Have you ever had a member who clocked more than 50K+ worth of posts on your forum?"

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  1. Danielx64

    Danielx64 Developer

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  2. LeadCrow

    LeadCrow Apocalypse Admin

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    The total on one must've exceeded 80000 posts, between his current and past/banned accounts, and it wasn't just fun&game fluff... or an account clocking in since the vb2 era.
     
  3. zappaDPJ

    zappaDPJ Administrator

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  4. PoetJC

    PoetJC [ ♥ One-Eyed Jacq Of Hearts ♥ ]

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    Wow! 200,000+ POSTS?!? Must be nice to have such active members.
    Just noticed that I'm close to 20,000 posts on TAZ aimageup.jacquiidesigns.com_di_0FM8.gif
    I'd assume that's not including the myriad of posts I've had deleted LOL

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  5. mysiteguy

    mysiteguy Habitué

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    Makes one wonder if they ever went off line. That many posts doesn't seem healthy.
     
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  6. PoetJC

    PoetJC [ ♥ One-Eyed Jacq Of Hearts ♥ ]

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    LOL. Seems like a case of need-a-life-ism :p

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  7. cpvr

    cpvr Tazmanian Master

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  8. Gus

    Gus Enthusiast

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    I suppose it's easy to get that many posts if you're make a forum part of your daily routine. I've never done it myself though.
     
  9. zappaDPJ

    zappaDPJ Administrator

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    I wondered the same thing took steps to limit their forum access.
     
  10. we_are_borg

    we_are_borg Moderator

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    It all depends how long is the person posting on your forum. Take PoetJCPoetJC almost 20,000 posts in almost 11 years thats 6 to 7 posts a day. If i calculate every post made from bulletin board, usenet, yahoo groups, packet radio etc etc i will come close to 100k messages but thats 35 to 38 years so lets say 100k posts 2858 posts a year or 239 posts a month or 8 to 9 posts a day. Must say that i'm not very active anymore but when i was 20 years younger i was typing my ass off to reply to everyone.
     
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  11. cheat_master30

    cheat_master30 Moderator

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    I don't think so, though as mentioned, a forum would usually need to be online for about a decade or so to make this sort of thing plausible.
     
  12. zappaDPJ

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    10 years and 6 months to be exact. That's how long the forum referred to above has been on-line. According to the forum statistics that equals 54.443 posts per day. However that figure is skewed as the member died 4 years ago so I'd guess the real average would be nearer 100 posts per day.
     
  13. TheChiro

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    I have a member who has over 20k posts in just a few short years. I have over 20k posts on my site but I don't post much anymore and the site has been around over 11 years.
     
  14. mysiteguy

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    The funny thing is while most people I've met who had incredibly high counts were odd balls, the one with the highest post count actually had one of the most active and incredible offline lives of anyone I knew!
     
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  15. gogoblender

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    We be spam couple

    :love:

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  16. PoetJC

    PoetJC [ ♥ One-Eyed Jacq Of Hearts ♥ ]

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    gogoblendergogoblender!!!!!!!!!!!!! aimageup.jacquiidesigns.com_di_KEPO.gif
    Haven't seen you in a good long minute. I hope you are doing well with your super-fine self.
    Yes indeed.. Spamming TAZ is definitely our MO yehehehe

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  17. nat9655

    nat9655 Enthusiast

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    The highest poster on my forum has 25,000+ posts. Average of 6.32 posts a day. Joined in October 2005.
     
  18. billgtr

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    top poster in my forum at the moment:
    joined Fri Jan 18, 2013 10:14 am
    posts: 27640

    I'm in 2nd place with 23841 posts :LOL:

    so yeah we'll get there eventually. Forum is still fairly new ( founded on Jan 13) but we talk a lot :D
     
  19. billgtr

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    I recently received a free guitar amp as an unexpected gift so I started a "race to 50k" contest today. First member to reach 50k (no junk posts allowed) gets it free of charge. Should be fun :D
     
  20. Amira

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    Recently came across a site where the top two posters have over 100k posts each and that forum is less than 5 years old.
     
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