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Forum degenerating in spam posts

Postby Quintus » 29 Oct 2014 09:10

Hi everyone,

as you most likely have noticed, the forum is under heavy attack of spam bots. The IP ban function crashes, and deleting spam users also sometimes crashes (as can be seen with this DanielVodoo users). I can’t really do much about that, therefore I can only recommend everyone to join our fork’s forums if you want a spam-free and maintained forum experience.

Don’t judge the fork’s state from this forum. Please come over.

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Re: Forum degenerating in spam posts

Postby sydneyjd » 23 Nov 2014 19:45

Yes, please do. But leave the spambots here. :D
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Re: Forum degenerating in spam posts

Postby sydneyjd » 26 Nov 2014 22:48

Wow, the spambots have been working hard today... YOU CANNOT WIN!!!!!!
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Re: Forum degenerating in spam posts

Postby datahead » 30 Nov 2014 12:08

To quote Gandalf - "You shall not pass!"
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Re: Forum degenerating in spam posts

Postby sydneyjd » 30 Nov 2014 15:10

Yay, no spambots all night!! :D
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Re: Forum degenerating in spam posts

Postby datahead » 02 Dec 2014 08:44

Okay - take a look - do you think the posts by fifacoinsgdsy are copied and pasted from somewhere?
It looks like the spam bots have a new edge in our war - these types of posts are harder to identify. This one has prominent Runescape links at the bottom of each post.
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Re: Forum degenerating in spam posts

Postby Luiji » 02 Dec 2014 14:35

datahead wrote:Okay - take a look - do you think the posts by fifacoinsgdsy are copied and pasted from somewhere?
It looks like the spam bots have a new edge in our war - these types of posts are harder to identify. This one has prominent Runescape links at the bottom of each post.


I think in a subject about graphics, someone suddenly going off about how they're usually the one to initiate sex with their husband and how they don't want to take up his time if he'd rather be doing something else like yard work qualifies as easy to spot. :P
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Re: Forum degenerating in spam posts

Postby datahead » 02 Dec 2014 16:40

I hesitated at first until I looked at several posts from the user. This one seemed different because they were coping and pasting other people's posts, though, which I had not yet seem spam bots do.
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Re: Forum degenerating in spam posts

Postby sydneyjd » 06 Dec 2014 18:31

Whewph, that round of spam took 30 mins to clean up. O_O
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Re: Forum degenerating in spam posts

Postby Quintus » 27 Dec 2014 18:22

sydney, the hero, is fighting an entire army of spambots nearly alone... We should should add a resemblance to the game in some level so his fearless efforts do not get forgotten, although finally they are doomed to be in vain...

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Re: Forum degenerating in spam posts

Postby To4ooo4 » 30 Dec 2014 19:07

Guys, I'm back after years of not posting on here!
I HEREBY PLEDGE TO DESTROY THE SPAMBOT MENACE!!!
LET'S START...
THE ANTI-SPAM UNION or something like that...
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Re: Forum degenerating in spam posts

Postby sydneyjd » 31 Dec 2014 03:56

How about SPAM_BE_GONE? No, wait, that sounds too much like sink degreaser. :P
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Re: Forum degenerating in spam posts

Postby Quintus » 11 Jan 2015 21:03

I lock this topic now because it’s an announcement and spambots are posting to it all the time again.

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Re: Forum degenerating in spam posts

Postby Quintus » 13 Jan 2015 16:58

I have disabled the registration of new users now. I hope this will stop the flood of spambots.

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