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Post by James » December 18th, 2006, 2:03 pm

I guess it depends on your definition of spam. The spammers we banned that actually posted were posting things like "Click this link for the finest jewelry at the lowest prices"! Someone who is just annoying but on topic gets a lot more leeway.

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Post by PixarVixen » December 18th, 2006, 3:09 pm

Yeah. I suppose so. I would just love to have more serious in-depth discussions. :(

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Post by Daniel » December 19th, 2006, 7:54 pm

PixarVixen wrote:We've made discoveries that help us identify bots much quicker. The "creative" usernames (as Daniel Jake put it) are a dead giveaway, but we've also noticed that every single bot, nasty or otherwise, has the same birthday...March 28, 1983.
Hehe, so true though. I mean, HelloDolly? Just wow :P

Oh, and this is ironic, but the phony birthday is super close to mine! My b-day is March 27, freaky isn't?

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Post by PixarVixen » December 19th, 2006, 8:21 pm

HelloDolly doesn't strike me as bad. On the other hand, we have a member at Pixar Planet whose name is TheJumboLarge. :shock: That name screams bot, but it's not.

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Post by Ben » December 20th, 2006, 6:25 am

Yeah...some of them you have to be careful of. I actually think one DVD forum I used to frequent had a HelloDolly...

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Post by James » January 6th, 2007, 12:58 am

I will be doing some work on the backend of A-N throughout this weekend. There may be some downtime and you may notice some issues with links or images but all should be back to normal by Monday. The forums should be uneffected. Sorry for any inconvenience.

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Post by James » January 6th, 2007, 5:54 pm

A-N is back up! Most of the work is done but I have a little more tweaking to do tomorrow. You may notice some issues on the site but I am working on it!

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Post by ShyViolet » January 6th, 2007, 7:06 pm

Hey James looks like you're back to your old self! :) (avatar)
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Post by Mitch » January 6th, 2007, 7:53 pm

No problem, James! Thanks for letting us know... ;)
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Post by James » January 19th, 2007, 6:30 pm

I've been doing some work on the forums and unfortunately it may have caused some people to be kicked off for a few minutes! Apologies if you were online at that time!

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Post by Daniel » January 19th, 2007, 7:06 pm

Ah, That's why! :P

Yup, I was kicked off, and it left this message.
Please ensure both the install/ and contrib/ directories are deleted
Whatever that means.

Thanks for the notice, James! :)

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Post by ShyViolet » January 26th, 2007, 1:56 am

Hey, I've noticed some people have animated avatars. :wink: How do you do that again? I've tried and I just get a notice saying: "image must be jpg" or something like that. Help, please! :P :? :)
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EDIT: Never mind, did it! Disregard! :wink: :)
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Post by Daniel » January 26th, 2007, 2:48 am

Who are these people, you speak of? :lol:

Hey, where's your Bee avatar? You lied!

(J/k ;))

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Post by ShyViolet » January 26th, 2007, 3:07 am

Don't worry Dan, I'm workin' on it for the future! :) :) :P

(I saved the pic! :) )


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BTW Dan I always meant to tell you how cool I thought your Sonic avatar was! :wink: Last year I had the original Sonic the Hedgehog game on my old cell (the entire thing) and I played it all the time. Your avatar made me think of it. :)

BTW I don't use that cell anymore, but still kept it for the game! :)
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Post by Daniel » January 26th, 2007, 4:15 am

I'm looking forward to it! :)

Aww, thanks, Vi. :P

Yeah, I'm reminded of the game to! Doesn't it look just like it? Freaky.... ;)

(You and your cell phone stories :lol:)

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