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Spam Posts

Postby Schubert » Fri Oct 11, 2013 3:54 pm

The forum is receiving a steady stream of spam posts. Some forums require moderator approval of the first post by a new member.

A question to the moderators:
Would requiring moderator approval be doable from a technical perspective and also in view of the moderators' workload managing this forum?
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Re: Spam Posts

Postby Kirk Lowery » Fri Oct 11, 2013 6:54 pm

It is doable technically. It cannot be more work than the spam is causing now. It is done. :-)

Thanks for the idea!
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Re: Spam Posts

Postby George Athas » Mon Oct 14, 2013 1:27 am

Hi everyone!

Our apologies for the multiple spam messages that have come through the B-Hebrew forum over the last week or so. As mentioned previously, we expected there would be teething problems with the new forum, and this is one of them. Nonetheless, we're working to get things under control and eliminate the spam. We appreciate your patience.
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Re: Spam Posts

Postby bhebrew » Tue Oct 15, 2013 1:40 pm

I just my have fixed the problem. Wish me luck.

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