Be respectful of other users at all times.
Insults, harassment, ad hominem and so on will result in a warning or a ban.
We maintain a zero tolerance policy on performing trades with scammers.
Scammers are not welcome at backpack.tf, and we synchronise bans from the SteamRep scammer database.
It is your responsibility to make sure you are not trading with an account belonging to a scammer.
read this thread
for more information.
Suggestions require evidence. If you wish to create price suggestions, you are strongly recommended to read
the article on creating a price suggestion.
Comments should be constructive. The following is
considered to be
In short, leave that at YouTube.
Links to image macros
Comments such as "free rep" or "owns one,
Do not demand your friends to vote on a suggestion.
This counts as price manipulation.
Do not use alternate accounts to vote multiple times
on the same
suggestion. This also counts as price manipulation.
Do not cut in line.
If you list items at a low price then demand users
who trade with
you to pay more, you will be banned.
Use common sense. As soon as people find out you are doing this, they will just report you.
It's not worth it.
Third-party bots are fine, if and only if:
Trades can be performed entirely by sending
a trade offer or
by adding the bot account directly from
If you are using a placeholder item to
appear in the
classifieds while stock of the same type is
sold, that item should be removed as soon as
you run out of
stock for that item.
Links in the notes must be related to trading. For
advertising raffles or Steam groups in your listings
is not allowed. Examples of acceptable links include
links to trades
on other trading websites or a spreadsheet
with your own prices.
The price in your listing must match the price in
Your listings must be reasonable and realistic.
For example, don't make a buy order for a Golden Frying Pan at 1 scrap.
It is your responsibility to keep your listings up
to date and
accurate. If you are found to be repeatedly
changing your mind after receiving offers, you will
receive a ban.
Do not list items asking for item offers or item
overpay only. The
listed price must be what you are
willing to take in pure. This includes listings for CS:GO items.
Do not bypass the listing folder by using a
negligible difference in
This is considered line cutting. Using multiple
accounts to bypass
is likewise not allowed, unless each account has a
the item in question listed for sale.
This rule does not apply if the items have a modification (such as a paint) which they do not
have in common. Levels and craft numbers above 100 do not count as modifications.
Sell orders are "folded" into the most recently bumped of its kind
with a note stating how many you have up for sale.
Do not list buy orders to pay only in item offers or
The listed price must be what you are
willing to pay in pure. This includes listings for CS:GO items.
If you are buying modified items (with paint, parts,
levels, etc.) list your price for the
unmodified item and then put the prices for the
modified items in
The listing price should be what you are willing to
pay for each
Don't list a buy order at 30 keys for 10 buds.
This does not apply to buy orders listed at
For example, you may make listings at 0.05 for multiple reinforced robot parts.
You must have the pure on hand for people to send
trade offers. If
you do not have pure, please remove your
listing and recreate it at a later time.
If you are listing a generic buy order, your buy
order must be the
price you are willing to pay for ANY
clean (not duped) item.
Generic buy orders for unusuals must be at
the price you
will pay for any effect, even nuts and
Buy orders for specialized or professional
weapons must be for any sheen/effect -
stating things like "any but hypno-beam"
violate this rule.
Don't list a buy order for chemistry sets at
50 keys if
you're only buying some sets for 50
Note: These rules and guidelines are
not here as a
complete list of warnable or bannable
offenses. They are here to clear up any confusion about
the rules that
may not be obvious.
Cases not stated here are at the discretion of the