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Comments now restricted to registered users

#1 Post by Andrew Lee » Sun Jun 05, 2011 8:48 pm

After discussion with the other moderators last week, we have decided to restrict entry comments to registered users in order to reduce the amount of spam.

Anonymous users will still be able to view the comments, but posting of comments will only be available if you are logged in.

Hopefully this will improve the quality of comments and help lessen the work required to kill spammy comments.

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#2 Post by dmg » Sun Jun 05, 2011 9:27 pm

Hip hip hooray!
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#3 Post by Checker » Sun Jun 05, 2011 11:11 pm

Thanks :!:
I'm sure, this will help a lot to reduce spam.

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#4 Post by guinness » Sun Jun 05, 2011 11:35 pm

Brilliant! I've aways said this should be the case, so it's great to see this being implemented :D
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#5 Post by ChemZ » Mon Jun 06, 2011 12:31 am

Ahhh man! I actually look forward to killin' some spam.... :P
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#6 Post by joby_toss » Mon Jun 06, 2011 3:32 am

Thank's for this!

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#7 Post by Wolfghost » Mon Jun 06, 2011 5:06 am

Very good, thanks !!
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#8 Post by I am Baas » Mon Jun 06, 2011 6:44 am

There are a few that post comments regularly but never really joined TPFC. I hope they decide to join now (like Magibon did before).
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#9 Post by ChipsNHotSauce » Mon Jun 06, 2011 9:47 am

I am Baas wrote:There are a few that post comments regularly but never really joined TPFC. I hope they decide to join now (like Magibon did before).
I guess that would include me, although I tended to post under different names. *ducks from flying tomatoes*

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#10 Post by I am Baas » Mon Jun 06, 2011 6:18 pm

ChipsNHotSauce wrote:
I am Baas wrote:There are a few that post comments regularly but never really joined TPFC. I hope they decide to join now (like Magibon did before).
I guess that would include me, although I tended to post under different names. *ducks from flying tomatoes*
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#11 Post by freakazoid » Wed Jun 08, 2011 10:18 am

What do you guys think about putting a blurb about having to register in order to leave a comment on an apps' permalink page if you're not logged in?
is it stealth? ;)

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#12 Post by Andrew Lee » Wed Jun 08, 2011 1:42 pm

@freakazoid: Blurb added. Thanks for the suggestion!

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#13 Post by webfork » Wed Jun 08, 2011 3:24 pm

Andrew Lee wrote:@freakazoid: Blurb added. Thanks for the suggestion!
Right now its showing up in red multiple times on the main page under each entry. I'd recommend making it only visible if someone clicks "post comment" or "permalink".
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#14 Post by Wolfghost » Wed Jun 08, 2011 4:18 pm

Very nice work freakazoid and Andrew 8)
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#15 Post by freakazoid » Wed Jun 08, 2011 8:48 pm

webfork wrote:
Andrew Lee wrote:@freakazoid: Blurb added. Thanks for the suggestion!
Right now its showing up in red multiple times on the main page under each entry. I'd recommend making it only visible if someone clicks "post comment" or "permalink".
Agreed! Also currently, the blurb shows up even when I'm logged in.
is it stealth? ;)

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