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Old 26 Jan 2010, 00:40
gmata gmata is offline
 
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Need Help To many spammers registering

Hello is there any mod or anything i can do to keep spammers from Registering in my forum, I have to manually delete like 8 spammers every day.

I have noticed all spammers type an URL that starts with Http:// on field name.
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Old 26 Jan 2010, 00:50
nem2ace nem2ace is offline
 
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advanced forum registration mod

use a random question like, what color is chocolate. stop automated bots.
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Old 26 Jan 2010, 01:01
gmata gmata is offline
 
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where do i change that?
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Old 26 Jan 2010, 02:49
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If you're running 3.8.4 you should be able to turn on the Image Verification, which stopped spammers from visiting my forum. If you're using a lower version, there's a few mods out there that will add a verification question or have the user click the right image.
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Old 26 Jan 2010, 03:41
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This works like a charm, stops them at the door.

http://www.vbulletin.org/forum/showthread.php?t=176481
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