new restriction?

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III
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new restriction?

Postby III » Thu Mar 18, 2004 8:51 am

today i got this:

"You cannot make another post so soon after your last; please try again in a short while."


while trying to post. is this a new thing? what's the time limit on that?

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Postby Zephryus » Thu Mar 18, 2004 8:56 am

If it's consistent, it can't be more than two minutes (my record minimum).

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Postby precipitate » Thu Mar 18, 2004 10:25 am

It's not new. It's part of phpBB, and the default setting is like 30 seconds.

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Postby juanicoheal » Thu Mar 18, 2004 12:25 pm

What? Does it prevent people from talking to themselves?

oh nevermind

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Postby precipitate » Thu Mar 18, 2004 12:56 pm

It's supposed to help prevent robots (or trolls) from flooding the board
with posts. Dunno if it's effective or not.

And the default is 15 seconds, I checked. Dunno what it's set at here.

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Postby Tancorix » Thu Mar 18, 2004 6:27 pm

It comes in handy if you click on Submit twice because your connection slowed down...and your not sure if the first post was submitted. It keeps you from having to edit the second post with a nevermind comment.

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Postby technopatra » Mon Mar 22, 2004 8:15 pm

Hi guys, sorry for the radio slience, sometimes the default world just plots to keep me away...

We kept the default setting, so it's 15 seconds. Man, III, I know your mind works quickly, but you must type like the wind, too.

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Postby III » Mon Mar 22, 2004 9:35 pm

nah - it was the result of a bounce. everything's fine. it was just a funky error message...


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