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Discussion in 'Questions, Problems, & Feedback' started by edslhead, Jan 16, 2016.

  1. edslhead

    edslhead Vanc Gold Supporter Gold Supporter Silver Supporter Bronze Supporter

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    Maybe there should be some kind of limit on how many threads one can start in a certain period of time?:rolleyes:
     
  2. IronMonster

    IronMonster Washington Opinionated Member Diamond Supporter

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    I missed it, Someone blow up the feed?
     
  3. Sgt Nambu

    Sgt Nambu Oregon Bronze Supporter Bronze Supporter

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    Or, perhaps, someone could create a complete thread, stating WTH the problem is!
     
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  4. etrain16

    etrain16 Oregon Bronze Supporter Bronze Supporter

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  5. edslhead

    edslhead Vanc Gold Supporter Gold Supporter Silver Supporter Bronze Supporter

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    I do. Just that 20 threads a week seems a bit excessive. If I'm the only one it bothers, that's fine too:p. Not a big deal.
    A limit on the number of threads you can post in a day is a good way to cut back on people posting every thing they see or hear.
    Just a suggestion.
     
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  6. IronMonster

    IronMonster Washington Opinionated Member Diamond Supporter

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    Maybe then you would consider if it was really necessary to start a post about limiting posts?:D
     
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  7. edslhead

    edslhead Vanc Gold Supporter Gold Supporter Silver Supporter Bronze Supporter

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    See how ya are:p. Maybe take my own advice ay!
     
  8. The Heretic

    The Heretic Oregon Well-Known Member

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    I believe there is a limit on making posts period in a certain time - 30 seconds?

    I don't think these kinds of limits are particularly effective.

    I used to frequent a forum that had one sub-forum that was wide open, and even though they had the 30 second limit, there was always somebody that would spam the board by bumping a bunch of threads (their own, or somebody else's). That was really annoying, and eventually the mods would step in.

    There are all kinds of ways around such limits which I won't go into here.

    Twenty threads per week? That isn't much - try 20 threads in a few minutes - that is annoying.

    If the threads are informative and interesting, then fine.

    It's all subjective.
     
  9. Sstrand

    Sstrand La Grande OR Well-Known Member

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    Maybe you should start your own forum . . . Your house, your rules.

    Sheldon
     
  10. thorborg

    thorborg portland oregon Well-Known Member 2015 Volunteer 2016 Volunteer

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    Your stats average 3.25 post per day whereas mine approximate 1/3 post per day, but since you didn't quantify your opine I'm not sure what that has to do with the price of fish other than I didn't want to come across as postaholic.:)
     
  11. The Heretic

    The Heretic Oregon Well-Known Member

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    try posting one post right after the other
     
  12. The Heretic

    The Heretic Oregon Well-Known Member

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    I just tried and got an error dialog telling me I had to wait another 14 seconds.
     
  13. edslhead

    edslhead Vanc Gold Supporter Gold Supporter Silver Supporter Bronze Supporter

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    Not after hearing this site runs on 4 grand a month:eek:

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  14. edslhead

    edslhead Vanc Gold Supporter Gold Supporter Silver Supporter Bronze Supporter

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    You mean I have to wait till tomorrow for the other 2/3's of your post?:D


    Just to clarify, I said threads not posts.
     
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  15. oknow

    oknow amboy wa. Well-Known Member

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    Tomorrow and the next day
     
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  16. edslhead

    edslhead Vanc Gold Supporter Gold Supporter Silver Supporter Bronze Supporter

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    By then I'll forget I posted this.:p
     
  17. RLS

    RLS milwaukie Active Member

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    I never have a problem with back to back postings. That could be because i don't know how to type i suppose.
     
  18. fxdc

    fxdc Da Valley USPSA, SPEED STEEL, IDPA, 3 GUN

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    What happened to Free Speech?
    LMAO
     
  19. marty8587

    marty8587 NE Portland Active Member

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    Who's on first?????:)
     
  20. OLDNEWBIE

    OLDNEWBIE State of Flux Well-Known Member

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    It is hard to sort through the bubblegum Posts on some days when someone posts a loonngg string of joke threads. Perhaps the bubblegum could be divided up a little bit.

    Oh yeah, can't say bubblegum

    NSFW Jokes:s0140:
    Politics not exactly gun related.:s0045:

    Misc. stuff too nasty for casual lurkers.:s0087:
     
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