Regarding spam bots

Regarding spam bots

Postby Lpfreaky90 » Tue Dec 10, 2013 10:03 pm

Hey everyone;

lately we've been having a lot of spam bots on this site; we've been actively banning them and for a few days we disabled the signups for these forums; hoping to see them leave. Yesterday we re-enabled the signups again; resulting at a bunch of spam bots logging in to the site again.

We're actively looking for ways to prevent spam bots more, but until we install some new features to do that, we feel that we need to keep the signups closed.

We'll keep you posted on this thread.
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Re: Regarding spam bots

Postby ChickenMobile » Sat Dec 14, 2013 10:35 pm

We need captchas!
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Re: Regarding spam bots

Postby Arachnaphob » Sun Dec 15, 2013 8:19 pm

What if the majority of the post is written in whatever language we see spambots write in, it would be deleted immediately and the "user" would be banned. (Just a random idea for a prevention method.)
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Re: Regarding spam bots

Postby yishbarr » Wed Dec 18, 2013 2:11 pm

Did you just enable signing up and these spambots started again with their gibberish? This is amazing. They're probably computers and not humans.
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Re: Regarding spam bots

Postby TheTobbell » Wed Dec 18, 2013 2:23 pm

yishbarr wrote:
This is amazing. They're probably computers and not humans.


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Re: Regarding spam bots

Postby yishbarr » Wed Dec 18, 2013 2:31 pm

I just say now dat de spambots are de compyuters.
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Re: Regarding spam bots

Postby Dafflewoctor » Wed Dec 18, 2013 4:15 pm

TheTobbell wrote:
yishbarr wrote:
This is amazing. They're probably computers and not humans.


Image

:D

Hmm. Reminds me of someone else on this website.
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Re: Regarding spam bots

Postby TheTobbell » Wed Dec 18, 2013 4:22 pm

Dr.Toaster Waffles wrote:
Hmm. Reminds me of someone else on this website.


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Re: Regarding spam bots

Postby yishbarr » Thu Dec 19, 2013 12:45 am

Dr.Toaster Waffles wrote:
TheTobbell wrote:
yishbarr wrote:
This is amazing. They're probably computers and not humans.


pic

:D

Hmm. Reminds me of someone else on this website.

No, not really. Just a picture.
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Re: Regarding spam bots

Postby iWork925 » Thu Dec 19, 2013 9:33 am

Dr.Toaster Waffles wrote:
TheTobbell wrote:
yishbarr wrote:
This is amazing. They're probably computers and not humans.


Image

:D

Hmm. Reminds me of someone else on this website.


Who?
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Re: Regarding spam bots

Postby yishbarr » Thu Dec 19, 2013 10:27 am

You.
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Re: Regarding spam bots

Postby Arachnaphob » Thu Dec 19, 2013 10:16 pm

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Re: Regarding spam bots

Postby Denominator » Sat Feb 01, 2014 1:49 pm

How about... Portal 2 Captchas!
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Re: Regarding spam bots

Postby yishbarr » Sat Feb 01, 2014 2:41 pm

Quite weird. Mr. Cavey doesn't like witchcraft, but this is worse.
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Re: Regarding spam bots

Postby Denominator » Sat Feb 01, 2014 2:50 pm

Lol. True, it is pretty weird =)

But yeah, normal Captchas should do the trick
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