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PostPosted: Fri Oct 09, 2015 5:47 pm    Post subject: Posting timing is way off Reply with quote

I know there is a time limit between posting to stop spam but it is so long now that I am constantly getting stuck having to wait about 25 seconds for it to time out. Can you put it back to 5-10 seconds?
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PostPosted: Sat Oct 10, 2015 5:41 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Just how fast are you typing?!! And where can I get that kind of skill?

Seriously, however, I'm afraid this can't be readily accommodated. Blame the spammers. It used to be lower, but those idiots thought it a good idea to post the same*#%^@ trash hundreds of times over. We've seen as many as 700 spamposts coming from the same "user", arriving as fast as the server could process them. So the timer was bumped up to address this problem.

It's currently at around a minute. I still find it hard to imagine that two cogent thoughts in a row could be not only be had, but also typed out, in less time than that. Please accept both my congratulations at such impressive display of skill, and my apologies that it cannot be more readily accommodated.
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PostPosted: Sat Oct 10, 2015 9:16 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

It's not that rare. I have hit by this timer a few times recently

But it is a lesser of two evils
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PostPosted: Sat Oct 10, 2015 10:14 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

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. I still find it hard to imagine that two cogent thoughts in a row could be not only be had, but also typed out, in less time than that.
It's much easier to imagine when you're multitasking.
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PostPosted: Sat Dec 19, 2015 1:13 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Akkara wrote:
Just how fast are you typing?!! And where can I get that kind of skill?

Seriously, however, I'm afraid this can't be readily accommodated. Blame the spammers. It used to be lower, but those idiots thought it a good idea to post the same*#%^@ trash hundreds of times over. We've seen as many as 700 spamposts coming from the same "user", arriving as fast as the server could process them. So the timer was bumped up to address this problem.

It's currently at around a minute. I still find it hard to imagine that two cogent thoughts in a row could be not only be had, but also typed out, in less time than that. Please accept both my congratulations at such impressive display of skill, and my apologies that it cannot be more readily accommodated.
If you're having several conversations on threads at the same time then you can hit it very often.

Can it be brought down from a minute to about 45 seconds? About 10-15 seconds shorter than it is now would be ideal
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PostPosted: Fri Dec 25, 2015 4:39 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

No. Just think about that, for a minute. :P
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PostPosted: Fri Apr 15, 2016 6:12 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

It's still too long. Stupidly long.

What are the chances of a countdown on the page where it says you've posted too fast? "you have 39,38,37 seconds to wait"
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PostPosted: Sun Feb 12, 2017 6:05 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I think it should be made even longer, to encourage CERTAIN PEOPLE to actually think before just excreting the first thing that comes to mind.
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PostPosted: Sun Feb 12, 2017 6:19 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Bones McCracker wrote:
I think it should be made even longer, to encourage CERTAIN PEOPLE to actually think before just excreting the first thing that comes to mind.


Therefore we have the delete or edit button :)
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PostPosted: Sun Feb 12, 2017 6:42 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Naib wrote:
But it is a lesser of two evils
I have to say that I agree on that.
I rather suffer a liitle "wasted" time than read spam.
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PostPosted: Sun Feb 12, 2017 7:47 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Roman_Gruber wrote:
Bones McCracker wrote:
I think it should be made even longer, to encourage CERTAIN PEOPLE to actually think before just excreting the first thing that comes to mind.


Therefore we have the delete or edit button :)

Speak of the devil...
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PostPosted: Sun Feb 12, 2017 11:34 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Isn't he the guy who is notorious for giving bad advice?
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PostPosted: Mon Feb 13, 2017 11:10 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Actually, the system was devised thinking of cokehabit. Hence, it seems to be working OK!
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PostPosted: Mon Feb 13, 2017 11:45 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I don't know about that. While it may have limited the frequency of his posts, I'm not sure the delay has caused actual thought to occur.
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