Can we change the forum rules?


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I'm sure I'm not the only one who hasn't noticed just how much spam the site gets.

 

Can we possibly make a rule so new users can't start threads?

Or maybe have a captcha thing for users with less then 10 posts?

 

Much love

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+1 to disabling rapid thread creation or adding more forum moderators. However, I do not believe disabling new thread creation is the way to go as that would lead to thread high jacking with new people trying to ask questions.

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Hello.

I try to solve problems with spam on this week.

 

Make it a paid site for new members. $5 in order to see and post on the forums. That will help pay for web hosting... and if spammers want to pay $5 to spam your site, then they get banned. Win win.

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Hello.

I try to solve problems with spam on this week.

 

Make it a paid site for new members. $5 in order to see and post on the forums. That will help pay for web hosting... and if spammers want to pay $5 to spam your site, then they get banned. Win win.

Not a very good idea imo. Would you pay?

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Hello.

I try to solve problems with spam on this week.

 

Make it a paid site for new members. $5 in order to see and post on the forums. That will help pay for web hosting... and if spammers want to pay $5 to spam your site, then they get banned. Win win.

Not a very good idea imo. Would you pay?

 

Sure. It isn't much.

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Hello.

I try to solve problems with spam on this week.

 

Make it a paid site for new members. $5 in order to see and post on the forums. That will help pay for web hosting... and if spammers want to pay $5 to spam your site, then they get banned. Win win.

Not a very good idea imo. Would you pay?

 

Sure. It isn't much.

Really. People would defect to free sites..

A forum I browse closed during peak periods to non paying members. People ended up leaving to other sites and it disappeared from the web.

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  • 3 weeks later...

phpBB got some nice captchas on board by default (Q&A for example) combined with custom profile fields you can create a effective spam protection within 5 minutes.

 

Already wrote andy a message with the offer to help him - didn't get any response...

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