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Postby Capellini » Thu May 22, 2008 12:07 pm

Please be aware, I don't care how many posts you have or how long you've been a member, of if you've never been in trouble here before.

SPAMMING IS AGAINST THE RULES FOR EVERYONE.

This includes inane posts to boost your post count, bumping old threads, spreading a link in multiple threads, or any other activity which contributes nothing substantive and serves only to disrupt the community.

I WILL PERSONALLY BAN ANYONE WHO DOES THIS SHIT. AND I WILL ENJOY IT!!!

In fact, I will enjoy it so much, you won't even get a warning, or a chance to redeem yourself. You'll just show up and find your account gone. And if you re-register under a new screen name, I'll ban you again.

So stop it, all of you have have done it, and any of you who were contemplating it for the future.
True terror lies in the futility of human existence.

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Re: READ THIS NOW!!!!!

Postby ken worley » Thu May 22, 2008 12:53 pm

Capellini wrote:Please be aware, I don't care how many posts you have or how long you've been a member, of if you've never been in trouble here before.

SPAMMING IS AGAINST THE RULES FOR EVERYONE.

This includes inane posts to boost your post count, bumping old threads, spreading a link in multiple threads, or any other activity which contributes nothing substantive and serves only to disrupt the community.

I WILL PERSONALLY BAN ANYONE WHO DOES THIS SHIT. AND I WILL ENJOY IT!!!

In fact, I will enjoy it so much, you won't even get a warning, or a chance to redeem yourself. You'll just show up and find your account gone. And if you re-register under a new screen name, I'll ban you again.

So stop it, all of you have have done it, and any of you who were contemplating it for the future.


Uh-oh...

That's some scary shit.

As everyone knows, most of my posts aren't very substantive.
Quite silly, actually.

Just keep repeating, "6.7 posts per day, 6.7 posts per day"....

Is there a loophole for "silly", as long as it's not overdone?

God, I hope so.
(otherwise I am SCREWED!)
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Postby thelastpirate » Thu May 22, 2008 2:15 pm

Does this include the rant, rave and misbehave folder?

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Postby Zankou 2.0 » Thu May 22, 2008 2:39 pm

thelastpirate wrote:Does this include the rant, rave and misbehave folder?


You should confine it to the "Spam" threads, I think.
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Postby lordpunkmonk » Thu May 22, 2008 3:52 pm

I have a feeling she is reffering to me
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Postby Zankou 2.0 » Thu May 22, 2008 3:52 pm

lordpunkmonk wrote:I have a feeling she is reffering to me


And Taidje.
--Zankou II

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"Science can purify religion from error and superstition; religion can purify science from idolatry and false absolutes. Each can draw the other into a wider world, a world in which both can flourish."
--Pope John Paul II


Reality is merely an illusion, albeit a very persistent one.
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Postby Rainswept » Thu May 22, 2008 4:32 pm

This isn't a complicated issue guys. We all know when we're posting for a reason and when we're spamming, which has always been against the rules that everyone has been asked to read before they ever make a post.

No one wants it to be an issue, and I don't expect it will be. This announcement is a response to a few recent incidents of pretty overboard spamming, to the point where it's impossible to make a case that someone wasn't completely disregarding the "no spamming" and "Make a substantive post" rules.

Clearly a reminder was needed, and that's what this is. Use your own discretionary judgement and you'll be fine. This is a case where you really have to go out of your way looking for trouble.
I believe it's time for mankind to set aside the crutch of religion and embrace morality born of reason and truth. Those crutches have long since proven treacherous when the ground gets slippery.

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Postby Mad Willyum Bonney » Thu May 22, 2008 7:31 pm

Uh oh , I think I may have broken every rule tharr is .
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Postby Dr Dagger » Fri May 23, 2008 12:51 pm

5 times, or 1714 in this rule's case.

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Postby lordpunkmonk » Fri May 23, 2008 3:43 pm

but you haven't even posted that many times
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Postby Mad Willyum Bonney » Fri May 23, 2008 3:49 pm

Rainswept wrote:This isn't a complicated issue guys. We all know when we're posting for a reason and when we're spamming, which has always been against the rules that everyone has been asked to read before they ever make a post.

No one wants it to be an issue, and I don't expect it will be. This announcement is a response to a few recent incidents of pretty overboard spamming, to the point where it's impossible to make a case that someone wasn't completely disregarding the "no spamming" and "Make a substantive post" rules.

Clearly a reminder was needed, and that's what this is. Use your own discretionary judgement and you'll be fine. This is a case where you really have to go out of your way looking for trouble.


I'm still a bit foggy here , does this mean I can still go on chasing Cap around me ship ?
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Postby Detective TurtleHolmes » Fri May 23, 2008 7:32 pm

A very timely reminder.

Does this mean that every single pirate is going to be banned?
A flap of the wings yesterday means big changes tomorrow.
Let's work together to keep the present inevitable.

So yeah, I went and got a blog.

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Postby DaveL » Fri May 23, 2008 8:12 pm

No for Pirates it's more like this:

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Postby ChowMein » Fri May 23, 2008 8:27 pm

Aye Aye Cap !

Message received and understood .

The puppet master has cut the last of his strings .

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Postby Dr Dagger » Sat May 24, 2008 7:03 am

lordpunkmonk wrote:but you haven't even posted that many times


I was on about willyum


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