Introduce Yourself...Right On

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    Newbee's with no avatar photo and no normal intro are normally spam bots coming back from being banned.
     
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    What's a spambot and why isn't his hexagram an avi?
     
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    How come when I have a good question, I hardly ever get an answer? This place is just like Life.
     
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    Especially the Good Luck, they might need it :smoke:
     
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    Because you're grating on people's nerves. You are as irritating as a nose drip.
     
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    A Spambot.

    A spambot is a program designed to collect, or harvest, e-mail addresses from the Internet in order to build mailing lists for sending unsolicited e-mail, also known as spam. A spambot can gather e-mail addresses from Web sites, newsgroups, special-interest group (SIG) postings, and chat-room conversations.

    What is spambot? - Definition from WhatIs.com
     
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    it does look like this new member created an avatar for this site

    spambot, was used inappropriately in this instance; what he meant was "sockpuppet" - which is a new user that is really an old user that created a new username to either get around a ban & post anyway OR just generally disrupt the boards and be a nuisance:

    A spambot is a program designed to collect, or harvest, e-mail addresses from the Internet in order to build mailing lists for sending unsolicited e-mail, also known as spam. A spambot can gather e-mail addresses from Web sites, newsgroups, special-interest group (SIG) postings, and chat-room conversations.

    I hope that helps :)
     
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    oops - I replied before reading yours...
     
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    It's not surprising that a lot of people sign up but don't stick around here.
     
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    o be forewarned....we got trolls...we got socks..we got spambots....and we got catfish....too
     
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