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  1. bace

    bace TPF Noob!

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    There's gotta be a serious amount of lurkers on this site.

    Which is cool, but seriously, you people should sign up.
     
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    LittleMan TPF Noob!

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    most of them are google/yahoo spiders...
     
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    bace TPF Noob!

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    WTF is that?
     
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    Corry Flirtacious and Bodacious Supporting Member

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    They are bots that are sent out by the search engines to search over and index sites. It is a good thing, for the most part. :)
     
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    bace TPF Noob!

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    Stupid Bots.

    Gettin me all excited and sh!t.
     
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    Darfion Soapbox guru...

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    Becky TPF Noob!

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    03:43 PM Yahoo! Slurp Spider Viewing User Profile

    Thats kind of creepy...
     
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    duncanp TPF Noob!

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    ^ i agree, they are watching us!
     
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    Corry Flirtacious and Bodacious Supporting Member

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    They also attempt to PM people and create threads...all they do is index. Try doing a search on your username, and don't be surprised if your profile comes up, or an old thread that you posted in.
     
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    JTHphoto TPF Noob!

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    i am envisioning the "sentinels" from the matrix...
     
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    Precisely what was in my head, eek.
     
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    JTHphoto TPF Noob!

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    i tried this a few weeks ago, but their index is all messed up, it pulls up a link to my profile, but when you click on it, it goes to someone elses...
     

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