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by johnsemple
Mon Feb 09, 2009 9:13 am
Forum: phpBB 3.0.x Support
Topic: Need new field in registration page
Replies: 8
Views: 5024

Re: Need new field in registration page

I have stopped my spammers (for now) using two custom profile fields as suggested but I am on 3.0.4

http://phpbbcom.phpbbservice.nl/kb/arti ... -tool.html
by johnsemple
Mon Feb 09, 2009 8:58 am
Forum: phpBB 3.0.x Support
Topic: SPAMBOTS - how can we stop them - read FIRST post.
Replies: 234
Views: 221134

Re: SPAMBOTS - how can we stop them - read FIRST post.

I did the 2 Custom Profile Fields explained at the start of this thread, one based on numbers and the other a question relevant to the subject of my forum and no spammers in the past 24 hours.... we were getting 6 per day....
by johnsemple
Sat Feb 07, 2009 8:59 pm
Forum: Chit Chat
Topic: Weekly Live
Replies: 0
Views: 1609

Weekly Live

The "weekly live" was very interesting... it also gave some "humanity" to some of the names that do so much around here.
by johnsemple
Sat Feb 07, 2009 3:30 pm
Forum: Chit Chat
Topic: Logging in here
Replies: 4
Views: 4298

Re: Logging in here

Thank you.... now on chocolate chip..... ;)
by johnsemple
Sat Feb 07, 2009 1:38 pm
Forum: phpBB 3.0.x Support
Topic: SPAMBOTS - how can we stop them - read FIRST post.
Replies: 234
Views: 221134

Re: SPAMBOTS - how can we stop them - read FIRST post.

I am interested in trying the queued posts option. My board is using version 3.0.2 though, and I can't seem to find where in the ACP to adjust the queued post settings. Is that feature only available in 3.0.4? I'm not sure I'm really in the mood for an upgrade :) I believe it's only available from ...
by johnsemple
Sat Feb 07, 2009 9:30 am
Forum: Chit Chat
Topic: Logging in here
Replies: 4
Views: 4298

Logging in here

I had trouble logging in here this morning using Safari. I would enter the log in details and it looked as if I was logged in in the legend but if I tried to post or "view your posts" it would direct me to the log in page. I thought I might have used the wrong password at first but got that resent. ...
by johnsemple
Sat Feb 07, 2009 9:21 am
Forum: phpBB 3.0.x Support
Topic: SPAMBOTS - how can we stop them - read FIRST post.
Replies: 234
Views: 221134

Re: SPAMBOTS - how can we stop them - read FIRST post.

All our forum emails are bouncing back as spam probably due to the number of spammers joining us, as we have our board set to admin activation they are never returning to post but the activation emails still go out. Last week it was all our members "subscribe to topic" and notifications emails with ...
by johnsemple
Tue Feb 03, 2009 6:02 pm
Forum: phpBB 3.0.x Support
Topic: recent spambots
Replies: 23
Views: 14949

Re: recent spambots

We used to get 2 or 3 from China untill last week now as has been reported here they are from .ru.... also I am beginning to get some using a "shared network device" one using this had an IP from Switzerland then when I saw them online about 20 minutes after activation the IP was from Ireland..