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Edward 16-02-2006 10:11 AM

120 seconds posts
 
whats with the "Sorry! The administrator has specified that users can only post one message every 120 seconds."

its annoying, are people spamming?

deviljet88 16-02-2006 10:51 AM

It's an attempt at stopping spammers who link to "Free gifts" pyramid schemes. It kinda works, though you still see the occasional person posting 1-3 threads before being locked and banned.

Ranman 16-02-2006 11:18 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Edward
whats with the "Sorry! The administrator has specified that users can only post one message every 120 seconds."

its annoying, are people spamming?

WHA!, its just come up again when ive tried to post this!, grrr :mad:

Maybe its there so people don't create useless threads.
Maybe if people read the rules they would know this
Maybe if someone has a question they could private message
an Administrator, officer or moderator

duckula 16-02-2006 12:01 PM

Use the extra time to make sure your post is as good as it could be. Check spelling, edit it, add naked pictures of keira. All that stuff.

barrington 16-02-2006 06:23 PM

What he said. If you have more than one post to add in a two-minute stretch then it's obviously not very good.

Mandy 16-02-2006 08:58 PM

I never thought someone would start a thread about it. lol. Just wait a couple minutes, it's not THAT long.

hasselbrad 20-02-2006 01:32 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Edward
whats with the "Sorry! The administrator has specified that users can only post one message every 120 seconds."

its annoying, are people spamming?

WHA!, its just come up again when ive tried to post this!, grrr :mad:

Maybe the shout box is more your speed.

Digital_Ice 21-02-2006 10:24 PM

ah quit ya bitching! :p

yes its annoying, but not that annoying, and it does serve a purpose, how much of a hurry must you be in to not be able to wait 2 minutes to post?

Rob The BLack Douglas 25-02-2006 08:48 AM

It is bloody annoying especially when one has to break up what they are posting because there are too many characters in the post, stupid limit.

Edward 27-02-2006 11:27 AM

too many characters? you posting an essay or something?

Leonie 27-02-2006 01:09 PM

Hreh. It's more of a story he's posting, but yes.

once_dreaded 11-04-2006 01:54 AM

I, for one, hate the damn 120 second rule. I understand that it serves a purpose to block spammers. But I type quickly and READ quickly and having to WAIT 2 minutes IS a long time...try holding your breath that long :oP


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