Dating game online something awful
On July 20, 2003, the spam filtering organization Spam Prevention Early Warning System (SPEWS) added an entire class-B subnet with the Cogent ISP to their spammer list, since Cogent was hosting a known spammer that SPEWS found difficult to block.Something Awful was added to the list in the process, disrupting its ability to communicate with its customers who were using SPEWS. The Something Awful administrators responded by telling their users to post their support in the Usenet newsgroup news.admin.net-abuse.blocklisting.Get rid of this crap by registering your own SA Forums Account and joining roughly 150,000 Goons, for the one-time price of .95!We charge money because it costs us ,400 per month for bandwidth bills alone, and since we don't believe in shoving popup ads to our registered users, we try to make the money back through forum registrations.Since then, the website has helped to perpetuate various Internet phenomena, Since the website's creation, it has been involved in a number of notable events.These include a conflict with the Spam Prevention Early Warning System, a Hurricane Katrina relief fund being caught in Pay Pal's red tape, who controls the site and is supported by other contributing writers and administrators.Kyanka started Something Awful several months before leaving his previous job, after using his "Cranky Steve" persona to write a comedic website update deriding the attitude and work performance of a fellow Planet Quake administrator.
so let’s start: I’d like first to apologize for the typos I might have… nobody’s perfect) and I’m pretty much new in this country (I’ve been around for 2 years).
) In order to offset server costs and bandwidth bills, Something Awful charges a one time only .95 fee for a basic forum account registration.
As we all know, the Internet industry is pretty much a craphole these days, and the only way website owners can break even is by charging subscriptions.
Only members can post messages or threads, and the forums are only intermittently viewable by unregistered users to encourage new registrations.
The site and forums draw continuous income from fees for new accounts, forum upgrades such as custom avatars and access to the forum archives and search features, and merchandise sales.
I commented in parentheses throughout the profiles below what I thought of them and why: I gave this profile a passing grade because while it’s not great, nothing about it makes it terrible.