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Offline Wolvenar

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If your account was recently banned.
« on: February 01, 2020, 06:59:59 pm »
Sorry this was not intentional or meant to be personal.
Recently this forum has had a flood of spam bots finding their way past the spam protections.

In tweaking the automated anti bot/spammer a rule got put in that was missing a character.
Instead of banning a single email address, it banned an entire domain.

Also, since spammers and bots use VPN *a lot*, a significant amount of the commercial VPN IP are blocked from signing up a new user.
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Just to abuse what I make. (and run this site)

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Re: If your account was recently banned.
« Reply #1 on: February 05, 2020, 08:05:32 pm »
blocks my iphone..says im a bot,   prevents logging on....?
just do it

Offline Wolvenar

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Re: If your account was recently banned.
« Reply #2 on: February 05, 2020, 09:12:59 pm »
hiker1 see my PM
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Offline bj

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Re: If your account was recently banned.
« Reply #3 on: February 06, 2020, 05:32:28 am »
  Had no problem Wolv.  Maybe just lucky?  Thanks for the heads up though.
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Re: If your account was recently banned.
« Reply #4 on: February 06, 2020, 04:22:59 pm »
Thanks for keeping the forum going.. greatly appreciated