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post #1 of 6 (permalink) Old 09-25-2008, 08:29 AM Thread Starter
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New Posting Rules - Anti-Spam efforts

In an effort to stop spammers from posting links on the forums we've implemented a policy that stops users from posting links/images if their post count is bellow 20.

This will not effect regular posting, only links and images.

Hope this isn't too much of an inconvenience.
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post #2 of 6 (permalink) Old 02-26-2010, 06:11 PM
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Re: New Posting Rules

how do i start a thread where is the button
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post #3 of 6 (permalink) Old 02-26-2010, 08:25 PM
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Re: New Posting Rules

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how do i start a thread where is the button
Click on the relevant category and you wil see the 'New Thread' button to the top left above the 'Stickies'.
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post #4 of 6 (permalink) Old 02-26-2010, 10:21 PM
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Hope this isn't too much of an inconvenience.
It's a big inconvenience darn it! How can we enjoy our guitar talk without all the stupid viagara crap? I was wondering where it all went...
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post #5 of 6 (permalink) Old 02-26-2010, 11:43 PM
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Re: New Posting Rules

I have to say I have not once seen a viagra ad or any ad at all... Maybe its because of the time difference and its removed before i get a chance to see it ...
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post #6 of 6 (permalink) Old 05-10-2010, 04:32 PM
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Re: New Posting Rules - Anti-Spam efforts

FYI. On Thursday 5/6/2010 we implemented some serious "anti-spam" improvements to have less spammers registering and posting.

Even though they're quickly cleaned up they're a real pest and annoyance. We also added some moderator tools that is available to watchdogs too, to allow quick spam removal. The most notable is an plug-in that checks and blocks usernames, emails, IPs against blacklist database of known spammers. This will dramatically cut down on spammer registration with no further intervention required.

I have noticed a huge change so please let us know if you notice any improvements or not... glen
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