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« on: June 02, 2008, 10:21:20 pm »
We've been under attack by bots who have created tons of spam accounts for a long time. Over the past few weeks, the trickle has turned into a flood. Something will be done about it eventually, but for now, I'm just reviewing every registration by hand.
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« Reply #1 on: June 03, 2008, 05:28:55 am »
I'm not spam!

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« Reply #2 on: June 03, 2008, 06:52:25 am »
Oh jeeze Will, that must be hard to do one by one!

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« Reply #3 on: June 10, 2008, 03:11:09 pm »
Just install a CAPTCHA image verification plugin, and boom, spam is gone :D

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« Reply #4 on: July 30, 2008, 11:23:04 pm »
Quote from: "Felo"
Just install a CAPTCHA image verification plugin, and boom, spam is gone :D


Not really.  Spammers have been breaking the more common ones.  GMail and Yahoo's have been broken, for example.

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« Reply #5 on: July 31, 2008, 12:18:39 pm »
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Just install a CAPTCHA image verification plugin, and boom, spam is gone :D


Not really.  Spammers have been breaking the more common ones.  GMail and Yahoo's have been broken, for example.


Yes capatcha doesnt solve the promblem completely.

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Re: Spamming
« Reply #6 on: June 25, 2011, 10:09:49 am »
Can somebody clean all the spam in the Offtopic forum?? It's crazy. Thanx. :-\ :-\ :-\ :-\
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Re: Spamming
« Reply #7 on: June 26, 2011, 08:04:24 am »
Can somebody clean all the spam in the Offtopic forum?? It's crazy. Thanx. :-\ :-\ :-\ :-\
Just click the report button and it notifies a few of us.

We keep swapping out the captcha and adding different mods trying to prevent the spam.  Kelly (Trolan) just added a mod where it checks the registering IP address against a black list and that seems to have helped... plus we made it admin approval for any new users.
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Re: Spamming
« Reply #8 on: June 26, 2011, 08:27:41 am »
Can somebody clean all the spam in the Offtopic forum?? It's crazy. Thanx. :-\ :-\ :-\ :-\
Just click the report button and it notifies a few of us.

We keep swapping out the captcha and adding different mods trying to prevent the spam.  Kelly (Trolan) just added a mod where it checks the registering IP address against a black list and that seems to have helped... plus we made it admin approval for any new users.

Yeah i know, ive done that in the past, but there were two pages full of spams, so... couldn't report all of them..

glad to know things are working ^^
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