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Have Implemented Anti Spam Measures

Unread post by Saul » Wed Aug 29, 2012 8:06 pm

I have implemented a question/answer function on the user registration page in order to stop the muppets who keep trying to access our forum and populate it with spam...not of the meat variety of course, that would be terribly messy and after all, not everyone likes pork :lol:

The question answer is case sensitive so could be a bit of a pain if your not paying attention however, my time is limited and I would rather do this and allow genuine people on the board than have to keep trawling through hundreds of registrations trying to pick out the wheat from the chaff.

Apologies for the inconvenience but until all the spammers of the world have been done away with, there it is.
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Re: Have Implemented Anti Spam Measures

Unread post by Clyde » Thu Aug 30, 2012 3:21 am

Saul, I think most people are very understanding of the problems caused by spammers and are not likely to be upset by measures undertaken to keep the spammers out.
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Re: Have Implemented Anti Spam Measures

Unread post by Derek » Thu Aug 30, 2012 7:48 am

Agreed, I think most people will understand. The amount of spam I am currently getting by email, which is getting more clever and now getting past the spam filters is ridiculous.
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Re: Have Implemented Anti Spam Measures

Unread post by Saul » Thu Aug 30, 2012 9:12 am

Thanks guys. Well it seems to have done the trick. I went from hundreds of spam registrations yesterday to a big fat Zero today! :) Sure makes my life a lot easier.
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