Difference between revisions of "Armagetron talk:Policy"

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*/me wonders if protecting frequently spammed pages actually does anything besides removing the point in talk pages. The spam will just go somewhere else, possibly where it's even more annoying…—[[User:Wrtlprnft|Wrtlprnft]] 01:54, 10 March 2007 (CST)
 
*/me wonders if protecting frequently spammed pages actually does anything besides removing the point in talk pages. The spam will just go somewhere else, possibly where it's even more annoying…—[[User:Wrtlprnft|Wrtlprnft]] 01:54, 10 March 2007 (CST)
 
**I'll unprotect [[Category talk:Fortress Tactics]] (the second-oldest in the last 30 days) to see if the spam comes back. Could be useful to know. —[[User:Jonathan|Jonathan]] 03:35, 10 March 2007 (CST)
 
**I'll unprotect [[Category talk:Fortress Tactics]] (the second-oldest in the last 30 days) to see if the spam comes back. Could be useful to know. —[[User:Jonathan|Jonathan]] 03:35, 10 March 2007 (CST)
 
 
** Actually, there is a point, and the spam huntress girl recommends doing it for standard pages you don't normally use.  Bots that target those pages frequently won't go somewhere else, so overall spam is reduced.  Of course, bots that are hitting those pages as targets of opportunity will hit other pages instead.  --[[User:Lucifer|Lucifer]] 04:00, 10 March 2007 (CST)
 
** Actually, there is a point, and the spam huntress girl recommends doing it for standard pages you don't normally use.  Bots that target those pages frequently won't go somewhere else, so overall spam is reduced.  Of course, bots that are hitting those pages as targets of opportunity will hit other pages instead.  --[[User:Lucifer|Lucifer]] 04:00, 10 March 2007 (CST)

Latest revision as of 06:01, 10 March 2007

Protecting page, 21 deleted spam posts.

If I delete this page, it will no longer be protected. --Lucifer 22:24, 9 March 2007 (CST)

  • /me wonders if protecting frequently spammed pages actually does anything besides removing the point in talk pages. The spam will just go somewhere else, possibly where it's even more annoying…—Wrtlprnft 01:54, 10 March 2007 (CST)
    • I'll unprotect Category talk:Fortress Tactics (the second-oldest in the last 30 days) to see if the spam comes back. Could be useful to know. —Jonathan 03:35, 10 March 2007 (CST)
    • Actually, there is a point, and the spam huntress girl recommends doing it for standard pages you don't normally use. Bots that target those pages frequently won't go somewhere else, so overall spam is reduced. Of course, bots that are hitting those pages as targets of opportunity will hit other pages instead. --Lucifer 04:00, 10 March 2007 (CST)