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Spambots again :)
« on: November 30, 2013, 12:37:29 pm »
We currently have a new spam registration request every 5 minutes on average, some 250 a day. No fun.
So we are experimenting with unconventional methods to keep them out.

On the downside, these experiments will make it a little less convenient for new users to register.
Sorry for the inconvenience.
« Last Edit: December 01, 2013, 09:54:45 am by Duke »

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Re: Spambots again :)
« Reply #1 on: December 12, 2013, 11:01:31 pm »
For technical reasons, I had to
- delete all accounts with status 'waiting for activation' and
- reject all non-approved registration request dating Nov 30 and earlier.

If you are a human and were among those, sorry. You'll have to register again. At least the nick you chose should be available again :)