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mastermudkip
January 31st, 2009, 12:01 PM
I Have The You Need 24 character for post

Its So Stupid

Sublime
January 31st, 2009, 12:03 PM
...

Well, that is a rule.
No one is exempt from it.

Sorry :/

Patchisou Yutohru
January 31st, 2009, 12:04 PM
It's not so difficult to have 24 characters in a post so I don't see why you're complaining. That limit isn't going to be changing anytime soon unless higher staff miraculously decide to change it just because you can't reach it.

If you have a problem reaching it, expand your vocabulary.

mastermudkip
January 31st, 2009, 12:04 PM
oh ok Stupid Rule But its Rule

Honest
January 31st, 2009, 12:09 PM
A rule IS a rule, you know. It might be silly, like no talking in school, but you gotta follow it!

Rukario
January 31st, 2009, 12:10 PM
if you are posting more then 24 chars and getting this error.. log out and clear any pokecommunity.com cookies, close the browser, then log back in.. that SHOULD fix it.

Signomi
January 31st, 2009, 12:46 PM
Think what you like about the rule, but you won't think it's as stupid when you garner the reasoning behind its existence. The 24 character limit is there in hope that members would actually put more effort into making their posts more constructive and worth reading, it's a community rule that is essential for areas where creative topics exist and bring upon more vibrant discussion amongst other members. And I'm sure many people wouldn't like to see lazy posters in these areas.

24 characters is essentially 4 words, so it doesn't take rocket science to actually reword a sentence so it fulfils the limit in place.

Rukario
January 31st, 2009, 01:14 PM
indeed .

pokemew
January 31st, 2009, 01:24 PM
indeed .


But this is less than 24 spaces

Sublime
January 31st, 2009, 01:28 PM
But this is less than 24 spaces

He bypassed the 24 Character rule with a special tick ;D

The irony there is hilarious, I might add.

Rukario
January 31st, 2009, 01:32 PM
He bypassed the 24 Character rule with a special tick ;D

The irony there is hilarious, I might add.

as it was intended to be :p

Stronkadonk
January 31st, 2009, 01:37 PM
It's there so people don't turn into spamming zombies, like Steve's Avatar.

Get over the rule, it's not going to change.

lmao @ bypass

Wulf
January 31st, 2009, 01:38 PM
The rule can get quite obnoxious sometimes. But (going by a hunch) it's really just to prevent spam...I think. It's not that hard to make 24 characters. It can be quite the bummer sometimes, but we gotta live with it!

mastermudkip
January 31st, 2009, 01:41 PM
how work that special trick

Stronkadonk
January 31st, 2009, 01:42 PM
Leave it be, it's a special thing, considering he owns the forums.

Narcissus Secret
January 31st, 2009, 02:11 PM
I know the special bypass, but I don't want to tell people.

Mostly because it is obvious.

Cherrim
January 31st, 2009, 02:23 PM
how work that special trick
Even if you use it, you'll get in trouble for bypassing. Best to just learn to write 24 characters instead.

Mr. Epic
January 31st, 2009, 02:31 PM
I don't understand any of his posts.
I hated the rule as a newbie but then after learning the importance of not having SPAM
I know that it is definitely not the rule that is stupid but the short posts that is stupid.
If your message is not pointless then it is very likely to be more than 24 characters.

Ninja Caterpie
January 31st, 2009, 04:46 PM
Why do you hate it?

If a post isn't 24 characters, it most likely isn't good enough to add anything to a topic or discussion.

24 characters is also to stop noobs doing this:

"omg great"
or "wow"
or "10/10"
or "6.53453451/10"
or "write more"
or "i want the beta"
or...well, you get the idea.

It's not stupid. It's meant to stop people being stupid.