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Elixir by Elan
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Anti-spam request/suggestions
Nov 18th, 2011 at 8:47pm
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It would be relatively simple to add another line to the far right column of the pre-registration log that says "Immediately Reject and Ban Email Address" . áI would also like to see a mechanism by which I can reject/delete a whole page of the log with one keystroke instead of having to click on each name. áWhen dealing with 50-100 trash members a day, it can be very time consuming. áI simply do not have the time to copy and paste each of those spammers into the Ban Members page.
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Reply #1 - Nov 18th, 2011 at 9:00pm
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I was attempting to reduce the number of trash members by
activating .htaccess to add IP blocks on server level.
I intended to enter IP address with the last two octets as wild cards using the following nomenclature:
91.224.***.***
It didn't work. The I noticed the following line:
(* wildcards allowed, one per line)
Two questions.
1 - Am I using the correct wild card character?
2 - Does this mean I can only block the last octet using the wildcard once?
  
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Reply #2 - Nov 19th, 2011 at 1:58am
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Elixir by Elan wrote on Nov 18th, 2011 at 8:47pm:
It would be relatively simple to add another line to the far right column of the pre-registration log that says "Immediately Reject and Ban Email Address" . áI would also like to see a mechanism by which I can reject/delete a whole page of the log with one keystroke instead of having to click on each name. áWhen dealing with 50-100 trash members a day, it can be very time consuming. áI simply do not have the time to copy and paste each of those spammers into the Ban Members page.
Thanks in advance

Hi,

I know this isn't exactly what you want and doesn't solve all of your queries, but it might 'sort of' give you a little of what you want:

http://www.carsten-dalgaard.dk/cgi-bin/yabb2/YaBB.pl?num=1320684758/9#9
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Reply #3 - Nov 19th, 2011 at 12:43pm
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Derek Barnstorm wrote on Nov 19th, 2011 at 1:58am:
I know this isn't exactly what you want and doesn't solve all of your queries, but it might 'sort of' give you a little of what you want:

http://www.carsten-dalgaard.dk/cgi-bin/yabb2/YaBB.pl?num=1320684758/9#9

I have now installed this mod, but have also found that it is no longer needed, as I have had absolutely NO bogus registration attempts arrive in the Registration Log since I installed this mod:

Anti-Spam Question V0.2 for YaBB 2.5
  
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