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*The [[60-Second Rule]]: An error given to Scratchers / TBGers who attempt to post more than once within one minute. ("At least 60 seconds have to pass between posts. Please wait a little while and try posting again.")
 
*The [[60-Second Rule]]: An error given to Scratchers / TBGers who attempt to post more than once within one minute. ("At least 60 seconds have to pass between posts. Please wait a little while and try posting again.")
  
*The [[Sixty-Second Rule#180-second Rule|180-Second Rule]]: An error given to New Scratchers / New TBGers who attempt to post more than once within three minutes.  
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*The [[Sixty-Second Rule#180-second Rule|180-Second Rule]]: An error given to New Scratchers / New TBGers who attempt to post more than once within three minutes. ("At least 180 seconds have to pass between posts. Please wait a little while and try posting again.")
("At least 180 seconds have to pass between posts. Please wait a little while and try posting again.")
 
  
 
*Image embed host restriction: ("To embed images on the forums, you need to upload them to an [http://scratch.mit.edu/forums/viewtopic.php?pid=1206244#p1206244 approved image host,] like tinypic.com. Please update your image links or remove all BB code [img] tags. Bad image url: ''image URL''") This is to prevent image spam.
 
*Image embed host restriction: ("To embed images on the forums, you need to upload them to an [http://scratch.mit.edu/forums/viewtopic.php?pid=1206244#p1206244 approved image host,] like tinypic.com. Please update your image links or remove all BB code [img] tags. Bad image url: ''image URL''") This is to prevent image spam.

Revision as of 17:07, 25 July 2012

This is a list of errors that can occur when attempting to post on the Scratch Forums or Text Based Games Forums.

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  • The 60-Second Rule: An error given to Scratchers / TBGers who attempt to post more than once within one minute. ("At least 60 seconds have to pass between posts. Please wait a little while and try posting again.")
  • The 180-Second Rule: An error given to New Scratchers / New TBGers who attempt to post more than once within three minutes. ("At least 180 seconds have to pass between posts. Please wait a little while and try posting again.")
  • Image embed host restriction: ("To embed images on the forums, you need to upload them to an approved image host, like tinypic.com. Please update your image links or remove all BB code [img] tags. Bad image url: image URL") This is to prevent image spam.
  • Image embed cheating: If a user tries to cheat the image whitelist by using the Scratch redirect page, it is not allowed. ("Sorry, you can't use redirects for image hosting. Please update your image links or remove all BB code [img] tags. Bad image url: image URL")
  • Image embed restriction for New Scratchers: New Scratchers / TBGers are not allowed to embed images in their posts. This is to prevent image spam. ("Sorry, New Scratchers / TBGers cannot place images in their posts. Please remove all BB code [img] tags.")
  • URL linking restriction for New Scratchers: New Scratchers / TBGers cannot post URLs to websites other than Scratch in their posts. This is to prevent spam from spambots or other sources. ("Sorry, New Scratchers / TBGers cannot post urls to websites other than Scratch in their posts. Please remove all BB code [url] tags.")
  • BBCode syntax error: This occurs when a BBCode tag is misspelled, misplaced, or absent from the post. (Starting with "The BBCode syntax in the message is incorrect." Depending on the situation, any of these are after: "Missing start tag for [/quote]", "Missing end tag for [code]", "Missing start tag for [/code]", "Missing one or more end tags for [quote]", "Missing one or more start tags for [/quote].")
  • Character limit error: When a post is longer than 65535 characters (64 KB), it cannot be posted. ("Posts cannot be longer that 65535 characters (64 KB).")
  • No subject error: If no subject is given when creating a topic, an error is thrown. ("Topics must contain a subject.")
  • Subject limit error: If a subject is longer then 70 characters, it cannot be saved. ("Subjects cannot be longer than 70 characters.")
  • No message error: Posts must contain some content. ("You must enter a message.")