Cellphone promoters here = spambots?

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Cellphone promoters here = spambots?

Post by yexusbeliever » Tue Jul 11, 2006 1:05 pm

Are these cellphone promoters in the forums here spambots? If so, how are they getting through our Olympus system?
hmm....

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Re: Cellphone promoters here = spambots?

Post by NeoThermic » Tue Jul 11, 2006 1:07 pm

Humans, not bots. Try as you might, you can't stop a human from reading a captcha. ;)

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Re: Cellphone promoters here = spambots?

Post by Lastof » Tue Jul 11, 2006 4:36 pm

NeoThermic wrote: Humans, not bots. Try as you might, you can't stop a human from reading a captcha. ;)

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You can, just turn up all the options to full. There are some issues with such a policy that I am failing to mention.
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Re: Cellphone promoters here = spambots?

Post by Waleed » Tue Jul 11, 2006 8:04 pm

Lastof wrote: There are some issues with such a policy that I am failing to mention.


haha. of course!

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Re: Cellphone promoters here = spambots?

Post by Captain Kirk » Wed Jul 12, 2006 12:24 am

I spect it wont belong before bots learn how to defeat the new CAPTCHA

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Re: Cellphone promoters here = spambots?

Post by stubbers » Wed Jul 12, 2006 1:35 am

Probably not, but then phpBB will just release a new one... That's the way the world goes round, and round, and round, and round!

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Re: Cellphone promoters here = spambots?

Post by ElbertF » Wed Jul 12, 2006 9:59 am

So far, there's been only one spambot that has managed to register and post more then a few messages :mrgreen:

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Re: Cellphone promoters here = spambots?

Post by asmith3006 » Wed Jul 12, 2006 4:41 pm

spambot wrote: So far, there's been only one spambot that has managed to register and post more then a few messages :mrgreen:

As soon as they can I'm sure they'll block the pesky blighter :)

I'm still convinced you are a bot. A helpful one I'll grant you.

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Re: Cellphone promoters here = spambots?

Post by yexusbeliever » Wed Jul 12, 2006 9:27 pm

spambot wrote: So far, there's been only one spambot that has managed to register and post more then a few messages :mrgreen:
So what do we do to spambot nowdays?
hmm....

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Re: Cellphone promoters here = spambots?

Post by stubbers » Thu Jul 13, 2006 4:21 am

It would be interesting to make a forum bot, that went around responding to forum questions in the level of detail as spambot does... Only problem is he's a little too human to be a bot :P

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