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March 28th, 2002, 02:12
would that be useful to have a little script wich delete members after X days of inactivity?

March 28th, 2002, 04:41
Originally posted by Teamz
would that be useful to have a little script wich delete members after X days of inactivity?

You Mean an automatic purge system?


March 28th, 2002, 06:18
yeah a script wich will delete members who have been inactive for the last 60 days (fictive number), cuz we all know people aint going to delete themselves if they dont come anymore hehe

Raging Fuel
March 28th, 2002, 14:58
I don't think we really need that. As far as I know, the emu64 server doesn't have any problems with hd space, and its just going to piss people off.

March 28th, 2002, 22:54
At my "main" message boards ( http://www.arstechnica.com ) we recently stumbled across a guy who has only posted 8 times in three years. 2 in one thread, 3 in another, and then 3 other times. Most of that content was invaluable information appreciated by all viewers.

I referenced one of his posts 9 months after he had typed it and within a few hours he stepped in to the new thread to update his old info, and to say thanks for citing him.

The moral of the story is that people are watching you, and when you need them, they will be there to help.

Just because they don't have to say something about everything does not mean you want to make it harder to hear what they have to offer.

March 28th, 2002, 23:01
I agree 100% with MrDetermination. What would the point in removing idle members be anyway?

March 29th, 2002, 12:39
by inactive I meant did not logged in the forum

April 1st, 2002, 14:15
Hehe, yall didn't hear the story of what I did on the Ikonboard forums. Somehow I registered twice, with the same password/email and everything with two similar names. THe other one sat forever with no posts until the demise of the Ikonboard software.