Anyone wants to ban spammer on forum

Paul Romanyszyn pgr at
Wed Oct 19 10:55:41 CDT 2011

On 10/19/2011 11:21 AM, Tijl Coosemans wrote:
> On Wednesday 19 October 2011 14:08:14 L. Rahyen wrote:
>> On 2011-10-19 (October, Wednesday) 02:37:41 Vitaliy Margolen wrote:
>>> On 10/18/2011 07:37 PM, Vitaliy Margolen wrote:
>>>> So any admins actually watching and want to bad roberbdib3a on forum?
>>>> Also why aren't every moderator has these rights to block spammers,
>>>> since we have only one forum.
>>> So no takers? I'm guessing we need more forum admins then, so more
>>> timezones can be covered.
>> 	I agree. I and other morerators have deleted spam messages, but the
>> spammer kept using the same account to post more. Inability to ban
>> spammer's account is frustrating. I would happely volonteer to be
>> forum admin so I can ban spammers.
> The past few days there's been spam messages every few minutes and as
> soon as you ban an account an other one appears. Obviously the bots have
> figured out the answer to the captcha.
Any way to determine IP address and do something like failtoban and lock 
the IP our for a few hours. This should be a firewall function not forum 
Paul R.

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