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Old 09-03-2006, 11:30 PM
John D John D is offline
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Default Huge amount of spam just in article section


I am getting a lot of spam on my forum and it is all going into the article section.

The forum is and most of the spam is porn.

I am getting at least one post a day.

Seems a bit odd that it only goes into the one forum, is there any problems with spam and GARS?

If there is, how can we stop it?

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Old 09-04-2006, 06:04 AM
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Not specifically. Posting is controlled the exact same as any other thread/forum in vB. Make sure that permissions are correct and you are not allowing guests to post.
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Old 01-13-2007, 01:19 PM
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I have been working on reducing spam on my forums for some time, and I seem to have found a method of virtually eliminating spam from vBulletin forums... I wrote a tutorial on explaining how to do this.

[How To] Reduce spam on your forum

Its been working for me and I have cut spam down to nearly -ZERO- on my forums.
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