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Retired threads resurrected don't get on my nerves

Discussion in 'BlackHat Lounge' started by 2011nfl, Aug 25, 2012.

  1. 2011nfl

    2011nfl Supreme Member

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    What gets on my nerves when a retired thread pops up is not that the person resurrecting actually had the time on their hands to go years back and find a currently irrelevant thread, and bring it back to life. What gets on my nerves is that as long as I have been on bhw, that I still don't look at the date whenever I reply to these ancient threads! Then I have to edit or delete my post..... Making me work and shit...... :D
     
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  2. browsing_hosts

    browsing_hosts Regular Member

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    don't stress a thread is a thread until it is dead.
     
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  3. Duffers5000

    Duffers5000 Elite Member

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    My personal favourites are the people replying to free giveaways.......FROM 2009 !!
     
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  4. JackSparrow

    JackSparrow Supreme Member

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  5. illfounded21

    illfounded21 Senior Member

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    Hahah
     
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    Aegroeg Regular Member

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    Never you mind.
    We've got new users spamming a forum with " CONGRTAZZZ DuDe!! " on every payout thread dating back to early 2011. Its gaining them a whopping 100 posts worth of crap per week.

    Thank god I'm a moderator and just send them all into the abyss. Threads and users. :heh:
     
  7. OldSalt

    OldSalt Moderator Staff Member Moderator Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    Until someone uses the search function (like we tell them to) and finds a topic that they find interesting... and reply to a SEO thread that was created in 2009 and was obsolete since 2010... lol
     
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  8. beaglejuice

    beaglejuice Power Member

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    But sometimes there are hidden gems on old threads.
     
  9. JackSparrow

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  10. tashrif

    tashrif BANNED BANNED

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    So dont tell anyone to use the search button again
     
  11. Junkfood00

    Junkfood00 Elite Member

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    There should be a warning a place if people try to reply to threads older than 2 years, except BSTs.
     
  12. ryanhackmachine

    ryanhackmachine Regular Member

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    LOL what hurts more is i wanted to reply like "this is an old thread!" but then i cant, it will just bring up on recent threads again
     
  13. SEOnetic

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    This is what I do. Some guys use the search function and dont check for the date lol.
     
  14. utuxia

    utuxia BANNED BANNED

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    you can specify a timeframe to search...like "A month ago and newer".
     
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    Yeah those and the hire a freelancer threads. I think these should be locked from new posts so they can't be bumped.
     
  16. silentthunder

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    Is there anyone here besides me that hates responding to an old thread but likes pulling up an old thread
    when it suits you? :D
     
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