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2/12/2021 9:15 am  #31


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I can now confirm that some of the users I purged were indeed spambots. There's been a rash of spambots trying to get in since the purge and failing the human test, and since one had a catchy email, I recognized it as one of the names I purged.


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4/20/2021 5:44 pm  #32


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Thought I'd give people a glimpse behind the curtain and show how I determine if someone is human or spambot. Some spambots just repeat their username, others just change a few letters from their username, and, more, infrequently, some give answers that are actually a bit entertaining. I confess to not being familiar with the comic, TV show, and movie named below. Zithromax z-pak price without insurance isn't in my Overstreet so it must be one of those obscure B&W titles that the guide doesn't cover.
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5/02/2021 6:25 am  #33


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I'm thinking of moving Gotta Catch 'em All and Omniverse into their own sections, as opposed to part of Anything Else Pop Culture Related. That way new posts in those two aren't always competing with Obituaries for visibility on the main page. Thoughts?


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5/03/2021 10:57 am  #34


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Changes made today:
Moved Gotta Catch 'em All and Omniverse into their own sections; you can't turn a sub-forum into a forum so I had to create new forums and move each thread individually.
Pinned the original, non-game Gotta Catch 'em All thread (only the general game thread previously pinned)..
Moved Evidence of Separate Universes into the Omniverse forum as it's an obvious variant of that sort of thread.
 


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5/08/2021 2:34 pm  #35


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Loki, did you send this spambot?
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5/27/2021 11:21 am  #36


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I've been changing the first posts of Raw Data threads into Google docs. I had previously done this with the Marvel Master List, but have now also done so with the DC version, plus Sightings and Posters. While this does require an extra click, it allows for easier navigation, plus we no longer have to worry about running out of space or how Boardhost will reformat the data,


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