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Old 06-16-19, 03:08 PM
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Remove ban on ****** links

I'm not sure what the original reason was for linking to ****** R e d d i t posts but it's annoying and there is a ton of useful information on it nowadays.

Can we remove the ban/scrambling of ****** links?
For those that don't know what I am talking about, BF turns ******.com links into https://www.%2A%2A%2A%2A%2A%2A.com/r/Justridingalong/

Examples:
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Old 06-16-19, 04:22 PM
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Old 06-16-19, 04:54 PM
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We have had to deal with way too much porn in links from that website.

Sorry, but it ain't gonna happen.
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Old 06-16-19, 05:13 PM
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We have had to deal with way too much porn in links from that website.

Sorry, but it ain't gonna happen.
Ah so spam accounts are the problem. Is that still an issue?
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Old 06-16-19, 05:31 PM
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Ah so spam accounts are the problem. Is that still an issue?
Yes, it is. The spammers are a very determined bunch. They have overrun other forums to the point where they just died off. We don't want that to happen here.
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Old 06-16-19, 05:34 PM
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Yes, it is. The spammers are a very determined bunch. They have overrun other forums to the point where they just died off. We don't want that to happen here.
Fair enough. And yeah I have been on forums where that happened and it usually took quite some time for them to get back up and running again.
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Old 06-18-19, 05:26 AM
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Old 06-21-19, 01:13 AM
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PS What if they just remove ******? I think we were first!
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