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Post by Rathinagiri » Thu Sep 25, 2008 4:20 am

Dear Members,

You are well aware of the fact that ours is an exclusive forum.

Now, to avoid spammers, we have mainly two safeguards in this phpBB software. One is before getting registered one has to enter a CAPTCHA code as visual confirmation so that no body can automatically get registered. Another one is email activation, where by, the new member will be asked to enter an activation link which is immediately sent to the email address of the new member.

Initially we had enabled both of these. Some members had asked me through email, that, CAPTCHA code can not be seen in their system, so they can not enter at all. So, I had disabled CAPTCHA. Now, we have only email activation procedure.

As of now, we have 104 members. But, the number of members who had not activated is 175! :o :shock: :? This just shows the existence of spammers.

I had come to a conclusion that, the membership of persons who had not activated will be deleted in one week's time. If he wants to enter again, he can do so by re-registering.

If we enable CAPTCHA, spammers can not get in at all! :lol: :mrgreen:

What shall we do? Please give your suggestions.
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Post by gfilatov » Thu Sep 25, 2008 8:19 am

rathinagiri wrote:Dear Members,
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If we enable CAPTCHA, spammers can not get in at all! :lol: :mrgreen:

What shall we do? Please give your suggestions.
Dear Rathinagiri,

IMHO you should enable CAPTCHA, of course :!:
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Grigory Filatov

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Post by Roberto Lopez » Thu Sep 25, 2008 11:08 am

rathinagiri wrote:Dear Members,

You are well aware of the fact that ours is an exclusive forum.

Now, to avoid spammers, we have mainly two safeguards in this phpBB software. One is before getting registered one has to enter a CAPTCHA code as visual confirmation so that no body can automatically get registered. Another one is email activation, where by, the new member will be asked to enter an activation link which is immediately sent to the email address of the new member.

Initially we had enabled both of these. Some members had asked me through email, that, CAPTCHA code can not be seen in their system, so they can not enter at all. So, I had disabled CAPTCHA. Now, we have only email activation procedure.

As of now, we have 104 members. But, the number of members who had not activated is 175! :o :shock: :? This just shows the existence of spammers.

I had come to a conclusion that, the membership of persons who had not activated will be deleted in one week's time. If he wants to enter again, he can do so by re-registering.

If we enable CAPTCHA, spammers can not get in at all! :lol: :mrgreen:

What shall we do? Please give your suggestions.
Like Grigory, my opinion is that you must enable CAPTCHA.

Spam is a terrible problem and it must be avoided at any cost.

Regards,

Roberto.
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Post by Rathinagiri » Thu Sep 25, 2008 11:57 am

Thank you and I will enable CAPTCHA.
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Post by esgici » Thu Sep 25, 2008 11:59 am

Hi Rathi
Some members had asked me through email, that, CAPTCHA code can not be seen in their system
This isn't like reasonable, why "not seen" ? If one is unreadable, must be possible invoking further code; at least user may cancel and that will re-enter membership page.

My vote is same as Grigory and Roberto. You must enable it.

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Post by fchirico » Mon Sep 29, 2008 4:34 pm

rathinagiri wrote:Dear Members,

You are well aware of the fact that ours is an exclusive forum.

Now, to avoid spammers, we have mainly two safeguards in this phpBB software. One is before getting registered one has to enter a CAPTCHA code as visual confirmation so that no body can automatically get registered. Another one is email activation, where by, the new member will be asked to enter an activation link which is immediately sent to the email address of the new member.

Initially we had enabled both of these. Some members had asked me through email, that, CAPTCHA code can not be seen in their system, so they can not enter at all. So, I had disabled CAPTCHA. Now, we have only email activation procedure.

As of now, we have 104 members. But, the number of members who had not activated is 175! :o :shock: :? This just shows the existence of spammers.

I had come to a conclusion that, the membership of persons who had not activated will be deleted in one week's time. If he wants to enter again, he can do so by re-registering.

If we enable CAPTCHA, spammers can not get in at all! :lol: :mrgreen:

What shall we do? Please give your suggestions.
Like Grigory and Roberto, my opinion is the same.

Saludos, Fernando Chirico.
Saludos, Fernando Chirico.

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Post by Jan Ribeiro » Sun Jan 11, 2009 12:27 am

Concordo plenamente.
Saludos, Jan

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Post by jortega » Sun Jan 11, 2009 12:53 am

I agree
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