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by Daworm
Thu Feb 05, 2009 6:25 am
Forum: phpBB 3.0.x Support
Topic: Spam Bots & phpBB3?
Replies: 47
Views: 71731

Re: Spam Bots & phpBB3?

There's a Facebook game I play "Mousehunt" the dev's have implmented a new captcha on it that I think atm is quite fool-proof. it will display 3 random shapes, and within those shapes, random numbers in random positions at random colours. Then has a prompt to enter the numbers that appear in a certa...
by Daworm
Wed Feb 04, 2009 2:00 am
Forum: phpBB 3.0.x Support
Topic: recent spambots
Replies: 23
Views: 18804

Re: recent spambots

It has been noted that changing the noise level to both the foreground and background of the CAPTCHA is holding them off. They are probably only breaking the default noise levels. Do note that changing those levels can make it harder for humans too, so it is a trade off. One other option, in the KB...
by Daworm
Tue Feb 03, 2009 9:45 pm
Forum: phpBB 3.0.x Support
Topic: recent spambots
Replies: 23
Views: 18804

Re: recent spambots

Can you do the Custom Profile Field (or a variant of it) for guest postings?
As I said, we do allow guest postings (with Captcha, but I think I've made it too complex), for my forum setup this is ideal as we only manually activate accounts once approved to join (it's a guild forum for Age of Conan).
by Daworm
Tue Feb 03, 2009 7:36 am
Forum: phpBB 3.0.x Support
Topic: recent spambots
Replies: 23
Views: 18804

Re: recent spambots

The ironic thing is... I didn't get no spam bots at all until I updated to 3.0.4 from 3.0.2. I reckon, within 6 hours of updating the spam bots started successfully getting through. I don't know what was done, but while people were reporting it up to as recent as 2 weeks ago it first started, I pers...
by Daworm
Thu Jan 25, 2007 4:30 am
Forum: [3.0/Olympus] Discussion
Topic: ajax?
Replies: 63
Views: 36745

Re: ajax?

I'd like to see an AJAX mouseover of topics, that'll display the first X lines of a post.
by Daworm
Tue Jan 09, 2007 3:06 am
Forum: [3.0/Olympus] Styling
Topic: BOT Style
Replies: 13
Views: 12326

Re: BOT Style

Ectoman wrote: it has thousands of my pages indexed now.

How big is your site ??
by Daworm
Tue Jan 09, 2007 2:54 am
Forum: [3.0/Olympus] Styling
Topic: Beta style vs Release style?
Replies: 15
Views: 14583

Re: Beta style vs Release style?

Uchiha Nick wrote: most will probably create their own style anyway, to match it to their site

No doubt about it.

But I know a lot of people that still use the standard phpBB 2.0.X theme...
by Daworm
Tue Jan 09, 2007 2:52 am
Forum: [3.0/Olympus] Styling
Topic: Reduce width and center the page -- any simple way?
Replies: 53
Views: 65490

Re: Reduce width and center the page -- any simple way?

Maybe... set a min-width as pixels, and a max width as percentage ??
by Daworm
Mon Jan 08, 2007 5:47 am
Forum: [3.0/Olympus] Discussion
Topic: CVS for phpBB 3.0
Replies: 4
Views: 3608

Re: CVS for phpBB 3.0

Gah - that's the ONLY page I didn't go to!! LOL
I only came to the Area51 part as I saw it linked in a thread from the Beta support forums on phpbb.com
by Daworm
Mon Jan 08, 2007 5:16 am
Forum: [3.0/Olympus] Discussion
Topic: CVS for phpBB 3.0
Replies: 4
Views: 3608

CVS for phpBB 3.0

Ok ok .. I KNOW that it is unsupported and that use is at your own risk. I've been told in another thread to read the 'read this before posting'. I have, I've searched... I can't seem to find a link through to the CVS location for phpBB 3.0. Truly, I can't. Please, can someone provide a link towards...