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Jessica_Zombie
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Salutations!

Postby Jessica_Zombie » Tue Oct 22, 2013 7:12 pm

Hello, I'm Jessica. I've had this website bookmarked in my phone for a year, always admired the blades. However, I am slightly worried about these age checks. I'm 20+, and the blades that I buy would be gifts for my partner, 30+, who has a rather big like for swords and such. So I'd like to know exactly how information is taken without having contact. Anyone can fake ages on websites, and I don't want my information used for fraudulence. Once I'm sure, I'll be on buying two blaes straight away for sure!

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Re: Salutations!

Postby Big Lazy » Wed Oct 23, 2013 11:18 am

Hi

Best to give the owner Loz a call, he'll be able to talk you through the process and give you reassurances ;)
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Re: Salutations!

Postby Lone Wolf » Wed Oct 23, 2013 6:18 pm

pretty sure most sites ask the electoral register like the banks do. :|

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Re: Salutations!

Postby liquidator96 » Wed Oct 23, 2013 8:59 pm

I have to agree with both of the above, I haven't heard of anyone on this forum suffering from I.D. theft.

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Re: Salutations!

Postby Mellony » Wed Oct 23, 2013 9:09 pm

Been a BUK customer for 10 years - never had a problem :)
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Re: Salutations!

Postby Loz » Thu Oct 24, 2013 7:38 pm

Jessica_Zombie wrote:Hello, I'm Jessica. I've had this website bookmarked in my phone for a year, always admired the blades. However, I am slightly worried about these age checks. I'm 20+, and the blades that I buy would be gifts for my partner, 30+, who has a rather big like for swords and such. So I'd like to know exactly how information is taken without having contact. Anyone can fake ages on websites, and I don't want my information used for fraudulence. Once I'm sure, I'll be on buying two blaes straight away for sure!


I can run an age check now to see if you'd pass if you like, by registering on the forum, you've provided enough information for us already.

'Anyone can fake ages on websites'

anyone can post anything on a website, but those statements can then be verified as true or false, like if someone says I was born in Ely in 1980, we know exactly where to look to verify that.
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Re: Salutations!

Postby Geordie Ross » Fri Oct 25, 2013 4:04 pm

Loz has a team of dedicated age verification ninjas, as soon as you submit an order, they appear from the shadows :ninja:
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Re: Salutations!

Postby Loz » Sat Oct 26, 2013 6:44 pm

well I'll say this much, Trading Standards asked us if we'd help advise other sites how to verify age when they failed the TS test orders.
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Re: Salutations!

Postby liquidator96 » Sat Oct 26, 2013 10:39 pm

Loz wrote:well I'll say this much, Trading Standards asked us if we'd help advise other sites how to verify age when they failed the TS test orders.


'nuff said!

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Re: Salutations!

Postby JessicaZombie » Thu Nov 07, 2013 2:52 pm

Well thank you for the reassurance. Now I'm going to get shopping!

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Re: Salutations!

Postby the blade master » Thu Nov 07, 2013 3:39 pm

aye spend plenty Lawrence has one hell of an mortgage to pay out every month lols :D
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