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[FAQ] User signature?

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25th May 2010, 12:07 PM   |  #1  
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Is there a way I can add my own signature on here? I heard that it is in USER CP but the option isnt there ...

Moderator Edit - Here's the answer from svetius
Originally Posted by svetius

This was an effort to combat spam, and it's had a huge impact! You'll be upgraded to a full account after a certain number of posts (5 - 8 depending on the feature)--it happens automatically. Sorry for the inconvenience

It may take time after reaching the 5-8 post limit for it to allow you access, this is because the process runs in the background.

And when you have enough posts, you can edit your Signature in the UserCP (on the left hand side called "Edit Signature").

Or just click here : Edit Signature
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1st July 2010, 11:06 AM   |  #2  
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Originally Posted by XDA-Dev.

i wonder if how does this help in stopping spam ..... anyways .... whatever you feel is good should be good someways

People / Bots were Posting generic messages, like "Thanks this is great" or in some cases, actual responses based on words in a thread. The post it's self was not spam (although pretty pointless), but the users signature would contain 3-4 links to an online company of varying levels of trustworthiness.

We used to find one or two of these bad boys a day. Because they didn't create new threads, nor did they make it obvious to the casual observer, they were getting away with it.

I have not seen one of the so called "signature spammers" since the rules were put in place.

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22nd February 2012, 08:03 PM   |  #3  
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I had the same question...this is an excellent way to manage spam users. Good job, looking forward to delving more into this forum and getting a signature!
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26th February 2012, 12:44 AM   |  #4  
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I was a bit upset at not being able to have a signature. Thanks Daveshaw for explaining. Its indeed a great way to stop spammers.
26th February 2012, 01:26 AM   |  #5  
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Originally Posted by jade12

I was a bit upset at not being able to have a signature. Thanks Daveshaw for explaining. Its indeed a great way to stop spammers.

You should be all set now, check your User Control Panel
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27th February 2012, 11:09 AM   |  #6  
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finally i found the way!!!thank you
27th February 2012, 04:43 PM   |  #7  
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At last I found out why I cant use signature.

I will be using the "search" more.
27th February 2012, 07:43 PM   |  #8  
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ah so
so that's why I couldn't see it, cant wait to unlock my sig status
27th February 2012, 11:09 PM   |  #9  
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Ya the post limit thing when you start a new account is a good idea to keep the spam to nothing..
27th February 2012, 11:17 PM   |  #10  
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Been readying these forums for a while now and finally signed up and that was the first thing I went to go do so I could edit mine to say phone type and what rom and all that nifty stuff nice t see I'm not going crazy and it really wasn't there lol

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