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Optimus Prime
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PostPosted: Thu Jun 01, 2017 5:42 am    Post subject: Bot question? Reply with quote

Do you ban the bots after they post and their posts get deleted?

As it is a bit futile if they aren't, as they'll just post again.

Not having a pop, as the Nile forum was riddled with bots, sometimes about 100 posts a day from them, so I know the frustration they cause.
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PostPosted: Thu Jun 01, 2017 7:18 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Yes, an effort is generally made to ban bots. I do what I can when I can on it, but I don't check the forums quite every day. Sorry for the bots that do get on here still... Crying or Very sad A number of efforts have been made in the past in the spam fight. Thanks for the reminder though.



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PostPosted: Thu Jun 01, 2017 9:32 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

We had a major problem with them on the Nile forum, to the point where registrations are no longer on.

The fight goes on Wink .
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PostPosted: Wed Aug 02, 2017 3:24 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Speaking of which, I just banned a user and ip address who had posted on this very thread! Mad



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PostPosted: Thu Aug 03, 2017 5:35 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

It posted a fair bit.

Mayhaps missed a couple of real posts in the mean time.
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PostPosted: Thu Aug 03, 2017 10:36 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Yes, I know-I hope I got them all though.
I deleted the user- and spent a long while deleting posts all throughout the forums yesterday....



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PostPosted: Thu Aug 03, 2017 10:50 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

The trappings of modum.

On the Nile forum, we had a few hundred bot posts a day to contend with. So much so, registrations have been turned off for about 5 years now, and it is now totally dead because of them.

I hope here doesn't suffer the same fate, as I come here every day.
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PostPosted: Mon Aug 07, 2017 5:56 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I certainly hope that won't happen here. We certainly appreciate your faithfulness to the forum and all your entertaining and interesting posts. Very Happy Cool



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PostPosted: Tue Aug 08, 2017 5:38 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

MacGyver wrote:
your entertaining and interesting posts. Very Happy Cool


Some on my other forums would disagree with that hehe.
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PostPosted: Wed Aug 16, 2017 11:47 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Potential bot alert.

New signed up member customresearchpaperonline. Sounds like a bot.
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PostPosted: Sat Aug 19, 2017 5:49 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Thanks for the tip. I'll look into it.



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PostPosted: Sun Aug 20, 2017 6:12 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Not trying to be a background mod Wink .

Just aiding the fight against those pesky bots.
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PostPosted: Sun Aug 20, 2017 6:18 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

At least they have stopped trying to sell British-made kitchens ALL THE TIME Razz



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PostPosted: Wed Aug 23, 2017 1:53 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Optimus Prime- of course not. I seriously do appreciate your vigilance on that. Very Happy

ID- so does the spam overload mean British kitchens truly are the best or they're just that desperate for business? Laughing



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PostPosted: Wed Aug 23, 2017 3:53 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

MacGyver wrote:

ID- so does the spam overload mean British kitchens truly are the best or they're just that desperate for business? Laughing


Hahaha, probably both xD



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PostPosted: Thu Aug 24, 2017 5:30 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Thanks MacGyver.

And definitely desperate.

My dad's olde friend, who passed away in 97 had a ******* business. And I swear, he had the best ******* I've seen. Black and white with brass fittings.
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PostPosted: Sun Aug 27, 2017 5:44 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

That does sound rather nice. Smile



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PostPosted: Wed Nov 01, 2017 6:31 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Bots sneaking back in.

I'd like to offer my services to clean them out and delete their posts, if you want? I'm on here every day.
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