Excuse me while I vomit.......

Nao

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Re: Excuse me while I vomit.......
« Reply #30, on June 21st, 2011, 11:47 PM »
Quote from Arantor on June 20th, 2011, 11:33 AM
Anyway, yes, humans can and do get past the animated CAPTCHA, but add this fact to the calculation: when they're passed to the solving farms where people are paid to solve them, they're paid by the number solved.
I'm sure there are 'techniques' out there to get solvers for free... Wasn't there something about porn sites requiring users to solve a captcha, but in reality the captcha was copied from another website and thus they'd use their own visitors to solve their captchas for free...?

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Re: Excuse me while I vomit.......
« Reply #31, on June 21st, 2011, 11:51 PM »
Sure there are, though such techniques aren't that prevalent any more, not when you can bulk buy batches for 1USD per 1000 solved. It's idiotically cheap now, such that it would actually be cheaper to do that than to mess about developing your own framework to do so.
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YogiBear

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Re: Excuse me while I vomit.......
« Reply #32, on June 21st, 2011, 11:52 PM »
Different site owners have different ideas but I also use Admin Approval.

Someone mention porn..?  :yahoo:

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Re: Excuse me while I vomit.......
« Reply #33, on June 22nd, 2011, 12:23 AM »
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Different site owners have different ideas but I also use Admin Approval
Yes, I forgot to mention that I use admin approval also.

I must approve all members, no one can automatically sign up and start posting.
When I see a member is awaiting approval, the Stop Spammer mod tells me if they are listed in the database or not.
They are checked by Ip, email and user name.

If they are using a dirty IP, or a listing in the HoneyPot,  HttpBl will not even show them the registration page.

All honeypot victims get shown the honeypot spiel page.

I run honeypots on all my web sites.

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Nao

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tradenet

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Re: Excuse me while I vomit.......
« Reply #38, on June 28th, 2011, 05:29 PM »
Quote from Nao/Gilles on June 28th, 2011, 04:40 PM
Are you a spammer?
No...just a lover of platinum jewelry...and not gold software.
Posted: June 28th, 2011, 05:25 PM
Quote from YogiBear on June 28th, 2011, 04:54 PM
A comment spammer by the look of his posts (the schools chuck'em out early nowadays)
No just an abstract thinker...
Posted: June 28th, 2011, 05:26 PM

And BTW a user of SMF since like version...before G-d.

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Re: Excuse me while I vomit.......
« Reply #39, on June 28th, 2011, 05:59 PM »
Hmm, nice subtlety : Wedge is like platimum jewelry as against SMF's (puts money in swear box) so-called gold.  :)