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pTaarmi
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Post by pTaarmi »

I know, i know...just registrating to download needed files is bullshit, but to force 2 postings, too =) In my opinion nobody can force somebody to be an active board member, or what is your intention by doing that restriction?
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pTaarmi wrote:I know, i know...just registrating to download needed files is bullshit, but to force 2 postings, too =) In my opinion nobody can force somebody to be an active board member, or what is your intention by doing that restriction?
That may be right, but traffic can be very expensive. That wouldn`t be really cool, if everybody download only and leave again. Only costs but we wouldn`t get anything back from the community. I think, 2 posts are fair and can be made very quickly, if anybody don`t like this forum here. Besides, we realize who spams only and who not.
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some people like to take take take without giving alittle back!!! :cry:
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......i feel posting is a good idea .... it will encourage open discussion... and flow of ideas....between members, ,,,,in return we get access to files and other members experiences,
,,,,fair trade? i think so ,,,,, :bio:
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I think we should have a system where the most posts you have the more downloads.
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Dare wrote:I think we should have a system where the most posts you have the more downloads.
Definitly No. That might inspire someone to boost his post count by writing tons of senseless posts just to have access to more downloads than others have - But for me: Smart activity and clever posting > Overall Post Count. The general restriction concerning min. Post Counts in order to gain access to downloads is a good thing. (Mass) Post Count is irrelevant. Resistance is futile. You'll have to become an active member posting useful threads and articles - End of transmission.
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maybe give access to those who actually participate in the community..hence post and help others :) and for those who dont wanna do that, have a donation vip thing so as if someone donates he gets access without waiting :)
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[MS]Kalku wrote:maybe give access to those who actually participate in the community..hence post and help others :) and for those who dont wanna do that, have a donation vip thing so as if someone donates he gets access without waiting :)
OMD, this is getting serious and creepy anywise.
Who the hell should control all this? That would mean that poor noobs would be left stranded... :o
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Creavion wrote: OMD, this is getting serious and creepy anywise.
Who the hell should control all this? That would mean that poor noobs would be left stranded... :o
yawp, and that's not the goal of any community
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I don't like this thing - being forced to post in order to access the downloads section...Anyway, this is my first post...just one more to go.... :P
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I just had the greatest idea... :!:

























Create your own forum and stop coming here to biatch.......... :lol2:
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It's not like that this site is the only one that offers those downloads. Personally I wouldn't mind if you have to have 2000 posts till you get access to those downloads. Calm down guys!
P.S. The simplest (?) solution would be to delete the download section^^. No downloads -> no forced posts ->no spam ->no ban.

OK...here's the real suggestion: Increase the number of posts you have to have to lets say 20 and hide the download section from anyone who's postcount is below that number. If you don't know that you'll get access to a download section after posting some senseless post's you won't post senseless shit just to get access...
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Post by pro4tho »

i think if some people really want to download they just post somthing it's only 2 postes not very much
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For these people there is an Off-Topic Category where they can post (nearly) what they want. :agree1:

The 2 posts limit gives the users the chance to look around here. If they dont like the forum -> Offtopic, 2 posts.
Otherwise... welcome and happy posting :)
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Shade wrote:For these people there is an Off-Topic Category where they can post (nearly) what they want. :agree1:

The 2 posts limit gives the users the chance to look around here. If they dont like the forum -> Offtopic, 2 posts.
Otherwise... welcome and happy posting :)
I agree, and for other hand, we can do some statistics about how many people still enjoy to play the old UT GOTY. :idea: :tu: