Author Topic: are we really still doing the guest verification thing  (Read 909 times)

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Etto

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are we really still doing the guest verification thing
« on: August 30, 2018, 09:19:46 AM »
i'm not a bot, at least not as far as you can tell

Your dearest Rae herself invited me several weeks ago. flower;

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Re: are we really still doing the guest verification thing
« Reply #1 on: August 31, 2018, 01:04:59 AM »
meh whatever

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Re: are we really still doing the guest verification thing
« Reply #2 on: August 31, 2018, 02:06:21 AM »
we made a new friend!

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Re: are we really still doing the guest verification thing
« Reply #3 on: September 01, 2018, 02:26:06 AM »
thx pal

I have to wonder if this board really serves much of a purpose anymore. It might or might not have been useful in the past, but how many hordes of barbarians do you really get trying to cross the moat into Outsider proper nowadays?


it's mostly just a spam repository now

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Re: are we really still doing the guest verification thing
« Reply #4 on: September 01, 2018, 05:19:26 AM »
back in my day slim validation kids these days etc etc  fistofanangrygod;

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Re: are we really still doing the guest verification thing
« Reply #5 on: September 01, 2018, 04:05:03 PM »
thx pal

I have to wonder if this board really serves much of a purpose anymore. It might or might not have been useful in the past, but how many hordes of barbarians do you really get trying to cross the moat into Outsider proper nowadays?


it's mostly just a spam repository now
i think if we didn't do this the bots would generate accounts and swarm the meaningful discussion on other boards

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Re: are we really still doing the guest verification thing
« Reply #6 on: September 01, 2018, 07:17:30 PM »
yeah i can see that we have a bit of a bot problem


But why is Outsider in particular so heavily polluted by bots? I don't think I've ever seen such a heavy infestation on an active forum. And I can't even think of any other sites that manage bot issues by practically sequestering themselves behind the digital equivalent of a moat.
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Re: are we really still doing the guest verification thing
« Reply #7 on: September 01, 2018, 07:52:05 PM »
actually, asking the bots a question about nsider has completely shut them out


this is still here because its a cool club for exclusive people

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Re: are we really still doing the guest verification thing
« Reply #8 on: September 01, 2018, 10:47:50 PM »
we collect bots here