Author Topic: Forum Signatures - Minimum 100 Posts Now Required  (Read 1208 times)

arebelspy

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Forum Signatures - Minimum 100 Posts Now Required
« on: July 25, 2018, 02:36:42 PM »
NEW FORUM POLICY

You need to have 100 posts in order to create/edit a forum signature.

This is being instituted in order to reduce forum spam (fake accounts that come on and make only a small number of nonsense posts while filling their signature with spam links).

Once you hit 100 posts, feel free to make a forum signature, but please keep in mind the forum rules on spam.

Cheers!
« Last Edit: July 25, 2018, 02:40:18 PM by arebelspy »
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Re: Forum Signatures - Minimum 100 Posts Now Required
« Reply #1 on: July 25, 2018, 02:46:35 PM »
Schweeeeeet. Thank you. :)

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Re: Forum Signatures - Minimum 100 Posts Now Required
« Reply #2 on: September 11, 2018, 10:33:39 AM »
Is there any chance that this also triggers the behavior that you need 100 posts to see signatures?

https://forum.mrmoneymustache.com/forum-information-faqs/where-are-the-signatures/msg2132665/#new

arebelspy

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Re: Forum Signatures - Minimum 100 Posts Now Required
« Reply #3 on: September 11, 2018, 10:45:48 AM »
Possibly.

The only forum permission related to signatures is under the "Personalize their profile" subsection and it is described as  "Add, edit and/or show signature"

That description doesn't seem like it should block viewing signatures for people with < 100 posts, but yeah, it's possible that it is.

EDIT: Yep, that's what it is. Only people with 100+ posts can edit, and view, signatures.
« Last Edit: September 11, 2018, 10:48:39 AM by arebelspy »
We are two former teachers who accumulated a bunch of real estate, retired at 29, and now travel the world full time with two kids.
If you want to know more about me, or how we did that, or see lots of pictures, this Business Insider profile tells our story pretty well.
We (occasionally) blog at AdventuringAlong.com.
You can also read my forum "Journal."

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Re: Forum Signatures - Minimum 100 Posts Now Required
« Reply #4 on: September 11, 2018, 11:13:28 AM »
Just so everyone knows, you can also HIDE all signatures. This makes the forum soooo much easier to read. Sort of like the effect an ad blocker has on your web browsing.

Happily, I have no idea what any of you have in your sigs!

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Re: Forum Signatures - Minimum 100 Posts Now Required
« Reply #5 on: September 11, 2018, 11:17:09 AM »
How smart, admins!!

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Re: Forum Signatures - Minimum 100 Posts Now Required
« Reply #6 on: September 11, 2018, 11:24:34 AM »
Just so everyone knows, you can also HIDE all signatures. This makes the forum soooo much easier to read. Sort of like the effect an ad blocker has on your web browsing.

Happily, I have no idea what any of you have in your sigs!
I don't find most signatures to make the forum difficult to read. I like how @arebelspy provides background information about himself in his signature. While journal/blog links in signatures are great, I wouldn't mind a ban on referral links in signatures.

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Re: Forum Signatures - Minimum 100 Posts Now Required
« Reply #7 on: September 11, 2018, 11:32:34 AM »
Possibly.

The only forum permission related to signatures is under the "Personalize their profile" subsection and it is described as  "Add, edit and/or show signature"

That description doesn't seem like it should block viewing signatures for people with < 100 posts, but yeah, it's possible that it is.

EDIT: Yep, that's what it is. Only people with 100+ posts can edit, and view, signatures.

I am just barely under 100 posts but can see your signature.

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Re: Forum Signatures - Minimum 100 Posts Now Required
« Reply #8 on: September 11, 2018, 11:55:45 AM »
Possibly.

The only forum permission related to signatures is under the "Personalize their profile" subsection and it is described as  "Add, edit and/or show signature"

That description doesn't seem like it should block viewing signatures for people with < 100 posts, but yeah, it's possible that it is.

EDIT: Yep, that's what it is. Only people with 100+ posts can edit, and view, signatures.

I am just barely under 100 posts but can see your signature.

Huh, okay, maybe that isn't it then.

Thanks for the info! :)
We are two former teachers who accumulated a bunch of real estate, retired at 29, and now travel the world full time with two kids.
If you want to know more about me, or how we did that, or see lots of pictures, this Business Insider profile tells our story pretty well.
We (occasionally) blog at AdventuringAlong.com.
You can also read my forum "Journal."