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Hope someone can answer this.

 

WHY have a silly rule that you can't PM someone on the forum unless they are Admin until you have 30 posts?

 

What is the logic behind this number?

 

I can undestand not being able to PM if newly-joined (say can't PM for first month) but a post count? What rhyme or reason is there behind that?

 

Art

 

Dear All,

 

Can someone explain to me why there is a rule meaning that you cant PM a forum member (unless Admin) unless you have at least 30 posts?

 

What is the logic behind that number?

 

I can understand a time-restricted rule (eg can't PM for 1st week or month after joining) to prevent spammers joining up then posting to other members immediatley, but surely a spammer would have to be really desparate to wait a week/month whatever before being allowed to spam?!

 

There must be a rationale behind this - but I'm blowed if I can think of one!

 

Art

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Because dca reps etc and spammers come here and spam the forums with new accounts. Having a post limit pretty much eliminates the spammers.


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Sorry ims21

 

Didn't know the correct place to put the query.

 

Thanks

 

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Regarding Debt Collection Agencies spamming on the forum, can't their accounts simply be disabled or restrictions placed on them whereby they can't PM at all?

 

Just a thought.

 

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We also get companies like CMCs etc touting for business and it helps stop all of that nonsense too.


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Sorry to be a total noob - what's a CMC??

 

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Claims Management Company. Also "No Win No Fee" outfits too.

 

Noob?....been here since 2008?


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Thanks again ims.

 

I meant noob in the sense that I didn't know what a CMC was and that it was an obvious abbreviation for the cognescenti!

 

Thanks,

 

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