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Re: Happy birthday... spambots?
« Reply #20 on: April 21, 2010, 01:18:23 AM »
And guys, I thought we wanted the non-geeks so we could show them the error of their ways. ;)

As long as they're humanoid and not giants (trolls) or constructs (bots), then that's fine with me.
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Re: Happy birthday... spambots?
« Reply #21 on: April 21, 2010, 04:48:08 AM »
Maybe if you put the question in Zalgo?
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Re: Happy birthday... spambots?
« Reply #22 on: April 24, 2010, 04:37:10 AM »
Just as an update, we're trying to ban all the spambots, but we're getting about 100 a day :wall and it's a little hard to keep up with, so we appreciate your patience on this issue.

And if you're a real member and your birthday got buried by a ton of fake members...sorry :scared and Happy Birthday. :birthday
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Re: Happy birthday... spambots?
« Reply #23 on: April 24, 2010, 04:44:08 AM »
Go for the ones with e-mails at yahoo uk, with 0 posts. That will take care of 80% of them.
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Re: Happy birthday... spambots?
« Reply #24 on: April 24, 2010, 05:12:34 AM »
EDIT: guess the board language can't fit that.

Just using this:
http://textozor.com/zalgo-text/

You get this:
« Last Edit: April 24, 2010, 05:17:21 AM by veekie »
The mind transcends the body.
It's also a little cold because of that.
Please get it a blanket.

I wish I could read your mind,
I can barely read mine.

"Skynet begins to learn at a geometric rate. It becomes self-aware at 2:14 a.m. Eastern time, August 29th. At 2:15, it begins rolling up characters."

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"Just what do you think the moon up in the sky is? Everyone sees that big, round shiny thing and thinks there must be something round up there, right? That's just silly. The truth is much more awesome than that. You can almost never see the real Moon, and its appearance is death to humans. You can only see the Moon when it's reflected in things. And the things it reflects in, like water or glass, can all be broken, right? Since the moon you see in the sky is just being reflected in the heavens, if you tear open the heavens it's easy to break it~"
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Re: Happy birthday... spambots?
« Reply #25 on: April 24, 2010, 06:04:45 AM »
Just for full disclosure...since banning a spambot still leaves their "birthday" on the forums which means the spam links in their signatures are still there for anyone to see/click on if they were to click on the spambot's account info, we're going to erase their signatures as they are banned.
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Re: Happy birthday... spambots?
« Reply #27 on: April 24, 2010, 06:57:48 AM »
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Re: Happy birthday... spambots?
« Reply #28 on: April 24, 2010, 08:17:19 PM »
I still need to go through the last week or so of new members and do a selective purge, but at least for the time being the birthday list is clean and should be showing only valid member birthdays once again.
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Re: Happy birthday... spambots?
« Reply #29 on: April 16, 2011, 07:41:01 AM »
And now the spambots turn one year old.  :birthday   :lol
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Re: Happy birthday... spambots?
« Reply #30 on: April 18, 2011, 02:57:28 AM »
Yeah, I saw that and was trying to figure it out, for a second.  The thing was, several of them are legitimate posters, so I somehow factored this out as a possibility at first. :p
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Re: Happy birthday... spambots?
« Reply #31 on: May 25, 2011, 02:34:13 AM »
Seriously, look at the bottom of the page. They all seem to have the same birthday.
Not mine!  :P
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Re: Happy birthday... spambots?
« Reply #32 on: May 25, 2011, 02:40:13 AM »
Seriously, look at the bottom of the page. They all seem to have the same birthday.
Not mine!  :P
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Re: Happy birthday... spambots?
« Reply #33 on: May 25, 2011, 12:28:43 PM »
Seriously, look at the bottom of the page. They all seem to have the same birthday.
Not mine!  :P
Well yeah, you're advanced.
You've had time to evolve. :P

Clearly, Phaedrus is an optimized spambot. Only a Min-Maxer would alter a character's age for a benefit.


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Re: Happy birthday... spambots?
« Reply #35 on: June 16, 2011, 06:04:23 PM »
Look, it's a countdown:

Total time logged in: 100 days, 10 hours and 1 minutes.
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Re: Happy birthday... spambots?
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