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post #1 of 10 Old 11-15-2013, 04:23 PM Thread Starter
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Why So Much Spam Lately?

Like it says, im just curious as to why theres been so much junk spam getting on here lately. Any ideas?
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post #2 of 10 Old 11-15-2013, 04:30 PM
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There needs to be a verification process similar to like what ADVrider has, where the membership must be approved before allowing you to be a member.

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We took off the 50 post limit for posting links with the intent of changing it to 5 or ten but it's now zero.

Pat- 2007 DL650A was ridden to all 48 contiguous states. I didn't quite make it to 17,000 miles on the 2012 DL650A.
Nicknames I use to lessen typing, Vee = 2002-2012 DL1000s. Vee2=2014-2016 DL1000s. Wee = 2004-2011 DL650s. Glee = 2012-2016 DL650s
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We took off the 50 post limit for posting links with the intent of changing it to 5 or ten but it's now zero.
That is a start in the right direction I reckon, hope it helps you out Pat.

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post #5 of 10 Old 11-15-2013, 07:07 PM
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Wow, wish I had known that. I got pictures to post.

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post #6 of 10 Old 11-17-2013, 01:15 AM
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There has been a large influx of Vietnamese spam on another forum. It's funny to me, but I can see it being a pita for admins.
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post #7 of 10 Old 11-17-2013, 01:40 AM
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Practically all of ours is from India.

Pat- 2007 DL650A was ridden to all 48 contiguous states. I didn't quite make it to 17,000 miles on the 2012 DL650A.
Nicknames I use to lessen typing, Vee = 2002-2012 DL1000s. Vee2=2014-2016 DL1000s. Wee = 2004-2011 DL650s. Glee = 2012-2016 DL650s
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post #8 of 10 Old 11-17-2013, 01:51 AM
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I make use of this resource: Stop Forum Spam

There are plugins for various forum software/versions that automate the process of blocking spammers

Stop Forum Spam

I add the username, email and IP address of every spammer I ban on the site I help moderate, and compare those of new members to their database to decide whether to accept of deny them forum access.

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Vietnamese spam....:spam: :drool5:
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post #10 of 10 Old 11-17-2013, 08:49 AM
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Vietnamese Spam sounds like it would be....delicious.

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