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Re: why the need for posts to respond to pm?
Originally Posted by Capt. Gary Randall
Faster, we were having this discussion with a newbie last night on chat. And someone said there was also a day count is this true?
Not certain, but I don't believe there's a time factor. We've had members with a year or two but low post counts run into difficulty. I suspect the recent change has affected some (like Neilsen) who may have been able to post after 5 posts before. the change.
Anyhow we do get a lot of 'spammers' joining, and we can usually get them gone before they start sending spam PMs, so overall it's a good measure and should encourage participation of legitimate joins...
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