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RobBo
26-05-04, 02:16
The T&C of this forum clearly states that the posting of pointless and frivolous posts is not permitted, the posting of messages to either increase post count or to draw attention to one self is anti-social and often deemed as being disruptive.

Please do not do this. The immediate result is action from moderators who have better things to do and the net result is expulsion from the forum.

The spam must stop. Lets converse instead!

Draco
26-05-04, 02:18
Did you have a topic in mind?

Trinity34
26-05-04, 02:18
Ok lets converse... RobBo go to hell! http://www.tombraiderforums.com/images/smilies/violent.gif

Draco
26-05-04, 02:20
Hell, and interesting topic...

Hmm...

I personally believe the existance of a place of eternal damnation is unlikely and artificial...

crazyguy100
26-05-04, 02:24
Looks we realy need the power of mods. I think lc8290 won't do it alone. We need to help to not spam. I feel involucrated in the spam-thing because I started the spam-considering one.

And, let's converse. RobBo, I always wanted to ask you: Why are you so interested in astronomy?

EDIT=When Elen and tlr see this, I don't want to know what will happen here...

[ 26. May 2004, 03:33: Message edited by: crazyguy100 ]

Celli
26-05-04, 02:24
Hell does exist, and it's just outside of Lansing. lol There honestly is a city in Michigan called Hell.

But Rob, honestly, this is getting to be a little too much. I know I'm the one who brought this all up, but there is a better way to go about this. I think I've made my sentiments clear on the forum, but I suggest that anyone else who thinks the spam is getting out of control should PM or e-mail tlr and Elen to let them know how you feel. They will be able to do more about the situation than we can.

Draco
26-05-04, 02:26
First there should be a much more clear definition of what spam is...

Spam to me is probably not the same spam to you...

RobBo
26-05-04, 02:26
Originally posted by Trinity34:
Ok lets converse... RobBo go to hell! http://www.tombraiderforums.com/images/smilies/violent.gif I await your apology for that.

Draco
26-05-04, 02:31
Well aside from literal locations in which Hell can be found, the ethereal Hell is more than likely a myth perpetrated by Pythagoreans over the ages to mold the masses into believing blindly in artificial means of avoiding it (aka Heaven). Both are equally true or untrue. However, truth is relative...

Trinity34
26-05-04, 02:33
It was my understanding that tlr online wants us to use the chat forum as a place to actually chat about anything, even if it is spam, because there is no chat room here.

Sorry RobBo you dun ****ed me off and this is what I am like when I get ****ed off.

Celli
26-05-04, 02:39
Truth is relative where spirituality is lacking. I'm more inclined to believe that Purgatory is made up while Heaven and Hell do exist. Obviously none of us have ever been there to know whether or not they exist, but it cannot hurt to have faith.

Joseph
26-05-04, 02:39
RoBbo, stop it! You evoked this by starting this thread. We see a chain reaction after the closing of trin's Opinions thread. That was not her fault. It was a good subject. At this moment tempers are rising for no good reason. Getting too personal is just what this forum is NOT suited or intended for.

Spamming means mindless, pointless posting, where nobody is interested in. Contributing to or evoking bad tempered threads is only worse.

RobBo
26-05-04, 02:45
Trin. This thread is not a personal attack on yourself although I can see that you may have considered it to be so. A careful glance at recent threads will reveal who the real spam scammers are!

RobBo
26-05-04, 02:48
Originally posted by joseph:
RoBbo, stop it! You evoked this by starting this thread. We see a chain reaction after the closing of trin's Opinions thread. That was not her fault. It was a good subject. At this moment tempers are rising for no good reason. Getting too personal is just what this forum is NOT suited or intended for.

Spamming means mindless, pointless posting, where nobody is interested in. Contributing to or evoking bad tempered threads is only worse.

RobBo
26-05-04, 02:50
Originally posted by joseph:
RoBbo, stop it! You evoked this by starting this thread. We see a chain reaction after the closing of trin's Opinions thread. That was not her fault. It was a good subject. At this moment tempers are rising for no good reason. Getting too personal is just what this forum is NOT suited or intended for.

