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Twilight power

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I dont mean to make a big deal out of this but its getting out of hand.
Nearly every thread I see theres pointless posts like "I agree with____",
"Hi", "I dont think you are right"

Dont get me wrong most people actually post creatively but I find that most people are just patheticly posting away to get a better post count

Does anyone else feel the same way?
 

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I think that most of the posts like that are posted by n00bs who haven't gotten the hang of posting yet, cause whenever I see one of those its usually a person's first post or something like it. Anyway I don't see too many posts like that, so I'm not that concerned
 

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I agree, I do that every once in a while, but that is only when i have nothing constructive or deconstructive to say about it.
 
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Twilight power said:
I dont mean to make a big deal out of this but its getting out of hand.
Nearly every thread I see theres pointless posts like "I agree with____",
"Hi", "I dont think you are right"

Dont get me wrong most people actually post creatively but I find that most people are just patheticly posting away to get a better post count

Does anyone else feel the same way?

If you expect us to get rid of things like "I agree with ___" and "I dont think you're right sorry" or "??????????????? Im confused wut do u mean?" then 8/10 of the KH2 section would be gone.
 

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yeah, maybe they should not n00b out as much. most of the post i see are either, "GJ dude nice find" which i say from time to time,or something constructive
 

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MegaFlare said:
If you expect us to get rid of things like "I agree with ___" and "I dont think you're right sorry" or "??????????????? Im confused wut do u mean?" then 8/10 of the KH2 section would be gone.
Ah, but would that necessarily be such a bad thing?

I actually have no opinion whatsoever, not having dared venture into the KH2 section since my first days here, so this is about as close to a "spam" post as I'll get- but that quote was just killing me unanswered...

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pwn3d to the max said:
I agree, I do that every once in a while, but that is only when i have nothing constructive or deconstructive to say about it.
Forums are admittedly not the most desirable of places for learning new vocabulary, but I have to admit- I had no clue that "deconstructive" was actually a word. My thanks to pwn3d.

Alright, fine, I'll mention something on the topic itself, simply because I'll feel like I'm spamming otherwise (darned conscience). I would like to know what precisely labels a post as "spamming"? Is there a difference between "???????????????huh???" and "elaborate on this point please."? My entire post here was largely useless, yet it went well above 5 characters- does that make it more "acceptable" than one who can confine themselves to a single sentence?

I am actually curious on the matter, as I've never been able to pin down a solid understanding of the term "spam" here. It's like n00b- far too vague and flexible for me.
 

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Hidden, as usual, has brought up a good point. Is it spam if you can say everything you need to say in just a few words?

Hidden, you are most wise for avoiding the KH2 section.
 

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Square Ninja said:
Hidden, as usual, has brought up a good point. Is it spam if you can say everything you need to say in just a few words?
No, and I've always thought that way. Simplicity is just as profound as complexity and expatiation.

Hidden, you are most wise for avoiding the KH2 section.
Yes.
 

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If there were some kind of ranking/post limit system created, I think that it would cut down on spamming tremendously. If you only have a limited amount of posts you can make then you're not so liberal with them. I often leave the boards for months because of the pointless posting.

If you can only make a certain amount of posts over a certain amount of time you'll get less of the "Yeah, I agree with <user>." posts. If a newb could only make 5 - 10 posts per 24 hours, that could cut it down.

This is just a suggestion that would address the spam problem. I'm sure I could have eleaborated on this, but I'm jsut trying to get the general idea out there.
 
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