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Huskyxantia
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Bots.
I've noticed the amount of BOTS that always seem to visit this site.

Should this be cause for concern & what they all about?

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I asked a similar question some time ago and gathered a few replies which may help

What do you know about bots?

REgards Neil

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Huskyxantia wrote:
14 Oct 2020, 07:30
Bots.
I've noticed the amount of BOTS that always seem to visit this site.

Should this be cause for concern & what they all about?
Search engine crawler bots, gathering indexing and content data, enabling the Internet to be useful. Nothing harmful. I can’t imagine even the Chinese and Russian ones can find much on here to cause harm. What will they do? Restore a fleet of Invacars? Follow Mick around the country? Marvel at how Gibbo is still so active at his advanced age? Crash trying to make sense of James, or overload trying to get to the end of one of Simon’s posts in one go? 🤣🤣🤣

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Post by xantia_v6 »

NewcastleFalcon wrote:
14 Oct 2020, 07:40
I asked a similar question some time ago and gathered a few replies which may help

What do you know about bots?

REgards Neil
Thanks for the link to the previous discussion, it saves a bit of typing.

Indirectly the bots are responsible for much of the continuing activity on this site, as search engines (especially Google) are our main source of new members.

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Michel wrote:
14 Oct 2020, 07:55
Huskyxantia wrote:
14 Oct 2020, 07:30
Bots.
I've noticed the amount of BOTS that always seem to visit this site.

Should this be cause for concern & what they all about?
Search engine crawler bots, gathering indexing and content data, enabling the Internet to be useful. Nothing harmful. I can’t imagine even the Chinese and Russian ones can find much on here to cause harm. What will they do? Restore a fleet of Invacars? Follow Mick around the country? Marvel at how Gibbo is still so active at his advanced age? Crash trying to make sense of James, or overload trying to get to the end of one of Simon’s posts in one go? 🤣🤣🤣
Oi! I resemble that remark!

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Just to test the "bots" out I just put into a google search

"frenchcarforum bots" and on the image tab on google this comes up number 1 :-D from 8th February 2019 Picture(s) of the Day....

Image


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Fairly innocuous compared to Bot flies.


'orrible!

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Steve, could you pop round and clean my breakfast up off the floor please!! :shock:

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Disgusting, aren't they?

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Ew, that's revolting. That poor woman. At least she kept smiling.

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myglaren wrote:
14 Oct 2020, 09:38
Fairly innocuous compared to Bot flies.


'orrible!
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