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Friday, July 21

Housekeeping note: word verfication turned on

Sorry but I had to do it - we just got hit with 50 spam posts in a minute. Rich

10 Comments:

  • We turned it off again as they were spamming old threads but should it get worse we will turn it back on. :)

    By Blogger Simon Burke, at 3:43 PM  

  • Why would someone spam our blog? Are they trying to crash the site, i.e. denial of service attack? Glad you guys are tech savy

    By Blogger Chris P, at 4:00 PM  

  • Same reason they send you junk mail Chris.

    By Blogger TheBusbyBoy, at 12:17 AM  

  • Rich, this is probably a terribly stupid question, but how did you know we were under attack?

    Were there posts that you've since eliminated?

    By Blogger gooner71, at 9:56 AM  

  • Basically we get hit by a load of anonymous posts with links to casino sites, etc.

    The downside of being listed on google etc. is that 'bots' can find us and automatically spam us. If it happnes a lot, we'll be forced to turn word varification back on.

    By Blogger Rich Hughes, at 11:06 PM  

  • That's a pain in the neck. Thanks for taking care of it.

    By Blogger gooner71, at 1:00 PM  

  • ps 4th place in the league and an FA Cup is a very questionable use of the word perch.

    By Blogger TheBusbyBoy, at 12:12 PM  

  • I think they may have been reigning European champs at the time.

    By Blogger Rich Hughes, at 12:13 PM  

  • The five stars in the F*****G is clever. I will give them that. Amazing how much time you can spend on flags when you don't have a job.

    By Blogger TheBusbyBoy, at 12:22 PM  

  • Did I ever tell you my supercroatigorbiscan story?

    By Blogger Rich Hughes, at 2:07 AM  

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