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At 6:17 a.m. the board is showing this:

42 guests, 2 members 0 Anonymous Members [ View Complete List ]>cgator >MarlinsFans46


42 guests this early in the morning????

Has to be something to that.

later........ :mischief2
 

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Not only that, but the most users ever online was on Jan 31 2003, at 3:25 AM- with 60...
 
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Hmm... at least the record looks better now!

I figured it out. Seems our forums are being crawled now by Search Engine Spiders, who are indexing stuff into search engines.

I have now exterminated them. Might take a couple of days to block them but they'll go away. :mischief
 

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What the hell did you do Admin
 

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What the hell did you do Admin

Yea what did you do? I dont get Search engine spiders are, please explain.
 
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Search engines send out "spiders" and index the web. They came to this forum last night but now they won't come back...
 

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they were just friendly little 'spiders'


what did they ever do to you?
 

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they were just friendly little 'spiders'


what did they ever do to you?

yea Admin :D

But why were these spiders sent in the first place or was it for no reason?
 
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But why were these spiders sent in the first place or was it for no reason?

I guess we were randomly selected to be indexed, but I don't want that due to it leading to tons of hits. Sometimes massive amounts of hits can be a bad thing... on my wallet. :mischief
 

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But why were these spiders sent in the first place or was it for no reason?

Don't you remember the movie 'Lost In Space'??

They're coming to get you.....

Yes, they are coming for all of you

Muhahahahahahahahahaha

later......
 

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I guess they are not friendly little spiders after all. :eek:
 

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Yea i saw like 30 people once signed on as guest.I was like there is something wrong with the boards! :cool .
 

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[quote name='"Admin"]I guess we were randomly selected to be indexed' date=' but I don't want that due to it leading to tons of hits. Sometimes massive amounts of hits can be a bad thing... on my wallet. :mischief [/quote']
Good idea.. my website had the same problem.. look where it is now... closed.. because 50gb of bandwidth wasn't enough :angry
 

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Ouch...Admin how are you doing on bandwith???

I think it's time to promote the lil "Support the Site" link again...

What do you think?
 
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Ouch...Admin how are you doing on bandwith???
Not too bad, could be worse at least...

I think it's time to promote the lil "Support the Site" link again...

What do you think?


It's always up there, I don't like to ask because that's not my style. :mischief
 

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Oh ok...just saying...it's understandable that you are not like that, but damn...reciprocate....
 
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[quote name='"1truefan"]Oh ok...just saying...it's understandable that you are not like that' date=' but damn...reciprocate....[/quote']
Yep, I appreciate all donations from members. It really is a kind gesture and helps lessen the costs a little...
 

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Stop being so proud son, consider it like a video rental. You are letting everyone put their 2 cents in on the board, why not let them put their 2 cents into the board. 365 days x .02 = $7.30. Multipy that by about 80 or 90 (I'm compensating for Das having 20 names :D ) and you can really be raking it in.

And than you can get Sally Struthers to advertise for you:

"For just pennies a day........"

Okay, I went off the deep end there. My check is now in the mail :deal

later........
 

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