Here's a thought:
How about making people reply to the contest article and not some other thread in a forum they've never visited before? At least then there'd be no "iamma moest exited!" thread spam in the forum some of us use on a, um, more regular basis.
If you could place that contest article on a separate server, that would be nice as well. Lag is lag.
Edit: Also, could you remove the misplaced replies instead of just locking them? We've got 10 locked threads on the first page now, some, what, 24 hours into the contest? Whether they're locked or not doesn't matter, what matters is that they're taking up space.
Edited, Jul 27th 2010 6:13pm by Mazra
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