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james_8970

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Not sure if this is possible, but I have heard of a number of other forums doing this. Would it be possible prevent users from posting a link unless they had 1 (maybe even 5) or more posts. If we could put this rule in place, then I think it would eliminate a lot of the spam content we have from time to time on the forms as bots or people who enjoy to annoy won't be able to simply join the forms and post a link, just to leave and never come back. Then again they could probably break the link to get around the prevention measures.
Just thought I ought to put this out here.
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We are pretty good at catching those spammers/trolls. If someone does one of the other as their only post, they are banned immediately, and their post edited/removed.

I'd rather catch them quickly and get rid of them, than have them post a few nonsense posts only to end up spamming.
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I'd rather catch them quickly and get rid of them, than have them post a few nonsense posts only to end up spamming.

I agree with this point. I thought it would discourage it and cause less work for the admin and mods, but as you said, if they post the nonsence posts then it'd only be creating more work to have them removed.
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:whistling: You got it!
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