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Please use this mod to prevent lurkers

10-14-2009, 01:56 PM
#1
Joined: Oct 2009
Posts: 617
Please use this mod to prevent lurkers

You know what they should do? They should make this like some of the other download sites. The promocode should be hidden until a person replies to a thread. That way at least we get registered users only who replied to the thread.

Here's the vbMod for that I think: http://www.vbulletin.org/forum/showt...130887&page=56
10-14-2009, 02:34 PM
#2
Joined: Jun 2009
Posts: 10,505
Not this thread again.

10-16-2009, 03:28 PM
#3
Joined: Aug 2009
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Originally Posted by Revlisoft View Post
You know what they should do? They should make this like some of the other download sites. The promocode should be hidden until a person replies to a thread. That way at least we get registered users only who replied to the thread.

Here's the vbMod for that I think: http://www.vbulletin.org/forum/showt...130887&page=56
i think that develpers should say PM me for a code.
10-17-2009, 09:51 AM
#4
A PM would be way easier to do.
10-17-2009, 04:04 PM
#5
Joined: Jul 2008
Posts: 1,467
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Originally Posted by ImNoSuperMan View Post
Not this thread again.
Yup....again...

Top three subjects that have been discussed to death here:

1. Lurkers taking promo codes.
2. Avatars: good or bad?
3. More catagories for membership: people who have no life feel there should be an extra-special title for members who spam the boards contribute over 5000 posts.
10-18-2009, 12:41 PM
#6
Joined: Oct 2008
Posts: 908
The Devs own the codes, they can do what they want with them

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10-18-2009, 01:19 PM
#7
Joined: Dec 2008
Posts: 858
Quote:
Originally Posted by Revlisoft View Post
You know what they should do? They should make this like some of the other download sites. The promocode should be hidden until a person replies to a thread. That way at least we get registered users only who replied to the thread.

Here's the vbMod for that I think: http://www.vbulletin.org/forum/showt...130887&page=56
Join Date: October 2009
Posts: 12

And already complaining about lurkers?

How long did it take you to register for your account? About 5 minutes? How is registering ONE time at all a deterrent from continual lurking? Why encourage more people to register so they can code grub? I'd rather they just do it in silence.
10-18-2009, 03:08 PM
#8
Joined: Jun 2009
Posts: 5,765
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Originally Posted by HJJ View Post
Join Date: October 2009
Posts: 12

And already complaining about lurkers?

How long did it take you to register for your account? About 5 minutes? How is registering ONE time at all a deterrent from continual lurking? Why encourage more people to register so they can code grub? I'd rather they just do it in silence.
+1

Also, we actually have a fair number of senior members whose VAST majority of posts are about what promo code they got. But, people see they are a senior member and figure they actually contribute something.

It is not a problem that is going to go away. It is more of a problem for the members then the developers. Some of them don't even want feedback here - they are generally looking for reviews on iTunes - if they are good. No easy answers - but where free promo codes go should never be decided on by the beneficiaries. That is the tail wagging the dog...

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