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Old 04 Dec 2008, 09:12 AM   #1 (permalink)
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have we got so many spambots signing up on here,someone not going to get on top of this matter??....

it'll spoil the site, n we don't want that do we..
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Old 04 Dec 2008, 10:09 AM   #2 (permalink)
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have we got so many spambots signing up on here,someone not going to get on top of this matter??....


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The "new" owner should get on top of this.

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Old 04 Dec 2008, 10:29 AM   #3 (permalink)
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sorry for sounding an idiot but whats a spambot? (not up on computer lingo)
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The "new" owner should get on top of this.



Agree with you mate.
hello Pete...
"new owner"??......wtf....
where's the man that can or man that did,go??...
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sorry for sounding an idiot but whats a spambot? (not up on computer lingo)
spam bot is a search engine type thing,basically logs on to a site,loads up a porn site or something along those lines,normally with an EU site name or mail account,some contain a virus so be carefull if you do vist its profile n see a link to their site,just leave it well alone if the name has random capitals n bizzare namage in it..
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Old 04 Dec 2008, 11:10 AM   #5 (permalink)
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thanks for that ,its hard enough understanding some of the car talk let alone computer jargon.
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loads up a porn site or something along those lines,normally with an EU site name or mail account,some contain a virus so be carefull if you do vist its profile n see a link to their site,just leave it well alone if the name has random capitals n bizzare namage in it..


We have a "moderate attachment/posts" on the site for spam.



"I delete any post with porn, drugs and spam! Then I ban the user"
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Old 04 Dec 2008, 11:24 AM   #7 (permalink)
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thanks for that ,its hard enough understanding some of the car talk let alone computer jargon.
no worries bud,it can be a tad confusing at times...lol

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We have a "moderate attachment/posts" on the site for spam.




"I delete any post with porn, drugs and spam! Then I ban the user"
same goes on my site Pete,mind you i did have 3 bots bypass the security last month,god knows how,but i tightened it up now so its tighter that a nun's crutch....lol
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but i tightened it up now so its tighter that a nun's crutch....lol

Wow!
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Gareth sold the site about 5 months ago ish? around the time pete stepped down as mod. he's not been on since september so i'd assume the site hasn't had any updates since then, which will include security updates preventing bots. so afraid unless something changes then thats how its gonna be
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Gareth sold the site about 5 months ago ish? around the time pete stepped down as mod. he's not been on since september so i'd assume the site hasn't had any updates since then, which will include security updates preventing bots. so afraid unless something changes then thats how its gonna be
I do find it slightly odd that the new owner is investing so little/no time into the site. I'm not even slightly knowledgeable about these kind of things, but surely the costs involved in maintaining this site outweigh the income he receives? I could be way off as i haven't a clue what costs are involved, but either way would be nice to see a little more time spent maintaining the site, tightening up security, and ultimately helping the site grow. Tidgy and especially Pete do a great job of running the site as Modes, but at the end of the day the Admin should be hands on day to day imo. Also a shame that Pete felt he had to step down, big loss to the site imo, but that isn't the fault of the new owner.
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have pm's new owner about this but had no feedback what so ever,guessing he couldn't give a toss about this place
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We have a "moderate attachment/posts" on the site for spam.




"I delete any post with porn, drugs and spam! Then I ban the user"
not even a little porn pete
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it is a shame that Peter is no longer active on here, but if he was not given any notice - at all - that the site was changing owners after four years contributions i'd be a bit p/ssed too.

does anyne have any contact with him? Pete? perhaps we could start a campaign to get him back on board. i use his website quite often as it has a great list of useful scooby links...................http://www.scoobyweb.co.uk/
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it is a shame that Peter is no longer active on here, but if he was not given any notice - at all - that the site was changing owners after four years contributions i'd be a bit p/ssed too.

does anyne have any contact with him? Pete? perhaps we could start a campaign to get him back on board. i use his website quite often as it has a great list of useful scooby links...................Scoobyweb
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it is a shame that Peter is no longer active on here, but if he was not given any notice - at all - that the site was changing owners after four years contributions i'd be a bit p/ssed too.

does anyne have any contact with him? Pete? perhaps we could start a campaign to get him back on board. i use his website quite often as it has a great list of useful scooby links...................Scoobyweb
Peter was great bloke... and deserved better....

Enjoyed his company on several occasions, beers and laughs... a real gent with lots of depth to his character... I hope Gareth apologised for his mistake? But if planned then I hope Gareths EVO explodes!
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