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Offline quantum

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Re: Can we moderate extrenal links from new users
«Reply #1 on: May 13, 2020, 09:09:00 AM »
I wondered about that, but didn't know the text was copied from Reddit.

Usually I just report the post to the almighty Nils and usually it gets taken care of.

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Re: Can we moderate extrenal links from new users
«Reply #2 on: May 13, 2020, 10:28:01 AM »
Yes, this is obviously spam. Click the "Report to moderator" link as soon as you come across something you suspect is spam.

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Re: Can we moderate extrenal links from new users
«Reply #3 on: May 13, 2020, 12:13:34 PM »
Thanks Nils!

It's just that this was being done is such a deceptive manner, users were spending time posting responses to threads they believed were genuine. 
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Re: Can we moderate extrenal links from new users
«Reply #4 on: May 16, 2020, 07:27:08 AM »
Might be handy though if users had to wait 3 days before being able to post a link - I feel this way, even if they do sign up and have to wait... they may forget about coming back in 3 days to post what they were going to originally.

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Re: Can we moderate extrenal links from new users
«Reply #5 on: June 07, 2020, 03:18:24 PM »
I'm assuming that this thread, started by a new member, is actually an advertisement for the place in the link - an entity that has often posted in PS with links leading to their business.  The new poster "asks" a question, posts a link that supposedly gives answers to it but doesn't, and has not responded to any posts since.   Including my asking for clarification on what she is looking for.

https://www.pianostreet.com/smf/index.php?topic=66539.msg700557#new