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#1 448191

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Posted 13 October 2006 - 06:39 PM

Currently there are 39503 members in the database.

My estimation is that 75% of this are 'dead' profiles.

This is only a minor issue, but I would suggest removing profiles that haven't replied in say 6 months and have less than 10 posts. That should cleanup at least 90% of the dead profiles. I actually saw a lot of profiles in there that signed up two years ago and don't have a single post to their name.

Like I said, only a minor issue, but should be easily fixed, and maybe even worth a monthly cron job.

#2 phpfreak

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Posted 13 October 2006 - 07:12 PM

Nah, we're keeping them as they are. Its part of the site's history.


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#3 fenway

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Posted 13 October 2006 - 07:39 PM

Agreed... in general, one should never delete anything that has actually happened.  EVER.
Seriously... if people don't start reading this before posting, I'm going to consider not answering at all.

#4 redbullmarky

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Posted 13 October 2006 - 07:46 PM

Agreed... in general, one should never delete anything that has actually happened.  EVER.

unless it involves your mistress, a camcorder and a wife who's a dab hand with a machete.
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#5 cmgmyr

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Posted 13 October 2006 - 08:17 PM

unless it involves your mistress, a camcorder and a wife who's a dab hand with a machete.


...yeah thats never a good thing...

#6 ober

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Posted 13 October 2006 - 10:38 PM

This idea has been discussed repeatedly amongst the mods and as phpfreak said and I've said a hundred times, we will not be pruning any members.

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#7 fenway

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Posted 13 October 2006 - 10:47 PM

Agreed... in general, one should never delete anything that has actually happened.  EVER.

unless it involves your mistress, a camcorder and a wife who's a dab hand with a machete.

But that never happened, right?
Seriously... if people don't start reading this before posting, I'm going to consider not answering at all.

#8 .josh

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Posted 14 October 2006 - 08:07 AM

Agreed... in general, one should never delete anything that has actually happened.  EVER.

unless it involves your mistress, a camcorder and a wife who's a dab hand with a machete.

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