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Inactive Users

Discussion in 'Site Discussion' started by Hakeem, Jun 5, 2007.

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See question below.

  1. Yes

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  2. No

    37 vote(s)
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  1. Wolverabid

    Wolverabid

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    Consider it done.

    ~ Threads merged.
     
  2. Narrat0r

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    I was searching for a user in the Members List, and I just, out of fun, wanted to see what was the earliest leaving of the hive... And i saw like 400 or more users that have ever been in the Hive from 2004-2007. I think that users that are absent for that long should be removed or banned, since the site with lots of inactive users is like a book without lots of pages. It's a shame that Hive has so many users that have once seen it, told the tale, and left forever. But, there are execeptions: users with very high reputation should be kept. No need for explaining, i will just say: Aeroblyctos and Kitabatake. Ones of the greatest users ever, and will never come back. THEY should be kept in the Hive.
    P.S. Also, users with EXTREMELY low rep should be banned. I saw a user with -48 rep. And he's still there.... with 5 cute red gems.
     
  3. HINDYhat

    HINDYhat

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    There really is no point to removing or banning old users. They don't really clutter the site at all.
     
  4. Narrat0r

    Narrat0r

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    But there IS lots of them.
     
  5. Pyritie

    Pyritie

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    Why? They don't take up much file space at all, so that's not an issue.
    Why ban them? They haven't done anything wrong and they could suddenly become active again.
    Most of the members just came here to download resources and make the occasional comment or post in the requests/map dev forum.
    I wouldn't say they're the greatest users ever.
    Those users tend to not go to the hive any more. No need to ban them unless they come back. (As for inverted, he just got a lot of negrep for rep whoring)
     
  6. HINDYhat

    HINDYhat

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    It's not as if old inactive users actually bother anyone. I mean, when you come to Hive, you wouldn't even notice them unless you're specifically looking for them.
     
  7. Coolty44

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    You arn't allowed to complain about -48 rep, becuase I saw a -666 rep awhile ago.

    Removing users for being inactive wouldn't really serve much of a point. I mean, theres more space being wasted with thousands of locked threads then users I bet, not to mention that theres lots of resources that probably sit in the deleted/rejected area that users might ingore, and waste space with too
     
  8. bounty hunter2

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    No point really, I was inactive for three years before I returned. So you see that inactive members might return.
     
  9. MGCǂSpectre

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    lmao that's funny. Go inactive and get banned xD
     
  10. Rocker742

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    I was inactive for a couple years too.. eheheh..
     
  11. VergilThazaar

    VergilThazaar

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    Same here, and look at me now!!!:cool: ..oh right you can't:hohum:
     
  12. Desolator

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    As I can see ,,Join Date: Jul 2007", so 2 years aren't ,,couple years"
     
  13. VergilThazaar

    VergilThazaar

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    Mayby express your opinion on the original topic rather than "what's gonna be" off topic?
     
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  14. Desolator

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    Maybe I didnt ask you anything. So please... just stay cool okay?
     
  15. VergilThazaar

    VergilThazaar

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    I'm always cool, anyway what do you really think about the topic? Should the inactive users be Deleted/Banned?
     
  16. Desolator

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    Well, to answer directly, I dont think that they should get banned, like Pyritie said they did not do anything bad or wrong to get banned. About deleting, I can agree, that some old users with 0 posts and whose last visit was day when they registered, should be removed. Because we all know if they are registered in 2004,2005,2006 and last activity was in day when they was registered, they will never return, they forgot about site. However, personally I dislike when someone just register for nothing, without planing to post, visit or do anything in site. But with other way, I dont really think that they should also be removed because of one great reson: For such job, lot of time is required. I doubt anyone would search for such users. VergilThazaar, was this enough?
     
  17. VergilThazaar

    VergilThazaar

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    Yes, thank you, but you missed something else Pyritie said...
    ...so cleaning the member's list up from inactive users (which if happened earlier would clean me too) has no pros, only cons.
     
  18. Desolator

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    Yeah, you are right, I read that from Pyritie but forgot to mention in my post. But like I said, I didnt mean to clean people like you, only who are registered, and never visited site again. Its pointless to keep such users (I dont think they are even users, they have empty accaunts, and most of them if no all forgot about this site)... Of course users , it to late now to do that, its waste of time. Also like you said those accaunts use low of size, so ... its all pointless, it should stay just like that it is.
     
  19. Pyritie

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    Plus a bigger user count makes us seem more active :p
     
  20. VergilThazaar

    VergilThazaar

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    :razz:*Cough* Cheater! *Cough*:grin:
     
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