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Post » Fri Jul 01, 2011 9:19 am

Seems the forum is starting to get hit by spam bots.

Maybe add captcha or something when posting a new topicor reply?
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Post » Fri Jul 01, 2011 9:25 am

Yea. I'm noticing them a lot more than usual. For some reason, I can't report them either
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Post » Fri Jul 01, 2011 9:25 am

Or for signup. Definitely need that report button back. Are all the mods still mods btw?
But yeah the construct classic discussion forum has been overrun by henlanlan's spam
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Post » Fri Jul 01, 2011 9:45 am

Thanks guys, the forum software just released a major new version which allows post reporting, I'm looking at getting it installed ASAP.

Mods should still be able to delete posts, atm I'm reading 90% of all posts and will delete them as they come.
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Post » Fri Jul 01, 2011 9:58 am

Or reintegrate the "foe" feature, it was the nonviolent way: ignoring spambots without killing them...
...but this is mostly psychological.
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Post » Fri Jul 01, 2011 5:04 pm

I can't delete posts yet, or do anything moderly. I've seen spam but had to leave it because of that.
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Post » Fri Jul 01, 2011 5:09 pm

Arima do you not have a 'Post options' button under each post?
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Post » Fri Jul 01, 2011 5:09 pm

@Arima.

I also just noticed that, unlike other forums, there is no colour differentiating a MOD from a normal user, i.e. Tom's avatar etc just looks the same scheme as everyone else. Seems a little wrong to me

I like to see who the MODs are in a board zenox982011-07-01 17:11:13
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Post » Fri Jul 01, 2011 5:12 pm

@Zenox, that is planned :) The forum software doesn't allow it but we will be moding it ourselves.
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Post » Fri Jul 01, 2011 5:16 pm

I've got post options, but all it lists is post reply and quote whomever.Arima2011-07-01 17:17:09
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