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Old 10-02-2008, 03:38 PM   #33
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Default Re: A New error message

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Originally Posted by Preacher View Post
I wonder if the spam bots are following the net-crawlers and attacked as crawler hit the page...

you know.. .if that is true.... then there may be a way to prepare/defend against it next time without taxing our two mods....


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Thank you for the appreciation, Father. Gary and I have been putting in a lot of long hours here to take the garbage out - the last 2 days have been pretty rough. We booted 78 spammers yesterday and have booted probably another 30-35 again today thus far. There is more to banning than just hitting the button - we have to check the ISP's and document every ban or suspicious user. We wouldn't do it, though, if we didn't feel this board and its members were the best Steelers site and fans on the face of the earth!

Love the new sig - how VERY true!
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