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SirSquidness
Due to the influx of spam bots (up to hundreds per day), we've re-enabled manual activation of user accounts.

If you register and your account is not activated within 24 hours, please either contact any of us or jump in to our IRC channel and ask for help.

And please, if you know anyone who runs spam bots of this sort, kindly paint their car pink for us.

--edit 14/03 --
You are able to log in to your account before it is activated, only your posting abilities are restricted. Registering for an event will automatically approve your account.
phrostyboi
ya should install one of the antispam mods if ya havn't
spambots suck don't they

another lan I went to used ips and we just set up a simple human check question and they seemed to stop altogether
Guni
The human check question isn't a bad idea.
Camaran
Captcha kgo
jutzy
QUOTE (Guni @ Mar 5 2011, 01:25 PM) *
The human check question isn't a bad idea.


Where the answer to the question = Guni? tongue.gif
SirSquidness
There is already a captcha. It doesn't stop the bots smile.gif
phrostyboi
captcha doesnt do jack
I found with our forum that if we set up the answer needing a combination of numbers and letters in particular places the bots couldn't sign up, let alone post shite
Alioth
QUOTE (SirSquidness @ Mar 7 2011, 02:14 PM) *
There is already a captcha. It doesn't stop the bots smile.gif


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