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Anti Spambot massures

Postby Jakkal » Fri Jan 22, 2010 8:44 am

We can clearly see, that there a a extrem high amout of Spambots spaming around our site. Are there no way to get rid of these things? Like Captcha using (not the original ones, but like a picture of a OM character (with name below) and you have to say, which one it is) or a activation via admin? Those guys are getting on my nerves, to be honest.
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Re: Anti Spambot massures

Postby nickspoon » Fri Jan 22, 2010 10:47 am

There's not a great deal of scope for custom captchas unless someone were to code something specifically (I can't see that happening). There's not really a lot we can do without making it awkward for real new users.
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Re: Anti Spambot massures

Postby Jakkal » Fri Jan 22, 2010 10:50 am

There's not a great deal of scope for custom captchas unless someone were to code something specifically (I can't see that happening). There's not really a lot we can do without making it awkward for real new users.
so we need a administative activation of some sort. there are not many new users but such bots and stuff...
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Re: Anti Spambot massures

Postby sad jazz cantaloupe » Fri Jan 22, 2010 9:03 pm

yo nick I can catch spambots for you, I've been reporting them about as soon as they come on lately.
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Re: Anti Spambot massures

Postby baloki » Fri Jan 22, 2010 9:05 pm

I've been posting here for years and cleverly evaded being caught.

*goes back to posting links to things*
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Re: Anti Spambot massures

Postby Tai » Sat Jan 23, 2010 6:08 pm

Oh hey I realized my (extremely limited) powers are back online AND OPERATATIONAL

If you notice something and I'm on IRC (which is most of the time) tell me and I'll see if I can zap em

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Re: Anti Spambot massures

Postby Doc Sigma » Mon Jan 25, 2010 4:38 pm

CLICK HEAR FOR PRONS

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Re: Anti Spambot massures

Postby Jakkal » Mon Jan 25, 2010 4:47 pm

CLICK HEAR FOR PRONS

its not working :cry: :cry: :cry: :crycry: :crycry: :mad: :mad: :dragon:
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Re: Anti Spambot massures

Postby Æron » Mon Jan 25, 2010 5:48 pm

We do have anti-spambot measures in place at the moment. Hunt and destroy.
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Re: Anti Spambot massures

Postby Muninn » Tue Jan 26, 2010 6:17 pm

There are no spambots, we moderators take turns to set up accounts that act as spambots and then move in to clear them, all so we can look competent and be seen as doing something.

Wondering why there was so much ugg boots spam? It's a prerequisite to join the mod team, you must have and like uggs.

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Re: Anti Spambot massures

Postby Doc Sigma » Tue Jan 26, 2010 6:36 pm

There are no spambots, we moderators take turns to set up accounts that act as spambots and then move in to clear them, all so we can look competent and be seen as doing something.
Holy CRAP the mods are the Watchmen!!!
Wondering why there was so much ugg boots spam? It's a prerequisite to join the mod team, you must have and like uggs.
...okay, maybe not so much.

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Re: Anti Spambot massures

Postby nickspoon » Tue Jan 26, 2010 7:19 pm

Also, we need something for all the anti-spambot masseurs to do.
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Re: Anti Spambot massures

Postby Doc Sigma » Wed Jan 27, 2010 2:06 pm

Also, we need something for all the anti-spambot masseurs to do.
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Re: Anti Spambot massures

Postby Tai » Wed Feb 03, 2010 12:15 am

Wondering why there was so much ugg boots spam?
Because earlier in the chat we discovered we could make a huge profit importing Uggs from Australia.

uggh why do the mods have to ruin my plans of undercutting the market

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Re: Anti Spambot massures

Postby Doc Sigma » Wed Feb 03, 2010 3:19 pm

Wondering why there was so much ugg boots spam?
Because earlier in the chat we discovered we could make a huge profit importing Uggs from Australia.
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I didn't know he was Australian. Or that there was more than one of him.


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