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Unown (WILD)

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Hey everyone. Every day we get a lot of spammers making accounts and posting their ads all over the place in their sigs, about page and even going as far as pming members with their bs.
If you see any of this please report it. I remove them on a daily basis but I can't watch the forum at all hours. We've been getting sex doll spammers too which is a huge violation. One of our members who is under age has reported getting a pm from one.
So please if you get any pms or see any spammers don't hesitate to report it. It would help greatly.

Thanks guys
 



bulukaki

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Did we just get another wave of spammers? I got the exact same PM with exact same contents
 

Unown (WILD)

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Them with a bot or two continually making multiple accounts has become more work than I can handle. I'm trying to get in touch with Avery to see if we can get some countermeasures hopefully soon because it's become a full time job.
It's hard to beat a computer program
 

Sowee7

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Them with a bot or two continually making multiple accounts has become more work than I can handle. I'm trying to get in touch with Avery to see if we can get some countermeasures hopefully soon because it's become a full time job.
It's hard to beat a computer program
isnt there some way to make a program that can ban bots saying those phrases?
 

Snecho

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Got one of those PMs a while back. Reported immediately- no problem chief 👍
Hey everyone. Every day we get a lot of spammers making accounts and posting their ads all over the place in their sigs, about page and even going as far as pming members with their bs.
If you see any of this please report it. I remove them on a daily basis but I can't watch the forum at all hours. We've been getting sex doll spammers too which is a huge violation. One of our members who is under age has reported getting a pm from one.
So please if you get any pms or see any spammers don't hesitate to report it. It would help greatly.

Thanks guys
Them with a bot or two continually making multiple accounts has become more work than I can handle. I'm trying to get in touch with Avery to see if we can get some countermeasures hopefully soon because it's become a full time job.
It's hard to beat a computer program
I let Avery know about the spam and bots. Hopefully he will get my emails sometime soon.
I'm on quite a few other forums based on the XenForo platform. I've never seen a single spammer on any of them. I don't know if they just have superior countermeasure code on their sites, or it it's just something about lasers/our site that attracts these cyber gnats like potheads to a Snoop Dogg concert

Is Avery still even active? I know he logs in like once a week, but he hasn't posted anything in over a year. I emailed him in 2019 and he never replied back
 

Unown (WILD)

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Avery is in our discord too but he rarely replies. We need some addons definitely. We can't even ban ip addresses which is probably why these bots can make account after account.
Check this out. And this isn't even close to how bad it's been.
Screenshot (52).png
 

icecruncher

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thanks for hard work and upkeep, I'm sure it takes a lot to keep up. I've only eceived one. Not the kind of thing you want to get on here. thank you!!!
 

Snecho

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Avery is in our discord too but he rarely replies. We need some addons definitely. We can't even ban ip addresses which is probably why these bots can make account after account.
Check this out. And this isn't even close to how bad it's been.
View attachment 73302
Lord almighty. Yeah, not being able to ban IP addresses is not good. It's pretty standard for most forums

It's probably the root cause of all this tbh
 

paul1598419

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Things have changed a lot around here in the past year. TBH, I miss the way things were. Oh well, you get what you pay for.
 




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