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Discussion on: 'To Spam or not to Spam ' (My Hacktoberfest Experience)

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Fernando B 🚀

Not exactly, this year was full of spam due to a youtuber encouraging to submit nonsense PRs just to get a shirt.

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Pandz18 Author

I completely agree,

I have come across many youtubers who have created GitHub repositories where people created Pull Requests of photos of themselves along with some information about them and have labeled them as valid Hacktoberfest PRs. It's the unfortunate actions of the people who are more focused on getting a prize rather to contribute something meaningful to repositories. Thankfully Digital Ocean are trying their best to make it airtight.