Too much SPAM in the last Months

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omiez
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Too much SPAM in the last Months

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Hello Admins and friends

There is a lot of Spam coming to the forum in the last months, is it possible to change something about this?

If you need more Admins i have some time to spend.

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Re: Too much SPAM in the last Months

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Hi the spam has bin pissing me off to! I have bin reporting as much as i can and most of it gets deleted. I am not shore what can be dun about it but pleas don't put captures on the log in page as i am blind and this wood make it very hard for me to log in as i can not see the letters.
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omiez
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Re: Too much SPAM in the last Months

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We are doing the same job my friend. I report as much as i can too and yes captcha or something like this is annoying.

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Re: Too much SPAM in the last Months

Post by n0pin »

It seems that there are a lot of spam bots infiltrating this forum. The worst is that some are pretending to be giving advices or answers to questions asked, which are completely wrong and confuse some people, that don't recognize spam bots.

It's not as bad as on some forums, given that the spam posts are removed periodically, but It would be good to look into some anti-spam feature, as it can get worse.

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Re: Too much SPAM in the last Months

Post by omiez »

Right my friend, it could be worst. Implementing any measures against the bots would be great but how our friend tapper told he is blind and a captcha in example would give him problems to login.

If the forum will implement something to protect please look at something that everybody can use.

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Re: Too much SPAM in the last Months

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I check every few days and follow up on reports

If you see it - flag it and I'll delete the spam posts
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Re: Too much SPAM in the last Months

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Every time I see spam, I report it. I actively look for it so others don't have to deal with it...
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Re: Too much SPAM in the last Months

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its a bit out of control guys.
i really think a CAPTCHA on the registration page at the very least should be implemented.

i hate them but i think it may be a necessary evil here.
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