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Do you think the latest registered acount is a spam bot?


Sparda
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Yes, we know there are millions of bot accounts all over this place, we're working on it.

Every time a spam message is posted one of us dependable and ever-present mods comes and kills it, logs its name and IP and then they all get taken to a large room and sprayed with bullets.

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Well done sparda, you can find bots in the user list. However theres fucking hundreds of them, I've deleted at least 100 of them this week and I have plenty more to do. We need to move to a different board software as using add-ons makes backups a problem. So yes, there's a lot of spammers, we know, we've spent a lot of time and effort keeping it at a manageable level. If you want to pay for a full time spam bouncer, start fund-raising because that's what its going to take to keep this place 100% spam free.

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we seem to be a some sort of list i've seen another forum who had the same spam threads I found here same.. so it's got to be some sort of bot list... and that would mean a simple change of forum software would solve the problems.. at least in the short term

EDIT: I suggest SMF and a cool little mod http://mods.simplemachines.org/index.php?mod=106 ... that would kill off most of the spam bots. And all you'd have to do is just edit it a bit to instead of asking for a password, ask "what do you trust?" and because the answer is everywhere it would kill spam bots but not humans.(who watch the show.)

EDIT2: and a way to handel noobs http://mods.simplemachines.org/index.php?mod=218

EDIT3: this is mod is damn cool for the questions forum http://mods.simplemachines.org/index.php?mod=7

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