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9-24-2011 @ 3:29PM
Does it matter if someone posts a link in a reply to a topic they are interested in? You are allowed to post 3 as I understand it. Sorry my comment was not detailed enough for you & too generic. I really do like the look of those mounts & had read that information on Twitter yesterday! Nothing more than that to say really. But I am a reader of WoW Insider and perfectly entitled to post a reply to a topic I'm interested in. You don't need to read it. And you certainly don't need to comment in response. And of course you don't need to click on my signature link. http://bravetank.wordpress.com
9-24-2011 @ 3:58PM
It's because people like you hope to get visitors by essentially spamming a page. Most of the time the comments are so damn generic it's insulting how obvious it is. "I agree with this", "I like this."You aren't the first person to do it, and you aren't the last. Thousands of people do it a day, and it's spamming, period. You hope to ride the visitors on the site to your site. And when you add the link to every single comment you make, you make yourself look even worse.If you had an actual comment beyond simply spamming, it would be different. If the article was about a detailed thing, like DPS analysis, or lore, and you started explaining, then said "I have an article on my site about this which goes much more in-depth, and it would be easier to explain it there instead of a comment on here" it would be different.Instead, it's just a "Hey, I like this. This sounds awesome. VISIT MY BLOG. HERE'S THE LINK. I'M GOING TO CONTINUE TO SPAM THE LINK IN EVERY COMMENT I MAKE."It makes you look like an attention whore.
9-24-2011 @ 4:19PM
Actually, I have no problem with link signatures to blogs, especially WoW blogs. This is the right place to do it, after all. The problem is the real spammers, who post those virus links. They've trained an instinct reaction to ignore any links and downvote for safety. It's not your fault, but it's true and you ought to consider it when you post.
9-24-2011 @ 5:33PM
This here is the Wow insider comments...we take it super serial...suuuper serial
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