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Heroes Community > Turban Tribunal > Thread: The Heck with all these bots?
Thread: The Heck with all these bots?
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posted August 25, 2020 07:21 PM

The Heck with all these bots?

I didn't recall so many of them springing one after the other like daisies on a spring field. 4 just registered right now.

Was it always like this?
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posted August 25, 2020 07:59 PM

Pretty much the status quo for over a year now. See this for example.
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Hero of Order
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posted August 26, 2020 03:42 PM

What do you expect when there's no vetting of new accounts?
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posted August 26, 2020 05:54 PM

just be happy it's just links to scam sites, and not links to hardcore porn with picture previews posted with the [img] brackets.
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My BS sensor is tingling again
posted August 26, 2020 07:54 PM

I'd be fine with that, as long as it was tasteful hardcore pornography.

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posted August 26, 2020 07:55 PM

porn is degenerate. end of discussion.
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posted August 26, 2020 08:02 PM

Kipshasz said:
just be happy it's just links to scam sites, and not links to hardcore porn with picture previews posted with the [img] brackets.


Oh yes, I am definitely overjoyed thinking about it that way. Because if the bots did anything like that, then maybe they'd become the kind of problem that required dealing with more seriously. And we all know we wouldn't want that to happen now, would we?
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My BS sensor is tingling again
posted August 26, 2020 08:04 PM

Yeah, really.

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posted August 26, 2020 08:07 PM

Or posting those sounds that play automatically.
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posted August 26, 2020 09:33 PM

Stevie said:
Kipshasz said:
just be happy it's just links to scam sites, and not links to hardcore porn with picture previews posted with the [img] brackets.


Oh yes, I am definitely overjoyed thinking about it that way. Because if the bots did anything like that, then maybe they'd become the kind of problem that required dealing with more seriously. And we all know we wouldn't want that to happen now, would we?



Give them time.
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posted August 31, 2020 12:03 PM

The forum captcha is uttery useless against current bot techniques. Therein lies the problem.
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posted October 06, 2020 09:46 PM

Can someone remind me the forum policy with regards to bots?
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posted October 15, 2020 11:00 AM

And a couple of new ones reading threads and editing their own profile. Just waiting to see the next thread they are going to soil.
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posted October 15, 2020 05:59 PM

The policy? There's none, except I try to delete their posts when I see them and silence them for 30 days. I have no other ability to restrict their posts or delete their accounts.

The only good thing is they tend to post in the same threads (on TV shows and movies, for example).
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