Is Stump John a Human or Spambot?

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Mr Smartypants

Minneapolis, MN

#1 Jan 27, 2013
If you're a regular on Topix' Atheist Forum, you've probably read something along the lines of this about a zillion times:

"Another day of ineptitude from the antitheists.*Note to lurkers* They have gone almost three years without giving one accountable position they are willing to debate. Three years without an example of evidence that meets their criteria for evidence. These are angry agenda driven folks that don't give a damn about the evidence.
If you want to subject yourself to this farce by all means see for yourself. Antitheists you could also just cut and paste one of the 64,720 posts to show otherwise.
Stump an antitheist! Ask them what they believe. True
science that is repeatable and observable."

I'm starting to wonder if Stump John is a real human. He never actually has a two-way conversation with anybody, just keeps posting the same 3-4 inane rants over and over again, ad nauseum. Yes, I realize that some schizophrenics and delusional fanatics are very repetitive, but Stump John has been spewing his spam daily for several years.

If he's not actually a spambot, my second guess is that he's actually some undergrad psychology major (or troll) who's trying to see how much shit he can stir up with a minimal amount of effort.

Your take on this?

“Formerly "Richard"”

Since: Mar 12

In the beginning e=mc^2

#2 Jan 28, 2013
Mr Smartypants wrote:
If you're a regular on Topix' Atheist Forum, you've probably read something along the lines of this about a zillion times:
"Another day of ineptitude from the antitheists.*Note to lurkers* They have gone almost three years without giving one accountable position they are willing to debate. Three years without an example of evidence that meets their criteria for evidence. These are angry agenda driven folks that don't give a damn about the evidence.
If you want to subject yourself to this farce by all means see for yourself. Antitheists you could also just cut and paste one of the 64,720 posts to show otherwise.
Stump an antitheist! Ask them what they believe. True
science that is repeatable and observable."
I'm starting to wonder if Stump John is a real human. He never actually has a two-way conversation with anybody, just keeps posting the same 3-4 inane rants over and over again, ad nauseum. Yes, I realize that some schizophrenics and delusional fanatics are very repetitive, but Stump John has been spewing his spam daily for several years.
If he's not actually a spambot, my second guess is that he's actually some undergrad psychology major (or troll) who's trying to see how much shit he can stir up with a minimal amount of effort.
Your take on this?
How about a Human Spambot? No matter it's brain dead.
Thinking

Leighton Buzzard, UK

#3 Jan 28, 2013
My Airedale has more chance of spoofing the Turing test.
Richardfs wrote:
<quoted text>
How about a Human Spambot? No matter it's brain dead.

“Formerly "Richard"”

Since: Mar 12

In the beginning e=mc^2

#4 Jan 28, 2013
Thinking wrote:
My Airedale has more chance of spoofing the Turing test.
<quoted text>
ROTFLMAO
Mr Smartypants

Minneapolis, MN

#5 Jan 28, 2013
Richardfs wrote:
<quoted text>
How about a Human Spambot? No matter it's brain dead.
Agreed. He's one of those schizos who are so out of touch with reality that you could set off a flash-bang grenade near him and he'd keep up with his irrelevant rants. Really, I swear he goes on Topix every freaking day and posts the exact same 4-5 rants ad nauseum.

The only real question is: is he a shambling street-corner preacher who just uses the computers at the local library, or is he some shut-in on Social Security disability who has computer access?

“I see quantum effects”

Since: Jan 11

In the macro world.

#6 Jan 28, 2013
Mr Smartypants wrote:
If you're a regular on Topix' Atheist Forum, you've probably read something along the lines of this about a zillion times:

"Another day of ineptitude from the antitheists.*Note to lurkers* They have gone almost three years without giving one accountable position they are willing to debate. Three years without an example of evidence that meets their criteria for evidence. These are angry agenda driven folks that don't give a damn about the evidence.
If you want to subject yourself to this farce by all means see for yourself. Antitheists you could also just cut and paste one of the 64,720 posts to show otherwise.
Stump an antitheist! Ask them what they believe. True
science that is repeatable and observable."

I'm starting to wonder if Stump John is a real human. He never actually has a two-way conversation with anybody, just keeps posting the same 3-4 inane rants over and over again, ad nauseum. Yes, I realize that some schizophrenics and delusional fanatics are very repetitive, but Stump John has been spewing his spam daily for several years.

If he's not actually a spambot, my second guess is that he's actually some undergrad psychology major (or troll) who's trying to see how much shit he can stir up with a minimal amount of effort.

Your take on this?
Is he STILL doing that?

I believe John is an idiot.

“Formerly "Richard"”

Since: Mar 12

In the beginning e=mc^2

#7 Jan 28, 2013
Aerobatty wrote:
<quoted text>
Is he STILL doing that?
I believe John is an idiot.
1. Yes
2. Correct

Since: Mar 11

Lexington, KY

#8 Jan 29, 2013
After I pointed out that I thought he was a spambot program for three days he finally shut off the program I guess and had to slightly alter it. He still refuses to answer any question or even acknowledge that he read/understand them.

It's tue you can literally find his exact same posts literally hundreds of times. Word for word exactly the same.

If that is not pre programmed spam bot program it could sure fool me as one. Undergraduate? Doubt it lol!
Amused

Spencer, MA

#9 Jan 29, 2013
Mr Smartypants wrote:
If you're a regular on Topix' Atheist Forum, you've probably read something along the lines of this about a zillion times:
"Another day of ineptitude from the antitheists.*Note to lurkers* They have gone almost three years without giving one accountable position they are willing to debate. Three years without an example of evidence that meets their criteria for evidence. These are angry agenda driven folks that don't give a damn about the evidence.
If you want to subject yourself to this farce by all means see for yourself. Antitheists you could also just cut and paste one of the 64,720 posts to show otherwise.
Stump an antitheist! Ask them what they believe. True
science that is repeatable and observable."
I'm starting to wonder if Stump John is a real human. He never actually has a two-way conversation with anybody, just keeps posting the same 3-4 inane rants over and over again, ad nauseum. Yes, I realize that some schizophrenics and delusional fanatics are very repetitive, but Stump John has been spewing his spam daily for several years.
If he's not actually a spambot, my second guess is that he's actually some undergrad psychology major (or troll) who's trying to see how much shit he can stir up with a minimal amount of effort.
Your take on this?
Your next to last sentence is the key. The amount of effort in cutting and pasting the same 3 or 4 word files into posts is minimal. My guess is he is a human because of the difficulty in getting a spambot to deal with the captcha. I would suspect anyone intelligent enough to write a program that can read the captcha would also either be detail oriented enough to fix his typos or intelligent enough not to have such whackjob opinions. So my guess is he's just an OCD case with 4 cut and paste word files and a little free time.

Since: Mar 11

Lexington, KY

#10 Jan 29, 2013
He wouldn't necessarily need to write the program just install it and mix in a few variants.
Amused wrote:
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Your next to last sentence is the key. The amount of effort in cutting and pasting the same 3 or 4 word files into posts is minimal. My guess is he is a human because of the difficulty in getting a spambot to deal with the captcha. I would suspect anyone intelligent enough to write a program that can read the captcha would also either be detail oriented enough to fix his typos or intelligent enough not to have such whackjob opinions. So my guess is he's just an OCD case with 4 cut and paste word files and a little free time.

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