Ensuring no sock puttets

Discussion in 'ARRSE: Site Issues' started by Kromeriz, Jul 28, 2013.

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  1. Not an IT bloke but the site needs to crack down on sock puppets.

    How you do it? No idea. However, it needs doing.

  2. Auld-Yin

    Auld-Yin LE Reviewer Book Reviewer Reviews Editor

    Simple. The COs just need to put up a notice saying Sockpuppets are banned then rely on the site loyalty and integrity of ARRSERs to comply.

    Easy peasy.
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  3. Easy cheers for the answer. I fear far more effort will be required. Credit Card subscription of GPB1 or whatever... would beat putting up with the advertisements.
  4. I'm a former SAS sniper and I have trouble remembering all my usernames and what kit I've stashed in my attic so obviously any rules wouldn't apply to me. Cheers easy.
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  5. Although got to admit to Kromz point of nominal subsctiption to post.
  6. It may be just me, but I cannot understand why anyone would want several accounts to post from, unless of course you have multiple personalities, or are simply just a mong...
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  7. ARRSE isn't what it used to be etc. I think I've seen similar posts before.
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  8. Sixty

    Sixty LE Moderator Book Reviewer
    1. ARRSE Cyclists and Triathletes

    I'm torn. Do I correct the thread title or not?

    On the one hand, it's going to annoy me as is but on the other, the P is nowhere near the T on the keyboard. Maybe it was deliberate?

    Who knows (or dares to dream!).
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  9. Good idea, while they're about it perhaps they could forbid users from posting while pissed. :roll:
  10. Maybe he means Sock Puttees??
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  11. Good Evening

    One mans sock puttet is another's mans genius

  12. I suppose there's probably a way to limit the number of users who can log on from a particular IP, but that would discriminate against people who live in the block/mess use mobile internet or where two users live together.
  13. A breathaliser app?

    I think the COs realise how much site traffic will drop then. There'll be no ****** on at the weekends and some people would never be able to post again.

    Sent in a harsh font, using finger paints
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  14. Suck Poppets.... Never bite down or you'll break your teeth. Especially the toffee ones.
  15. Nice to see Krom keeping up his abstinence from alcohol.