New user typed too fast

Hi,

Is there a way to change the defaults for the system silencing a user for typing too fast? On our community, we are getting a significant number of false positives for this action, about 3-5/week.

Sure, check out the min first post typing time site setting.

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This generally means they are cutting and pasting content in, which is highly consistent with spammer behavior. So be careful, make small changes to this value.

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In our case, we have some pre-seeded topic links that we use to encourage new members to introduce themselves to the community. However, I think these can be updated to be clearer and less likely to be used as-is.

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Does it take into account topic templates?

Why would that matter? The thresholds are very aggressive (as in, they should only be violated by near-paste behavior). Try it yourself.

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