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Dear Big Scrolling Reminder about Short Posts

Discussion in 'BlackHat Lounge' started by kotentie, May 14, 2009.

  1. kotentie

    kotentie Junior Member

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    I hope I'm not totally putting my foot in it, but I've definitely been guilty of some of those short non contributory replies. The reason that I leave them are because the forum has given me incentive. In order to access the cookie stuffing section (something that I'm very interested in) I need to make 50 posts. Personally I'm not big on talking or typing as the case may be, but I do contribute occasionally when something I know might be helpful.

    My guess is that a lot of these cloggy posts are left a) by people like me who want to access the cookie stuffing section b) people who what to build there cred by raising their post count and c) people who has the incessant urge to contribute to things whether they add value or not.

    Now by all means ban b) and c) because they don't contribute anything, but maybe end category a) by making the cookie stuffing section available to all.
     
  2. toyo

    toyo BANNED BANNED

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    1)you forgot to take into consideration why the cookie stuffing section is closed

    2) People inflate post count for all kind of reasons, it's an epidemic in almost every forum.
     
  3. kotentie

    kotentie Junior Member

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    I'm saying that people shouldn't be banned because they are curious about cookie stuffing, opening the cookie stuffing section was just a suggestion.
     
  4. crashed

    crashed Jr. VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    No they shouldn't, they should be banned for posting shit. Harro has decided to do this, Harro has posted a thread about this, there is no if or but, it's done and I for one agree completely.

    Why post shit to get access to CS? If you take the threads in Making Money AND IMPLEMENTED you would earn more then you ever could CS'ing as a newbie.
     
  5. platinvm

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    I really don't get how people can't write a sentence, it is really isn't that hard turn a simple "no" or "yes" into a good sentence. In my opinion if you do not have the skills to write a sentence, question or answer you should not be able to access the CS section.
     
  6. sefi00

    sefi00 Junior Member

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    people make those short posts in the cookie stuffing section... believe it or not.
     
  7. showbizvet

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    just for the heck of it and in response to this particular thread I thought I would fire up Dragon naturally speaking, and see if it would work here in the quick replies section of black cat world. Well since you're seeing this obviously it does work, and while it's probably not good for the majority of posts, in this particular instance it shows what is possiblee for those who don't like to type.

    There is a thread on here somewhere that shows a typing test, I didn't do well in it, certainly not in comparison to some of the others, however I never minded typing, but using Dragon NaturallySpeaking, available somewhere here on black hat world, I've made this fairly lengthy post very quickly. I don't think it's perfect, and I do see a few spelling errors, but it's working better than expected.
     
  8. kotentie

    kotentie Junior Member

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    The purpose of the warning message isnt that peoples answers are too pithy. Its that people are posting messages without substance. Bullshiting longer answers actually answer would compound the problem.