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I've noticed that ever since the site had a redesign, the list of online users has always had at least one bot. These are things like Yahoo(bot), MSN(bot), etc. I've also noticed that because of this, even if it says that there are currently, lets say 20, registered users online, at most only 10 of these users are shown on the active user list. And I do know that those users are not set to be hidden, because I also checked the amount of hidden users. Also, it no longer shows a list of friends that are online.

Why doesn't the list show all of the online users anymore? Is it because of the bots?
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I think the bots are taking over A.A
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I say we attack back so they don't take the AA, 8) .
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Yea,and I also see those bots on the members on line thing and there also counted as members.Yea I miss the buddies oline thing. :(
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I noticed the bot thing one the first ten minutes I was here on the new look, I just thought it was noting.
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I wonder what they mean :shock:
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I think they maybe the ones that post the advertisements on the bottom of the page....
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I think your right
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You guys have zero idea about anything
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For those of you who don't know, bots are used by search engines to capture the information on web pages and put them into their own databases, thus turning the pages into search results. Although, some of them waste a lot of bandwidth and are better off disabled.

Personally, I wish they weren't listed in the user area because nobody really cares to see them (except perhaps the webmaster), and it does throw off the online member count.
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Yeah, I ended up finding that out myself.
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You can see which of your buddies are online through the UCP. Did anyone else have to re-ad their buddies?
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the Yahoo/google bots, along with tonigirl are just horny robots
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I had to re-add my buddies.
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I Never Did Bother With My Buddy List. I Know Which People I Like and Dislike and I Don't Really Need a List To Remember.
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Well I did. Mostly because everyone on my list changed their names like crazy.
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