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    Local talking head LittleFuzzy's Avatar
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    Default spam wave?

    Have I just been getting lucky and popping by at the right times the last few days to catch the spam before a mod did, or are more accounts managing to get successfully registered recently?
    Last night as I lay in bed, looking up at the stars, I thought, “Where the hell is my ceiling?"

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    It's not just you.
    We should die for the things we believe in, but live our lives in the dark self-deceiving.
    In the snow, all the world that we knew is ice and so we are cold, dead and gone.
    Shine a light till the dark sky is burning, wolves are howling and fortune is turning.
    But our hearts and the words that we say are ice, and so we are cold, dead and gone.

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    Senior Member RandBlade's Avatar
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    Normally I ban people once every month or two, about 8 or more in the last week - and I know the other mods have got others. Definitely some weakness has been found in the registration system by the spam bots.
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    Being upset is understandable, but be upset at yourself for poor planning, not at the world by acting like a spoiled bitch during an interview.

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    I just cycled the human verification. Hopefully that's all this needs.

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    What happens if Kathaksung wants to return?
    Quote Originally Posted by Ominous Gamer View Post
    Being upset is understandable, but be upset at yourself for poor planning, not at the world by acting like a spoiled bitch during an interview.

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    Should probably make this subforum only visible to registered members.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Ominous Gamer View Post
    Being upset is understandable, but be upset at yourself for poor planning, not at the world by acting like a spoiled bitch during an interview.

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    Seems to be a common problem in other forums, too (spam relating to streams of sporting events). Someone must have figured out a solution to the verification system and is running with it.
    Hope is the denial of reality

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    The rise of hostile AI begun. This is Alberjohn's revenge.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Aimless View Post
    Should probably make this subforum only visible to registered members.
    Frankly, we should just restrict it to Wraith, Lolli, and myself. We're the only two who legitimately pester Wraith for constant changes to suit us.
    Last night as I lay in bed, looking up at the stars, I thought, “Where the hell is my ceiling?"

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    SEÑOR Member Aimless's Avatar
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    He'll do it if you pay him in bitcoins.
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    Wraith is it possible to prevent new users from posting hyperlinks?
    Quote Originally Posted by Ominous Gamer View Post
    Being upset is understandable, but be upset at yourself for poor planning, not at the world by acting like a spoiled bitch during an interview.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Wraith View Post
    I just cycled the human verification. Hopefully that's all this needs.
    Apparently that wasn't all it needed.
    Last night as I lay in bed, looking up at the stars, I thought, “Where the hell is my ceiling?"

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    SEÑOR Member Aimless's Avatar
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    Quote Originally Posted by RandBlade View Post
    Registered members with over 50 posts.
    Doesn't seem to be the case atm.
    “Humanity's greatest advances are not in its discoveries, but in how those discoveries are applied to reduce inequity.”
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    Senior Member RandBlade's Avatar
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    Quote Originally Posted by Aimless View Post
    Doesn't seem to be the case atm.
    It was a suggestion, not saying it is the case.
    Quote Originally Posted by Ominous Gamer View Post
    Being upset is understandable, but be upset at yourself for poor planning, not at the world by acting like a spoiled bitch during an interview.

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    Thanks Obama.

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