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Old 08-27-2019, 03:51 AM   #1
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This seems to have happened in a matter of days! I'm glad we're getting some new people but... where they all at?!

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Old 08-27-2019, 05:40 AM   #2
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They're largely Russian bots. Some of them are legit... but it's a slow vetting process. I'm wondering how they defeat the challenge questions.
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Old 08-27-2019, 05:40 AM   #3
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Did the mass unbanning increase those numbers?
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Old 08-27-2019, 05:40 AM   #4
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Only 3 people seemed to have returned to active or semi-active posting status after that.
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Old 08-27-2019, 07:52 AM   #5
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They're largely Russian bots. Some of them are legit... but it's a slow vetting process. I'm wondering how they defeat the challenge questions.
I mean, Ionfan somehow found his way in, so...
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Old 08-27-2019, 03:24 PM   #6
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What counts as an active member? Is it just a single post in a certain amount of time (a month or something)? Because even some of those 50 are not exactly chatty.
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Old 08-27-2019, 04:32 PM   #7
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It may not even require posts. "Active" might be based off visits. I know I don't feel like I post all that often, but I visit multiple times a day.
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Old 08-27-2019, 04:47 PM   #8
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Am I a Russian bot?

Nyet!!!!
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Old 08-27-2019, 05:04 PM   #9
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Nyet!!!!
I don't know. I suspect you colluded in the election of Trump bot.
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Old 08-27-2019, 07:17 PM   #10
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They're largely Russian bots. Some of them are legit... but it's a slow vetting process. I'm wondering how they defeat the challenge questions.
Ha! I told you!
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Old 09-04-2019, 05:41 PM   #11
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I was actually going to send you a PM, Dave, about the forum....I know I've been largely absent for the last 3 years due to gaming addiction, and all of a sudden show up 4 days ago posting again (battling gaming addiction), but man, are people even aware this forum exists anymore? Aside from the tried and true posters that we usually see contributing to the forum.
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Old 09-04-2019, 07:30 PM   #12
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Most of the posters have drifted away, but many of the old regulars at least pop their heads in once in a blue moon. Part of it is the decline of message boards with social media reigning supreme, and the other big factor is that Green Lantern is in the midst of another lull in popularity. We may never see the frenzy that we did leading up to the 2011 movie, but if you think about it, most of the fans that came in and out during that time were pretty much fair weather fans. It's like anything else that is a cozy little niche corner that loyal fanboys keep afloat; popularity is a double edged sword. Johnny Come Latelys are good for business, but aren't there when the party is over.
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Old 09-04-2019, 08:00 PM   #13
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I blame The Big Bang Theory.
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Old 09-04-2019, 10:31 PM   #14
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Most of the posters have drifted away, but many of the old regulars at least pop their heads in once in a blue moon. Part of it is the decline of message boards with social media reigning supreme . . .
Huh. You and I both avoid social media. It would be interesting to see if a lot of the more frequent visitors are not very active on Facebook or Instagram.

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Well, in that case, I blame entropy and the slow heat death of the universe. Or were you speaking of some other Big Bang Theory?
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Old 09-05-2019, 12:36 AM   #15
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Most of the posters have drifted away, but many of the old regulars at least pop their heads in once in a blue moon. Part of it is the decline of message boards with social media reigning supreme, and the other big factor is that Green Lantern is in the midst of another lull in popularity.

Maybe DC should shit out another crappy movie based on this specific character like Fox does with the Fantastic Four. It will be the the dawn of the prequel haters all over again. Good times👍
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What precipitated this? Are they testing the defenses of web sites, preparing for a nationwide invasion during next year's elections?
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What precipitated this? Are they testing the defenses of web sites, preparing for a nationwide invasion during next year's elections?
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Old 09-25-2019, 02:38 PM   #18
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It's strange to come here and see six or seven bots logged in.
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Old 09-27-2019, 10:08 PM   #19
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Did the mass unbanning increase those numbers?
Mass unbanning? I have been gone a while. So, those couple of guys who ripped off other members in the toy forum have been reinstated? I won't name them, but we know who they are.
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Old 10-06-2019, 02:12 PM   #20
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Anyone whose Biography says "Man" is a bot.
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Old 10-11-2019, 07:16 PM   #21
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Anyone whose Biography says "Man" is a bot.
Man, what are you talking about, man?

Dosvedanya!
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Old 10-14-2019, 02:52 PM   #22
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Man, what are you talking about, man?

Dosvedanya!
I'm talking about this. Click on "About Me."

http://www.thegreenlanterncorps.com/...er.php?u=12886
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