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Offline Phantom_Major

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Suspicious sign ups
« on: November 15, 2008, 09:01:43 PM »
We have had a large influx of new members who never post, have free webmail email addresses and IP addresses in China etc. who are probably spammers in waiting.

From now on, we ask that new members post at least one message so we know that you are not here to spam/harvest email addresses/promote the three P's etc. Even if you only post to say that you have arrived on the forum with intent to lurk and not participate.

I apologize in advance if any innocent bystanders get hit with the ban-hammer in the coming purge, just sign up again and let us know you are a person and not a spambot, or alternatively, hurl abuse at me at the usual email address.



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Re: Suspicious sign ups
« Reply #1 on: December 19, 2008, 07:12:03 PM »
Purge of all inactive user accounts with a post count of zero completed today 20:00, 19/12/2008.

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Re: Suspicious sign ups
« Reply #2 on: October 07, 2010, 09:51:59 PM »
Hi I am a newbee to this site, just trying to get my head around making a post, looking forward to discussions and making some contributions.

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Re: Suspicious sign ups
« Reply #3 on: October 08, 2010, 01:34:29 PM »
Welcome aboard Strolling!

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Re: Suspicious sign ups
« Reply #4 on: October 14, 2010, 09:35:25 PM »
just read about the spammers or what some people call spanners  well iam not one and yes i have only just signed up and i am new to this with my very new garrett from regtons i am only up for looking for treasure not being a p-ain in the arse sending shit to everybody so if your from herts then please come and say hello Andrew

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Re: Suspicious sign ups
« Reply #5 on: October 14, 2010, 10:02:02 PM »
Welcome Andrew! Which Garrett did you go for? How do you rate it?