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tommy
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PostPosted: Fri May 12, 2006 8:15 am    Post subject: spambots Reply with quote

what's the deal with all the spam-bots registering on the boards recently?
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bobthecow
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PostPosted: Fri May 12, 2006 1:10 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

they're getting smarter... that's the problem with using a popular premade forum... people can write a bot that knows how to register, and unless you recode huge chunks of the forum, there's really no way to stop them.

sucks, huh?
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popthestack
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PostPosted: Sun May 14, 2006 5:33 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

ive been trying to keep up with them as they register...
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PostPosted: Thu May 25, 2006 7:55 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

i think i've got 'em beat over at swingkids...
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PostPosted: Fri May 26, 2006 4:31 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

bobthecow wrote:
i think i've got 'em beat over at swingkids...

I saw one register just the other day over there...

I may add one of those image signup things, whatever they are called. The name escapes me.
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PostPosted: Fri May 26, 2006 11:01 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

captcha? you've already got one... it just sucks and bots can read it better than people can...
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PostPosted: Sun May 28, 2006 7:42 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

bobthecow wrote:
captcha? you've already got one... it just sucks and bots can read it better than people can...

hahaha we have one! that's really funny. I forgot about that.

stupid bots.
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