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07-09-2019, 10:06 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 774
Posted By IBobi

They are all clearly identified as sponsored...

They are all clearly identified as sponsored posts, i.e. ads, i.e. the things that keep this site free and up and running :)
06-07-2019, 10:11 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 821
Posted By IBobi

Your account looks to be set up correctly. Make...

Your account looks to be set up correctly. Make sure the email address you have on file here is the one you're looking at for your notifications. Also, some email hosts block HN emails, so if it...
06-05-2019, 03:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 821
Posted By IBobi

Nice! :barmy:

Nice!

:barmy:
06-03-2019, 11:41 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 821
Posted By IBobi

...are you sure your email address here is the...

...are you sure your email address here is the email address you think it is?
Forum: Industry News
05-02-2019, 09:32 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 452
Posted By IBobi

Calling all hunters & shooters! Take HunterSurvey for a chance to win $100.

CALLING ALL HUNTERS AND SHOOTERS - Our Friends at Southwick Associates would like to invite everyone to participate in their hunting and shooting survey! These surveys really help the industry...
04-30-2019, 03:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 111
Posted By IBobi

You can use BB code if the image is already...

You can use BB code if the image is already hosted somewhere (here or elsewhere). Otherwise you must upload as an attachment/thumbnail. We have been trying to get the regular "camera/library" uploads...
04-12-2019, 10:53 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 96
Posted By IBobi

It's from us. Totally legit.

It's from us. Totally legit.
03-04-2019, 02:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 232
Posted By IBobi

You can also ATTACH photos as above, by clickign...

You can also ATTACH photos as above, by clickign the little "picture" icon in the text editor and following the prompts.
03-04-2019, 02:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 232
Posted By IBobi

TestingggTestingggTestingggTestingggTestinggg

TestingggTestingggTestingggTestingggTestinggg
12-13-2018, 11:11 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 873
Posted By IBobi

How much content are we talking about?

How much content are we talking about?
12-12-2018, 09:49 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 873
Posted By IBobi

Edit window is now 72 hours.

Edit window is now 72 hours.
12-11-2018, 10:52 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 873
Posted By IBobi

Who thinks the edit window should be smaller --...

Who thinks the edit window should be smaller -- 24 hours?
12-07-2018, 01:59 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 873
Posted By IBobi

Iím not sure let me look.

Iím not sure let me look.
12-06-2018, 10:03 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 873
Posted By IBobi

It's not the level of effort that's the issue,...

It's not the level of effort that's the issue, it's the break with longstanding HN policy about how big the edit window is. I don't see a compelling reason to do it at this time, unless the mods are...
10-09-2018, 09:56 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 873
Posted By IBobi

^^^^^^ Me too.

^^^^^^
Me too.
10-08-2018, 12:49 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 873
Posted By IBobi

That'd be a pretty big site change. Maybe try to...

That'd be a pretty big site change. Maybe try to get support for this from other users/mods?
09-10-2018, 11:49 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 4,440
Posted By IBobi

The parts of the software that count things are...

The parts of the software that count things are not always accurate to the minute. Some processes only run hourly/daily/etc.
09-06-2018, 12:04 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 4,440
Posted By IBobi

It's not that it is hard (I assume not, but I'm...

It's not that it is hard (I assume not, but I'm not a developer), it's getting time for tech to do what needs to be done in a non-urgent situation. We will have them get to it -- the ticket is active...
09-05-2018, 04:49 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 4,440
Posted By IBobi

I am also responding, monday-friday during...

I am also responding, monday-friday during business hours, same day or sooner. The response time may be slow in that if there isn't a moderator on and it is the weekend, it doesn't get handled until...
09-05-2018, 02:16 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 4,440
Posted By IBobi

See my answers inline. Thanks Jake

See my answers inline.



Thanks Jake
09-05-2018, 09:18 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 4,440
Posted By IBobi

I'm not sure what causes it, but I recall having...

I'm not sure what causes it, but I recall having the conversation with you when you were moderating about the tool that reports what part of the site people are on/what they're doing -- it is not...
09-04-2018, 03:49 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 4,440
Posted By IBobi

Is there a spam situation where you see a spam...

Is there a spam situation where you see a spam post where the Report Post button has been used, where the post is not getting deleted and the poster banned? As far as I can see, this is happening...
09-04-2018, 03:24 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 4,440
Posted By IBobi

:) That's kind of been my point all along. If...

:) That's kind of been my point all along. If they don't post, there's no harm done.

BUT if you really want to, you can always use the Contact Us link at the bottom of the page, or PM a moderator...
09-04-2018, 10:38 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 4,440
Posted By IBobi

I have inquired with my tech team about the...

I have inquired with my tech team about the signature spam (FYI this is a constant issue on all forums, not just HN -- the good part is, if you don't go looking at random accounts' signatures that...
09-04-2018, 10:09 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 4,440
Posted By IBobi

That's correct, there are no tools that examine...

That's correct, there are no tools that examine sig lines. We have to wait for someone to report them. Please do!
09-04-2018, 09:54 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 4,440
Posted By IBobi

I'm on here every day. mondy-friday. Here is what...

