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There was a thread about keeping or removing post counts.

I made a poll because 'thefish uk' posted:

"I'd have made this into a poll but I clicked "Submit New Thread" too early instead of adding a poll. Damn!"

and also to see who was for and who was against the removal of post counts
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keep it. I see no reason not too.
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(Original post by PadFoot90)
keep it. I see no reason not too.
didnt you read the other thread? It causes spammers, who attempt to post and post useless messages in order to obtain a higher status.
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didnt you read the other thread? It causes spammers, who attempt to post and post useless messages in order to obtain a higher status.
yes i read it, and i think the majority of people with high post counts did not spam to get them.
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(Original post by Powerline)
didnt you read the other thread? It causes spammers, who attempt to post and post useless messages in order to obtain a higher status.
It does not cause spammers. It just helps us spot them. The argument for removing them is that all members would be on a similar playing field.
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(Original post by XTinaA)
It does not cause spammers. It just helps us spot them. The argument for removing them is that all members would be on a similar playing field.
yes i agree. I really dont think it causes that many spammers, and if it does, then it obvious. If you joined this month and have like 800 posts, odds are either spammed or have become totally addicted.
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(Original post by XTinaA)
It does not cause spammers. It just helps us spot them. The argument for removing them is that all members would be on a similar playing field.
Doesnt it? Some people who woudnt want to waste their time spamming might try to in order to get a higher status...
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Doesnt it? Some people who woudnt want to waste their time spamming might try to in order to get a higher status...
still, it would be obvious.
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Doesnt it? Some people who woudnt want to waste their time spamming might try to in order to get a higher status...
My point is, how does one's post count cause them to be a spammer? it's just a measure of quantity of posts, not quality.
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may i point out that perhaps powerline should have read their poll title a little more carefully
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I think you should keep it, 2776 (the highest one with the post count) spent all his time helping UKL I dont know, and it shouldnt go to waste.
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