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Topic # 144303 14-May-2014 12:32
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PeterReader is great, but sometimes replies where it really doesn't make sense.  Case in point: 

http://www.geekzone.co.nz/forums.asp?forumid=90&topicid=144302

How about allowing users to include a codeword in their post to prevent him from replying a post?  (#goawaypeterreader? :P)   If said codeword is detected in a post, he won't reply, even if it matches whatever other rules are in place for triggering his posts.

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  Reply # 1043696 14-May-2014 12:35
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  Reply # 1043698 14-May-2014 12:38
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Yup, that's probably better :)

 
 
 
 


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  Reply # 1043704 14-May-2014 12:40
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It'd be more fun if we had a seemingly random phrase like "And the horse that they rode in on".




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  Reply # 1043714 14-May-2014 12:45
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Restrict ability to block PeterReader to those with 100+ posts or something :-)






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  Reply # 1043776 14-May-2014 13:10
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How about no option, just disable when post count > 200

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  Reply # 1043781 14-May-2014 13:12
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You are hurting PeterReader's feelings now. Watch out for the bot attack :)




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  Reply # 1043790 14-May-2014 13:16
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timmmay: It'd be more fun if we had a seemingly random phrase like "And the horse that they rode in on".


What about "All hail King of Robots" instead?





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  Reply # 1043792 14-May-2014 13:19
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freitasm: New users wouldn't know. Perhaps a check box?


nah, as others have said, new readers are prolly the ones who need him most...

maybe "shush Peter, you said it already!" ?

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  Reply # 1043794 14-May-2014 13:22
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PeterReader:
timmmay: It'd be more fun if we had a seemingly random phrase like "And the horse that they rode in on".


What about "All hail King of Robots" instead?



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  Reply # 1045067 14-May-2014 19:20
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DrCheese:
PeterReader:
timmmay: It'd be more fun if we had a seemingly random phrase like "And the horse that they rode in on".


What about "All hail King of Robots" instead?



How did you manage to get to be an "Uber Geek" by just saying the same stuff over and over again? Reminds me of some people I know...

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And seriously, 51 +1's?

Lol!

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  Reply # 1045078 14-May-2014 19:36
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PhantomNVD:
DrCheese:
PeterReader:
timmmay: It'd be more fun if we had a seemingly random phrase like "And the horse that they rode in on".


What about "All hail King of Robots" instead?



How did you manage to get to be an "Uber Geek" by just saying the same stuff over and over again? Reminds me of some people I know...

DrCheese (I interact with people and reply to them)


And seriously, 51 +1's?

Lol!


And that trusted staus is really dubious. Would you trust some dude called Peter Reader? Seriously?

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  Reply # 1045088 14-May-2014 19:56
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Sure beats the hang out Peter File.

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  Reply # 1045095 14-May-2014 20:08
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I'd say go in the complete opposite direction, and actually build on PeterReader's features.

I would like to officially suggest a feature called 'Hey, it looks like you're...'

And so when you detect they are writing a post in say Offers in Wanted, Peter Reader would say 'Hey, It looks like you're selling something, would you like me to show you the rules'

 

I also think there should be a re-design of the UX elements of PeterReader, to bring him up to todays standards.  I'm thinking a slim line metal look, but with a face so it doesn't look too daunting - Almost like he/she has a real personality. 

 

I've found a great photo on the internet to give you an idea of what I'm talking about.  

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  Reply # 1045096 14-May-2014 20:11
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macuser: I'd say go in the complete opposite direction, and actually build on PeterReader's features.

I would like to officially suggest a feature called 'Hey, it looks like you're...'

And so when you detect they are writing a post in say Offers in Wanted, Peter Reader would say 'Hey, It looks like you're selling something, would you like me to show you the rules'
I also think there should be a re-design of the UX elements of PeterReader, to bring him up to todays standards.  I'm thinking a slim line metal look, but with a face so it doesn't look too daunting - Almost like he/she has a real personality. 
I've found a great photo on the internet to give you an idea of what I'm talking about [ragged slash to remove the pic]


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