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Duplicate Accounts
« on: May 06, 2010, 11:57:18 PM »

Hey guys,

A lot of you sent me notifications about "I Am the Circle," who was spamming the forum. We've resolved the issue and I don't expect further problems. However, the account was not actually a spam account but a duplicate account created by a forum user. For future reference, you are only allowed to have one account for yourself, and we do track IP addresses so we can identify users with more than one account. We'll be adding this to the official forum rules as soon as possible.

Of course there may be issues like you signed up for an account a long time ago and forgot the username or whatever, and so you signed up for a different one, and now you have two. That is not a problem. The problem comes if you have two accounts that you are using simultaneously, ESPECIALLY if you're using one of your accounts to disrupt the forum. In the future, if we become aware of any such problems, a warning will be issued and the duplicate account deleted.

Thanks to everyone who flagged the spam posts! That's always the best way to let me know that something is going on so that I can take care of it immediately. :)

Feel free to post your thoughts or any questions on the matter in this thread, or send me a private message.

Thanks,
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Re: Duplicate Accounts
« Reply #1 on: May 07, 2010, 01:30:32 AM »

Just curious... what was I Am the Circle doing and what constitutes as spam?
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Re: Duplicate Accounts
« Reply #2 on: May 07, 2010, 08:36:23 AM »

Thank you!  ;D
I hope the member doesn't do that again.

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Re: Duplicate Accounts
« Reply #3 on: May 07, 2010, 08:38:09 AM »

Me too! I wonder what member it was...
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Re: Duplicate Accounts
« Reply #4 on: May 07, 2010, 08:40:44 AM »

same
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Re: Duplicate Accounts
« Reply #5 on: May 07, 2010, 11:47:27 AM »

yeah it was creepy
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Re: Duplicate Accounts
« Reply #6 on: May 07, 2010, 01:30:10 PM »

Just curious... what was I Am the Circle doing and what constitutes as spam?
on every thread he posted "i am the circle and the circle is me"
and after someone posted hed do it again and again and again...you get the point...


and thank you Admin!!! he was annoying me (and a lot of other people)
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Re: Duplicate Accounts
« Reply #7 on: May 07, 2010, 10:38:03 PM »

who was it tho?
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Re: Duplicate Accounts
« Reply #8 on: May 07, 2010, 10:38:21 PM »

that was weird...
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Re: Duplicate Accounts
« Reply #9 on: May 07, 2010, 10:38:49 PM »

yup
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Re: Duplicate Accounts
« Reply #10 on: May 07, 2010, 11:11:13 PM »

ok i think that the one suspect is this  adam simth cuz all these members emails have adam smith in then.


  weld123       Newbie 2010-02-07 0  
  kissing123       Newbie 2010-03-14 0  
  website123       Newbie 2010-02-25 0  
  kidschair123       Newbie 2010-02-25 0  
  StickWelder12       Newbie 2010-02-28 0  
  criminal123       Newbie 2010-02-07 0  
  immigration123       Newbie 2010-02-10 0  
  goldcoin33       Newbie 2010-03-13 0  
  bingo5       Newbie 2010-03-21 0  
  bingo6       Newbie 2010-03-09 0  
  bingobonuses1       Newbie 2010-03-26 0
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Re: Duplicate Accounts
« Reply #11 on: May 07, 2010, 11:27:51 PM »

no the member posted before
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Re: Duplicate Accounts
« Reply #12 on: May 07, 2010, 11:29:52 PM »

well i still find it suspicous that adam smith as so may accounts.
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Re: Duplicate Accounts
« Reply #13 on: May 08, 2010, 06:39:08 AM »

true. let someone else report it.
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Re: Duplicate Accounts
« Reply #14 on: May 10, 2010, 07:46:12 AM »

well i kinda already did.  :-X
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