Fixed: Spam bots

Discussion in 'Site Problems & Feedback' started by Gigabot, Dec 18, 2008.

  1. Gigabot

    Gigabot OSNN Senior Addict

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    I've noticed some spam bots registering here lately and I think it can be prevented. Here is a topic on vBulletin.com forums which shows what methods the Administrator here can use to reduce spam bots:

    http://www.vbulletin.com/forum/showthread.php?t=275800
     
  2. binoyxj

    binoyxj PrOuD InDiAn

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    EP might have already implemented this....
     
  3. Electronic Punk

    Electronic Punk Administrator Staff Member Political User Folding Team

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    I have made various changes tonight including switching to Recaptcha, as well as enabling another system that I will not publically disclose.
     
  4. LordOfLA

    LordOfLA Godlike!

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    super-secret-spam-bot-missile-defence system

    It works on regular posters too so stop posting when you reported a post!
     
  5. Electronic Punk

    Electronic Punk Administrator Staff Member Political User Folding Team

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    Yeah, everytime someone registers I have the MOD do a background check.
     
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  6. Dark Atheist

    Dark Atheist Moderator Political User Folding Team

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    don't mention the missile shield!!!! - don't want the Russians coming round starting trouble
     
  7. kcnychief

    kcnychief █▄█ ▀█▄ █ Political User Folding Team

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    Don't talk about the urine test :eek:
     
  8. LordOfLA

    LordOfLA Godlike!

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    you're in to that kind of water sport???
     
  9. Dark Atheist

    Dark Atheist Moderator Political User Folding Team

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    that reminds me i need to get in the shower :rolleyes: