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Old 10-09-2014   #41
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Re: Roll Call

Oh Jenn, you're just a sweet girl.
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I felt it was necessary after that last gif.
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Oh Jenn, you're a cool chick.
Fixed it for you.
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Old 10-10-2014   #44
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Re: Roll Call

See what I mean? That's sweet :)
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The site has been stagnant for so long, because new people can't even register into it anymore. It's set up where if and when somebody tries to join, the get a message stating this site is not allowing new members right now. It's been like that for a while now.
Oh? I never knew that. I wonder if the admins are waiting for us all to get lives and abandon Almost Smart so they can reclaim the space on the servers and use it for something else.


Poor Almost Smart. Your creator is waiting anxiously for your death. Aww.
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Old 10-23-2014   #46
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Re: Roll Call

I wonder if that was EC's doing...
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I doubt it. Not even EC can pull admin privileges out of his ass... I think? Hmm.
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Old 10-24-2014   #48
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Re: Roll Call

who knows, he probably begged weasel to close off the registration.
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Old 10-25-2014   #49
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Re: Roll Call

I actually think the reason registration was disabled had to do with the spammers; at one point, there were so many of them every day that the number of spam bots / posts was untenable. So, I think that's why. I think Weasel actually disabled it because of how out of control it was getting and so it wouldn't be an issue anymore. The poor side effect is, of course, that no new REAL members can sign up now.

So, I think that's how that went. I might be wrong. I'm working from an infamously faulty memory. :)
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Old 10-25-2014   #50
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Re: Roll Call

lol I didn't ask for a perfectly reasonable explanation ZP. I wanna blame ec for it that f b lol
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Lost my phone and had to go into a Hotmail account that I'd forgot I even had to verify my Apple ID so I can GPS the thing and find where it is but apparently it's gonna be in a pawn shop somewhere before the verification mail ever arrives.
Anyway saw an email in there saying I had a PM on here from someone from last May asking if I'm still alive and yeah I'm still alive so there ya go and I'll just go and vanish again now :P
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Old 11-23-2014   #52
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lol It was probably me.
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Re: Roll Call

Yeah, I had nothing to do with disabling registration but...

...it's possible that I could give weasel code or a script that he could upload to his server. Whenever a user attempts to register, it would compare the IP address to those collected by something like Project Honey Pot, and if the IP is found to be blacklisted (most likely a spambot), then the bot cannot move forward in the registration process. That is, the server would refuse all future connection attempts. Additionally, the script would scan for open proxies and refuse connections if an IP is found to be using them. Most IRC networks do this whenever you connect to them, and it's not terribly uncommon for some websites to do the same.

Example:

-Notice- {from peer} For network safety, your client is being scanned for open proxies by scanner.rizon.net (80.65.51.221). This scan will not harm your computer.


That being said, some very serious spammers likely pay for a premium proxy or VPN service so the occasional spambot would get through, register, and post like we've seen before... but not nearly to the extent that it used to be. Instead it might happen 1 or 2 times a month.


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Of course, this would depend on whether Weasel is willing to go through the slight hassle of the configuration. And LARGELY dependent on if I bother to look up how to compare a visiting IP to a regularly updated blacklist AND write the scripts for it. (The Open Proxies scan is fairly straightforward and I have access to the code that Rizon uses to check for them.)
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Old 12-05-2014   #54
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Just open it back up. Why was it even closed in the first place?
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Because spambots took over. There would be 15-16 on at a time and they'd make hundreds of posts. Very annoying to deal with.
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Because spambots took over. There would be 15-16 on at a time and they'd make hundreds of posts. Very annoying to deal with.
That would be entertaining to see, though. A bunch of spam bots trying to convince each other that they're human while selling themselves penis enlargement pills.
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Mostly it was Wow gold or whatever.
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Ah man, I had the perfect answer to my question when I wrote it 3 days ago. I can't remember it now, but I'm pretty sure yall can guess....
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