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Comment author: Bugmaster 25 January 2012 04:30:06AM 5 points [-]

Because the speed of my thinking, and the legitimacy of my comments should be limited, arbitrarily.

My guess is that the time limit is a defence mechanism against spambots. You are not a spambot, but the system doesn't know that.

Comment author: wedrifid 25 January 2012 04:49:27AM *  2 points [-]

My guess is that the time limit is a defence mechanism against spambots. You are not a spambot, but the system doesn't know that.

Because he is at -14! (So may as well be.)

EDIT: From the perspective of the lesswrong source code!

Comment author: Bugmaster 25 January 2012 04:55:56AM 2 points [-]

I believe in giving people a second chance, regardless of their karma. Of course, second/third/Nth chances follow the law of rapidly diminishing returns...

Comment author: wedrifid 25 January 2012 05:49:29AM 5 points [-]

I believe in giving people a second chance, regardless of their karma. Of course, second/third/Nth chances follow the law of rapidly diminishing returns...

Sounds good to me. How about we allow them an Nth chance every 6 minutes? ;)