Spamming means mindless, pointless posting, where nobody is interested in. Contributing to or evoking bad tempered threads is only worse.Don't over-react Joseph. Consider the facts before making judgement!

Celli
26-05-04, 02:51
As this point in time, tensions are only being increased and nothing is getting done. I suggest we wait for a response from tlr or Elen before this escalates any more.

Draco
26-05-04, 02:51
So what have we covered?

</font> Not enough Mods in GC</font> Spam isn't universal</font> People tend to focus on the bad in the world and in people</font> Hell is a place somewhere</font> Heaven is too</font> Think I saw Purgatory on an Iowa map once</font> Truth is relative to the believer</font>

RobBo
26-05-04, 02:52
....go back to your drinks; Jedi business.............

[ 26. May 2004, 03:56: Message edited by: RobBo ]

Draco
26-05-04, 02:52
Oh and

</font> The servers hates it when we all post at once</font>

RobBo
26-05-04, 02:53
Originally posted by Draco:
So what have we covered?

Think I saw Purgatory on an Iowa map once
I think it's in Nevada, but nevermind!

Draco
26-05-04, 02:55
Prolly Arizona, hmm...

Thorn
26-05-04, 02:55
RobBo, do you consider people who tell their opinions about topics spammers? Just curious. Truthfuly I don't believe I've seen a 'streak' of spam. I'd like you to tell me where you've seen this. As for myself, I've read the terms and conditions to join this forum and I plan to always abide them.

wantafanta
26-05-04, 02:56
Actually RobBo in the grand scheme of things...this entire website IS spam.
In fact, the WWW would operate more efficiently if a million sites just like this did not exist at all. That being said, some of us enjoy it here anyway.

I mean people are dying every day in Iraq and you are griping about SPAM on a Tombraider website. Why don't you join up and go over there and be a real tombraider? You want to get serious? Stop living your thrills vicariously through a 2-dimensional doll on a monitor.

Who died and made you boss anyway?
You've posted more than 1900 times!!! Are you going to say that every post was a Gem? Let's see some of this brilliant insight. There should be at least 100 posts worth framing. Go ahead, Shakespeare, the stage is all yours!

Draco
26-05-04, 02:58
A million monkeys with a million typewriters...

Celli
26-05-04, 03:00
@Thorn - Look at the first few posts of the thread "Draco".

RobBo
26-05-04, 03:01
Originally posted by wantafanta:
Actually RobBo in the grand scheme of things...this entire website IS spam.
In fact, the WWW would operate more efficiently if a million sites just like this did not exist at all. That being said, some of us enjoy it here anyway.

I mean people are dying every day in Iraq and you are griping about SPAM on a Tombraider website. Why don't you join up and go over there and be a real tombraider? You want to get serious? Stop living your thrills vicariously through a 2-dimensional doll on a monitor.

Who died and made you boss anyway?
You've posted more than 1900 times!!! Are you going to say that every post was a Gem? Let's see some of this brilliant insight. There should be at least 100 posts worth framing. Go ahead, Shakespeare, the stage is all yours!1) Read The Rules
2) If you want to discuss my years in the British Army, including service in Gulf Wars Episode 1 PM me, you won't read it on this forum.
3) I challenge you to present to me a post from yourself that beats one of mine in informative or characteristic nature. I did not make this a personal attack but you sure as hell just did.

[ 26. May 2004, 04:07: Message edited by: RobBo ]

Trinity34
26-05-04, 03:02
Draco you forgot Hell is a place in Michigan.

crazyguy100
26-05-04, 03:02
Originally posted by wantafanta:
Actually RobBo in the grand scheme of things...this entire website IS spam.If you think it's annoying, then just don't mind reading and posting. I think the site is awesome, and tlr and ELEN do a great job. And all raiders come to this forum and we all help them.

I think my patience is over...

Draco
26-05-04, 03:03
Originally posted by Trinity34:
Draco you forgot Hell is a place in Michigan.Yeah, its where Im goin to Navy boot camp...

Trinity34
26-05-04, 03:08
When do you leave?