I'm on here every day. mondy-friday. Here is what I know (it is very obvious) -- there's virtually no spam on HNI. When a spam thread appears, it gets reported (usually by multiple people) and...
09-04-2018, 09:49 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 4,440
Posted By IBobi

When someone posts spam, we delete them. If a...

When someone posts spam, we delete them. If a member has a concrete reason to believe another member is a spammer, please report them and we'll look at them, and if they are a spammer, we'll ban them.
09-04-2018, 09:46 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 4,440
Posted By IBobi

There's hardly any spam. There is some, and there...

There's hardly any spam. There is some, and there are some accounts that are probably spammers, but are not posting any spam. If there was a way to identify people who were one day going to spam the...
08-22-2018, 01:10 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 4,440
Posted By IBobi

? ?

? ?
08-22-2018, 09:58 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 4,440
Posted By IBobi

Our registration system already has a captcha....

Our registration system already has a captcha. And we already screen new members, giving them very limited privileges before they can start posting fully.

Also there is very much not a spam issue...
07-23-2018, 02:11 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 4,440
Posted By IBobi

See my post above yours. Yes, I realize it still...

See my post above yours. Yes, I realize it still works.
07-20-2018, 02:11 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 827
Posted By IBobi

I never mentioned bigbuck. Show me evidence that...

I never mentioned bigbuck. Show me evidence that 6creedmor is an alias? IP address is unique to HN. What other info is being used to determine that this is a sockpuppet account? I'd be curious,...
07-20-2018, 09:56 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 827
Posted By IBobi

Let us know when he posts something that violates...

Let us know when he posts something that violates the rules, and we'll apply the rules. Until then there is no evidence.
07-20-2018, 09:53 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 827
Posted By IBobi

Well, you're wrong on pretty much all your points...

Well, you're wrong on pretty much all your points here, sorry to point out.

It is not legal to come back under a new name; nobody said it was
Yes it is a permabannable offense to do so if your...
07-19-2018, 10:18 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 827
Posted By IBobi

Yes. Again, I see no evidence.

Yes. Again, I see no evidence.
07-19-2018, 10:17 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 827
Posted By IBobi

I've been getting your reported post alerts, and...

I've been getting your reported post alerts, and like JW, I do not see a problem with those posts. They do not break forum rules. If that is a member who's been banned before, coming back with an...
07-18-2018, 03:27 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 827
Posted By IBobi

Please make use of the Report Post button. It...

Please make use of the Report Post button. It will alert the mod team to any post that you believe breaks the forum rules.
07-09-2018, 03:25 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 4,440
Posted By IBobi

Ah right you are. Still works!

Ah right you are. Still works!
07-09-2018, 03:18 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 4,440
Posted By IBobi

It is, what method do you use?

It is, what method do you use?
07-09-2018, 11:39 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 4,440
Posted By IBobi

I don't think it is even possible to attach...

I don't think it is even possible to attach pictures any more. You have to post them inline.
07-09-2018, 09:39 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 4,440
Posted By IBobi

I don't see a pic in that post... Not...

I don't see a pic in that post...



Not posting = no spam :)


Actually it's about average in the Fall.
06-27-2018, 09:42 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 4,440
Posted By IBobi

The answer is, it doesn't cost spammers anything...

The answer is, it doesn't cost spammers anything to create a spam profile. Maybe they plan to spam post with it later, maybe they think just putting a link in the profile is going to get them...
06-26-2018, 03:02 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 4,440
Posted By IBobi

We don't gain anything from spammers signing up....

We don't gain anything from spammers signing up. But stopping them from signing up, while allowing real people to sign up, is a lot harder than you apparently think it is. And in the end, if this...
06-26-2018, 02:59 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 4,440
Posted By IBobi

We do not restrict new posters like this, because...

We do not restrict new posters like this, because it has a chilling effect on engagement. The price is a little more spam, and it is worth it.

We already have some restrictions on posting links...
06-26-2018, 01:05 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 4,440
Posted By IBobi

...also this is the wrong place for a thread...

...also this is the wrong place for a thread dealing with technical issues or mod issues. If you keep posting stuff randomly around the site, nobody will see it (which is why this is the first reply...
06-26-2018, 01:02 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 4,440
Posted By IBobi

Hi guys, How much spam are we talking about?...

Hi guys,

How much spam are we talking about? Since you are here a lot more than any admin, I thought I would get an idea of the volume. Are we talking a few spam posts a day? Or a lot more than...
Forum: Test Posts
05-08-2018, 04:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 734
Posted By IBobi

Guys, just a reminder, the new image uploader is...

Guys, just a reminder, the new image uploader is not yet in place. We hope in late May.
05-07-2018, 04:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,188
Posted By IBobi

SOFTWARE UPDATE: New photo gallery, photo uploader, and mobile skin, May 2018

Hi all!

Please use this thread to ask questions and report any issues with the new mobile skin, photo uploader, or gallery tools.

Here are a few details and how-to's on uploading and viewing...
08-15-2017, 03:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 707
Posted By IBobi

I think the endgame here is, if people can still...

I think the endgame here is, if people can still get in, great, they can use it. If not, great, we no longer support it because the company that supplies chat software is out of business. At some...
08-10-2017, 04:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 707
Posted By IBobi

joel, maybe see if it's even still working? test...

joel, maybe see if it's even still working? test it out
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