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An Important Message Regarding Spam

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An Important Message Regarding Spam

Post by Dragonclaw on May 3rd 2013, 20:13

Hello WCF-ers,

It has recently come to the attention of the staff regarding staff reminding and warning users of "spam." I would like to personally shed some light on this issue.

Here is WCF's Official Rule regarding spam...
Site Rules wrote:4. Please use at least 3 words in a post
When posting on the forum, please use at least 3 words. This helps us fight spam and encourages meaningful messages and content.

Surprised? Yes, you're reading that correctly. That's all!

I have noticed increasingly more that some members are becoming afraid to post because staffers are calling them out for posting spam.
I just want you to know that you should never be afraid to post because you are afraid to spam.
Our forum is a place for communication, a haven for others to share and discuss. No one should ever feel afraid of posting because they are afraid to spam, nor should they feel afraid of going "off-topic." And in fact, as long as your post follows the Site Rule posted above, it is not considered spam.


Also, regarding off-topic posts....
A natural conversation has its own flow of thoughts and ideas... it has its own "rhythm" and as a conversation progresses and matures, the topic or center of the conversation may naturally change. This is why in our Site Rules, you see no mention of "staying on topic." Does this mean you should go out of your way to change the direction of every thread? No. But you should not be afraid to explore and introduce what you want to express either.


If you have any comments or questions, please post them in this thread Smile

Cordially,
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Re: An Important Message Regarding Spam

Post by Guest on May 3rd 2013, 21:22

Thank you for the much-needed clarification Smile

Keep up the good work!

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Re: An Important Message Regarding Spam

Post by Torrentheart on May 3rd 2013, 23:16

Thank you, this was very helpful! You should have a reference to this topic in the Site Rules.


You should make this type of clarification topic on 'advertising/external links'. Smile
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Re: An Important Message Regarding Spam

Post by Phoenixflare on May 3rd 2013, 23:19

Thank you fore making this topic, Dragonclaw. This is very useful Cat Smile The new members will know not to spam! Because some don't ever read the site rules.
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Re: An Important Message Regarding Spam

Post by Hazelstar on May 5th 2013, 15:39

Thank you for this. I've noticed this myself a lot and I hope it helps more new members out! Smile

Keep making WCF the best Dragonclaw!
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Re: An Important Message Regarding Spam

Post by Lunarlight on May 14th 2013, 13:15

Cool but one problem: If people post 3 word posts like this:
yeah, that's cool
Then, it WILL still count as a post, so maybe allow those sort of posts but make them not count, as like, in your post count?
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Re: An Important Message Regarding Spam

Post by Scarlett on May 14th 2013, 16:14

That's not possible lunarlight.

Any posts that do not contribute to forwarding a conversation are still discouraged and may still be classed as spam. Its at the sole discretion of the member to post things like that.

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Re: An Important Message Regarding Spam

Post by Tangleclaw on May 18th 2013, 19:14

Thank you for informing us! I have had 1 or 2 spam topics! Sweat !
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Re: An Important Message Regarding Spam

Post by Flameblossom on June 9th 2013, 18:48

Thank you for the info, Dragonclaw! I may have spammed once or twice, and I apologize. But anyway, thank you for the info!
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