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I wasn't good enough at encouraging people to be kinder, and removing people who refuse to be kind. Encouraging people is hard, and removing people creates conflict, and I hate conflict... so that's why I wasn't better at it.

I was a very, very sensitive teen. The atmosphere of this forum as it is now, if it had existed in 1996, would probably have upset me far more than it would have helped.

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Spambot overload

There is way too many spambots making threads like "What's your favorite movie/music?" It should be stopped.
05-03-2012 02:38 AM
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RE: Spambot overload

(05-03-2012 02:38 AM)Fish Wrote:  There is way too many spambots making threads like "What's your favorite movie/music?" It should be stopped.

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05-03-2012 03:34 AM
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RE: Spambot overload

This bot is pissing me off, I do NOT want to watch the avengers movie!
05-03-2012 04:59 AM
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RE: Spambot overload

Use the report button people and the ss police will handle it to the best of their abilities.

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05-04-2012 03:02 AM
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RE: Spambot overload

Soulriser make your next annual visit relatively soonish and implement better spambot defence already
05-05-2012 10:48 PM
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RE: Spambot overload

inb4 spambot posts in this thread.

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05-06-2012 12:21 AM
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The SS public's faith in Soul's banhammer is dwindling.

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05-06-2012 04:37 AM
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(05-06-2012 04:37 AM)gore goroth Wrote:  The SS public's faith in Soul's banhammer is dwindling.
>soul
>actually banning someone anyone

I'm so new you can suck my nuts
05-06-2012 04:59 AM
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RE: Spambot overload

What, I've been banning a lot of these bots lately and deleting their posts. I noticed a pattern... a large number of them are from India. They are not automated bots bypassing the anti-bot stuff, these are probably real people who are being paid ridiculously low amounts of money to actually sign up on forums and manually post spam.

99% of them were using email addresses from the same disposable email site, so I just banned the whole domain.

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RE: Spambot overload

(05-07-2012 04:32 AM)SoulRiser Wrote:  What, I've been banning a lot of these bots lately and deleting their posts. I noticed a pattern... a large number of them are from India. They are not automated bots bypassing the anti-bot stuff, these are probably real people who are being paid ridiculously low amounts of money to actually sign up on forums and manually post spam.

99% of them were using email addresses from the same disposable email site, so I just banned the whole domain.

Good! Don't stop there!

Perma ban them all!!!

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05-07-2012 05:26 AM
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Pic related: Soul and the banhammer.
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RE: Spambot overload

wrong soulriser is blonde and has really short hair, also mohawk
05-07-2012 05:41 AM
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Wrong, not blonde, more like brown... and it's not a mohawk anymore. Razz

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(05-07-2012 04:32 AM)SoulRiser Wrote:  India


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Damn towel heads

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