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by Quixote Kid
Tue Feb 10, 2009 7:22 pm
Forum: phpBB 3.0.x Support
Topic: Adding pdf to my board, error the board attchment quota has
Replies: 2
Views: 5567

Re: Adding pdf to my board, error the board attchment quota has

stevemaury, good call! It was set to 50. I changed it to 100 and all is good!

Thanks for helping a newbie!
by Quixote Kid
Tue Feb 10, 2009 6:47 pm
Forum: phpBB 3.0.x Support
Topic: Adding pdf to my board, error the board attchment quota has
Replies: 2
Views: 5567

Adding pdf to my board, error the board attchment quota has

"Sorry, the board attachment quota has been reached."

What do I do to fix this? Sorry for the newbie question, but I'm lost.

Thanks in advance,
Q-Kid
by Quixote Kid
Thu Feb 05, 2009 8:07 pm
Forum: phpBB 3.0.x Support
Topic: SPAMBOTS - how can we stop them - read FIRST post.
Replies: 234
Views: 304841

Re: SPAM registrations after upgrading to 3.0.4

James N wrote:Try the Prime Anti spam mod (mirrored on my website) and/or set a moderation queue so that all new members first post(s) have to be approved.
How do you do this?

Can you also make it so that all the posts have to be approved for new members?

Definate newbie here...thanks for the help.
by Quixote Kid
Thu Feb 05, 2009 5:30 pm
Forum: phpBB 3.0.x Support
Topic: Banned user creating havoc
Replies: 12
Views: 8941

Re: Banned user creating havoc

I'm managing this by sending them back an e-mail requiring them to answer a couple of easy / simple questions and activating the replies. So far so good, with the above technique I'm catching all spam attempts and avoiding having hundreds of useless accounts. OK, Ive now set my settings so that new...
by Quixote Kid
Wed Feb 04, 2009 3:29 pm
Forum: phpBB 3.0.x Support
Topic: Banned user creating havoc
Replies: 12
Views: 8941

Re: Banned user creating havoc

Phantasmagoric, Great post on general admin/moderator places and what is and is not needed. Yes, his ban was needed. Yes, I talked to him on the phone even, all was well until he went off the deep end again. He is lifting pictures from the board and posting them on his site to help sell his product....
by Quixote Kid
Wed Feb 04, 2009 2:23 pm
Forum: phpBB 3.0.x Support
Topic: Banned user creating havoc
Replies: 12
Views: 8941

Re: Banned user creating havoc

OK, I've made it so that the banned user now has to go thru the admin, but how do I know it's him? I've recently caught him using a known email address, but he had gotten a different IP address.
by Quixote Kid
Wed Feb 04, 2009 3:31 am
Forum: phpBB 3.0.x Support
Topic: Banned user creating havoc
Replies: 12
Views: 8941

Banned user creating havoc

How do I stop a banned user from registering with free email addresses? He is persistent. I knew what his IP address was, but he must know a way to get new IP addresses. How can I stop this idiot from wasting my time?

Thanks for your help!