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  1. Batwolf

    Batwolf Double Team Premium Member

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    I've noticed that there's been a huge rise in spam during the past few days. Do you guys have any ideas or suggestions to prevent this?

    Also a fun fact, report the spam posts by clicking the black triangle with exclamation point below the post. That will immediately notify a moderator so that they can delete it. It'd be better if we all did this instead of posting in those threads.
     
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  2. washi me sensie

    washi me sensie The Oakley R┼Źnin

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    Got it boss!!! Mighty Thor with the Ban Hammer would hit the report post button immediately! :cool:
     
  3. Ecko

    Ecko Team RamRod Staff Member Premium Member

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    Is it possible to report a thread via tapatalk?
     
  4. Oakleholic

    Oakleholic Oakley Beginner

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    A Captcha generator on the page where you create a new thread or possibly on the make new post section temporarily might help. However, I know everyone including myself pretty much hates those. Might be worth a little frustration for a couple weeks to cull the bots.
     
  5. Rustpot

    Rustpot M Frame Lover Premium Member

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    It's gotta be where you create a new account.
     
  6. OakleyFrankFMJ

    OakleyFrankFMJ The Legend - - Vlad the Impaler Premium Member Lifetime Member

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    Oops. I answered the latest one before I read this. Sorry.

    Maybe make the join feature a little more difficult for obvious spammers? But then how to filter them out against good people?
     
  7. Juleye Exclusive Eyewear

    Juleye Exclusive Eyewear http://www.juleye.nl

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    On a forum that I owned we just had manual account activation and we filtered the spam accounts ourselves. I know it's a lot of extra work, but the most effective though...
     
  8. OakleyBoss

    OakleyBoss Moderator Staff Member Administrator

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    I just set up a re-captcha for the registration page. We'll see how it does compared to the current system of question and answer. Hopefully it helps curb some of the spam.
     
  9. Oakle y

    Oakle y Something Something Darkside Premium Member Lifetime Member

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    That's awesome thanks Boss.
     
  10. Yeti

    Yeti Frostmonkey Staff Member Premium Member

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    I am interested to see how much it helps.

    Pretty much every forum/comment section is getting hammered hard lately. Even the big guys like Engadget and Gizmodo are struggling with it.