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21 July 2006

I had to do it...

...turn on verification for comments, that is. I just got a large load of spam dumped here, so now everyone has to pay for it. Sorry, y'all.

  • On 7/22/2006 5:17 PM, Blogger konagod said…

    Spam is rampant lately. I haven't had a problem since switching to haloscan from blogger comments which I highly recommend.

    However, I haven't moved my old blogger comments to haloscan -- wasn't sure the correct way to do it, so I get spam in the old threads that still have blogger comments, and what's really infuriating is I'll get the same one about 12 times, all at once.

    I saw the same stuff on a blog in New Zealand today and he switched to word verification also.

    By the way, word verification SUCKS when you're intoxicated. :-)

     
  • On 7/23/2006 7:54 AM, Blogger MichaelBains said…

    I hear ya, Jami. It feels silly for me to have the word ver, but it's better than havin' spam comments to delete.

    And, Right On Konagod! LOL

     
  • On 7/27/2006 8:47 AM, Anonymous Andy said…

    Sad thing is, those captcha codes only stop a percentage. I've got the best anti-spam plugins going running on my site and still get between 1 and 20 viagra spams every day. x

     

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