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Is there a way to clear the entire blacklist?
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Maybe I overlooked it, but I was wondering if there is a way to clear the entire blacklist. For some reason I cannot find it. I can clear the blacklist one game at a time, but not in its entirety in quick fashion. Not a big deal generally if I did not have thousands of games in my blacklist.

At Barter I initially used to want the blacklist to stop cheap worthless game offer spam as I did not really want to ignore anyone, but now that I have it, I suppose I am wondering if I might actually be able to trade more by being a bit more flexible with what can be accepted in a trade (even if I already have it).

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Re: Is there a way to clear the entire blacklist?
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IIRC, I removed the ability to multi-select blacklist items because I couldn't find a worthwhile use of the popup for it. However, mass removal is a problem, but I usually discourage against it (not ethically, of course, but selfishly) because emptying tons of items then re-adding them (e.g. importing them again) will create gaps in the database, and I originally wanted to be able to account for billions of entries in the database without having to worry about people needlessly cluttering it with empty space, making it slower, or in the case of a 'modern' database engine, simply leaving IDs unused in the database (and I hate using hashes as IDs, so there you go.)

If you didn't get it, it's normal. It's not supposed to be very clear.
I can delete your entire blacklist if that's what you want, but if you just want to update it, please tell me what's wrong with the importer..?

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Re: Is there a way to clear the entire blacklist?
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Quote from [Lestrades.com]Nao 尚 on March 29th, 04:02 PM
IIRC, I removed the ability to multi-select blacklist items because I couldn't find a worthwhile use of the popup for it. However, mass removal is a problem, but I usually discourage against it (not ethically, of course, but selfishly) because emptying tons of items then re-adding them (e.g. importing them again) will create gaps in the database, and I originally wanted to be able to account for billions of entries in the database without having to worry about people needlessly cluttering it with empty space, making it slower, or in the case of a 'modern' database engine, simply leaving IDs unused in the database (and I hate using hashes as IDs, so there you go.)

If you didn't get it, it's normal. It's not supposed to be very clear.
I can delete your entire blacklist if that's what you want, but if you just want to update it, please tell me what's wrong with the importer..?
I would like my blacklist deleted please. Initially I just had that blacklist to stop the worthless game spam mostly at Barter, but it turned out to be more effective to just (temporarily) block individuals such disbarras/manjichiba there as most people do not engage in that kind of spam anyway. Not that I like to put anyone on ignore, but it worked out in that select instance and I guess that blacklists are not really necessary to prevent that as if I am not mistaken the focus is also more on wishlisted games at Lestrades. All in all generally I prefer not to work with ignore lists such as Barter offers as it tends to lead to lots of ignores that often then become permanent when there is no need and some of them can be caused over minor events.

I guess it is just an experiment on my side to see if more trades / more flexible trades are possible this way (without the blacklist) without getting involved in excessive spam. All in all it sounds a bit silly as I suppose I was initially one of the supporters of the blacklist in the first place, so for that I must apologise.

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