I wrote this story on the Hypixel Forums a while ago, but I realized it would be a good idea if I posted it on my blog too.
ReportScammers was a robot on the Hypixel SkyBlock Forums that automatically replied to posts where people were complaining that they got scammed.
It all started on April 27th, 2020. I was bored and wanted to make a Hypixel Forums bot. At first, I wasn’t sure what I wanted it to do. Then I thought, “what’s a task that humans do often that could be easily automated?”: complaining about people getting scammed, of course.
I didn’t do anything with this idea until a couple we...