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by ikey
Wed Jun 21, 2017 12:09 am
Forum: Introduce Yourself
Topic: "Hello World" , From India
Replies: 7
Views: 98

Re: "Hello World" , From India

Howdy! Make yourself comfortable :D
by ikey
Wed Jun 21, 2017 12:05 am
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Recent spam
Replies: 11
Views: 398

Re: Recent spam

Spam sucks, but I really don't know how moving to a new forum software would solve anything (hint: it wouldn't). Actually, it would. Look at the discourse FAQ and features. They're actually acutely aware of the spam issues, whereas the phpbb response is very much "Well spam isn't a security issue t...
by ikey
Tue Jun 20, 2017 11:09 am
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Recent spam
Replies: 11
Views: 398

Re: Recent spam

GumbyDamnIt! wrote:Don't sweat the occasional spam attack
If it was occasional - I wouldn't. The fact is it's a daily occurrence. I've already banned 2 accounts today and the forums only
went back up last night (now keep in mind that's with "stopforumspam" extension too, *and* reCAPTCHA.)
by ikey
Mon Jun 19, 2017 8:58 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Recent spam
Replies: 11
Views: 398

Recent spam

Hi all, I've been shopping around for an alternative to phpbb, but the truth is none of the other (viable) boards support import from phpbb 3.2, so we're sort of stuck with it for now. I'm also really, really not keen on Discourse and I imagine others feel the same. I ask that you remain vigilant fo...
by ikey
Thu Jun 08, 2017 3:14 pm
Forum: General Chit-Chat
Topic: [SOLVED] PLEASE, Someone Convince Me to Stay :(
Replies: 8
Views: 266

Re: PLEASE, Someone Convince Me to Stay :(

bakano wrote:
Thu Jun 08, 2017 1:26 pm
:shock: :o :? :D 8-) 8-)
HA! welp, if the last two posts weren't enough, I'm convinced! I am very interested in this tool for Rocketchat and for SecureCRT specifically; can't think of anything else for now.

-JMV :ugeek:
First of many goodies I'm unleashing over the coming weeks.. :)
by ikey
Mon May 29, 2017 1:05 pm
Forum: Other Questions
Topic: Two-Distro-Rule confusion
Replies: 2
Views: 154

Re: Two-Distro-Rule confusion

The rule is used to allow us to permit entry for something that otherwise fails to meet the requirements. i.e. something might
not be properly maintained anymore, but it exists in two active distributions, is popular, so we can make some kind of allowance
to let it in.
by ikey
Sun May 28, 2017 2:47 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Before You Register
Replies: 0
Views: 512

Before You Register

You're going to be asked a couple of questions. This answer set will be routinely updated

Question One
42

Question Two
1999

We're probably gonna move to Discourse, guys..
by ikey
Sun May 28, 2017 1:18 pm
Forum: General Chit-Chat
Topic: forum spam
Replies: 24
Views: 598

Re: forum spam

DGMurdockIII wrote:
Sun May 28, 2017 12:32 am
This should help https://www.phpbb.com/community/viewtop ... #p12961708
We *have* recaptcha. We have profile questions. We have throttling. We have updated phpbb, none of it stops it.
Edit: Putting forums in downtime to try and fix this nonsense

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