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    I do things like get in a taxi and say, "The library, and step on it. Lord's Avatar
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    Default We need to do something about those spambots.

    I can't manually delete their posts there's just too many. What we need to do is get Mewtwo to ban their IP.

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    Vanity of vanities, all is vanity Hicky's Avatar
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    I banned their accounts, it's just not enough to hold back the minions of Hell

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    Give people deleting posts power.

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    how would banning their ip solve anything? there are numerous bots with numerous ips and even the same bot could easily use a proxy server.

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    what you need is a better captcha. god do you have full admin privileges yet?

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    no

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    Ok this is getting fucking ridiculus. We need solutions.

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    Vanity of vanities, all is vanity Hicky's Avatar
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    a lot of the spambots that have frequented these parts shared one IP address

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    You can make all newly registered accounts need Manual Activation from an Administrator to become active. You can then check the necessary information (IP adresses etc) of the accounts and decide whether it is a human or a Spambot. It may be a little inconvenient doing that, but it could be worth it if the spambots are eliminated from the site or at least significantly cut down in numbers.

    Well that's my idea.
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    youre wicked cool 10/10

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    Quote Originally Posted by Tony View Post
    You can make all newly registered accounts need Manual Activation from an Administrator to become active. You can then check the necessary information (IP adresses etc) of the accounts and decide whether it is a human or a Spambot. It may be a little inconvenient doing that, but it could be worth it if the spambots are eliminated from the site or at least significantly cut down in numbers.

    Well that's my idea.
    That is a terrible idea.

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    I motion for a council of war to be summoned.

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    if i had a horse for every time i heard that, i'd have 2 horse Pants's Avatar
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    kill lenencozy IMMEDIATELY


    your welcome

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    Vanity of vanities, all is vanity Hicky's Avatar
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    If you could get rid of one user's posts at a click of a button that would be a healthy short-term solution...

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    Quote Originally Posted by Pants, and the beast dwelling within View Post
    kill lenencozy IMMEDIATELY
    C-C-C-Combo Breaker!!!

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    hee i saw banned! :O

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    Vanity of vanities, all is vanity Hicky's Avatar
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    although random, "lenencozy" is actually a pretty swanky username

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    Quote Originally Posted by Hicky View Post
    If you could get rid of one user's posts at a click of a button that would be a healthy short-term solution...
    There's a "Delete posts as Spam" button which will ask you if you would like to delete the person's complete list of posts and/or ban them at the same time. It's currently the most convenient way of dealing with them.

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    what about .. eyebrows God's Avatar
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    spam bots have developed a sense of irony

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    if i had a horse for every time i heard that, i'd have 2 horse Pants's Avatar
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    lmao that was pretty ironic spammy the hamster


    your welcome

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    lol
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    I'll be here! Even if i have to make 300 alt accounts to have conversations with!!

    POKEDREAM FOR LIFE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
    Fullmetal if you aren't here in 10 years I will find you and make you post!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Rayne View Post
    what you need is a better captcha. god do you have full admin privileges yet?
    Don't be gay Rayne, we went through this. Someone, a PERSON, is signing up with the names MANUALLY and is releasing the bots under that username.

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    how do i get a job with the people that set up these spam bots? i want some easy money
    Quote Originally Posted by Fullmetal View Post
    I'll be here! Even if i have to make 300 alt accounts to have conversations with!!

    POKEDREAM FOR LIFE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
    Fullmetal if you aren't here in 10 years I will find you and make you post!!

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    Click on the links A BUNCH of times then they will send you an e-mail.

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    so it's been celery all along

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