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Old September 28th, 2006, 16:10   #27
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Originally Posted by harleyb
Originally Posted by Vivisector
If I may interject momentarily...

Another board I am a mod on has a group set up for newbies. They are restricted to not opening any new threads until they have reached 20 posts. It seems to have weeded out a lot of the "Hi, i'm new here" and "how do I do this?" threads and forces them to search for their own answers. Perhaps this could help?
I'd suspect that here it would lead to a ton of thread revivals with things like "lol" or "tahts a niec gunnn"
Our solution to that was to give the user a warning and lock the thread.

This approach takes quite a few moderators to implement, however.
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