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Old 12-08-2010, 08:38 PM   #16
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*Hits Button*

"That was easy!"

???...*Hits Button*

"That was easy!"

...

*Repeatedly Hits Button*

"That was easy!" - "That was easy!" - "That was easy!" - "That was easy!" - "That was easy!"- ...

"This account has been banned for excessive spamming of the 'Easy' Button, please contact the administrator to have your nutts stapled to the floor."
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Old 12-08-2010, 11:06 PM   #17
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*Hits Button*

"That was easy!"

???...*Hits Button*

"That was easy!"

...

*Repeatedly Hits Button*

"That was easy!" - "That was easy!" - "That was easy!" - "That was easy!" - "That was easy!"- ...

"This account has been banned for excessive spamming of the 'Easy' Button, please contact the administrator to have your nutts stapled to the floor."
HAHAHAHAHA oh wow I think I just peed. LOL
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Old 12-08-2010, 11:20 PM   #18
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I had no idea Rob was into that stapling stuff...

*runs away*
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Old 12-09-2010, 01:31 AM   #19
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Haha, you guys are a riot. It almost makes up for these annoying spammers!
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Old 12-09-2010, 12:00 PM   #20
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I haven't noticed more spam in the forums I frequent (mods may be zapping it before I see it) but I have definately seen an increase in mail spam I receive.

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Old 12-09-2010, 01:28 PM   #21
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I haven't noticed more spam in the forums I frequent (mods may be zapping it before I see it) but I have definately seen an increase in mail spam I receive.
I call it spam, my boss calls it work
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Old 12-09-2010, 03:38 PM   #22
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You are not alone, a lot of forums have been hit with spammers, I have seen as many as 5+ a day, heck one guy posted 200 times (some dedication) making it a pain to clean up.

The majority of spammers I have seen are "human" at least until they have established an account, after that they program the details into a robot that updates profile info and starts posting messages.

Luckily the majority of them post right away which allows you to delete them on site however some just create the account and come back several months later and update their profile info. (sneaky bastards) The ones that really get me are the spammers who make innocent posts asking for help then after 3 or so replies they come back with another post full of links.

Removing the ability to update sig or homepage info is a nice fix, although it doesn't solve the problem, some anti spam tools allow you to control this with a post count requirements but that really hurts your members more than preventing spam.

Best thing you can do is require account activation by email, that alone will remove almost all of the automated postings, the next thing you can do is choose a non-standard captcha which will force the spammers to be human. It won't remove all of your spammers but helps quite a bit.
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Old 12-09-2010, 06:27 PM   #23
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Too true, and everyone should check out my new specs
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and everyone should check out my new specs
SPAMMER!

Get him!
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SPAMMER!

Get him!
He seems to be particularly sinister as he has over 200 posts ... now that is deep cover.
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Old 12-09-2010, 10:21 PM   #26
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He seems to be particularly sinister as he has over 200 posts ... now that is deep cover.
You look mighty suspicious too, Mister...
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Too true, and everyone should check out my new specs
same CPU as me! Still haven't overclocked mine yet...oh and my GPU is better
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it would be, if I wasn't running SLI and your CPU is likely a C3 lower volts on it. Supposedly OCs better, but its max vcore is 1.45, not that it means much, mine is at 1.53 47C and 47C ambient in the case lol dang gpu toasters.
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it would be, if I wasn't running SLI
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it would be, if I wasn't running SLI and your CPU is likely a C3 lower volts on it. Supposedly OCs better, but its max vcore is 1.45, not that it means much, mine is at 1.53 47C and 47C ambient in the case lol dang gpu toasters.
Awesome setup mate! but u should change ur avatar logo to Nvidia no? U have Green Power!
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