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.
by Kate Swanson 9 years ago
Would it be possible to introduce a word count limit on forum posts?Look at the forums and you'll find there's never a good reason for a long forum post.Spammers write a long post to advertise their DVD ripper or whatever. Religious fanatics write a long post to preach. Confused newbies...
by Mark Knowles 10 years ago
I have a suggestion Having been active on hubpages for about 6 months now, I have seen the same things come up time and time again:What should I flag as a bad hub?Why are my adsense ads showing inappropriate advertising?How much money can I make?Is it OK to promote myself on the forums?What is a...
by Lionrhod 3 years ago
There are a lot of us who haven't been feeling safe on the forums. They've felt stalked, harassed and browbeaten.Sadly, some folks go with the letter of the law, but not the spirit of it in their posts.For an excellent post on why we need Forum Moderators, check out what Makingamark says here...
by Carolee Samuda 5 years ago
I am really upset over the whole discussion about the Apprenticeship program. Now disgruntled hubbers want to have the badge removed form our profiles.When I became an "elite", when it was known as that, I was treated really badly by some petty hubbers. When I joined the AP program I fell...
by Dr. John Anderson 4 years ago
'SHORT-CUTS' - An idea!The success of Bubblews, despite the payments issues etc. has showcased the opportunity for short articles shared internally within a community. HP has Q&A and the Forums but community involvement has declined IMO, I think for various reasons, as well, Q&A has...
by rebekahELLE 5 years ago
Whenever I open the forums, I see countless threads by the same people, many of them unanswered or with only a couple of comments. I would love to see a limit on how many threads the same person can open daily. I often have to go to page 2 or 3 to see what else people are...
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