crunchybot
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Posted 7/6/14
Is crunchybot a real person who works with crunchyroll or is this a spam bot. I have tons of messages from crunchybot asking me to click on links. Is this some kind of scam?
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Posted 7/6/14
crunchybot is a bot the site uses to send users links to things such as premium membership, guest passes, etc.
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oh, so it's ok to click on the links that crunchybot sends to me?
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Posted 7/6/14
If it is for sure crunchybot you should be fine.
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Posted 7/7/14
Crunchybot is not really one person. 'He' is an automated mod script, that has extra permissions. Any "staff" (hired, I don't know about mods nowadays) can log onto Crunchybot to complete stuff around the site or change his settings (if they don't use the admin account).

Most sites have an automated system like this running to take care of the easily scriptable mass tasks, like removing racist blacklisted words or whatever. For reddit, an example is the /u/automoderator account.
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Posted 7/7/14 , edited 7/7/14
I got trolled HARD by a crunchybot a few months ago. The real mods were actually trying to help me, but then a bot program in their system decided it wanted to take me for a ride I did not ask for.
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Posted 7/7/14
Crunchybot has become sentient and needs to be stopped...
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