Sunday, October 02, 2005

May Spammers Burn in Hell

Holy crap, I awoke to find 200 spam comments scattered around my blog today! There's no easy way for me to get rid of them all. I'll at least clear up the main page though. I've tried adding "word verification" to the comments form, but the hack apparently doesn't work perfectly on Internet Explorer (if you have any problems, email me). I might end up having to change back to old fashioned Blogger comments. Anything to stop the flood of spam!

Update: It turns out the spammers were using the old Blogger pop-up comments link I'd left there before. I've now removed that link, so now the only way to comment is via the post-page comment form. Hopefully that'll be enough to keep the spammers out. (If not, I'll have to resort to old Blogger comments + word verification.)

8 comments:

  1. I think we need to cause some harm to the spammers in this world if we want them to stop.

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  2. Before you toss spammers and other idiots into the flames, you usually search their mouths and pockets for bits of gold, money, lotto tickets, chewing gum etc., and make the most of it. Do the spammers have any good ideas, or do they by definition not?

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  3. Well you could spam to death any site that spams...
    but do you have somthign in particular in mind?

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  4. hey mike - I have read your non libiterian faq, you are famous heh.

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  5. geniusNZ: I think you might be thinking about a different Mike, unless of course I've been writing influential articles in my sleep.

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  6. geniusNZ: I think you might be thinking about a different Mike, unless of course I've been writing influential articles in my sleep.

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