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Support => Bugs & Tips => Topic started by: Uli on March 19, 2015, 09:11:21 AM

Title: New moderator: welcome!
Post by: Uli on March 19, 2015, 09:11:21 AM
Without any announcement, Klaus had made Rockula a new moderator!
Welcome to the team!  :)

We can indeed use help to delete all the spam away.
Title: Re: New moderator: welcome!
Post by: Rockula on March 19, 2015, 03:28:04 PM
I've been deleting the Spam but is there anyway I can block them permanently?
Title: Re: New moderator: welcome!
Post by: Klaus on March 20, 2015, 11:10:26 AM
Bloody hell... SPAM...
Title: Re: New moderator: welcome!
Post by: EastKentTaff on March 20, 2015, 02:00:23 PM
Spam, Spam, Spam...

I don't like SPAM (ssh dear your causing a fuss)..

Which reminds me Spamalot next month.....
Title: Re: New moderator: welcome!
Post by: slaughterboy on March 21, 2015, 08:36:12 AM
I've been deleting the Spam but is there anyway I can block them permanently?

I think some systems are more vulnerable than others. Not knowing how to block it, I looked up different spam blocking sites on the net but most seem to need you to change the site over to their system for the blocking to work.

I'm no expert. Sorry  :)
Title: Re: New moderator: welcome!
Post by: slaughterboy on March 21, 2015, 08:49:41 AM
Also, I've noticed that of the dozen or so 'Users' currently on the site, I'm the only real person. The rest are spammers.

Probably the only way to keep them out is a change of site management to a provider that gives better security questions, like the one that asks you to copy the words and numbers in a box on the screen. Or one that needs personal authorisation from someone with Mod powers  before a new member can post. That way, spammers with names like cylifax1476 or similar get knocked back at the first hurdle. Mind you...that would probably have meant that we'd never have gotten the wise words of Claret999 past the security. Sounds like a site for winos!! :D
Title: Re: New moderator: welcome!
Post by: Fred21 on March 21, 2015, 12:27:39 PM
Or one that needs personal authorisation from someone with Mod powers...

No to Mod powers - this is a punk-based site!

Sounds like a site for winos!! :D

Sounds LIKE a site for winos?
Title: Re: New moderator: welcome!
Post by: slaughterboy on March 22, 2015, 05:26:06 PM
Or one that needs personal authorisation from someone with Mod powers...

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No to Mod powers - this is punk-based site!

"You are the Mods, you are the Mods, you are the, you are the, you are the Mods" (repeat until boredom/sleep overcomes you)
Title: Re: New moderator: welcome!
Post by: slaughterboy on March 22, 2015, 05:27:26 PM
Sounds like a site for winos!! :D

Sounds LIKE a site for winos?
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Ah...my bad  :o
Title: Re: New moderator: welcome!
Post by: Fred21 on March 22, 2015, 06:00:26 PM
All true!

Uli and Ken:

(Deep breath)

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...and we love ya for it! 
Title: Re: New moderator: welcome!
Post by: Uli on March 24, 2015, 09:23:12 AM
Probably the only way to keep them out is a change of site management to a provider that gives better security questions, like the one that asks you to copy the words and numbers in a box on the screen. Or one that needs personal authorisation from someone with Mod powers  before a new member can post.

That was the plan - even with the "old" forum... but it didn't really work in that way.  :(
Let's hope Klaus can get it fixed!  8)