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I have now switched the onboarding process for my forum here to Admin approval and Oh. My. Glorp.
It's honestly easier to assume that anyone new here is a spammer than an honest citizen.
So let me tell you about my newbie vetting process:
If you truly, genuinely, want to be a member of this forum, then you might want to send me an email. Plead your case that you are NOT going to immediately bombard my forum with advertising for any given bullshit.
I also learned that deleting a spammer's entire account also deletes all their posts and reduces my workload significantly. If they're dumb enough to try and sign up again? Hahahahahaha....
Welcome to signup attempt purgatory, assholes.
Thanks to one skidmark on the underpants of humanity, I have now initiated Admin Approval for future account creation.
This particular swipe of earwax has realised that they can delete their banned account, re-create their account, and return to smearing their grease all over the dang place. Much to my annoyance and possibly yours as well.
Henceforth, if you look like a spammer, your account will not be approved.
This will hopefully reduce incursions into only a pain in MY arse.
...until another foetid growth figures out a way around THAT.
For those of y'all who MISS THE POINT of this forum [and probably won't read let's be honest] here's some simple steps to get all your posts deleted and your account banned with it.
At some point when my Beloved and I share some time to talk about it, I will add some kind of check to keep the spammers at bay. Or at least a thingie that gets them to read and understand the terms and conditions.
Fucking spam accounts.
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