no_atkt
no_atkt
Branch Unspecified
13 May 2007

mesage limit

please remove the ridiculous 50 character limit

damn i cant even post a 1 line message here ... what is this its absoluetly ridiculous 😡
13 May 2007
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 😡
Sure, but there is a problem. How would you restrict spam which is something like - "hieeee...."

-The Big K-
no_atkt

no_atkt

Branch Unspecified
13 May 2007
. hieeee.
no_atkt

no_atkt

Branch Unspecified
13 May 2007
^^ 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
14 May 2007
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

Branch Unspecified
14 May 2007
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 😉
14 May 2007
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 😉
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

Branch Unspecified
14 May 2007
Remove Remove Remove Remove!

Allow spam, it attracts members, by the time nobody will spam
Rocker

Rocker

Branch Unspecified
14 May 2007
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? 😡 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?? 😒 I don't see any reason. this thread is ridiculous. close it.
Elisa

Elisa

Branch Unspecified
14 May 2007
haha everyone is spamming on this thread. The limit is ok. People are after the post count, I think.
16 May 2007
Very soon, we will bring down the limit to 10 ( I hope no problems with it) . 😀

Enjoy!

-The Big K-
16 May 2007
The limit is now reduced to 10 characters. Now don't spam 😁

-The Big K-
xheavenlyx

xheavenlyx

Electronics and Communication
16 May 2007
1 2 3 like so?
xheavenlyx

xheavenlyx

Electronics and Communication
16 May 2007
Hiiiiiiiiii
16 May 2007
xheavenlyx
Hiiiiiiiiii
The message limit can be pushed back to 50 in a jiffy & believe me, its fun.

-The Big K-
xheavenlyx

xheavenlyx

Electronics and Communication
16 May 2007
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.
16 May 2007
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.

😁

-The Big K-
xheavenlyx

xheavenlyx

Electronics and Communication
16 May 2007
Thats good.
no_atkt

no_atkt

Branch Unspecified
16 May 2007
whether the limit is revised or not it is good that big k is ready to atleast try out suggestions from his members ... 😀😎
16 May 2007
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 ... 😀😎
Thanks for that, atkt 😁 . 'Don't be a weasel' - that's how we operate.

-The Big K-

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