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Old April 28th, 2010, 06:00 AM
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Unhappy The 30 Second Between Posts Rule

You know I could have counted us to a million and back in the counting thread several times over if it weren't for that dangnabid rule.
Just curious ~ why does it exist?
Comment ~ kinda defeats the purpose of a "Quick Reply"
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Old April 28th, 2010, 06:10 AM
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oh i am soooo with you on this one MMM,,if you have a convo going in a thread,,plus add in a couple pm's where it's 60 seconds,,you end up spending more time waiting to post your reply than actually typing.
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Old April 28th, 2010, 06:45 AM
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Old April 28th, 2010, 08:40 AM
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You guys need to switch to Sanka

That rule exists simply to keep scum sucking spammers from posting their garbage all over the board. The 30 second rule is even MORE frustrating to them...and they sometimes move on because of it.

But I'll help out a little bit here....effective immediately, it's now 25 seconds.

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Old April 28th, 2010, 08:45 AM
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But I'll help out a little bit here....effective immediately, it's now 25 seconds.

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Old April 28th, 2010, 09:13 AM
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Sign up for dial-up then you won't encounter such a thing
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Old April 28th, 2010, 09:15 AM
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look at my post count .... do I really want to post faster ?
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Old April 28th, 2010, 09:53 AM
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look at my post count .... do I really want to post faster ?
Mine's getting up there, 'course I don't chat as much as you
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Old April 28th, 2010, 10:41 AM
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I dont' have a problem with the 30-second rule . I'd be lucky if I could type out a quick response within 10 minutes .
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Old April 28th, 2010, 10:56 AM
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I dont' have a problem with the 30-second rule . I'd be lucky if I could type out a quick response within 10 minutes .
I'm with you LP! Actually, i'd vote for a longer "waiting" time I often don't end up posting anything cause I start typing and by the time i've figured out what i'm saying he conversation has moved on and what I was typing isn't even relevant

Oh well, it's fun to sit back and watch the posts zoomin' by

and keeping at bay (good to know why these rules are needed, I wouldn't have though of that)
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Old April 28th, 2010, 11:47 AM
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I'm admin at a board, and we have the 30 second rule there too. If we didn't, spammers (often automated ones) could post up to 100 posts/minute, in multiple forums simultaneously. It's horrible! Manual spammers can copy/paste in multiple tabs, and then have however many 'posts' they want within a minute too. While it's a pain in the butt for regular members who are zooming through, making some quick replies, it's definitely a nightmare for a mod or admin who has to delete all the spam. They'd have to first block the IP or IP range to prevent them from posting more still, ban the profile (in the time these two actions are taken, another bunch of spam posts would have been made), then manually delete all the posts by that spammer and then unban the IP range if it was a range, so that regular members don't get caught in the IP range ban. Too much work, and more than a pain in the butt.

The alternative would be to have to manually approve all new members, rather than having easy registration and instant access.

More than anyone needed to know probably, but having a 30 second posting rule makes it easier for a lot of reasons. And thank you Marko for making it a 25 second delay.
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Old April 28th, 2010, 11:49 AM
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You guys need to switch to Sanka

That rule exists simply to keep scum sucking spammers from posting their garbage all over the board. The 30 second rule is even MORE frustrating to them...and they sometimes move on because of it.

But I'll help out a little bit here....effective immediately, it's now 25 seconds.

Thx!

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Gee, a whole 5 seconds, thanks Marko

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Sign up for dial-up then you won't encounter such a thing
But then everything would be sooooooooo sssssllllllooooowwwww

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look at my post count .... do I really want to post faster ?
I will now be thinking of you as: Mlle-Chats-Alot.
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Old April 28th, 2010, 12:02 PM
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I don't think Frenchy has alot of cats does she?
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Old April 28th, 2010, 12:33 PM
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You guys need to switch to Sanka
have you ever tried Sanka marko?? there is much better decaf coffee on the market
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Old April 28th, 2010, 12:41 PM
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now now Marko it's not our faults that some of our mothers MADE us take typing,,stresses my daughter out when i'm typing and watching tv at the same time.

LP,,,watching you post is actually painful,,i betcha didn't know there was a 30 second delay did ya..
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Old April 28th, 2010, 01:08 PM
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I don't think Frenchy has alot of cats does she?
wow I made an unintentional funny, geesh, you wouldn't know I was married to a Frenchman, my French is so bad.
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Old April 28th, 2010, 02:16 PM
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You guys need to switch to Sanka

That rule exists simply to keep scum sucking spammers from posting their garbage all over the board. The 30 second rule is even MORE frustrating to them...and they sometimes move on because of it.

But I'll help out a little bit here....effective immediately, it's now 25 seconds.

Thx!

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@ Marko's Sanka comment!
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Old April 28th, 2010, 03:29 PM
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That rule exists simply to keep scum sucking spammers from posting their garbage all over the board.

Marko I love this statement! I am gonna keep that one in my back pocket!

I only hate that rule when I am trying to catch up with many people in a convo but otherwise I cant type that fast!
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Old April 28th, 2010, 03:44 PM
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have you ever tried Sanka marko?? there is much better decaf coffee on the market
Actually, funny you should mention...Ip;'p;'p;'p;'p;'p;'p;'p (Zig did that, lol.) I'm drinkin' way too much coffee these days - Can u suggest a good decaf brand? - Thanks

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That rule exists simply to keep scum sucking spammers from posting their garbage all over the board.

Marko I love this statement! I am gonna keep that one in my back pocket! ...

Please do

Thx all!
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Old April 28th, 2010, 04:09 PM
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hey Marko
did you know that there is a coffee review on the net??
google anything and there it is!!!!!



amazes me every time...

http://www.coffeereview.com/article.cfm?ID=20

as to which is better than which, I have no idea...
I drink Hills french vanilla instant coffee it curbs my sweet tooth and caffeine addiction
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I'm with you LP! Actually, i'd vote for a longer "waiting" time I often don't end up posting anything cause I start typing and by the time i've figured out what i'm saying he conversation has moved on and what I was typing isn't even relevant
You took the words right out of my mouth Otter! I like to type, review, correct, re-review and make corrections before hitting the submit reply.

Crype...it's taken me 10 minutes just to type this paragraph! zoom, zoom!
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Old April 28th, 2010, 10:00 PM
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You guys need to switch to Sanka

or a nice cup of tea
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Old April 29th, 2010, 05:47 AM
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Sigh... I wonder if I log into two screens at once...

Counterintuitive I know but it was worth a shot.

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I will now be thinking of you as: Mlle-Chats-Alot.


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I don't think Frenchy has alot of cats does she?
good one , but I do have 4 cats here now

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Can u suggest a good decaf brand? - Thanks

I heard the Costco brand (Kirkland) decaf was pretty good. I bought a can of the "real" one (no decaf for me ) but I haven't tasted it yet.
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Oh, hurrah!!! Now I can crank out posts 5 seconds faster! Between that and the DSL, I'm doomed.

And hubby is never allowed near the computer again when I'm logged in here
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Old April 29th, 2010, 10:03 AM
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And hubby is never allowed near the computer again when I'm logged in here
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Old April 29th, 2010, 10:05 AM
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Old April 29th, 2010, 01:23 PM
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Old April 29th, 2010, 07:08 PM
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