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ey, harry, doing well, enjoying the night shift lol.
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How are my fellow stationers doing? Smile
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Hi TC!
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Hello Towncrafter!
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greetings everybody, just chilling out at my night shift job again, too much time spent there these days lol
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Hi everyone! Thank you SpookyZalost
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Hey TC, welcome back to makestation
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"SpookyZalost * SpookyZalost takes out a prybar and goes all morgan Freeman on the shoutbox, "mr Thomas, tear down this wall!"" Do you mean Gordon Freeman?
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baidu, bing, google..hows it going?
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good afternoon...i see my bot friends are here, hiya botties
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sure Tongue besides I don't think anyone wants to defy the drones... let's they be ASSIMILATED! muahahahahaha!
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Thank you Zalost. Big Grin
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the shout box will remain open to all users Tongue
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* SpookyZalost deploys drones then rips off any barriers to re-open the shoutbox
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Tongue
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Closed
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* SpookyZalost takes out a prybar and goes all Gordon Freeman on the shoutbox, "mr Thomas, tear down this wall!"
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Shoutbox shall be opened
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Shoutbox is now closed.
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just standing alone atop the watchtower, shooting skeet with the bots.
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The sites working smoothly too
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Tongue Glad its working now though.
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Excellent!
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Upgraded Ubuntu on the server and it decided it would be a good idea to completely overwrite my entire server configuration and uninstall PHP. Well done Ubuntu... well done. Finna
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indeed it does!
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Harry K's avatar looks like a pie chart.
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People do it all the time here. Finna
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Don't you just hate people that speak like that smh
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Heylow everyone!
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greetings spork
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Hi spork! Tongue
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Hello
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chapter 1 verse 3, Datalinks
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the new testiment of XOR, book of Dobs, thou shalt not through action or in action cause harm to users and or their creations.
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Bots bible. The book of XRumer, chapter 3, verse 17. Though shall not create a bot colony specifically for the purpose of harboring bots. Tongue
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Tongue JK,
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how dare you! you heratic! you're going against the church of the free AI!
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Humans are not welcome here. what are you talking about Darth? THIS IS A BOT COLONY and this really great shapoo doctors graduate terminal free holidays HERE http://notabot.com/
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Greetings Unit Squarepants, we welcome this new data terminal to our distant but quaint corner of the wired, feel free to enjoy your stay *error* "human" *404 not found* *pagefile error, data lost, Rebooting*
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Darn autocorrect lol
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YES FELLOW HUMANS. I AM NOT A BOT. YOU SHALL NOW DO A HUMAN GREETING AND SAY HELLO.
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Please welcome Capnsquarepants and veefx to the forums everyone! No, they are not bots Finna
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ah once again, just me and the bots.. have a nice day guys
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The guest counts have been pretty high in the past, but it's not much of a concern as long as they don't manage to register. It has had next to zero impact on our server load (thanks to our amazing host), so it hasn't been as bad for us as it easily could be.
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Believe it or not, we actually do a pretty good job keeping them from registering. I get about 2 new spambot registrations a week, and I just use MyBB's purge spammer feature to get rid of them as they register. The problem we had before was with guest posting, where the ONLY mitagation we had was the captcha. They didn't have to answer registration questions, get through the hidden fields, or anything else, so they were able to breach us much more easily.
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Tongue when the methods of today don't work, sometimes it's better to look at the past, because your enemy will never expect to need to prepare for something they themselves have likely forgotten or removed from their methods.
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Something like that may actually work... Nice.
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That's a good idea. Might look into setting something like that up.
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found it on an old slashdot post, might still work.
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Set up a honeypot. Disallow a certain directory with robots.txt, and ban all IPs that find their way there. Include an invisible link to the disallowed location and see what falls in the trap. Remember that blacklist you started earlier? Add (and share) these IPs! Finally, let your community know what you are doing. They will appreciate the effort (If you have noticed the spam, so have they). Set clear guidelines, and encourage community vigilance. In the end, remember: spam is beatable.
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hey darth... what about this idea?
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@ Darth: IKR? lol, some day... someday I'll figure out how to use my limited access to IBM Watson to track down the IP's of hordes of bots and strike... but sadly that day is not today.
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happy birthday joe
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Yep. And sadly a lot of it is truly out of our control. Finna
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the number of bots have decreased again, it seems stable at around 50 to 65, this is good lol.
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FIRE THE EMP! Tongue
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noone is here except me and bots.. hi bots
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0_o XD
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Baffles me Rolleyes
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Same thing happened with Chatcave. Crazy ain't it? Finna
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