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CAPTCHA Settings
« on: March 31, 2007, 05:37:48 pm »
What is CAPTCHA Settings, and how can it help if enabled?  Would really appreciate if given some information on this option.

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Re: CAPTCHA Settings
« Reply #1 on: March 31, 2007, 06:20:43 pm »
Adds an image to confirm during registration reduces spam signups.
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Re: CAPTCHA Settings
« Reply #2 on: April 01, 2007, 10:24:42 am »
Unfortunately the web is crawling with little bots.
The people who make the bots get paid to have them post crap all over forums and people's website. So they like to wander over to our websites over here and post ads trying to sell some product or just freak us out. CAPTCHA stops 99% of all of them in their tracks when enabled. ;)
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Re: CAPTCHA Settings
« Reply #3 on: April 05, 2007, 12:20:59 am »
yes, right.  i've now enabled the CAPTCHA settings.  it's made a difference for the better  :)  Also, changing immediate registration to registration on approval was apparently a disappointment for the trolls.  Thanks a lot for the helpful suggestions, crasy :)  and thank you too sybil for the useful guidelines .  They were really harassing me badly by posting dirty stuff.  In 2 weeks I deleted as many as 20. 
« Last Edit: April 05, 2007, 12:25:25 am by Songbird »

 

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