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That official forum is completely useless

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Wonder if anyone else here is bothered with that official form @Ripple ?

While we all are saying how great that team of devs in Ripple (the company) is, one has to live with an official forum that is, filled with spam posts, completely useless.
Or they run it like it should, or they shut it down and refer to initiatives like this here (bravo @karlos !!!!), or they hire this boardmaster to clean up the mess over there.
I don't care how they do it, but like it is now it gives a very wrong image of their competence (unless they ARE incompetent).

Please Ripple DO something about it as Karlos proofs day by day that it IS possible to run a nice and clean forum with not to much SPAM !!!!!
And if you can't or if you do not want to spent to much resource on it than SHUT IT DOWN and use your website or a blog or your insights for announcements.
After all... all discussions, including the technical already are done here most of the time and if once in a while JK, Nick, mDuo are double answering here AND over there it would be even better and more efficient that they can do in just in one single place... here please ... for the better of ALL!!!

 

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There is only one spam post I can find on the official forums right now.

edit: ok found some others in Indonesian subforum, btw, you can report posts when logged in.

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22 minutes ago, namini said:

There is only one spam post I can find on the official forums right now.

edit: ok found some others in Indonesian subforum, btw, you can report posts when logged in.

Those are 13 posts that have nothing to do with Ripple for only 1 in the same timeframe (not in the list) that was more or less relevant.
13 to 1.... that ratio makes such a forum inrelevant, annoying and useless as a whole for me

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The last forum like this one (xrptalk) was shut down and the owner (hurukan) tried to sell the user database...

If you see spam on the official forum, please report it or just wait a little bit, I usually delete it daily. There's not much more that I can do as a moderator, since I don't have admin rights and can't change/implement spam filters or the like.

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4 minutes ago, Sukrim said:

The last forum like this one (xrptalk) was shut down and the owner (hurukan) tried to sell the user database...

 

So what? This one is better and more lively than the official that looks more like a ghost town. Most of the time the list of "users" is just a few bots. I do not see why Ripple needs to run a forum that nobody but bots or a newbie once in a while uses . The few posts employees have to answer over there are repeated by themselves here. The only relevant remarks, issue reporting, technical questions I've seen in more than a year I can count on my 2 hands and could easily be answered by private messages to the enquirer as usually it's the only person who reads the answer I guess, unless you count bots as "readers" ....

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Ripple will have a private forums for trial participants. Maybe one per trial group. 

I do not expect there is enough traffic to the Ripple domain to warrant improvements.

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