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administrator 03-08-2007 04:16 PM

knock on wood....
 
spammers be gone!

I installed an update to the registration system yesterday that thwarts spammers from automatically registering and posting their crap on the site. I am sure over time they'll figure out how to get around my latest invention, but we'll try to stay at least one step ahead.

believe it or not, the spammers had developed software that could actually read the graphical image that was displayed at registration with characters and letters (you know ... the one's that you and I could hardly read) :) :) :)

In addition we installed new image uploading software that should correct the problem some members were having when attempting to upload new images...

thank again...

Jeff, Chris and everyone else at SailNet.

Idiens 03-08-2007 04:21 PM

Thanks for all the hard work Admin.

Giulietta 03-08-2007 04:21 PM

Good....thanks

So..no more paris Hilton???? Damn......

bestfriend 03-08-2007 04:48 PM

Isn't spam made from horse meat?

PBzeer 03-08-2007 04:53 PM

You'd have to ask Hormel, or Mr Whitekeys in Anchorage, AK, leader of the Fabulous Spamtones. (Where they also serve spam on the menu at his club)

sailingdog 03-08-2007 05:43 PM

Good luck Jeff... I hope it works.. the spam was really getting annoying, especially when it would drag up 4+ year old threads.

goose327 03-08-2007 06:02 PM

You run a tight ship Jeff, thanks.
But PLEASE you guys,, quit using that word for unwanted internet clutter,, I like SPAM.

sailingdog 03-08-2007 06:36 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by goose327
You run a tight ship Jeff, thanks.
But PLEASE you guys,, quit using that word for unwanted internet clutter,, I like SPAM.

LOL, yeah, it's usually on my provisions list too. ;)

Giulietta 03-08-2007 06:53 PM

SPAM SPAM SPAM SPAM...We have SPAM with Potatoes and SPAM, SPAM with tomatoes and SPAM, and also SPAM with SPAM and SPAM...in case you don't like SPAM....

Here polly polly polly...it is but a dead parrot
it is not...he is sleeping
sleeeeeeping????
He looks dead to me....
no its not....he's sleeping

goose327 03-08-2007 06:55 PM

LOL,, one of my all time favorites G.

BUT, we really shouldn't take ADMINs thread o/t,, bad style........


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