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arsenal_2111
13-02-2009, 21:02
Hi:)

Because I'm cool(:cool:), I decided to search my user name on Google. I clicked on all of them, including the sixth result down. I thought I knew what it was going to be, as I made the Should I Buy/Sell Thread for FM08, in the GPTG. So, when I clicked on it, I was surpirsed to see my exact post, by someone with my exact username, but on fitness.com website. Here is the link the the thread I found there:

http://sports.fitness.com/26430-official-fm08-should-i-buy-sell-thread.html

The following link will contain player naming, as it is in the GPTG. Here (http://community.sigames.com/showthread.php?t=28075) is the thread that I really made, in the GPTG last year.

I don't know if anyone has noted this before, but I don't think the thought of another forum taking my posts and I'm sure others don't either.

Anyone from SI/SEGA have anything to say about this, and wether it is known?

Thanks:thup:

djwilko6
13-02-2009, 21:04
Purefun is also on the page.

I do the same thing occasionally and found my own username on that site, it seems something odd is indeed going on.

http://sports.fitness.com/search.php?searchid=15412

SJ234
13-02-2009, 21:06
Jammy you are so cool:D
That is wierd though.

djwilko6
13-02-2009, 21:08
ahmufcwafc you're on there too, search your username on the site.

*Note* You deleted your post, not sure why.

Cardiovascular
13-02-2009, 21:09
http://community.sigames.com/showthread.php?t=99591&highlight=forum

englandmanager
13-02-2009, 21:10
can anyone guess what happens when i enter my very unknown username into google?

i get about 15,000,000 results :(

ahmufcwafc
13-02-2009, 21:12
ahmufcwafc you're on there too, search your username on the site.

*Note* You deleted your post, not sure why.
I thought I misunderstood Arsenal's opening post, so I deleted it. Turns out there wasn't much misunderstanding having read the OP again :p

jams1234
13-02-2009, 21:14
Arsenal, you must be very bored:thup:

Teezy.
13-02-2009, 21:15
I think it says it all about the original poster that he googles his own name. :rolleyes:;)

arsenal_2111
13-02-2009, 21:16
Arsenal, you must be very bored:thup:

Seems weird OTT'ers refering to me as Arsenal:D

And yes, I am very bored. :D


I think it says it all about the original poster that he googles his own name. :

You know it's the sort of this that I'd do:D

SJ234
13-02-2009, 21:17
I think it says it all about the original poster that he googles his own name. :rolleyes:;)

Whs Jammy is a freak;)
Strange that si have done nothing about it.

mije1983
13-02-2009, 21:17
Yup, I'm there as well. It looks like they have literally just taken whole threads from this forum and posted them over there.

jams1234
13-02-2009, 21:20
I think it says it all about the original poster that he googles his own name. :rolleyes:;)

It's because he's special.

SJ234
13-02-2009, 21:25
It's because he's special.
He is more than that.

AcidBurn
13-02-2009, 21:25
I searched that forum for threads that Acidburn has posted in and there were loads of them. This is very weird.

DiscoStu94
13-02-2009, 21:27
This 'Arsenal_2111' seems like a freak. I mean who searches up their own username? Next he'll be turning innocent girls into lesbians. :rolleyes:

jams1234
13-02-2009, 21:27
He is more than that.
True.

I searched that forum for threads that Acidburn has posted in and there were loads of them. This is very weird.

You're AcidBurn though?:confused:;)

jams1234
13-02-2009, 21:28
This 'Arsenal_2111' seems like a freak. I mean who searches up their own username? Next he'll be turning innocent girls into lesbians. :rolleyes:

I bet that you do that though:p

Jammy, you really shouldn't have posted this thread in the OTT:)

Wee Aja
13-02-2009, 21:28
What on Earth? How do they get away with that?

AcidBurn
13-02-2009, 21:29
You're AcidBurn though?:confused:;)

I am not sure I ever really knew there was a capital B in my username lol.

arsenal_2111
13-02-2009, 21:31
This 'Arsenal_2111' seems like a freak. I mean who searches up their own username? Next he'll be turning innocent girls into lesbians. :rolleyes:

I don't know what I regret more, telling you lot about that or ever joining these forums:D

jams1234
13-02-2009, 21:31
I am not sure I ever really knew there was a capital B in my username lol.

