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Old 04-15-2005, 05:53 PM   #16
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hey jeremy ,
thats a good contest
but i keep on asking students at the seminar that i keep on organizing to register for LQ!
my next one is today.
and if many of them register from our university then it will be done through a single IP that our university has for Proxy .
guess, I will be disqualified then??
Tell them to help out, post questions, answer questions...
 
Old 04-15-2005, 06:00 PM   #17
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yes i know that we have many members who just register for the sake of registering
but what can be done in that case???
 
Old 04-15-2005, 07:41 PM   #18
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yes i know that we have many members who just register for the sake of registering
but what can be done in that case???
Well, you do have to have distinct email addresses when registering, so we doubt you'd be creating a dozen or more aliases from different hosts just to get around the rules.
Refer your friends, I'm sure we'll see no problems.
 
Old 04-15-2005, 09:35 PM   #19
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With the number of gmail invites in circulation, you could easily create a ton of addresses. :/
 
Old 04-15-2005, 10:13 PM   #20
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With the number of gmail invites in circulation, you could easily create a ton of addresses. :/
You would have to REALLY want that t-shirt.
 
Old 04-16-2005, 01:10 AM   #21
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With the number of gmail invites in circulation, you could easily create a ton of addresses. :/
True but 10 or so different .edu email addresses from a universitys IP Block address would seem more legit than 10 or so referrals all from gmail accounts and the same IP Blocks.. etc..
 
Old 04-16-2005, 04:09 AM   #22
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LOL, I am sooo going to have to refer at least three people. I'm not concerned about winning the shirt but has anyone seen the winner so far?

At this moment the winning member has been inactive for about two years! Wouldn't that be sad? Someone having the most referrals and not even knowing about it.

 
Old 04-16-2005, 09:58 AM   #23
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masand, no you would not be disqualified. IP address is only one thing that will be looked at.

--jeremy
 
Old 04-16-2005, 12:09 PM   #24
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LOL, I am sooo going to have to refer at least three people. I'm not concerned about winning the shirt but has anyone seen the winner so far?

At this moment the winning member has been inactive for about two years! Wouldn't that be sad? Someone having the most referrals and not even knowing about it.

Actually I think the only reason the member google is getting referrals is that people are inputting the actual referral on how they found LQ.org. It seems most will find it by google itself, so they are putting that as their referral not knowingly that it is an actual member as well.
 
Old 04-16-2005, 12:21 PM   #25
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Actually I think the only reason the member google is getting referrals is that people are inputting the actual referral on how they found LQ.org. It seems most will find it by google itself, so they are putting that as their referral not knowingly that it is an actual member as well.
that is really smart thinking!!
and looks logical too
 
Old 04-16-2005, 12:28 PM   #26
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that is really smart thinking!!
and looks logical too
I Am The Smartest Man Alive!

I try to think outside of the box at times.. now where's my biscuit?
 
Old 04-16-2005, 12:30 PM   #27
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Actually its obvious when clicking on google's referrals, since the contest there has been 2 referrals but overall he has over 600.. http://www.linuxquestions.org/questi...date=&enddate=


 
Old 04-16-2005, 12:34 PM   #28
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so what if Mr google claims his award??

he has done nothing wrong that will disqualify him

regards
 
Old 04-16-2005, 12:35 PM   #29
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so what if Mr google claims his award??

he has done nothing wrong that will disqualify him

regards
Very true, picked the right name to be a generic type referral.
 
Old 04-16-2005, 01:17 PM   #30
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In this case, with the member not being active for almost 2 years and the members siging up clearly not referred by the member, we'll pick the next 2 people on the list.

--jeremy
 
  


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