That is because they are no bots. They are humans in some country like india or whatever and basically they get paid to post spam.SinbadEV wrote:These bots are getting really smart.
The idea is that search engines will pick up the links in their signature or profile and thus increase page rank.
google for his nick: http://lmgtfy.com/?q=adamden02adamden02 wrote:What game do you say ?
He is registered in THOUSANDS of forums, always having 1 post, always posting something vaguely related and always with the same links in profile or signature.
It might be semi-automatic:
1) Software searches for new forums and registers
2) human solves captcha
3) human reads thread and posts some crap that seems legit if not looked at closely. "thanks for link!" "i like that game too!" etc.
Surely posters would notice such useless postings on their forum.
No. It is easy to write crap on people will not even notice or just think it is trolling.
See the postings of this account:
http://springrts.com/phpbb/search.php?a ... 1&sr=posts
Seems legit when just scrolling through the thread but if you look closely: No posting makes any sense and just repeats what others said.
(Also note the link in the profile)
And on most forums you can tell the difference anyway because quality of posting is low anyway and nobody cares:
ie http://www.stonerforums.com/lounge/vide ... -city.html
Or about any gaming message board.
But even on springrts it works.
Pretty cool huh.