Haha :D

SJ234
13-02-2009, 21:34
I don't know what I regret more, telling you lot about that or ever joining these forums:D
Definitaly the former you sexuality changer:D

DiscoStu94
13-02-2009, 21:35
I don't know what I regret more, telling you lot about that or ever joining these forums:D

It's fabulous material tbh, I'm just using it up before it gets old. :D

jams1234
13-02-2009, 21:35
It's fabulous material tbh, I'm just using it up before it gets old. :D

It never will.

arsenal_2111
13-02-2009, 21:36
Definitaly the former you sexuality changer:D

In a desperate attempt to save myself from ultimate embarassment, I am going to have to remind you to keep this thread on topic;):D

SJ234
13-02-2009, 21:38
In a desperate attempt to save myself from ultimate embarassment, I am going to have to remind you to keep this thread on topic;):D
This is getting even more enjoyable, you just seem to write our material tbh, How many of your posts do they have?

DiscoStu94
13-02-2009, 21:41
I'll leave this thread before I say something to get myself carded. :D

arsenal_2111
13-02-2009, 21:45
This is getting even more enjoyable, you just seem to write our material tbh, How many of your posts do they have?

'I' have 98 posts there. Buggers couldn't even get 'me' to 100:mad:

And Dhuey, I think that it for the best.

jams1234
13-02-2009, 21:47
'I' have 98 posts there. Buggers couldn't even get 'me' to 100:mad:

And Dhuey, I think that it for the best.

The 'fake' Jammy is clearly not as sad as the 'real' one then.

SJ234
13-02-2009, 21:49
'I' have 98 posts there. Buggers couldn't even get 'me' to 100:mad:

they were saving the world from 2 more posts of crap;)

jams1234
13-02-2009, 21:50
they were saving the world from 2 more posts of crap;)

Just a shame we were not spared of 8,000 odd posts of crapness.

peter-evo
13-02-2009, 21:51
Wrong forum?

Ozzy38
13-02-2009, 21:53
Seeing as the likes of Tesco, Facebook (Facebook depravedly so, if that's a word), Sky and every other company have every single bit of info on us and gleefully sell it on to anyone who'll take it, I'm not bothered.

*Mysteriously dies*

peter-evo
13-02-2009, 21:59
Seeing as the likes of Tesco, Facebook (Facebook depravedly so, if that's a word), Sky and every other company have every single bit of info on us and gleefully sell it on to anyone who'll take it, I'm not bothered.

*Mysteriously dies*
You're dead?

I'd be pretty annoyed at that to be fair. SI should do something.

arsenal_2111
13-02-2009, 22:00
Wrong forum?

Well not for the original thing imo, as it is to do with these forums, and I didn't want to post in OTF because I'm scared of them.

The spam afterwards, however, is in the wrong forum. I've been bullied in two threads tonight, actually:(:D

jams1234
13-02-2009, 22:01
Why did there have to be sensible posts? I was enjoying that:(

peter-evo
13-02-2009, 22:05
Well not for the original thing imo, as it is to do with these forums, and I didn't want to post in OTF because I'm scared of them.

The spam afterwards, however, is in the wrong forum. I've been bullied in two threads tonight, actually:(:D
Aww, sorry about your phobea, 'tis quite common to be fair.

SJ234
13-02-2009, 22:08
I've been bullied in two threads tonight, actually:(:D
We are so nice:D

joshmay07
13-02-2009, 22:14
Im on there to and apprently i joined in jan 1990 :S i wasnt alive then :p

Chris Ritchie
13-02-2009, 22:15
I think this was discovered a while ago on OTF, only with a different "thief". Apparently they do it in order to make it look like they have a valuable domain to sell.

Wee Aja
13-02-2009, 22:17
But isn't this illegal or something? The threads and posts are OURS here at SI Forums. How can they get away with it?

Chris Ritchie
13-02-2009, 22:18
But isn't this illegal or something? The threads and posts are OURS here at SI Forums. How can they get away with it?

Probably. I don't know, to be honest.

Geronimo360
13-02-2009, 22:24
Identity theft?

jams1234
13-02-2009, 22:30
Sorry but do you really care thatmuch?

arsenal_2111
13-02-2009, 22:33
Sorry but do you really care thatmuch?

I do!

I spent at least 2 minutes writing up that post!

Wee Aja
13-02-2009, 22:36
Probably. I don't know, to be honest.

Maybe it should be looked into.
I mean, maybe it's not THAT big a deal, but it's still, I dunno.. wrong isn't it?

Suttface
13-02-2009, 22:36
Haha :D

Hang on, how did you get away with this post? Definitely less than 10 characters, strange things are afoot... Let me know your secret friend and I'll swap you my Panini stickers Francis Benali for Barry Venison. Fair deal? :)

ACHILDSAPRECIATIONSOCIETY
13-02-2009, 22:37
JOIN THE ADAM CHILDS APPRECIATION SOCIETY, THE PLACE FOR STRONG ELBOWS!:thup:

lil ole me
13-02-2009, 22:38
Im there too..........wtf is going on?
The post on that site i saw is very similar to one of the replies i did on SI but not 100% the same but almost?

