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Author Topic: Why can't I see posts by "dar"?  (Read 446 times)

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« on: November 04, 2006, 07:43:16 pm »
I've got notices to threads I'm watching of posts by "dar" but when I go to the threads the messages aren't showing up.  I checked, and I don't seem to have anyone on an ignore list so I'm wondering if he has been put on universal ignore perhaps?
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« Reply #1 on: November 04, 2006, 08:02:32 pm »
I don't even see him/her listed as a member. Quite possibly, spambot banning.
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« Reply #2 on: November 04, 2006, 08:16:09 pm »
Wierd. Ten minutes ago (okay, probably longer) I read those posts. Didn't sound too outstandingly spammish to me... not that I can now recall what they were.

But now I can't read 'em either.

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« Reply #3 on: November 04, 2006, 09:28:40 pm »
The anti-spambot occasionally grabs a live user.  I think the most common trip is a short post with one or more links and a user whose total posts are under 10.  I'll check to see if dar is accidentally banned ASAP.
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« Reply #4 on: November 04, 2006, 09:31:20 pm »
Yeah, the robot busted him.  He should be okay now.  Many apologies to dar!
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« Reply #5 on: November 04, 2006, 10:32:13 pm »
Cool, thanks for fixing it, I was wondering if the board had it's first banned parson but hadn't seen anything in his posts that would have been worth banning. (and figured there would have been an announcement)
"Dr.Who and CoC are, on the level of what the characters in it do, unbelievably freaking similar. The main difference is that in Dr. Who, Nyarlathotep is on your side, in the form of the Doctor."
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« Reply #6 on: November 05, 2006, 01:14:29 am »
This sort of thing (the spambot banning a legitimate user who happens to be new to the site and posts a few too many links) will tend to happen. Usually, between me and the other admins, it gets fixed fast enough that absolutely no one, including the supposedly "banned" guy (because its really a universal ignore, not a ban) even notices.

Don't worry that if someone who wasn't a spammer really did get banned, we would say something about it.

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