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Offline Kassy

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What to do when...
« on: February 17, 2009, 06:09:59 AM »
...you notice a submission with plagiarism clearly contained within it and you know you have read that exact piece somewhere else a while back this time only a few words have changed to try and cover it up.

Because i have found one such submission, yet i do not wish to press the matter as i am not well informed enough at this present moment in time, and am working tirelessly in order to find the original work.

If there is one thing above all that i hate it is plagiarism, the passing of of someone elses work as your own.

Any advice would be mosty highly welcome.

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Re: What to do when...
« Reply #1 on: February 17, 2009, 05:34:05 PM »
The answer is, take it to a moderator, preferrably Moonhunter. His Google-Fu is likely to help you find the original work.
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Re: What to do when...
« Reply #2 on: February 17, 2009, 05:40:05 PM »
Kassy, I sent you a PM, please reply when you get a chance.
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