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lucas's avatar
10 years ago
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lucas
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ttf has a spam problem.

first steps:
1. disable registrations
2. wait for a week
3. delete from ttf_user where visit_date is null [this deleted 12510 rows here]

more to come.
Étrangère's avatar
10 years ago
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Étrangère
I am not a robot...
\o/

I love cleaning!
Carpetsmoker's avatar
10 years ago
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Carpetsmoker
Martin
My apartment could use a cleaning.
Étrangère's avatar
10 years ago
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Étrangère
I am not a robot...
I would clean your apartment in exchange for free airfare to the Netherlands.
Carpetsmoker's avatar
10 years ago
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Carpetsmoker
Martin
hmmm, don't tempt me ...
Étrangère's avatar
10 years ago
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Étrangère
I am not a robot...
DON'T BE A TEASE CARPET.
dannyp's avatar
10 years ago
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dannyp
dʎuuɐp
i'm pretty sure ttf can organize a tour for you haha.
lucas's avatar
10 years ago
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lucas
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yeah start here!
Étrangère's avatar
10 years ago
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Étrangère
I am not a robot...
Ok, toss some dates and money my way!
dannyp's avatar
10 years ago
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dannyp
dʎuuɐp
for some reason i don't think lucas's place needs cleaning, pretty sure he'd organize a tour however!
Étrangère's avatar
10 years ago
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Étrangère
I am not a robot...
I sort of doubt both of those things :x

So I haven't seen any posts too recently from bots...looks like it's working! \o/
phi_'s avatar
10 years ago
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phi_
... and let the Earth be silent after ye.
Registration is suspended still, though, isn't it?
lucas's avatar
10 years ago
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lucas
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yeah
Étrangère's avatar
10 years ago
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Étrangère
I am not a robot...
Oh. I thought it was only going to be for a week.
lucas's avatar
10 years ago
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lucas
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it would have only been a week if i wasn't so lazy
phi_'s avatar
10 years ago
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phi_
... and let the Earth be silent after ye.
Are you still working on a CAPTCHA setup? ttf-captcha?
phi_'s avatar
10 years ago
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phi_
... and let the Earth be silent after ye.
I'm not even sure I spelled that correctly.
lucas's avatar
10 years ago
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lucas
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i'm not actively working on it. i'm working on working on it.
phi_'s avatar
10 years ago
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phi_
... and let the Earth be silent after ye.
Fixin' to work on it? :p
Carpetsmoker's avatar
10 years ago
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Carpetsmoker
Martin
He's working towards putting it on his TODO list
phi_'s avatar
10 years ago
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phi_
... and let the Earth be silent after ye.
He's on his way towards working on putting it on his TODO list's revision table?
wumpwoast's avatar
10 years ago
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wumpwoast
agony carbunkle
Been dealing with spam too. On my ttf I started checking for common strings that appear in spammer posts. My thinking: if they can't post links, spamming your forum becomes a waste of their time.
lucas's avatar
10 years ago
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lucas
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fair enough.

still working on working on it
nny's avatar
10 years ago
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nny
M̮͈̣̙̰̝̃̿̎̍ͬa͉̭̥͓ț̘ͯ̈́t̬̻͖̰̞͎ͤ̇ ̈̚J̹͎̿̾ȏ̞̫͈y̭̺ͭc̦̹̟̦̭̫͊̿ͩeͥ̌̾̓ͨ
I get a solid few hundred spam comments a day on my wordpress blog. None of them ever make it to posted, but lord knows they don't stop trying.
lucas's avatar
8 years ago
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lucas
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registration is back up. we'll see if this honeypot works. it was my favorite idea from this article.
 
8 years ago
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larz-2012
test.
 
8 years ago
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larz-2012
one more, with a revision.
lucas's avatar
8 years ago
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lucas
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checks out.
Weasley's avatar
8 years ago
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Weasley
20 x 10 living
sounds fun, shouldn't the field be hidden, according to the article, or am I missing something?
lucas's avatar
8 years ago
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lucas
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yeah. that part is less important, so i procrastinated it. thanks for the reminder. r426.

it's so weird to be looking at php code for the first time in a year or more. quite the holiday.
Weasley's avatar
8 years ago
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Weasley
20 x 10 living
this is certainly the best bbs system in town.
asemisldkfj's avatar
8 years ago
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asemisldkfj
the law is no protection
still keeping ttf javascript-free?
lucas's avatar
8 years ago
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lucas
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Yeah, staying pure until TTF goes full PHP5+MVC+jQuery ("v2"). Who knows if or when that will happen.
Weasley's avatar
8 years ago
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Weasley
20 x 10 living
just like an official release of ttf, haha

when you say jQuery d'you mean for sending posts, updating and all that shit without reloading the page, using ajax, or do you have some more fancy stuff in mind?
lucas's avatar
8 years ago
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lucas
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mostly that. no pushed page updates anytime soon. i think that technology needs to develop more. (i mean, i gave js 10-20 years to mature.) :)
lucas's avatar
8 years ago
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lucas
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still no spam registrations, one week later.
phi_'s avatar
7 years ago
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phi_
... and let the Earth be silent after ye.
Bump.

On a side note, I love the bizarre cut-and-paste randomness of the spam posts.
Carpetsmoker's avatar
7 years ago
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Carpetsmoker
Martin
That last spambot is a bit tl;dr
lucas's avatar
7 years ago
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lucas
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ugh, i need a read delete feature sometimes.

i'll do a bit of work on this over the summer.
lucas's avatar
7 years ago
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lucas
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incredible.
lucas's avatar
7 years ago
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lucas
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turning off registration until i get a spam feature working.

pretty sad