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[POLL] Direction of BHW - Where do you want it to go?

Discussion in 'BlackHat Lounge' started by Asif WILSON Khan, Mar 9, 2014.

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Future direction of BHW

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  1. Asif WILSON Khan

    Asif WILSON Khan Executive VIP Premium Member

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    Just interested in peoples thoughts on the direction BHW should take.


    OPTION 1: BHW should go offshore, where ANY money making method, whether legal or illegal, could be discussed.


    OPTION 2: BHW should continue to strive to be the most professional IM and SEO forum where only legal methods are discussed.

    OPTION 3: We should make posts and talk about ponies.


    I would also be grateful if people posted their definition of Blackhat.
     
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  2. KELLOGGS

    KELLOGGS Supreme Member

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    It doesn't look as though your poll has posted correctly or did you mean to have an open one?
     
  3. akshdalal

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    "You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself in any direction you choose. You're on your own, and you know what you know. And you are the guy who'll decide where to go."
     
  4. MoneyIsTheGod

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    I guess he's still trying to open that poll..
     
  5. akshdalal

    akshdalal Regular Member

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    I guess, he has chosen his direction, and has left us all behind!
     
  6. MoneyIsTheGod

    MoneyIsTheGod Power Member

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    Option2 is my only motherfucking option, option1's not..
     
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  7. davids355

    davids355 Jr. VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    I know everyone says that in the past there were less rules in what could be discussed and so on.
    but I think rules and conformity come hand in hand with growth.
    if you want a real underground forum you are really limiting the possibility of expansion and growth.
     
  8. RushingWind

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    Looks like I'm the only one who opted for Option 1 and I think it's only fair that I explain why. So here goes, the owners of BHW didn't necessarily abolish talks of (well, you know what they are) just to enforce rules and make the forum look great.

    Anyone who is just about everyone knows the pressures received from big corporations like Amazon with regards to the content discussed on the forums.

    It really doesn't matter if you give a disclaimer in your home page that you are not responsible for the content posted but you will still be held liable.

    This just seemed to coincide with the time when BHW had a growth spurt. It started growing at a rapid rate receiving lots and lots of new members. And new members means more exposure, in other words, more pressure.

    So the obvious choice any businessperson would do in this circumstance is to abolish talks of all illegal content to save the forum. And that's the choice that was made.

    You can verify my points with a little research. Though it is impossible to bring back the banned topics to a forum of this level, I still like it that way and hence my vote.
     
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  9. divok

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    option2 .

    bhw is too big and too broad to go option 1 way .

    there are already a great number of 'illegal " boards which are great in their niche .
     
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  10. akshdalal

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    I posted when this thread was in "Draft" mode!
     
  11. Shadexpwn

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    To me, Blackhat is a way of life. You learn systems and how to create marketing material that will leverage any site and retain the most visitors. Whether it be create the highest quality content in the shortest amount of time or push dozens of secondary pages that are monetized with a platform. Whichever path you choose, determines your role. I personally like pushing the highest quality content as it tends to be able to make money for no set time frame as it won't be deleted. What I love about Blackhatworld is that there are many types of Blackhatters that seem to do different things. I started reading when I was in 7th/8th grade so it helped build my secrecy mindset. I built my life around this site and am in the high honor role without taking any homework home. I'm in my senior year, I plan on college being the same way.

    Shadexpwn
     
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    Trolling not allowed anymore as per proxygo :p
     
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  13. proxygo

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    because maybe they dont wanna associate with 100% illegal shit
    on the other hand as you do - why not go join one
    your answer gives away your ethics
     
  14. abhi007

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    Option 3) : Make BHW a paid forum atleast $1 as signup fee so we can keep out the spammers :)
     
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    Lol i was trolling
     
  16. MasterMillionaire

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    loool 30 millions voted for 3rd option. I think we have a winner
     
  17. Snckr

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    I wouldn't mind some ponies here and there.
     
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    OPTION 3: We should make posts and talk about ponies.
     
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