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Re: LifeWiki Trusted Account Request Thread - Post requests here

Postby Moosey » May 1st, 2019, 8:08 am

wildmyron wrote:I don't know what this post is, or where the user's sig link goes to, but it's not a useful contribution to the discussion.

It was a clever attempt to advertise something without looking like they’re advertising something

EDIT: For those who didn’t see the post, it mentioned an error code that was in the signature, suggesting that they were trying to sell their stuff to people who they might have thought of as inexperienced or lazy (i.e. not going to put effort into a google search of what the error code means). This shows an upside of the name “Conway’s game of life”— they probably expect to be finding huge jackpots of fools who spend all day playing violent shooter games. They don’t expect anyone to use the slightest caution.

EDIT:
This is not the first time I’ve worked on a reply to something and then see it disappear before I post my reply.

This user’s signature, if not their first post, is not very promising.

@smrutibora:
I would recommend, should you actually be interested in CA, that you change your signature; recently there has been a lot of spam on this website and you may get blocked because of your signature.
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Re: LifeWiki Trusted Account Request Thread - Post requests here

Postby dvgrn » May 1st, 2019, 8:25 am

Moosey wrote:
wildmyron wrote:I don't know what this post is, or where the user's sig link goes to, but it's not a useful contribution to the discussion.

It’s a clever attempt to advertise something without looking like they’re advertising something

EDIT:
This is not the first time I’ve worked on a reply to something and then see it disappear before I post my reply.

I'm trying to train people not to post replies to spam. The fastest and easiest thing for a moderator to do is delete spam as soon as it shows up. But if someone has posted a response to said spam in the mean time, then now there's a link that looks like an interesting topic, that other people are likely to click on. Then maybe those people will post something saying "the link doesn't work", and the moderator might have to spend a long time explaining things, instead of just a few seconds deleting and banning.

I fixed the above link so it goes somewhere after all, but you don't want to go there either.

So... my recommendation is, don't bother responding to spam. Report it using the little exclamation mark icon if you want (though that usually isn't necessary either) -- but don't bother making a post anywhere with a link to the offending post. And there's no point in responding to responses to spam either. The entire chain will probably get deleted too, again because that's way quicker than what I just did instead.

TL;DR: Sometimes the best action is no action. Just keep breathing in and out for a while, and spam will become Not a Problem.
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Re: LifeWiki Trusted Account Request Thread - Post requests here

Postby JsfasdF248 » May 1st, 2019, 9:01 pm

Can you set my account (JsfasdF248) to be trusted?
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Re: LifeWiki Trusted Account Request Thread - Post requests here

Postby dvgrn » May 1st, 2019, 9:51 pm

JsfasdF248 wrote:Can you set my account (JsfasdF248) to be trusted?

Done!
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Re: LifeWiki Trusted Account Request Thread - Post requests here

Postby CoolCreeper39 » June 19th, 2019, 12:19 pm

I want the trusted flag
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Re: LifeWiki Trusted Account Request Thread - Post requests here

Postby dvgrn » June 19th, 2019, 12:46 pm

CoolCreeper39 wrote:I want the trusted flag

Done!
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Re: LifeWiki Trusted Account Request Thread - Post requests here

Postby Gamedziner » June 19th, 2019, 3:55 pm

CoolCreeper39 wrote:I want the trusted flag

Welcome to the forums!
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Re: LifeWiki Trusted Account Request Thread - Post requests here

Postby dlycqlcw » July 3rd, 2019, 10:40 pm

Can you set my account to be trusted?
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Re: LifeWiki Trusted Account Request Thread - Post requests here

Postby dvgrn » July 3rd, 2019, 11:00 pm

dlycqlcw wrote:Can you set my account to be trusted?

You'll need to create a LifeWiki account first, preferably the same as your forum account (or post the name here). Oddly enough, the two account systems are completely separate.
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Re: LifeWiki Trusted Account Request Thread - Post requests here

Postby dlycqlcw » July 4th, 2019, 12:06 am

dvgrn wrote:
dlycqlcw wrote:Can you set my account to be trusted?

You'll need to create a LifeWiki account first, preferably the same as your forum account (or post the name here). Oddly enough, the two account systems are completely separate.


Thank you, I created a LifeWiki account.
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Re: LifeWiki Trusted Account Request Thread - Post requests here

Postby dvgrn » July 4th, 2019, 6:15 am

dlycqlcw wrote:
dvgrn wrote:
dlycqlcw wrote:Can you set my account to be trusted?

You'll need to create a LifeWiki account first, preferably the same as your forum account (or post the name here). Oddly enough, the two account systems are completely separate.


Thank you, I created a LifeWiki account.

Trusted flag is set.
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Re: LifeWiki Trusted Account Request Thread - Post requests here

Postby dlycqlcw » July 4th, 2019, 6:32 am

dvgrn wrote:Trusted flag is set.


Thank you.
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Re: LifeWiki Trusted Account Request Thread - Post requests here

Postby tg4000 » July 5th, 2019, 3:44 pm

username:Thomasgamer4000
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Re: LifeWiki Trusted Account Request Thread - Post requests here

Postby Ian07 » July 5th, 2019, 3:54 pm

tg4000 wrote:username:Thomasgamer4000

Done. Welcome to ConwayLife!
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Re: LifeWiki Trusted Account Request Thread - Post requests here

Postby GUYTU6J » August 4th, 2019, 12:45 pm

Belated participant here with the same username :wink:
Welcome to share your ideas about
etymology of names!
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Re: LifeWiki Trusted Account Request Thread - Post requests here

Postby Ian07 » August 4th, 2019, 3:11 pm

GUYTU6J wrote:Belated participant here with the same username :wink:

Done!
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