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    i have a question

    After how many days of inactivity is it safe to be relatively positive that the original owner won't come back looking for their account back?

    A month? 6 Months? A year?

    I really don't know the reason I'm asking is because I recently purchased an account that hasn't been logged into for now 16 days but before that was active nearly every day

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    different people have different ideas on an exact number, id not want anything under 200 days, but preferably ...a long long time ago. but thats just me.

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    Ok thank you are there any guides on securing active accounts

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    Well I have boughten 2 inactive accounts and a few days later the owner came back, and I did not do any thing on the account.

    I don't think I will be buying inactives for a very long time.

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    i believe there are a few in the neopets guides section.

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    How inactive was it @Balletdancer

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    "Last Spotted: A long, long time ago."

    (1+ year)

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    I've had accounts I haven't logged into in 1-2 years myself that I do later, but that's as safe as you can tell on the surface.

    A lot of users are just busy and take breaks, anything less <1 year = not safe, other than for robbing and securing stuff.



    16 days shouldn't even be considered 'safe', I haven't checked my main in almost 2 months.
    My jimmies would be rustled if I were gone for 2 weeks and came back to some rando being a lil bitch on my account.

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    It varies long long ago is what some consider safe.I bought a rw account that said that and the owner suddenly came back harassed me from a side account and then gave up on getting it back after tnt did nothing

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    From what I've learned through the years, someone who quits for 3 months or longer is most likely to not come back. There are exceptions, though.

    However, I've even had accounts that, being "long long time ago", the original owner came back.

    So the risk will always be there.

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    It was last logged in long long ago, and i just bought it and a few days later the person came back? wtf..I don't think so ---
    Last edited by Balletdancer; 02-08-2014 at 10:14 PM.

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