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Discussion in 'Comments & Feedback' started by johnspack, Aug 8, 2014.

  1. johnspack

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    Why such lack of moderation there? I'll be a mod! Dam we need to clean house there. One guy tagging everyone with positive and negative votes ect.... get rid of that tagging for one, and get rid of: eerickelnikim
     
  2. FreedomEclipse

    FreedomEclipse ~Technological Technocrat~

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    Imo general nonsense became more of a side project then anything else. I used to go on there a while back but i havent logged in for over a year due to the same reason you stated. General nonsense should have never been spun off TPU. keeping it as a sub section would have been better. Since its separate from TPU i dont think many people go there anyway. Nothing but a handful of regulars hang out there
     
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    The point of the original General Nonsense was made when TPU had something called the "post whores club". It was allowed to go on and on, for a while at least, and it washed out into the normal day to day postings of TPU in general. So along with a post count reduction to many members that had never been seen before or since to so many members at once, a special section appeared at TPU. Even then, things were very lenient, and pretty much as long as no weapons were drawn or Pron being displayed, moderation was relaxed at best! As the site took off when posting in TPUs GN section stopped being allowed, GN.net popped up for all the trolls, post whores, and just about anyone who just wanted to post whatever they felt was worthy, with very little as far as repercussions as long as you stay within the obvious rules of No killing each other, and no Pron, unless clothes or a silly attempt at them being photo shopped in is done first.

    I stalk there occasionally, and for what the site offers, I feel the moderation is fair and right for such a site. :)
     
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    FordGT90Concept "I go fast!1!11!1!"

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    There's no less than four active moderators and one active administrator. The moderators almost outnumber the active members. The problem is spam and that's mostly because the forum software has never been updated so robots post unhindered.

    We've seen a lot of those odd thanks/no thanks ones lately and no one really has an explanation for that since they really don't mean anything. Perhaps robots are confusing thanks/no thanks with Facebook Like clicks.
     
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    we ban the thanks abusers.
     
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    Mussels Moderprator Staff Member

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    those are spam bots, and we ban them but it doesnt delete their thankspam.
     
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    I try and keep away from the place, I think the last time I posted on GN was around 2009!
     
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    Mussels Moderprator Staff Member

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    its too hip and rad for an old goose like you.
     
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    FordGT90Concept "I go fast!1!11!1!"

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    Speaking of GN...the domain name is redirecting to TPU. Does that mean you're changing it to XenForo?
     
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    W1zzard Administrator Staff Member

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    Not yet, we are moving servers and some things are still screwed up

    edit: check if it works now? otherwise gotta wait for your dns cache to update
     
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    FordGT90Concept "I go fast!1!11!1!"

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    It is still redirecting. I tried ipconfig /flushdns and that didn't help.
     
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    It must have changed a lot since I was last on then!
     
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    W1zzard Administrator Staff Member

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    needs to be 108.61.16.219
     
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    FordGT90Concept "I go fast!1!11!1!"

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    It's working again (IP matches what you said) now but it looks like all posts made in the last 7 hours (approximately) were lost. Oh well.
     
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    nothing should have been lost, I synced the databases. maybe nobody posted anything in that time ?
     
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    FordGT90Concept "I go fast!1!11!1!"

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    That's why I posted, I know probably 10-20 posts were lost, mostly in that Unlimited X thread (most active thread presently).


    Edit: I think TPU lost some posts too. I distinctly remember saying the P-1 should have 500 HP in the Firefall thread so it would explode when you drive into stuff. That posts seems to be gone.
     
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    Mussels Moderprator Staff Member

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    i've seen other people talking about lost posts in threads on TPU. might have been a short time period - and GN lost posts, but no one really cares over there.
     
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    Also on Gmail it came up as from "Apache" on the email subject instead of "General Nonsense Forums"

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    MxPhenom 216 Corsair Fanboy

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    I think I've visited GN once since being a member of TPU then just completely forgot it exists.
     
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    theres a bunch of us over there fighting spambots and talking crap every day. its like our own private facebook.
     
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    Yeah, I got a bit upset there, ecigs are important to me. Sorry for the drama. But still.....
     

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