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    Quote Originally Posted by Tommy Bowden View Post
    For sure, but what exactly is the point? This is very similar to several others we've seen on TSL. Shows up with an overly polite introductory post in something that doesn't sound quite like conversational English, never to post again. What's the purpose of such a bot?
    yeah, what's the point? i feel insecure and stupid now!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Tommy Bowden View Post
    For sure, but what exactly is the point? This is very similar to several others we've seen on TSL. Shows up with an overly polite introductory post in something that doesn't sound quite like conversational English, never to post again. What's the purpose of such a bot?
    Maybe Will paid for fake message board users like you can do for Twitter followers (I kid, Will).

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    Quote Originally Posted by RapmasterAC View Post
    Maybe Will paid for fake message board users like you can do for Twitter followers (I kid, Will).
    LOL, almost fell out of my chair!
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    Quote Originally Posted by RapmasterAC View Post
    Maybe Will paid for fake message board users like you can do for Twitter followers (I kid, Will).
    That doesn't seem necessary. We've already learned from Will that most of the TSL message board content was posted by Will or Chris using fake user names. Including this post, probably.

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    I do not pay fake message board posters.

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    But is there free fantasy football at Padonia Station? That's the real question.

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    LOL...you guys thought somebody new would come to the BASKETBALL board??? That is not going to happen during our hibernation period, which we are currently in.....,


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    Quote Originally Posted by Nova Hokie 95 View Post
    I wouldn't go overboard with the welcomes ... I'd wager this is a bot.
    Yep ... IP address resolves to New Dehli, India.

    Not sure what the purpose of it was .... no link included in the post.
    Always use "Reply With Quote", so everyone knows to whom you're responding.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Will Stewart View Post
    Yep ... IP address resolves to New Dehli, India.

    Not sure what the purpose of it was .... no link included in the post.

    not knowing the purpose is the scariest part...because you know there was one. is he now posting as BUGGZY on vB forums all over the globe, ruining my squeaky clean online reputation!?
    "This no more resembles that than something unlike something else resembles that." - Loosely quoting PHNC

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