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    Default Spam-O-Matic - a new plugin to help fight spam

    First of all, I would like to thank everyone who has reported spam. I try to take care of it as quickly as I can sometimes I can't get to it as quickly as I'd like.

    To help reduce the amount of spam here I've installed the Spam-O-Matic plugin. It checks new registrations for known spammers against the database at StopForumSpam and if spam does get through, then Akismet should take care of it.

    Of course, there might be a few kinks that need worked out with the settings so spam may still get through. If you see any, please continue to report it and I can use the plugin to submit it to the database.

    Thank you all for your help!



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    Default Re: Spam-O-Matic - a new plugin to help fight spam

    Dan, this forum is so well run, please don't ever apologize for things like tardiness in getting rid of spammers, trolls, etc. Oh, and...

    "When Men differ in Opinion, both Sides ought equally to have the Advantage of being heard by the Publick;
    and that when Truth and Error have fair Play, the former is always an overmatch for the latter."

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    Default Re: Spam-O-Matic - a new plugin to help fight spam

    Dan, one thing I used effectively was setting the default location during registration to Baker Island. Then any registration that was from Baker Island just got banned automatically.

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    Default Re: Spam-O-Matic - a new plugin to help fight spam

    Quote Originally Posted by Jon Szanto View Post
    Dan, this forum is so well run, please don't ever apologize for things like tardiness in getting rid of spammers, trolls, etc. Oh, and...

    Looks like I need to do some adjusting to the settings... ;-)
    Thanks, Jon.

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    Dan, one thing I used effectively was setting the default location during registration to Baker Island. Then any registration that was from Baker Island just got banned automatically.
    Sounds simple enough. Thanks for the tip, jar.

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    Your article made me think about this issue in a new way. Rufus supports a variety of partition schemes, including MBR, GPT, and UEFI. Rufus kim possible can create bootable drives for a variety of operating systems, including Windows, Linux, and MacOS. Keep up the work.

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    Default Re: Spam-O-Matic - a new plugin to help fight spam

    Looks like the Spam-O-Matic plugin needs an update!



    Reported.

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    Reported again

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    Default Re: Spam-O-Matic - a new plugin to help fight spam

    You and me both Cyril. Sadly no-one seems to be listening.
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    Default Re: Spam-O-Matic - a new plugin to help fight spam

    What the heck, I reported it too.
    Quid rides? Mutato nomine de te fabula narratur. — Horace
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    Still it's always good to be reminded of Dan and how good he was when he was here. Goodness knows what he would think of this shambolic place now it's been left like the Mary Celeste. When Eric returned he didn't like the fact that money was being made by some FPG sales. Now he's got folk asking for and selling cannabis on here.
    Full circle?
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    Selling cannabis? That's a capital offense is some countries!
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