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    I don't get it...

    Why arent posts counted in the general chat area?

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    Because Vinnie's post count would cause the server to overload.

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    Quote Originally Posted by geniusgoalie
    Because Vinnie's post count would cause the server to overload.
    You dont do so bad yourself!

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    lol
    But really, why aren they?

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    Quote Originally Posted by redbaron
    But really, why aren they?
    Because General Chat is for topics that don't relate to the focus of the forum, i.e. website design/development

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    It's not the focus of the forums - that's why.

    Edit:

    Need to reply quicker...

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    Quote Originally Posted by geniusgoalie
    Because Vinnie's post count would cause the server to overload.
    If Vinnie see this you're going to find your username changed to "farthead"

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    Okay, I understand that philosophy... but then why are psots in the introduction section counted?

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    To promote people to nicely welcome new members, so they can post their questions and also contribute their skills to help others.
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    This question seems to come up pretty regularly. Perhaps a moderator should include a reason for why post count doesn't increase in the FAQ. Also the reason for the 25 post count rule in some forums. Not that anyone ever reads the FAQ but...
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