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nov 12: reddit day on JavaRanch

paul wheaton
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Bad guys copied all of JavaRanch and published it as their own site and put up google banners.

Google has a form to fill out for that sort of thing. So I did.

Yesterday I got an email from google saying that they bad guys took one thread down, so they consider the matter closed.

I whined about it on reddit and ... now everything is fixed!

It was pretty awesome! I am very grateful!

So, I hereby declare that November 12 is reddit day on CodeRanch.

Hopefully we can get a reddit/moose hybrid image to run that day.




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VarunKumar Mallisetty
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Joined: Jun 18, 2006
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JavaRanch is one of my favorite sites and I couldn't believe when you posted that someone has ripped the site. There are so many heroes in the active staff list of your site who put a lot of efforts.

It is such a famous site for me that I think once you file a complaint at Google they should be easily able to identify who is fake and take action.

Anyways I'm happy that the reddit guys have helped.


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Jeanne Boyarsky
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Happy Reddit Day. And thank you to the reddit effect for fixing the original problem.


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paul wheaton
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http://www.reddit.com/r/reddit.com/comments/e4xjl/nov_12_is_reddit_day_at_javaranch/

http://www.reddit.com/r/programming/comments/e4xds/nov_12_is_reddit_day_at_javaranch/

Shounak Kundu
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Joined: Jul 29, 2010
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Those hoodlums must be taken to task.


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It is sorta covered in the JavaRanch Style Guide.
 
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