Block Sellers/Stores with Search Filters

Can we get a search filter option to filter out… non-quality breeders/ weekly spam reptiles from unresponsive, oversized, mass producers?
There’s becoming a “garbage” layer to file through when looking through most morphmarket pages now… Much sadness - Anyone else feel the same, or maybe have a better suggestion?
The new update to unresponsive vendors is good - but doesnt stop repeat spam of those exact same animals

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While it seems reasonable when it comes to unresponsiveness, who is to judge non quality breeders, mass producers (what constitute mass producers over 100 animals a year, over 500 animals a year, over 1000 animals a year?) and who will verify that?.

And what do you mean by spam? I have never received Spam from MM only inquiries from buyers and answer from seller that I initiated contact with.

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Hi @torrasque, thanks for the input and glad you like the recent work on unresponsiveness.

Yes, this is a fairly highly requested feature which we want to add, but it would look like you being able to filter out a list of breeders you’re not interested in seeing. So it’s not something we’d envision detecting automatically, but would let you customize. Because as @stewart_reptiles mentioned, it’s not really possible to have a global definition for this.

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I have not had the same experience at all. I have purchased 3 of my first 5 female BPs off MM and all my interactions with breeders have been good. I had a few unresponsive ones but I just moved on and focused on working with those who did reply. I haven’t ever had anyone “spam” replies about the same animals and bee and over either.

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I have been hoping for something like a drop-down similar to the ‘Does Not Include’ option for morphs… Because there is at least one vendor that, when they hit an auto-update cycle, will take up 30+ pages and it is a pain to wade through

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I see, so instead of a permanent “block” list you want it on a per-search basis?

So you would only use this feature in the course of refining your search as you saw a bunch of new ads at the beginning? How many vendors would you typically exclude? Just seems like a lot to be configuring on a per-search basis.

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I just assumed that it would probably code in a similar manner to the drop down for the morphs so I figured it would be easier to implement in that same drop down manner… And then people could use it when/as they saw fit.

For myself, I would probably use it daily simply because I pretty much visually skip over certain vendors as it is. But other people might only feel the need to use it on occasion

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Why not use the feature as I proposed then – a permanent filter?

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:grin::grin:

For me, the permanent option you proposed would be fine. However, I am just one of the many hundreds of MM users and what works for me might not work for someone else so I was trying to think beyond just myself

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Same. I’ve only had a few unresponsive but everyone else had been responsive, helpful and overall nice.

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Well when a good portion of your “supply” comes from the outdoors being captured; that’s not “quality” by any means.
I don’t mean MM sending spam mail - I was referring to reptile vendors who refresh their stock twice a week absolutely flooding their wild caught stock over the first 3 pages, snuffing out anything that I might actually be interested in.

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Usually just one or two specifically annoying vendors that like to flood the pages with wild caughts and long term captives - where as most people on MM are NOT looking for that kind of “quality” reptile. If they did, they’d just go to said company’s website and order there.

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shameless bumb - as this needs addressed.

Tagging @John see if he wants to re-address this even though it has already been answered.

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Others can add their comment to vote for this feature also but the same users bumping it doesn’t help move it up the list. It’s a known requested feature, and is relatively high (on our very long list).

I concur with the OP.
IMO I feel like everyone knows the BIG players in the industry.
I’m not necessarily talking about large scale breeders, but whole sellers / flippers who post generic pictures of what they have to offer.

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Thank for understanding where I’m coming from!
Generic pics are big no, no, too - as people would like to know what exactly they’re buying (esp on a super open platform like MM)

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So if enough ppl “like” this post then thats the way of voting for new features?

EVERYONE - LIKE this post so we can show the mods what we WANT, no, NEED added as a new feature!

Just saw this, but I’ve been thinking this week that it would be a really handy feature to have. So have a bump on me.

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