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Question asked by no_atkt in #Coffee Room on May 13, 2007
no_atkt
no_atkt 路 May 13, 2007
Rank C3 - EXPERT
please remove the ridiculous 50 character limit

damn i cant even post a 1 line message here ... what is this its absoluetly ridiculous 😡 Posted in: #Coffee Room
Kaustubh Katdare
Kaustubh Katdare 路 May 13, 2007
Rank A1 - PRO
no_atkt
please remove the ridiculous 50 character limit

damn i cant even post a 1 line message here ... what is this its absoluetly ridiculous 馃槨
Sure, but there is a problem. How would you restrict spam which is something like - "hieeee...."

-The Big K-
no_atkt
no_atkt 路 May 13, 2007
Rank C3 - EXPERT
. hieeee.
no_atkt
no_atkt 路 May 13, 2007
Rank C3 - EXPERT
^^ so much for ur character limitations

hieee adds upto not more than 5 characters and here u have 50 .... iv seen forums with 10 for replies damn 50 is too much, reduce it to 10
Kaustubh Katdare
Kaustubh Katdare 路 May 14, 2007
Rank A1 - PRO
no_atkt
^^ so much for ur character limitations

hieee adds upto not more than 5 characters and here u have 50 .... iv seen forums with 10 for replies damn 50 is too much, reduce it to 10
Decision of setting the 50 character limit wasn't taken at the spur of the moment. Don't go by the count of letters. Its an effective method of preventing spam (as we have realized). Of course, we need to hear what other CEans have to say about the limit. We haven't received even a single complaint against the 50 character limit ever since it was introduced.

If majority of CEans feel that 50 character limit should be removed, we will remove it.

-The Big K-
no_atkt
no_atkt 路 May 14, 2007
Rank C3 - EXPERT
dude how about starting a poll and seeing how many people actually vote ... if out of 5 3 dont say anything 1 doesnt post and 1 complains doesnt mean every1 is agreeing to something ... start a poll then we will see ... and i showed u that it can be by passed easily ... no big deal .... reduce it makes more sense 馃槈
Kaustubh Katdare
Kaustubh Katdare 路 May 14, 2007
Rank A1 - PRO
no_atkt
dude how about starting a poll and seeing how many people actually vote ... if out of 5 3 dont say anything 1 doesnt post and 1 complains doesnt mean every1 is agreeing to something ... start a poll then we will see ... and i showed u that it can be by passed easily ... no big deal .... reduce it makes more sense 馃槈
Read my earlier post. The decision to introduce 50 character limit was introduced because we started getting lot of spam. I'm not convinced that 50 characters is a big threshold. Remember, we aren't here to build another social networking website where people just say 'Hi' or 'Thank you' for the heck of it; and I hope you also appreciate our motive.

I encourage you to read our Common Sense Guide, especially CCS#3 available here - https://www.crazyengineers.com/index.php?categoryid=20

No further discussions on this.

-The Big K-
MaRo
MaRo 路 May 14, 2007
Rank B2 - LEADER
Remove Remove Remove Remove!

Allow spam, it attracts members, by the time nobody will spam
Rocker
Rocker 路 May 14, 2007
Rank C3 - EXPERT
Re: mesage limit - its okay !

MaRo
Remove Remove Remove Remove!

Allow spam, it attracts members, by the time nobody will spam
Allow spam to attract members? 馃槨 NO ! Please NO ! I have absolutely no problem with the limit. I think being SPAM free is our USP. What is the problem with character limit?? 馃槖 I don't see any reason. this thread is ridiculous. close it.
Elisa
Elisa 路 May 14, 2007
Rank C3 - EXPERT
haha everyone is spamming on this thread. The limit is ok. People are after the post count, I think.
Kaustubh Katdare
Kaustubh Katdare 路 May 16, 2007
Rank A1 - PRO
Very soon, we will bring down the limit to 10 ( I hope no problems with it) . 馃榾

Enjoy!

-The Big K-
Kaustubh Katdare
Kaustubh Katdare 路 May 16, 2007
Rank A1 - PRO
The limit is now reduced to 10 characters. Now don't spam 馃榿

-The Big K-
xheavenlyx
xheavenlyx 路 May 16, 2007
Rank B1 - LEADER
1 2 3 like so?
xheavenlyx
xheavenlyx 路 May 16, 2007
Rank B1 - LEADER
Hiiiiiiiiii
Kaustubh Katdare
Kaustubh Katdare 路 May 16, 2007
Rank A1 - PRO
xheavenlyx
Hiiiiiiiiii
The message limit can be pushed back to 50 in a jiffy & believe me, its fun.

-The Big K-
xheavenlyx
xheavenlyx 路 May 16, 2007
Rank B1 - LEADER
I would have totally vouched for the 50 limit. The problem is with reduced number, people think its ok to reply a post without even reading it!

As I have seen, some will just reply a line, which allows them to escape reading the whole post. Forums are to exchange information and ideas. Not to debunk information with one liners.

And you, Biggie have seen it clearly happening.
Kaustubh Katdare
Kaustubh Katdare 路 May 16, 2007
Rank A1 - PRO
xheavenlyx
I would have totally vouched for the 50 limit. The problem is with reduced number, people think its ok to reply a post without even reading it!

As I have seen, some will just reply a line, which allows them to escape reading the whole post. Forums are to exchange information and ideas. Not to debunk information with one liners.

And you, Biggie have seen it clearly happening.
Well, I agree. Of course we will monitor if that happens. As I said 50 character limit had helped us reduce the spam to a great extent. Let's give a try to 10 character limit for few days, if it works out fine, it remains; if not, we go back to 50.

馃榿

-The Big K-
xheavenlyx
xheavenlyx 路 May 16, 2007
Rank B1 - LEADER
Thats good.
no_atkt
no_atkt 路 May 16, 2007
Rank C3 - EXPERT
whether the limit is revised or not it is good that big k is ready to atleast try out suggestions from his members ... 馃榾馃槑
Kaustubh Katdare
Kaustubh Katdare 路 May 16, 2007
Rank A1 - PRO
no_atkt
whether the limit is revised or not it is good that big k is ready to atleast try out suggestions from his members ... 馃榾馃槑
Thanks for that, atkt 馃榿 . 'Don't be a weasel' - that's how we operate.

-The Big K-

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