1. Frost

    Frost Active Member

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    The Bots

    Discussion in 'The Lounge' started by Frost, Jun 3, 2007.

    Whats the deal there?
     
  2. Daniel

    Daniel I'm sure you've heard the rumors. Founder Staff Contributor

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    Just something I'm messing with...
     
  3. Frost

    Frost Active Member

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    Oic. Fair enough then.
     
  4. Alice in Wonderland

    Alice in Wonderland Contributing Member

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    What do they do? :S
     
  5. Daniel

    Daniel I'm sure you've heard the rumors. Founder Staff Contributor

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    Pretty much nothing. They've always been there (they're search engine bots) but now you can see when their viewing the site. Not much point, i guess.
     
  6. Alice in Wonderland

    Alice in Wonderland Contributing Member

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    Ohhh. I thought they were gonna start posting those badly composed posts that are oh so annoying. D=
     
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    bots...whats a bot.....a robot.....I feel dumb :(
     
  8. Terry

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    A bot is a computer program. There are people who write these programs that just search the internet for forums (like this one), and when the find one that is unprotected, they will post all kinds of stuff. Links to websites, porn, etc..

    It looks like this forum is pretty well protected tho...
     
  9. Alice in Wonderland

    Alice in Wonderland Contributing Member

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    These bots are for search engines... not porn.
     
  10. Night Haunter

    Night Haunter Banned

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    Either way they are retard Ely annoying. Someone should shoot down the buggers
     
  11. Banzai

    Banzai One-time Mod, but on the road to recovery Contributor

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    Bot Shooting! The forum sport!
     
  12. Alice in Wonderland

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    Unless they start posting random gibberish, they don't annoy me.
     

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