Draco
26-05-04, 03:12
Not sure yet, still have some details to hammer out.

laracroft8290
26-05-04, 03:14
I see all the continuous spamming that goes on everyday here. Unfortunately, as only a Moderator I cannot ban these people. But if you start a thread about spam, and all the posts inside relate to the topic how can I honestly close it? It has after all stayed on the topic at hand.

One thing I have noticed is needless FAOs.

Such FAOs can and should be handled via PMs, IMs, or E-Mail, unless they are an "all call" to a specific group for a specific reason which cannot be handled efficiently via previously mentioned methods. (i.e. FAO: All Members who know Dreamweaver).

[ 26. May 2004, 04:18: Message edited by: laracroft8290 ]

RobBo
26-05-04, 03:17
Who are you talking to Aaron?

Draco
26-05-04, 03:18
Think he is addressing anyone reading it...

RobBo
26-05-04, 03:20
Taken to talking to himself maybe.... :rolleyes:

laracroft8290
26-05-04, 03:21
Originally posted by Draco:
Think he is addressing anyone reading it...Correct. Anyone reading this thread who participate in the general spamming of General Chat everyday.

I'm tired of seeing threads with nothing to do but raise post counts of those who participate.

crazyguy100
26-05-04, 03:22
Lc, I realize there are good themes to converse and discuss, but if you see spam posts, on the entire thread, how can you keep it open? For example, the thread "Draco": the early posts were pure spam. And someone follows it, and then yet another follows the other two...(please sorry if I injured you, that's the word? I don't know english much)

This thread is interesting, because we're getting more clear about what's the spam.

[ 26. May 2004, 04:24: Message edited by: crazyguy100 ]

janny_c.
26-05-04, 03:22
I personaly think -----&gt;&gt; http://img63.photobucket.com/albums/v191/no1inparticular/thisthreadisdead.gif

Oh,and,every1 who double posts the same thing and u KNOW it's a http://img63.photobucket.com/albums/v191/no1inparticular/spam.gif then u deserve a spankin http://img63.photobucket.com/albums/v191/no1inparticular/spank.gif !!
Heheh http://img63.photobucket.com/albums/v191/no1inparticular/crazy.gif

Draco
26-05-04, 03:24
Originally posted by janny_c.:
I personaly think -----&gt;&gt; http://img63.photobucket.com/albums/v191/no1inparticular/thisthreadisdead.gif

Oh,and,every1 who double posts the same thing and u KNOW it's a http://img63.photobucket.com/albums/v191/no1inparticular/spam.gif then u deserve a spankin http://img63.photobucket.com/albums/v191/no1inparticular/spank.gif !!
Heheh http://img63.photobucket.com/albums/v191/no1inparticular/crazy.gifI would double post just to get the spankin http://www.tombraiderforums.com/images/smilies/tongue.gif

janny_c.
26-05-04, 03:27
Originally posted by Draco:
</font><blockquote>quote:</font><hr />Originally posted by janny_c.:
I personaly think -----&gt;&gt; http://img63.photobucket.com/albums/v191/no1inparticular/thisthreadisdead.gif

Oh,and,every1 who double posts the same thing and u KNOW it's a http://img63.photobucket.com/albums/v191/no1inparticular/spam.gif then u deserve a spankin http://img63.photobucket.com/albums/v191/no1inparticular/spank.gif !!
Heheh http://img63.photobucket.com/albums/v191/no1inparticular/crazy.gifI would double post just to get the spankin http://www.tombraiderforums.com/images/smilies/tongue.gif </font>[/QUOTE]http://img63.photobucket.com/albums/v191/no1inparticular/raised_eyebrow.gif

Draco
26-05-04, 03:30
Originally posted by janny_c.:
</font><blockquote>quote:</font><hr />Originally posted by Draco:
</font><blockquote>quote:</font><hr />Originally posted by janny_c.:
I personaly think -----&gt;&gt; http://img63.photobucket.com/albums/v191/no1inparticular/thisthreadisdead.gif

