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August 18, 2012, 06:28:12 AM
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I don't get it, I've logged 12+ hours and made 6 posts, yet I still can't post in the other sections.
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August 18, 2012, 06:40:33 AM
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Well, at least the faucets have been working better here in mid-August. Anf these restrictions are a little confusing...

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August 18, 2012, 06:54:54 AM
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I don't get it, I've logged 12+ hours and made 6 posts, yet I still can't post in the other sections.

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Don't make since I have my 4 hours.  I have had my account for months.  And I have my post... I would have many more post then this.  I have some serious questions and in need of troubleshooting.  I need my account activated this is getting annoying.  I been stuck asking questions on irc and every there are to lazy to type anything to help a n00b.

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August 18, 2012, 10:57:18 AM
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Tbh this just makes people have to spam these threads in order to post.
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August 18, 2012, 05:55:27 PM
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The total required login time is 4 hours, 4 long hours.... and many minutes aren't counted?? Someone should fix the total time logged in timer.

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August 18, 2012, 05:57:29 PM
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The timer under your stats doesn't update continuously or it would put unnecessary strain on the server, but it is still being tracked.

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August 18, 2012, 06:29:45 PM
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The timer under your stats doesn't update continuously or it would put unnecessary strain on the server, but it is still being tracked.

Updating is truly variable and I was curious whether if I had to constantly visit pages in order to make the time count, thanks for the reply though.

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August 18, 2012, 07:02:56 PM
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My understanding is that the timer only increments if the time you spend on each page is within a certain range. For instance, I can't simply leave an inactive page open overnight and have it log several hours; but during active reading where I change pages every few minutes, it counts.
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August 18, 2012, 08:02:56 PM
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5 more minutes! Yeah, i have found that as a newb... it doesn't pay to read long winded posts or pages with lots of info as you will get substantially less than the time you actually spend on them. Just flip threw and skim pages every couple o' minutes if you wanna pump out your 4 hours.

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August 19, 2012, 12:01:50 AM
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For me the real problem is writing in a language that I know very little. I hope not to make too many orthographical and/or syntactic errors in my future messages on this board.

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August 19, 2012, 07:54:05 AM
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One thing that I really liked about this forum from the start was the Newbie board. I didn't lurk at all, I just jumped right in because I felt comfortable asking questions on "the board that nobody cares about." Newbies helping newbies figure things out is a beautiful chaos.

There is no such thing as a dumb question on the Newbie board!
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August 19, 2012, 08:33:11 AM
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Five posts is NOTHING! At first I was confused as to why I couldn't post, then I stumbled in here. I like the idea, in fact I think more forums should do this kinda thing.
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August 19, 2012, 05:39:07 PM
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 Glad to follow the newbie rules put in place and it's a good way to weed out the trolls.

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August 19, 2012, 05:53:15 PM
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This is much more sensible ... thank you!  Roll Eyes

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August 19, 2012, 06:37:15 PM
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alright, now i know.
thank you.
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August 20, 2012, 02:27:39 AM
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The requirements sound very reasonable, the four hour limitation should stop people from randomly trolling however the requirements will not put an end to well planned trolling, however this is an unfortunate fact of the Internet and trolls that have no life will generally go as far out of thier way to troll as is needed. But here's an idea, perhaps make people donate a satoshi to get into the forums? That would demonstrate an ability to use bitcoin, although setting up that system may be tedious.. Never mind the way you have it is good too.
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August 20, 2012, 03:13:22 AM
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who do I PM to get out of newbi forums? Do I just post here?

let me out!
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August 20, 2012, 11:22:07 AM
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Wondered why I could not post before!  Huh

Makes sense to try to avoid trolling I think
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August 20, 2012, 06:27:49 PM
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The requirements sound very reasonable, the four hour limitation should stop people from randomly trolling however the requirements will not put an end to well planned trolling, however this is an unfortunate fact of the Internet and trolls that have no life will generally go as far out of thier way to troll as is needed. But here's an idea, perhaps make people donate a satoshi to get into the forums? That would demonstrate an ability to use bitcoin, although setting up that system may be tedious.. Never mind the way you have it is good too.

wow  is it only quotes you can reply too?
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August 20, 2012, 11:39:01 PM
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Will there be some message stating if a PM can't be sent?  I sent a couple out as a recently joined member (one post made not long prior to the PM), and I want to know if they got my message.  Thanks!
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