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Old 10-20-22, 01:28 PM
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General discussions hidden unless I'm logged in. Is that new?

And yeah. I know. "So log in, Vibs."

Just curious about this.
Old 10-20-22, 01:43 PM
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Re: General discussions hidden unless I'm logged in. Is that new?

I see the same behavior. I wonder if it's related to keeping some of the politics stuff (or the other nasty stuff we talk about in other ) out of search engines to help keep trolls away? Or just an oversight.
Old 10-20-22, 02:01 PM
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Re: General discussions hidden unless I'm logged in. Is that new?

Google changed its algorithm and that forced IB to hide any off-topic forums to be viewable only to logged-in members. As a side effect, yeah, I think it helps with trolls.
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