To prevent spam (see optimusinfo2).
If you just joined less than an hour ago, maybe you should not be able to initiate 15+ posts or more.
I don't know what a good initial limit would be, but maybe something like that would help the problem.
I agree 100% Some of them are down right spamming the forums.
Perhaps only allowing posting to the Help or Makeover forums for the first week after joining??? And no links to other websies allowed!
Sounds good but there is still the problem of the some spam going on... should ban those accounts for a while.
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