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Thread: Spam. Lovely Spam.

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    Default Spam. Lovely Spam.

    The forums are getting clogged with spamming bots. Can we have some more mods patrolling to delete them.
    Improving the world one idiot at a time!

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    Default Re: Spam. Lovely Spam.

    I went onto the register page and there doesn't seem to be any kind of human verification.
    Admin CP -> Settings -> Human Verification Options -> Question & Answer Verification

    Would that help at all? Hopefully, reduce it a little so it's not all on the mods.
    I was a joint admin on a Xenforo forum and ours helped a little although there were some clever buggers that got around it.

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    Default Re: Spam. Lovely Spam.

    Spam dealt with for the time being, and the behavior has been red flagged to deal with on a higher level. Please report posts out of the ordinary - might draw mod attention faster than otherwise

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    It's still happening!
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    Default Re: Spam. Lovely Spam.

    I did have an idea. How about if we spot it, say in a profile, we go to the profile and post, then report ourselves? (Don't ban us though. )

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