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    so i was looking at the users online and it said that we have 857 GUESTS!! my question is simple.. why in the world don't you guys sign up and join the clan? we could use fresh faces around here.. come on fellas.. what are you waiting for? I apologize if this is in the wrong forum.

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    Re: 857??

    I think it's something called a web crawler or spider that causes there to look like there are so many guests. If you google that term I think you'll have your answer.

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      Originally posted by rams#1 View Post
      so i was looking at the users online and it said that we have 857 GUESTS!! my question is simple.. why in the world don't you guys sign up and join the clan? we could use fresh faces around here.. come on fellas.. what are you waiting for? I apologize if this is in the wrong forum.
      Most of them are likely terrified Seattle fans hoping against all hopes that half our starting lineup is injured .. My heart goes out to them ..

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