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Old 02-28-2012, 04:51 AM
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there are tons of spambots on TL. I have an idea that may cut that down somewhat...

A simple, ten-question quiz on WoT. You only need 50% to pass. But you need to pass to register.

If nothing else, coming up with lists of questions should be entertaining.

Here's mine:

  1. Who killed Asmodean? (Bela, Demandred, Rand, fuck if I know/none of the above)
  2. What is Narg? (an overused joke, a WoT character, a WoT place) two possible answers here
  3. Where is Demandred? (this one's short answer, anything's acceptable but Murandy)
  4. Kin Tovere>Gareth Bryne (true, false)
  5. What is the name of the last WoT book you read? (anything, as long as it really is one)
  6. What is The Dusty Wheel? (a bar, a secret society of Caemlyn intelligentsia, Theoryland, Demandred's hideout) anything goes
  7. Name two of the Forsaken
  8. Egwene (love her!, hate her!, christ not this again, who?, Demandred's hideout) anything but the last two
  9. What is Theoryland's definition of 'troll'? this one must be left blank
  10. Fill in the blank: The Dr_g_n Re_or_
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why is this here?

FYI, we already have a spambot protection. Those few that get past anyways are taken care of by the mods. if the mods can't access the botposts, Nae'blis is notified. Trust me, you're only seeing a fraction of bot action.
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I'm bored, depressed, and alone at the moment. I got overly irritated by a spambot and tried to cheer myself up with a humorous mock solution to spambots.

It didn't work. So delete at will, if you wish.
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Old 02-28-2012, 06:23 AM
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I'm bored, depressed, and alone at the moment. I got overly irritated by a spambot and tried to cheer myself up with a humorous mock solution to spambots.

It didn't work. So delete at will, if you wish.
This being one of the fora that need Nae'blis intervention, I can't. So just... stop spamming everywhere. put your jokes (I did think it was amusing, just somewhat wrongly placed) on the Non board or something?
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Agreed. Save your boredom, depression and loneliness for the Non-Board, where it belongs.
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In case it's not clear, this thread was moved to a more appropriate location. Spam away...
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...along with everybody else's boredom, depression and loneliness. At least on Non they can throw a party together...
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...along with everybody else's boredom, depression and loneliness. At least on Non they can throw a party together...
A party of boredom, depression and loneliness? Sounds counterproductive. :/
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A party of boredom, depression and loneliness? Sounds counterproductive. :/
to the party or loneliness and depression?
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Over here we call it "The Conservative Party".

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to the party or loneliness and depression?
c) All of the above.
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...along with everybody else's boredom, depression and loneliness. At least on Non they can throw a party together...
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but imagine my horror when I realized I became the very evil I sought to destroy...
To be fair, it was more trolling than spamming. I mean, come on. What kind of noob would post stupid crap in the Theoryland News forum for chrissake?
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To be fair, it was more trolling than spamming. I mean, come on. What kind of noob would post stupid crap in the Theoryland News forum for chrissake?
Well, not to defend the indefensible, but

Theoryland News and Stuff

seemed sufficiently vague to me. But sure, Non-WoT. Love Non-WoT. I am thrilled that my thread is welcome here. Fittingly, as it seems this thread seems to have some of the very essence of Non-WoT (I certainly lost track).

Does anyone want to, idk, post a questions list instead of talk about misery loving company? Not that I'm not laughing it up here as it is.
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Well, not to defend the indefensible, but

Theoryland News and Stuff

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That is because you are a troll. You saw it not in terms of logic, but in terms of doing something to piss people off. The very definition of trolling, despite your pretense of confusion.
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That is because you are a troll. You saw it not in terms of logic, but in terms of doing something to piss people off. The very definition of trolling, despite your pretense of confusion.
I don't know - the first time I ever braved posting something that was not simply a reply I went in there originally because of the "and stuff".
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