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Change to board registration

Postby draglist » Fri Dec 20, 2013 6:05 pm

FYI, just posted this as an announcement on the board...

Hi everyone. I had to shut down automatic registration to the Draglist message board. About once a week, I had to go out and review several hundred spam sign up attempts. I'm talking 400-500. In all but a few increasingly rare cases, there was no real member behind the attempt. Although Brian Clark helped me mightily through an automated script, it still took way too much of my time.

As of 12/20/13, if you want to join the a Draglist.com message board, you need to send an email to draglist@gmail.com with the subject JOIN DRAGLIST MESSAGE BOARD.

in the email you need to provide me your real name, a desired user name, and a short sentence on your interest in drag racing and why you want to join.

I will not reject any sincere drag racing fans.

Looking forward to hearing from you. Bill
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Re: Change to board registration

Postby Wheelzman » Fri Dec 20, 2013 9:19 pm

My name is Gorilli or Rilli for short.
I likes drag racin' and nannerz.
I iz married to Mrs. Gorilli she likez drag racin' two.
Wez wantz ta go to the Draglist Nationalz in 2014.
Please excuz mez writin' as I haz nannerz in both handz.
Thank youz bpz head honchoz.

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Re: Change to board registration

Postby draglist » Sat Dec 21, 2013 4:43 pm

Thanks. That would actually pass the audition! :D

PS - Just went to look at the registration list. It was BLANK! Normally, I would have one or two hundred spam signup attempts already. LOVE IT! bp
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Re: Change to board registration

Postby Billy Mac » Mon Dec 23, 2013 1:48 pm

My name is Gorilli or Rilli for short.
I likes drag racin' and nannerz.
I iz married to Mrs. Gorilli she likez drag racin' two.
Wez wantz ta go to the Draglist Nationalz in 2014.
Please excuz mez writin' as I haz nannerz in both handz.
Thank youz bpz head honchoz.


^^^^^^^
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Re: Change to board registration

Postby draglist » Mon Jun 15, 2015 10:02 pm

I changed this back as several potential new members wanted to sign up and were frustrated that they could not.

Of course, I haven't heard a peep from any of them yet now that they are approved. I'll keep an eye on this...

Will change it to say that folks need to send me an email AFTER they register and that way I'll know they are for real. Otherwise, all other new spam attempts will be deleted automatically (and there are 36 just today). bp
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