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Old 05-18-2009, 07:39 AM   #1
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Is advertising in sigs not allowed? If so,i think it should not be allowed.

I Have noticed quite a few new members with absolutely pointless posts but test links to dodgy websites (Such as survey sites and such)?
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Old 05-18-2009, 07:47 AM   #2
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i dont think its possible to advertise in sigs. I think they do more of this
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You can link to things in your sig as far as i know. Teny's explanation makes sense to me.
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Old 05-18-2009, 04:24 PM   #4
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Hyperlinks in the sigs are disabled. If you see a hyperlink in a post, it's a part of the message itself as teny demonstrated.
Friggin spammers will use this method if they find the links in sigs has been disabled.
On a side note, I'm finding here even though the account has been banned the links are still in the posts. So even though the spammer has been banned their "garbage" remains.
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Seti has a point there. Potential conflict of interest at play, we should look into that.
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Old 05-18-2009, 05:28 PM   #6
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Is advertising in sigs not allowed? If so,i think it should not be allowed.

I Have noticed quite a few new members with absolutely pointless posts but test links to dodgy websites (Such as survey sites and such)?
A plain text link is allowed (such as setis) but hyperlinking is disable so if you see a full link its part of their actual post.

Spam posts should be moved to the spam forum anyway so they shouldn't be visible
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Old 05-18-2009, 09:10 PM   #7
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Right,That clears it up for me
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Old 05-19-2009, 04:38 AM   #8
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LOL Now David how did I know you were going to point mine out? it's all good.
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LOL Now David how did I know you were going to point mine out? it's all good.
Because your post is the only one in this thread that has a text link in your sig so I thought I'd use it as an example
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