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    Possible anti-spam measure?

    Could it be set up so that users can't post links within their first few posts?
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    what about making it so that one of the mods has to approve new members(i know mods this would be annoying). at least that way the obvious spam names can be ignored.
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    oh and I'm gonna try to stay ontop of my A game reporting spam.
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    Thumbs up

    Thanks, SF. You're a good Mod candidate.
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    Quote Originally Posted by spanishfly View Post
    what about making it so that one of the mods has to approve new members(i know mods this would be annoying). at least that way the obvious spam names can be ignored.
    Well if you think about it, we hardly get any new members anyhow. Except for those people that just sign up and never post or just post once...

    That's how a few forums do it, you have to be approved first...
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    Quote Originally Posted by spanishfly View Post
    what about making it so that one of the mods has to approve new members(i know mods this would be annoying). at least that way the obvious spam names can be ignored.
    That's usually a webmaster function, not a mod job.

    And you can't just go by the name, as obvious as it sounds.

    There's been a few people who might otherwise be banned before they even started.
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    Quote Originally Posted by NE169 View Post
    That's usually a webmaster function, not a mod job.

    And you can't just go by the name, as obvious as it sounds.

    There's been a few people who might otherwise be banned before they even started.
    True. And it would demand a lot of work for Freak.

    Oh, some newbie got banned just by the IP check out stuff.
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    That's why that would be so simple, just to say no to links on first posts.
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    This is what happens when you fuck a stranger in the ass
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