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Old 07-17-06, 06:40 PM   #1
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Default search bots on the forums?

i have notice a few search bots registered and going through the forums like a vacuum... has anyone else notice this of late..there is one called boardtracker if you go to the website it indexes all of the threads in the forums. is nvnews allowing such a thing?...im just wondering with all the performance issues we had in the past...
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Old 07-17-06, 07:26 PM   #2
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How do you tell a searchbot when you see one? Is that what that whole dev_tej what ever the name was about a week or so ago? How would I spot that?
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Old 07-17-06, 10:49 PM   #3
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Here is the user profile for boardtracker...

http://www.nvnews.net/vbulletin/member.php?u=54928
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Old 07-18-06, 12:07 AM   #4
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We allow search engines to index the site. If we didn't then people using search engines would never find us.
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We allow search engines to index the site. If we didn't then people using search engines would never find us.
Nor would they find the answer to what to do when semen ends up on a 6800 Ultra.

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Nor would they find the answer to what to do when semen ends up on a 6800 Ultra.

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Old 07-20-06, 02:20 PM   #7
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We allow search engines to index the site. If we didn't then people using search engines would never find us.
right, but the search bots of google arent regitering as a user...to me it just sounds like something a spammer would do..thats all.
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