Eliminate "Must have 5 posts before posting links"

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Eliminate "Must have 5 posts before posting links"

Post by Gowri » Thu Sep 06, 2007 7:11 am

No Use Of this Criteria.

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Post by mith » Thu Sep 06, 2007 2:11 pm

So you can spam easier?
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Post by Draco » Mon Dec 03, 2007 10:16 am

Actually the "5 posts before posting links" rule is useful. You may not be able to post links but you can still type in the url of the website so people can copy and paste the link so the can still get on the website.

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Post by alextemplet » Mon Dec 03, 2007 4:26 pm

This idea has been proposed before, and those of us who have been here a while and remember the problems we used to have with spam wholeheartedly support this rule. It causes no serious problem for new members (It's not hard at all to get five posts anyway.) and it majorly cuts down on the spam problem.
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Post by AstusAleator » Fri Dec 07, 2007 5:42 am

I think they should bump it up to 10, it's too easy to get 5.
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Post by alextemplet » Fri Dec 07, 2007 6:00 am

That might actually be a good idea.
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Post by Draco » Fri Dec 07, 2007 9:49 am

Sounds reasonable to me as well.
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Post by canalon » Fri Dec 07, 2007 2:28 pm

Well considering the spam problem, i.e. very little now, I think the current policy works nicely.
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Post by alextemplet » Fri Dec 07, 2007 10:02 pm

canalon wrote:Well considering the spam problem, i.e. very little now, I think the current policy works nicely.


Agreed.
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Post by AstusAleator » Sun Dec 09, 2007 3:26 am

Why not stamp it out entirely? GRIND ITS BONES INTO THE MUD! Er... yeah 5 is probably fine.
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Re: Eliminate "Must have 5 posts before posting links"

Post by childhood » Wed Aug 12, 2009 4:25 am

I am new here . :D

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Post by g0ld3n88 » Fri Dec 11, 2009 4:47 am

Yeah 5 posts before a link shouldn't be too much of a fuss for everyone.

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