Can you require a person to have 25+ posts in order to be able to start a thread?

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  1. Dback Jon

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    Would cut down on spam threads
     
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    Good idea.
     
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    I agree
     
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    It would only make us have to clean up 25 posts before cleaning up threads.
     
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    Fair point, but would most bother?
     
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    I don't think asking someone to have 25+ posts to start a thread is asking too much.

    Agree, it might cut down on spam and trolls.
     
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    Some bots will do it.

    It is something at least worth discussing.
     
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    Common place on most forums I join to post something and it wont let me post
     
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    We used to have this in place, IIRC. We still got spammed, but as Nick said, then we had 25 "Cool thread." or "Nice story, bro." posts to trash on top of the spam posts. It also resulted in a ton of old threads being bumped to the top with comments that didn't always match the topic (which made them easier to spot in advance).
     
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