This is my question...

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Should the Admins take action against those violating the TOS by generating sock puppet advertisements and delete the sock-puppet accounts they generate?

Yes - They are a violation of the TOS the rest of us have to follow.
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No - They have every right to flaunt and break the rules.
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Neither of the above expresses my feelings on this
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No opinion or no comment
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Total votes : 32

This is my question...

Postby Lassen Forge » Mon Jan 09, 2006 10:19 am

IF...

A lot of us can pick out these sock puppets these people are innundating the board with, and

A lot of us can even see the culprits who are making these accounts, and

A lot of us keep trying to bring this to the Admin's attention, and

a lot of us are fed up past here with these people who deliberately flaunt their breaking the TOS rules,

THEN WHY...

Don't the Admin's see it, and why don't they shut down the sock puppet generators and their sock puppets?

Is it such a big deal that people like diplom and this 204-synaix and all the others generate dozens of bogus accounts which violate the TOS all the time? And if it isn't, wht do the admins the go after others who do the same violations?

After all - were I to put an advertising post on the board, I'd be slammed out of hand (and rightly so)... as have others... but these accounts just keep growing and growing and growing...

Finally - I've read the TOS... other sites aren't afraid to enforce theirs, why is this one so leary of shutting this kind of shenanigans down?

Just curious...
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Postby EvilDustBooger » Mon Jan 09, 2006 1:13 pm

You got my vote.
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Postby Kinetic IV » Mon Jan 09, 2006 1:49 pm

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Under H.R. 3402, the "Violence Against Women and Department of Justice Reauthorization Act of 2005" I hearby declare the eplaya spammers to be an internet annoyance. Internet annoyances are now illegal under the terms of this broad, let's trample all over your rights new law that was made official last week.

Yeah it sounds funny but seriously it's no joke. I found this on my RSS feeds and there's a post about it on another BM semi-related board: http://news.com.com/Create+an+e-annoyan ... 22491.html

(Seriously, can one say "overly broad", "instant court challenge", and "rewrite"?)

Back on topic if the admins don't act on this scourge perhaps it's time to go higher up the chain at BMHQ or look at what else can be done.
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Postby sunshine highway » Sun Mar 19, 2006 6:51 pm

HAHAHA I SUCK HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA

I DONT HAVE A LIFE, I JUST DRINK JOLT COLA AND SURF ONLINE PORN AND MASTERBATE LIKE A ZOO MONKEY IN SPRING TO PICTURES OF CHICKS DRESSED IN STAR-TREK UNIFORMS AND PRINCESS AMADALA!

STAR WARS IS MY RELIGION, AND I SECRETLY WISH TO BE ARAGORN WHEN I PLAY DUNGEONS AND DRAGONS, BUT I CANT ANYMORE BECAUSE MY FRIENDS BEAT ME UP TOO MUCH, THEY SAY THEY LIKE ME BUT THEY JUST LIKE ME PAYING FOR THE PIZZA!

I CANT GET A DATE, NEVER WILL, AND SHOULD JUST SHOOT MYSELF IN THE HEAD NOW BEFORE I HAVE A CHANCE TO PROCREATE!
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Postby Mozy bonz » Sun Mar 19, 2006 7:25 pm

HAHAHA YOU GUYS SUCK HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA /jsjh



I'm in...
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Postby sputnik » Sun Mar 19, 2006 7:33 pm

The other option is to start *another* alternate board. Personally I just think the admins need to loosen up on the reigns a bit and hand out some of that autonomy to the folks who demonstrate they can handle it.
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Postby Chai Guy » Sun Mar 19, 2006 11:16 pm

Thanks Sputnik, I totally agree with you. If Spec and I and the other mods had the access, we could have shut this guy down at 50 posts.

As it stands now, There are about 4,000 posts from this ass hat to remove. That's a lot of work.

The bottom line is that the answer to these problems isn't "whack-a-mole" it's about installing the proper mods the system, and empowering more than two people on the planet (one of whom never reads these boards anyway) to be able to fix things.
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Postby Toolmaker » Mon Oct 09, 2006 1:28 pm

[/quote="sunshine highway"]HAHAHA I SUCK HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA

I DONT HAVE A LIFE, I JUST DRINK JOLT COLA AND SURF ONLINE PORN AND MASTERBATE LIKE A ZOO MONKEY IN SPRING TO PICTURES OF CHICKS DRESSED IN STAR-TREK UNIFORMS AND PRINCESS AMADALA!

STAR WARS IS MY RELIGION, AND I SECRETLY WISH TO BE ARAGORN WHEN I PLAY DUNGEONS AND DRAGONS, BUT I CANT ANYMORE BECAUSE MY FRIENDS BEAT ME UP TOO MUCH, THEY SAY THEY LIKE ME BUT THEY JUST LIKE ME PAYING FOR THE PIZZA!

I CANT GET A DATE, NEVER WILL, AND SHOULD JUST SHOOT MYSELF IN THE HEAD NOW BEFORE I HAVE A CHANCE TO PROCREATE![/quote]


First off masturbating like a zoo monkey can be alot of fun. Second.. STOP TALKING SHIT ABOUT D&D.. My magic user can torch your ass in a heartbeat.
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Postby spectabillis » Mon Oct 09, 2006 2:11 pm

*psst* that was a spambot post i edited
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Postby nielsen522 » Fri Mar 05, 2010 10:40 pm

I'm just new here but you can count my vote to it. I hate spammers in a site.
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Postby AntiM » Sat Mar 06, 2010 10:13 am

Old, old thread. We, your brave mods, pick off the spammers as soon as we can. This includes posts which read as "real" but contain spam links in the sig-line. The username is then passed up to the admins for deletion.

Non-issue these days.
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Postby teardropper » Sat Mar 06, 2010 7:16 pm

OK. So I don't have to worry about, what--a sock puppet?
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Postby AntiM » Sun Mar 07, 2010 12:27 am

No worries about spammers. Sock puppets, meh, as long as they don't get out of hand.
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