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Question about the "Who is online" feature

Postby GrandTheftAaron » Sat Aug 28, 2010 7:34 pm

"Who is online
In total there are 3 users online :: 3 registered, 0 hidden and 0 guests (based on users active over the past 5 minutes)
Most users ever online was 337 on Fri Jun 29, 2007 7:36 pm

Registered users: Google [Bot], GrandTheftAaron, Yahoo [Bot]
Legend: Administrators, Global moderators"

Does anyone know why the bolded out words are listed as members?
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Re: Question about the "Who is online" feature

Postby Ninth Delegate » Sat Aug 28, 2010 8:57 pm

Something to do with it enabling the forum to be open for search engines.
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Re: Question about the "Who is online" feature

Postby GramercyRiff99 » Mon Aug 30, 2010 10:04 pm

Yeah, I see that a lot on some other forums. I'm pretty sure they're just a spider for search engines, in order to allow them to index forum posts.
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Re: Question about the "Who is online" feature

Postby 4nik8 » Mon Aug 30, 2010 10:34 pm

We've likely always had 'em, but it looks like this new forum is not set to suppress those bot types...
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Re: Question about the "Who is online" feature

Postby Ninth Delegate » Mon Aug 30, 2010 10:46 pm

They're probably reading the create your own family guy character thread or what does LOL mean thread.
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