Oh,and,every1 who double posts the same thing and u KNOW it's a http://img63.photobucket.com/albums/v191/no1inparticular/spam.gif then u deserve a spankin http://img63.photobucket.com/albums/v191/no1inparticular/spank.gif !!
Heheh http://img63.photobucket.com/albums/v191/no1inparticular/crazy.gifI would double post just to get the spankin http://www.tombraiderforums.com/images/smilies/tongue.gif </font>[/QUOTE]http://img63.photobucket.com/albums/v191/no1inparticular/raised_eyebrow.gif</font>[/QUOTE]http://www.click-smilies.de/sammlung0304/teufel/devil-smiley-103.gif

laracroft8290
26-05-04, 03:33
That's borderline spam IMO.

Draco
26-05-04, 03:36
Demonstration, nothing more...

Sometimes one smilie says more than an essay on the subject...

But not many bother to read the smilie, belying its actualy meaning...

Thorn
26-05-04, 03:36
Ok, now that we've been talking about spam, it sort of feels hostile. http://www.tombraiderforums.com/images/smilies/silent.gif

Trinity34
26-05-04, 03:36
Will somebody give me a spanking too? http://www.tombraiderforums.com/images/smilies/clown.gif

janny_c.
26-05-04, 03:37
I think the SPAM threads need to stop, cos their also affecting the other poor ones....... http://www.tombraiderforums.com/images/smilies/mischievous.gif
http://img63.photobucket.com/albums/v191/no1inparticular/whisperwhistle.gif

*edit
I see a lot of ya want spankin',heeey?!
I've got a noughty smiley one,I just can't show it http://www.tombraiderforums.com/images/smilies/c-1.gif :D

[ 26. May 2004, 04:39: Message edited by: janny_c. ]

laracroft8290
26-05-04, 03:44
Ok since this is the SPAM thread, what are your opinions of what spam actually is?

Trinity34
26-05-04, 03:47
Nothing since tlr online said it was ok to spam since we do not have a chat room.

janny_c.
26-05-04, 03:49
* Checking Dictionary

</font> A trademark used for a canned meat product consisting primarily of chopped pork pressed into a loaf.</font> a tinned luncheon meat made largely from pork</font>http://www.tombraiderforums.com/images/smilies/jumper.gif http://www.tombraiderforums.com/images/smilies/clown.gif ;) :D

laracroft8290
26-05-04, 03:52
Originally posted by Trinity34:
Nothing since tlr online said it was ok to spam since we do not have a chat room.Where and when did tlr say this?

Draco
26-05-04, 03:56
I think there should be a 7 day poll on what Spam is and isnt...

Options I would include:
</font> Posting off topic in a thread.</font> Posting a thread that is a repetition of a previous one.</font> Posting in a thread with short answers.</font> Posting long threads that drone on and on.</font> Posting comics.</font> Posting anything that isnt TR.</font> Posting lots of times to increase post count while not adding to the intellectual capacity of the thread(s).</font> Posting FAOs.</font> Posting news about things not relevant to the entire world.</font> Threads discussing Spam not started by a mod or admin for the purpose.</font> Threads that are an obvious attack on a person or persons' religion, sexual preferance, race, ideology, or nation.</font> Posts that only exist to mark your presence.</font> Posts with improper grammar and format.</font> Threads that are obviously redundant</font> Threads that get over 100 posts.</font> Double posting on purpose or on accident.</font> Hotlinking images in a post that are not directly related to the topic.</font> Welcoming people and/or introduction threads.</font> Bumping threads.</font> Draco having time to come up with all this crepe.</font>

janny_c.
26-05-04, 04:07
Originally posted by Draco:
</font> Draco having time to come up with all this crepe.</font>Thank u anywayz http://www.tombraiderforums.com/images/smilies/thumb.gif http://www.tombraiderforums.com/images/smilies/whistle.gif

ELEN
26-05-04, 05:02
I think we have misunderstood many things here. Spam is NOT welcome on this forum and old members should know that (that's why we have the flood control). I'm really disappointed with what happened. Given the fact that the forum becomes like this when none of the admins is here, it seems that most of you need a "police officer" while posting. I really don't have anything more to say.