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Re: Forum being attacked

Post by nanyang » Wed Oct 16, 2013 9:46 pm

[quote="callerYou like spam? :?[/quote]


Caller, clearly, you don't understand my posts.

Let's leave it at that.

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Re: Forum being attacked

Post by Spitfire » Thu Oct 17, 2013 7:09 am

To be fair to Caller, you are often the master of the cryptic and ambiguous post Nangyang [whether they be understood or not].......lol.
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Re: Forum being attacked

Post by Lev » Thu Oct 17, 2013 7:25 am

Thanks for your patience, the mods did a sterling job yesterday keeping them at bay. We have now deleted all accounts registered in the last 48 hours (apologies if any genuine ones were in there) and changed the registration criteria which seems to have halted the onslaught of automated spam bots.

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Re: Forum being attacked

Post by Lev » Mon Dec 15, 2014 10:22 am

We have recently been attacked by spambots so have deleted all accounts registered in the last 24 hours.

Please re-register if your account was genuine, we apologise for the inconvenience.

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Re: Forum being attacked by spam bots

Post by Lev » Mon May 15, 2017 3:36 pm

Another surge in spambot activity has resulted in the deletion of all spammy looking accounts registered this month.

If a genuine account has been included in this purge we apologize, please re-register.

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