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Raion-Fox
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CleanTalk

Post by Raion-Fox » Tue Jun 12, 2018 6:46 pm

We now use CleanTalk instead of CAPTCHAs for preventing spam and other signups.

Thanks to our Patrons for making a 3-year subscription sustainable.
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Re: CleanTalk

Post by Raion-Fox » Thu Jun 14, 2018 12:49 am

It may have been only about 48 hours but CleanTalk has allowed us to:
  • Disable Captchas
  • Clean up our userlist of known spammers
  • Prevent spammer signups
Price-wise, it's 100% worth it, as it's cheap, usable and fast, without performance penalties.

It's definitely 100%, and I can recommend it to other site users here.

https://cleantalk.org
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Re: CleanTalk

Post by vishnu » Thu Jun 14, 2018 1:57 am

I ran a forum with Simple Machines for years and years, and they had innumerable plugins that did the same thing at no cost. The forum owner shut the forum down in a much more diplomatic way than Pete slammed the door on nekochan. It was my very dear friend Thea Newcomb's site, the number one site for breakup support on the Internet, http://www.soyouvebeendumped.com, highly recommended to the lovelorn. :P

She basically just burned out on the forum, she had posted tens of thousands of times, the mods tried to get her to back away and let them and the users help themselves, but she couldn't do it. The only way she could stop obsessing over it was to shut it down. :\
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Re: CleanTalk

Post by praetor » Thu Jun 14, 2018 11:03 am

Super easy to setup too. I just wish the management tools were more robust.

I wish there was a way to put an account into a probation period. I ran into a situation where bifo's account got deleted and he couldn't sign up using his e-mail address. It was a false-positive. I reviewed his posts and they weren't spammy, but for some reason cleantalk thought they were.

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Re: CleanTalk

Post by Raion-Fox » Thu Jun 14, 2018 11:52 am

He was using a VPN, iirc.
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Re: CleanTalk

Post by praetor » Thu Jun 14, 2018 12:34 pm

I think it was that, but his e-mail address was on cleantalk's blacklist. *shrugs*

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