have pushed the envelope a little more myself....grrrrr...
Kiteman (author)  Goodhart9 years ago
If I'd sworn, or made threats, that would have been excuse enough for the posts to be removed. Subtlety, see?
Hmm, posts? Oh, I meant the Scam video.....did I miscommunicate (or am I missing what you mean? ).
Kiteman (author)  Goodhart9 years ago
Oh, I thought you meant you would have posted more scathing comments about the scam.
Yeah, I just wondered out loud when they (YouTube) would remove a scam, or whether they required a legal suit against them, before they acted.

I didn't know if that was implying too much or not, though.
gmoon Goodhart9 years ago
"Instructables" is trademarked. And Youtube is fairly proactive (sometimes ''too'' proactive, imo) about responding to DMCA take-down notices. If the staff here considers the video infringement, they should disappear quickly...
Cut it out, Bumpus. Seriously, I'm really tired of all your disgusting jokes. Just quit.
I don't even get how you could think that's dirty...You're the one who needs cut it out and let up, Adrian. That was a simple joke against Brits, something extremely common around Kiteman.
I assumed he was referring to this(I tend not to take what he says at face value if it doesn't make immediate sense, and assume it has a double meaning).
A condom band? It still makes no sense.

"I tend not to take what he says at face value if it doesn't make immediate sense, and assume it has a double meaning"

Then you can't be so quick to lash out at people.
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