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 Post subject: What's with the bots?
PostPosted: Sun Nov 14, 2010 12:21 pm 
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Sometimes in the "Who's browsing this forum" I will see "Yahoo [bot]" or "Google [bot]". Does this mean we are being spied on? (I don't know if this question belongs in this room. Feel free to move)

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 Post subject: Re: What's with the bots?
PostPosted: Sun Nov 14, 2010 12:23 pm 
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It's been answered before but I can't remember where, so I'll answer it again.

Those are the programs that read what's on the PPK and list it in their respective search engines. Are you being spied on? No, no more than you are on any other website. The PPK is publicly searchable.


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 Post subject: Re: What's with the bots?
PostPosted: Sun Nov 14, 2010 12:28 pm 
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Ah, I see. Thanks brian. I feel less creeped out now. (Oh, and sorry, I should have done a search before making a new thread.)

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 Post subject: Re: What's with the bots?
PostPosted: Tue Nov 16, 2010 11:36 pm 
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But just so you know, sometimes I am spying.

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 Post subject: Re: What's with the bots?
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Oh no, full disclosure here, I am totally spying on everyone. All of them time.


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 Post subject: Re: What's with the bots?
PostPosted: Thu Nov 18, 2010 9:14 am 
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brian wrote:
Oh no, full disclosure here, I am totally spying on everyone. All of them time.

How do you like my "I <3 brian" shirt today?

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I can't believe I just caught that I typed "all them time".


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 Post subject: Re: What's with the bots?
PostPosted: Thu Nov 18, 2010 6:12 pm 
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brian wrote:
I can't believe I just caught that I typed "all them time".

I come back here and giggle at your typo almost every day.

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PostPosted: Thu Nov 18, 2010 6:57 pm 
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brian wrote:
I can't believe I just caught that I typed "all them time".

I come back here and giggle at your typo almost every day.

I am editing all of these posts and deleting this one!


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 Post subject: Re: What's with the bots?
PostPosted: Sat Nov 20, 2010 12:22 am 
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Brian and Isa watch everyone poop. Brian also watches everyone stroganoff.

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Erika Soyf*cker wrote:
Brian and Isa watch everyone poop. Brian also watches everyone stroganoff.

It's true.


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 Post subject: Re: What's with the bots?
PostPosted: Sat Nov 20, 2010 1:42 pm 
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great. the bots are recording vegan and poop spying stroganoff as keywords for finding ppk, as if we didn't already have that connection!
Think of bots as the entities that read the entire 'net so you don't have to.

bots are also why the gun company come up searching for ppk.

Brian, I wonder, so the bots read pre- or post-filter (such as nutritional yeasty or stroganoff)

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 Post subject: Re: What's with the bots?
PostPosted: Sat Nov 20, 2010 2:28 pm 
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truepeacenik wrote:
great. the bots are recording vegan and poop spying stroganoff as keywords for finding ppk, as if we didn't already have that connection!
Think of bots as the entities that read the entire 'net so you don't have to.

bots are also why the gun company come up searching for ppk.

Brian, I wonder, so the bots read pre- or post-filter (such as nutritional yeasty or stroganoff)

I think pre-filter.

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 Post subject: Re: What's with the bots?
PostPosted: Sun Nov 21, 2010 11:43 pm 
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i like to think of our bots as tiny vegan wall-e's.

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 Post subject: Re: What's with the bots?
PostPosted: Mon Nov 22, 2010 10:24 pm 
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i like to think of our bots as tiny vegan wall-e's.

lololol

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 Post subject: Re: What's with the bots?
PostPosted: Wed Dec 08, 2010 11:16 pm 
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Hey Rhizopus Oligosporus. Brian is absolutely right. There are no spy here. :)


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 Post subject: Re: What's with the bots?
PostPosted: Thu Dec 09, 2010 3:52 pm 
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What a suspicious response.

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 Post subject: Re: What's with the bots?
PostPosted: Thu Dec 09, 2010 7:30 pm 
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What if you are all bots and this is just some conspiracy to harvest my words and steal my identity???

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PostPosted: Sat Dec 11, 2010 5:41 am 
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Oftentimes, first thing in the morning here, I'm all alone on the ppk with the bots. And I get scared.

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 Post subject: Re: What's with the bots?
PostPosted: Sat Dec 11, 2010 7:10 am 
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interrobang?! wrote:
Oftentimes, first thing in the morning here, I'm all alone on the ppk with the bots. And I get scared.

'bang?! and The Bots. Sounds like a band.


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 Post subject: Re: What's with the bots?
PostPosted: Fri Dec 17, 2010 4:53 pm 
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Hey Rhizopus Oligosporus. Brian is absolutely right. There are no spy here. :)



Wait, yeah. That is really weird.

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