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Why Do These Polls Keep Popping Up / Is the Forum Being Hacked ?
« on: September 18, 2018, 11:36:47 am »
This has been going on for about a year now..  These weird unwanted polls keep popping up on a lot of topics..

What causes these ?  They are an eye sore and would like to prevent them..

Is the forum being hacked ?

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Re: Why Do These Polls Keep Popping Up / Is the Forum Being Hacked ?
« Reply #1 on: September 18, 2018, 11:38:44 am »
You have bad permissions setup.
Check your guest permissions. They might be able to make polls
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Re: Why Do These Polls Keep Popping Up / Is the Forum Being Hacked ?
« Reply #2 on: September 18, 2018, 12:05:36 pm »
Thank you SMF...

The setting were in fact set so that guests could add polls...  Changed it and hopefully it is now solved  :)

Weird how as an Admin, could never delete them...

Any hoo... Thanks again .. 





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Re: Why Do These Polls Keep Popping Up / Is the Forum Being Hacked ?
« Reply #3 on: September 18, 2018, 12:28:44 pm »
I think you have to edit the topic to remove?
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Re: Why Do These Polls Keep Popping Up / Is the Forum Being Hacked ?
« Reply #4 on: September 18, 2018, 03:07:38 pm »
I think you have to edit the topic to remove?

I have tried, but will not let me completely delete them.  I am also limited to the editing. Can only edit part of the poll.

Here is what I am left with.


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Re: Why Do These Polls Keep Popping Up / Is the Forum Being Hacked ?
« Reply #5 on: September 18, 2018, 05:44:01 pm »
Is there a remove poll option at the bottom of the topic?
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