1. Are you a Tarantula hobbyist? If so, we invite you to join our community! Once you join you'll be able to post messages, upload pictures of your pets and enclosures and chat with other Tarantula enthusiasts. Sign up today!

Say WHAT???

Discussion in 'Site Help and Feedback' started by CrypticSpider, May 16, 2017.

  1. CrypticSpider

    CrypticSpider Well-Known Member 3 Year Member

    Joined:
    Jun 11, 2012
    Messages:
    297
    Likes Received:
    417
    Trophy Points:
    63
    @Enn49 & @LC72uk .....

    ^^ Tell me this is a joke, please? :eek:
    MassExodus likes this.
  2. LC72uk

    LC72uk Moderator Staff Member 1,000+ Post Club

    Joined:
    Mar 5, 2016
    Messages:
    1,035
    Likes Received:
    3,223
    Trophy Points:
    113
    It`s down to Josh to do the approving , He`s the only one that can do this.
    CrypticSpider likes this.
  3. Enn49

    Enn49 Moderator Staff Member 3 Year Member 1,000+ Post Club

    Joined:
    Dec 3, 2014
    Messages:
    7,209
    Likes Received:
    13,610
    Trophy Points:
    113
    I'll be honest this is the first I've heard of it taking so long to be approved.
    CrypticSpider likes this.
  4. MassExodus

    MassExodus Well-Known Member 3 Year Member 1,000+ Post Club

    Joined:
    Oct 11, 2015
    Messages:
    4,962
    Likes Received:
    5,586
    Trophy Points:
    113
    Seriously? This must have something to do with the new spam protection, right?
    Last edited: May 23, 2017
    CrypticSpider likes this.
  5. Enn49

    Enn49 Moderator Staff Member 3 Year Member 1,000+ Post Club

    Joined:
    Dec 3, 2014
    Messages:
    7,209
    Likes Received:
    13,610
    Trophy Points:
    113
    @MassExodus I'm guessing that's the reason. We still get quite a lot of spam through but not to the point it clogs the forum like it was..
    CrypticSpider likes this.
  6. CrypticSpider

    CrypticSpider Well-Known Member 3 Year Member

    Joined:
    Jun 11, 2012
    Messages:
    297
    Likes Received:
    417
    Trophy Points:
    63
    Unbelievable.

    With as little time the Owner has for his forum, the member requests should handled "automatically" instead of manually.

    Making people wait that long is a good way to lose people that want to join... and as we have all noticed, new members joining is way down.

    That's just MY own opinion, tho.

    Not meant to shed bad light on anyone.
    MassExodus likes this.
  7. Enn49

    Enn49 Moderator Staff Member 3 Year Member 1,000+ Post Club

    Joined:
    Dec 3, 2014
    Messages:
    7,209
    Likes Received:
    13,610
    Trophy Points:
    113
    I've emailed Josh to see what can be done.
  8. kormath

    kormath Well-Known Member 1,000+ Post Club

    Joined:
    Dec 2, 2015
    Messages:
    3,567
    Likes Received:
    3,889
    Trophy Points:
    113
    Agreed, need someone with full permissions that's active to correct these "glitches".
    CrypticSpider likes this.
  9. Enn49

    Enn49 Moderator Staff Member 3 Year Member 1,000+ Post Club

    Joined:
    Dec 3, 2014
    Messages:
    7,209
    Likes Received:
    13,610
    Trophy Points:
    113
    Josh has fixed the problem to some extent although it may cause a few spam to slip through but he's still working on it.
    MassExodus likes this.
  10. CrypticSpider

    CrypticSpider Well-Known Member 3 Year Member

    Joined:
    Jun 11, 2012
    Messages:
    297
    Likes Received:
    417
    Trophy Points:
    63
    Doesn't have to be "full permissions". I just think there needs to be a background person who has a bit more "control" than the Mods have. Don't get me wrong, the Mods do an excellent job!

    But how would the Mods like not having to deal with the barrage of spammers???? I think their time could be used elsewhere, tbh.It's a waste to have to spend all that time fending off spammers. :rolleyes:
    MassExodus and kormath like this.