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Post by Helladamnleet » Thu Jul 18, 2019 5:32 pm

Shit's dumb and obviously not working. Put Q&A back on for now until I find a better solution.



Luckily I use a widely supported software, so I just have to research which solution will be best, rather than depend on the members here to code something for me. Unlike Lanny, I admit I can't code.
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Post by Helladamnleet » Thu Jul 18, 2019 9:05 pm

So I think I found a pretty good solution that will work for now. It basically approves/denies registration requests based on certain criteria, and even after the account is registered it monitors the first few posts for bot-like activity and will remove the spammy posts and ban the account.

Things it looks for:
- Obvious bot locations
- Throwaway emails
- Excessive link posting in the first few posts
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Post by infinityshock » Thu Jul 18, 2019 10:20 pm

Helladamnleet wrote:
Thu Jul 18, 2019 9:05 pm
So I think I found a pretty good solution that will work for now. It basically approves/denies registration requests based on certain criteria, and even after the account is registered it monitors the first few posts for bot-like activity and will remove the spammy posts and ban the account.

Things it looks for:
- Obvious bot locations
- Throwaway emails
- Excessive link posting in the first few posts
all my emails are throwaway.

i dont have any emails that i use for 'real' purposes that are older than a year.

pisses off my bank when i tell them i have no email.

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Post by Helladamnleet » Fri Jul 19, 2019 6:19 am

Other than the one you registered from?
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Post by infinityshock » Fri Jul 19, 2019 8:12 am

Helladamnleet wrote:
Fri Jul 19, 2019 6:19 am
Other than the one you registered from?
no...I registered with the email I use with all my financial institutions, investment contacts, and online currency information.

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Post by Helladamnleet » Fri Jul 19, 2019 1:14 pm

In any case I think it's more so looking for things like [email protected] sort of things
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Post by Helladamnleet » Fri Jul 19, 2019 1:17 pm

Also, as a side note: It's blocked 26 registration attempts from bots today alone, so I'm thinking it might be worth the $8/year to use this.
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