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Thread: Ads

  1. #1
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    Ads

    we seriously have an ad bot infestation in our new forum, anyone check out the historic posts

    we historically need ugg boots apparently

  2. #2
    Sheesh.. Yeah. Its an invasion

  3. #3
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    Lightbulb

    For starters, the registration process probably needs to be changed. Dayspring posted somewhere how to add questions to help keep the bots out. I did it to BEO and we have been golden since.

    "I'm not happy unless you're not happy"

  4. #4
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    I added a question/answer I am looking into a few things.

    -R
    Serving AGD customers since 93, wishing I could beat some common since into some of them about 5 hrs later.


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    Rome wasn't built in a day.

  6. #6
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    Here's the solution to your ad-bot woes:

    http://www.vbulletin.com/forum/showt...-registrations

    I'd be happy to help if needed.

  7. #7
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    ack... theyve escaped the historic posts section and are starting to get into other areas... one bumped an 8 yr old thread...

  8. #8
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    I think the same happened to other forums when switching to a newer VB platform

    Takes a while to plug gaps in the security

    We'll be getting hit with adverts for Viagra, incontinence pants and breast implants next

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