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returnal Away
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Re: We need to delete accounts.

This thing happens with all forums. It isn't causing any problems and the forum hasn't slowed down so if it ain't broke don't fix it.

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09-13-2009 12:41 AM
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but it would free up alot of names, and give us a better Idea of the actual number of members
09-13-2009 12:42 AM
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Most of the usernames suck, actually.

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09-13-2009 12:44 AM
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Newtown Wrote:Most of the usernames suck, actually.
This. Who the hell wants to call themselves "hopayclellamp"?

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09-13-2009 12:11 PM
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Accurate number of users = good enough reason anyway.

And there are some good names on there.

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09-13-2009 12:13 PM
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They're still users, even if they haven't posted much.

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09-13-2009 12:16 PM
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yeah but nobody uses them, so what the fuck is the point of keeping them?
09-14-2009 05:51 AM
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I think it should not be just influenced by the number of posts, but the number of posts and the log in times. There are most likely lurkers who just never post but log in every day.
09-14-2009 05:56 AM
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that's what I meant.
09-14-2009 05:57 AM
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I fucking despise topics like this. And it's not that it's necessarily a bad post, it's just that it gets brought up again. And again. And again. And again and again, over and over and over and over and over, and I'm a little sick of it. Some of the old accounts with like zero posts do get deleted, but seriously, if that's a person's biggest priority... sigh.

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youvebeenthunderstruck Wrote:I fucking despise topics like this. And it's not that it's necessarily a bad post, it's just that it gets brought up again. And again. And again. And again and again, over and over and over and over and over, and I'm a little sick of it. Some of the old accounts with like zero posts do get deleted, but seriously, if that's a person's biggest priority... sigh.

And you got mad at me for posting in topics two weeks old.

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That's all he does, pointing out "flaws", aka trolling every thread ever made.
10-23-2009 11:15 PM
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More... Argument... Causing...

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youvebeenthunderstruck Wrote:I fucking despise topics like this. And it's not that it's necessarily a bad post, it's just that it gets brought up again. And again. And again. And again and again, over and over and over and over and over, and I'm a little sick of it. Some of the old accounts with like zero posts do get deleted, but seriously, if that's a person's biggest priority... sigh.
Necroing it really helps, doesn't it?

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I didn't even realize this was an old thread. Sorry.

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youvebeenthunderstruck Wrote:I fucking despise topics like this. And it's not that it's necessarily a bad post, it's just that it gets brought up again. And again. And again. And again and again, over and over and over and over and over, and I'm a little sick of it. Some of the old accounts with like zero posts do get deleted, but seriously, if that's a person's biggest priority... sigh.

lol. The irony.
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ummm hi i was just wondering how i delete this account thing? I can't find anything on here.
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