New anti-spam filter

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    Ian Administrator

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    Loads of spam has been getting through the filters recently, so I've switched to use TypePad's beta anti-spam filter to see if that works any better.

    This should mean any spam posts are put in to a moderation queue when they are caught.

    We'll test this over the next week and see if it works any better :)
     
    Ian, Sep 15, 2009
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    Maurice Bloody good bloke VIP Member

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    We'll all have to post some spam to test it LOL.
     
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    Maurice, I like the way you think...
     
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    Core in pounce mode Moderator

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    Needs more work....
     
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    clifford VIP Member

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    :lol2

    Does the spam filter also look at the post count?
     
    clifford, Sep 16, 2009
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    Maurice Bloody good bloke VIP Member

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    I'd have thought that these would be in the swear filter anyway, along with real swear words.
     
    Maurice, Sep 16, 2009
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    Core in pounce mode Moderator

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    I don't know that those need to be filtered out, but they certainly could trigger a post into the moderation queue.
     
    Core, Sep 16, 2009
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    Zeus Moderator

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    Maybe you are exempt from having posts put in the moderation queue since you are a moderator.
     
    Zeus, Sep 16, 2009
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    Here is 1 post to get my count to 5...
     
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    Here is 2...
     
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    Core in pounce mode Moderator

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    These are illuminating posts.
     
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    Here is 3...I am doing this so I can post what you did to see if I will get caught by the filter...
     
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    Core in pounce mode Moderator

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    It's a clinical trial. This is going to be interesting.
     
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    Yay for 30 second waiting between posts
     
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    Yeah...needs work...
     
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    LOL

    It's good to know for sure.
     
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    danperteet I broke it again. VIP Member

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    It seems the spam filter is yet to be perfected. I mean if it was perfected then what would Zeus do?
     
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