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deleting accounts with zero posts

 
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I suspect that posting this is silly, but ... 

I'm gonna delete all accounts that have zero posts sometime in the next month or two.  The reason has to do with all of the spam accounts that have been created. 

In the last two years I suspect that I have deleted about 20,000 accounts that I suspect are spam.  And, regrettably, I think I have accidentally deleted a few dozen legit accounts (with posts) along the way.  (sorry!)

I suspect that I've also deleted about 500 legit accounts that just happened to not have any posts but were meeting the criteria of a spam account search.  (sorry again!)

I suspect that there are folks that like to get my mailings, so they register - but they never post. 

So .... I'll try to send a mailing out soon about this.



 
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I just deleted another 4000 accounts. 

That deletes all accounts with zero posts that were registered up through july of this year.
 
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Is there a way I can delete my account although I have posts from last year?

Thank you
 
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Bethany DeMello wrote:Is there a way I can delete my account although I have posts from last year?

Thank you



nope.

gonna lock this super old thread.
 
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