Min char limit

Discussion in 'Feedback' started by Wazzerphuk, Jan 9, 2004.

  1. Wazzerphuk

    Wazzerphuk FH is my second home

    Could this be lowered to 2 or something? If you're quoting someone and just want to add a smilie, or something similar, you have to add in more characters. So you either have to change content entirely, or post extra full stops or something. Muchos annoying.

    Didn't say anything the first couple of times I got it, but I'm getting it quite often and it's such a pain in the arse...
     
  2. Lazarus

    Lazarus Part of the furniture


    stops you spamming one character responses.
     
  3. Will

    Will /bin/su Staff member Moderator

    The idea is that "+1" is two characters, so the limit is set to three.

    The 30 seconds between PMs, now that gets on my nerves. 15 seconds would be much more to my liking.
     
  4. Brynn

    Brynn Can't get enough of FH

    Something to stop the Daoc lot just tying +1 or QQ. Which on bw made up about 74.77% of posts
     
  5. Wazzerphuk

    Wazzerphuk FH is my second home

    *sigh*

    So DAoC users brought about this pain in the arse.

    Why am I not surprised? Is nothing sacred?
     
  6. Shovel

    Shovel Can't get enough of FH

    Easy: Add "+1" to the swear list.

    Or, hack the limiter to require at least 2 alphanumeric (+smily) characters - so that you can make a ":D" reply but 2 letters of which one is "+" gets denied?

    It looks like I've really got it in for SheepCow at the moment... ;)
     
  7. Deebs

    Deebs Chief Arsewipe Staff member Moderator FH Subscriber

    No you are jumping to conclusions. I set it at 10 originally to stop pointless spam including just responses with a :p in it.
     
  8. Brynn

    Brynn Can't get enough of FH

    Then they could type in +1 and have it turned into ** and people would still know what it was :p
     
  9. Deebs

    Deebs Chief Arsewipe Staff member Moderator FH Subscriber

    Let me see if I can change that........
     
  10. Sar

    Sar Resident Freddy

    And the 30 second delay between posts really gets on my
     
  11. Sar

    Sar Resident Freddy

    tits.

    :D

    Sorry! The administrator has specified that users can only post one message every 30 seconds.
     
  12. Insane

    Insane Wait... whatwhat?

    id rather see the character limit increased from 3 to 5~7

    i like your tits, so firm and squeezy.. nice to gra...
    oops, wrong person :eek6:


    :D
     
  13. Wazzerphuk

    Wazzerphuk FH is my second home

    Can we have some kind of compromise at least and have quoted text included in the character count??
     
  14. Deebs

    Deebs Chief Arsewipe Staff member Moderator FH Subscriber

    Quoted text will not be included in the character count otherwise you can just quote a message and not type anything.
     
  15. dysfunction

    dysfunction FH is my second home


    But that was fun!

    Especially the misquoting...
     
  16. the_hermit

    the_hermit Fledgling Freddie

    Not wanting to point out the probably obviousness... but if emoticons NAMES count towards the number of characters for "Minimum Characters" then you will still get single "thing" posts:

    :confused: = : confused : = 10 characters
    :kissit: = : kissit : = 8 characters
    :fluffle: = : fluffle : = 9 characters

    Hmmm, not sure I am making sense. People can still post a single smiley in response to a thread if the "code" for that smiley is longer than X characters...

    Pah... confused myself now... :D


    Edit - there are more - but I didn't realise there was a limit on the number of smilies per post!
     

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