On the other site, the JOINED UP date is very very close to my join date too...........weird

peter-evo
13-02-2009, 22:38
JOIN THE ADAM CHILDS APPRECIATION SOCIETY, THE PLACE FOR STRONG ELBOWS!:thup:
Please stop trolling now, I really don't see your point.

arsenal_2111
13-02-2009, 22:42
Hang on, how did you get away with this post? Definitely less than 10 characters, strange things are afoot... Let me know your secret friend and I'll swap you my Panini stickers Francis Benali for Barry Venison. Fair deal? :)

Put loads of spaces between the words and smiley's, it shows as one space but the forum reads it as however many there is.

Suttface
13-02-2009, 23:07
Put loads of spaces between the words and smiley's, it shows as one space but the forum reads it as however many there is.

Thank you my friend. You live, you learn. I love life's great tapestry. What the hell was the Adam Childs thing about? I hope he's been sectioned, for the safety of mankind. What a prize can of Pedigree Chum-p.

Chris Ritchie
13-02-2009, 23:10
Also, FM07 Piracy?

I'd suggest deleting that link :) You can report it to piracy@sigames.com.

Yeah, that is just a little bit on the cheeky side. Nicking all the posts from our forums while pirating our games at the same time.

arsenal_2111
13-02-2009, 23:16
K, I've deleted it. Would you be able to delete it out of the quote in your post please?

Also sent the email the them:thup:

Chris Ritchie
13-02-2009, 23:17
K, I've deleted it. Would you be able to delete it out of the quote in your post please?

Can't believe I didn't think of that :D

TheOriginalJez
13-02-2009, 23:21
*strictly speaking* for the longer posts you can claim copyright, although despite having evidence stored on this forum that you are the copyright holder the fact that you've released it publically with no expectation or notice of adherence to copyright protection you'd be laughed out of... everywhere. just answering the question of legal rights :p

I get this sorta thing a lot on old domains that I've owned where someone snatches it up in an attempt to take advantage of existing links to the site or high pagerank and alexa rank in order to make money from advertising and/or to sell on the domain. It's known as 'Domaining' or, if they do it to exploit google or seach engines more specifically 'Spamdexing'.
Have to give these guys credit though - most I've seen will just put up a page of ads with generic nonsense content full of links (Spamdexing) or one of the splash pages of search ads with a 'buy this domain' - what they've done is at least a little inventive if annoying!

roykela
13-02-2009, 23:29
Just found my username with my posts too.

http://sports.fitness.com/86758-arse-command.html

x42bn6
14-02-2009, 03:28
*strictly speaking* for the longer posts you can claim copyright, although despite having evidence stored on this forum that you are the copyright holder the fact that you've released it publically with no expectation or notice of adherence to copyright protection you'd be laughed out of... everywhere. just answering the question of legal rights :p

I get this sorta thing a lot on old domains that I've owned where someone snatches it up in an attempt to take advantage of existing links to the site or high pagerank and alexa rank in order to make money from advertising and/or to sell on the domain. It's known as 'Domaining' or, if they do it to exploit google or seach engines more specifically 'Spamdexing'.
Have to give these guys credit though - most I've seen will just put up a page of ads with generic nonsense content full of links (Spamdexing) or one of the splash pages of search ads with a 'buy this domain' - what they've done is at least a little inventive if annoying!
This.

You could send them DMCA notices if you are really bothered, but don't expect anything to happen.

tottenham2k7
14-02-2009, 10:20
im on their too :)
woot :D
They even copied my join date correct :P

dudeface
14-02-2009, 13:35
scary...seriously. :O

jams1234
14-02-2009, 13:51
I do!

I spent at least 2 minutes writing up that post!
But, Jammy, you're very very special.

Hang on, how did you get away with this post? Definitely less than 10 characters, strange things are afoot... Let me know your secret friend and I'll swap you my Panini stickers Francis Benali for Barry Venison. Fair deal? :)
Deal. Only if you include Ian Wright in it.

Put loads of spaces between the words and smiley's, it shows as one space but the forum reads it as however many there is.
Quiet fool.

Thank you my friend. You live, you learn. I love life's great tapestry. What the hell was the Adam Childs thing about? I hope he's been sectioned, for the safety of mankind. What a prize can of Pedigree Chum-p.

Still up for the deal?