Members Cull - November 2019

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Phil
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Members Cull - November 2019

Post by Phil » Tue Nov 26, 2019 12:13 pm

Hello All,

We will be culling a large number of members in the coming days, we will be removing members who have not logged in since there membership has been approved.

Members who have posted will not be removed.
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Re: Members Cull - November 2019

Post by matthewn1983 » Tue Nov 26, 2019 1:34 pm

Good idea - have recently done this to 2-3 year old inactive accounts on our forum as well.

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Re: Members Cull - November 2019

Post by Phil » Tue Nov 26, 2019 1:37 pm

We have deleted approximately 1184 members today alone in the 2007 to 2009 period. Over the coming days i will continue to cull no active members
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Re: Members Cull - November 2019

Post by Phil » Wed Nov 27, 2019 11:04 am

All inactive accounts from the beginning of the 2007 to January 2019 have now been deleted.

As we are now at 5555 members i will continue to look at our members list to work out what will be our next culling point
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Simoco SRM9030 AC, SRM9022 UW
Hytera - PD412, PD462, PD682, MD782G, PD782G
Icom IC-F60, IC-410 Pro
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Re: Members Cull - November 2019

Post by lysp » Wed Nov 27, 2019 12:15 pm

I can understand removing users who haven't ever logged in or posted.

Is there a particular reason for further culling after that point?

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Re: Members Cull - November 2019

Post by Phil » Thu Nov 28, 2019 10:04 am

You are right, i may not delete any further members, time will tell
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Re: Members Cull - November 2019

Post by MattSR » Thu Nov 28, 2019 1:57 pm

matthewn1983 wrote:Good idea - have recently done this to 2-3 year old inactive accounts on our forum as well.

It certainly helps keep things more manageable!

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Re: Members Cull - November 2019

Post by lysp » Thu Nov 28, 2019 3:06 pm

Phil wrote: ↑
Thu Nov 28, 2019 10:04 am
You are right, i may not delete any further members, time will tell
If you do end up doing it - hopefully it keeps their posts.

May be some historic ones of value.

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Re: Members Cull - November 2019

Post by blacktown » Fri Nov 29, 2019 3:21 am

There are still a lot of inactive accounts for one reason or another.

Of the 5555 members, only 1550 odd have posted .... unless it was recent say 6 months, there is another potential 4000 gone
For instance I was looking at one individual ... joined May 23, 2010 11.15pm - Last Active May 23, 2010 11.30pm - 0 posts ... time to say "bye bye"

Another one of the problems the Aussie Scanners has had in the past is that it is frequently targeted by the bots with stupid ads or malicious software. The ones that activate get booted fairly quickly by the admin team. The ones that don't invariably are on 0 posts. Get rid of the inactive no posts group gets rid of the problem to a large extent

Needs to be done regularly too eg this interesting statistic on Monday this last week
"Most users ever online was 3492 on Mon Nov 25, 2019 11:27 pm"

It is now time to prune the tree and encourage folk to contribute once again, and listen to what is out there

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