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post #21 of 81 (permalink) Old 05-30-2014, 04:26 AM
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Because no scammer could ever be clever enough to make 10 posts before scamming someone.
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Because no scammer could ever be clever enough to make 10 posts before scamming someone.
*Most* of them won't take the time to make 10 posts. Have you seen any spam or people getting scam pm's on the forum lately?
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*Most* of them won't take the time to make 10 posts. Have you seen any spam or people getting scam pm's on the forum lately?
Go back to your corner Doge while I give him a 10 count

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Wow I didn't know this rule. I couldn't PM someone I want to buy parts from because of this
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post #25 of 81 (permalink) Old 01-22-2015, 05:14 PM
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You mean I only had to post 10 times to attempt to scam LT members?

If I had only known that I could have saved myself a lot of posts trying to gain everyone trust!

I make for a really crappy scammer.

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post #26 of 81 (permalink) Old 01-22-2015, 06:35 PM
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As you guys have seen it really doesn't take long to get to 10 posts and while yes a scammer/spammer could take the time to make 10 then start PMing people it's rare that happens (but not rare that they register and immediately start spamming/scamming). Usually they just move on to the next forum that doesn't impose that rule.

We have seen, or did, a rash of scammers and spammers so our goal here is to stop them. Does that mean real members like yourselves have to pay your dues a bit before PMing folks, yeah it does. If someone reading this cant PM due to the 10 post limit I'd say start chatting with us and posting pictures of your ride - even if not a Lotus. Hell I've made 10 posts in a day, what am i say I've made 10 posts in 10 minutes!!

And if you really are in that place and need to send a PM you can always PM me or another moderator and we can send the PM for you until you hit 10 posts. But really 10 posts shouldn't take you any time at all and most members wouldn't want to deal with someone sub 10 posts anyway. (notice I said most not all)

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I guess I have to wait for 10 count. Not a big deal, but news to me. The other forum I'm active on doesn't have post requirements, at least I don't think they do...
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I guess I have to wait for 10 count. Not a big deal, but news to me. The other forum I'm active on doesn't have post requirements, at least I don't think they do...
I'm interested in your further thoughts about this. Please post me back.

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It has actually been set to 5 posts. Not 10.
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Happy I came across this post in the search.
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I'm interested in your further thoughts about this. Please post me back.
No deep thoughts here. Every forum has its own set of rules and regulations. I either accept them or just blow out...
I'm here to learn as much as I can about the Lotus cars, especially the Esprit. I came over from the Alfa camp, having sold my last AR and now looking for a cool daily driver.
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Happy I came across this post in the search.
Do NOT spam post to get your post count up or they will be deleted.
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Do NOT spam post to get your post count up or they will be deleted.
Are you saying that that was a "spam post"?

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Are you saying that that was a "spam post"?
No, he made 3 more posts after that original one and I deleted them.
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Hi,

Lotus Talk made it so that we cannot PM people unless we have over 10 posts ? I could PM people before and can't now.
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I think a side-effect of this policy is that you're enforcing this rule:



Naturally the majority of registered users who will typically never post are bound to get peeved when they suddenly decide they want to use the marketplace... WELL TOO BAD!!! Downside is we might lose some people looking to buy a Lotus. Perhaps there is a way to make a pop up when you register that explains the rule so we don't see this same thread every week? Or would that just be inviting the scammers back in?

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Lotus Talk made it so that we cannot PM people unless we have over 10 posts ? I could PM people before and can't now.
It is 5 posts.

It shows that your account is active for PM's, you can't send one?
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It is 5 posts.

It shows that your account is active for PM's, you can't send one?
Dodge,

Thanks for your reply ! I had 2 when I posted that comment so I couldn't. I can now though !
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Well, that didn't work. Is it really 5 posts now, or 10?
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