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How did BOTS get on the forums?

Postby Breehit » March 11th, 2013, 11:02 am

I have glanced at the "online" list when I look at these forums, and often see something called "MSN BOT" online (grayed out). Are there BOTS that are "members" of Warcraft pets? And why would a BOT want to browse the forums???? :?:

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Re: How did BOTS get on the forums?

Postby Quintessence » March 11th, 2013, 12:23 pm

Some search engines have bots that help filter and provide search results from websites such as WarcraftPets. I can't say for sure that that's the bot you're referring to, but if it is, I don't think it's malicious.

If there are malicious bots that intend to only spam and provide bad links, we'll crack down on them for sure. :)
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Re: How did BOTS get on the forums?

Postby Tahsfenz » March 11th, 2013, 4:27 pm

You'll often see google[bot], msn, yahoo, etc. they are safe.
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Re: How did BOTS get on the forums?

Postby Breehit » March 12th, 2013, 1:43 pm

Thanks! Those are the ones I see..so I will stop worrying. 8-)


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