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Wolfy
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Sun Jul 18, 2010 3:30 am

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Although its been about 12 to 14 hours, I've noticed an extremely large drop in spambot registration since I blocked out the email addresses of a number of commonly seen ones, such as all the *@mail.ru

It seems to be working wonderfully! Instead of having up to about 24 bots registering per day, we've had only... 6? so far today, and a number of them were in before I blocked out the email addresses.

So I think I'm going to make a note here.
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Sun Jul 18, 2010 3:37 am

But where are we going to get all our cheap viagra from now? :evil:
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Sun Jul 18, 2010 4:20 am

:lol:
I already deleted all the viagra bots and put a ban on the usage of "viagra" in the user name too.

Umm, I would recommend your email's spam box then.
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Sun Jul 18, 2010 9:11 pm

Shrike wrote:But where are we going to get all our cheap viagra from now? :evil:
:?: Eh why would you need viagra? Its for oldies..
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Mon Jul 19, 2010 1:34 am

stealthx wrote:
Shrike wrote:But where are we going to get all our cheap viagra from now? :evil:
:?: Eh why would you need viagra? Its for oldies..
Someone has to ask those important questions on behalf of the community.


Although I agree, and I'd be worried if I needed the stuff at age 18.....
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Mon Jul 19, 2010 2:13 am

What about all the other quality unassured overseas pharmaceuticals? Also, what about the hot young [new "slang"* term for girls that has been devised solely for the purpose of getting by automated filters]? Where will we get our dubiously legal prawns? And what about the pirated and spyware, virus, and rootkit ridden software? There's more to spam than erectile disfunction.

* not real slang. Real slang is developed by the slang using population. "Slang" is developed by advertisers who don't want to use the actual name of their product.

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Mon Jul 19, 2010 5:22 pm

Iwould suggest blocking also cialis and levitra.

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Mon Jul 19, 2010 7:36 pm

I blocked cialis

I should also block levitra
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Mon Jul 19, 2010 8:28 pm

Hopefully this is perminite though a simple captcha system would be good.
Especially like in phpbb3 or smf
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Mon Jul 19, 2010 8:37 pm

Ttech wrote:Hopefully this is perminite though a simple captcha system would be good.
Especially like in phpbb3 or smf
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Tue Jul 20, 2010 3:59 am

Not to forget all those other wonderful Happy Pills you can get cheaply!
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