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    lolz, I didn't know people could be so desperate as to steal posts from other forums (but not the answers), so they can reply to it themselves, because they're lonely on their board. Then they come over to where they stole from when caught, to try to diplomatically lie their way out of it.

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    Forums like that are already doomed to failure of course. Can you imagine a forum where the host himself/herself is adept of stealing content from other sources? Such attitudes reveal a lot about many other aspects of someone's character. So, I can only imagine the quality of post moderation in that forum, for instance. Ultimately this would also impact the type of people interested in that forum.

    Our gremlin there ins't even very intelligent about how he does these things. So this is probably another wannaby with misplaced dreams of grandeur that a web forum would somehow give him the virtual prestige he so desires. That feeling tends to sprout from too much roaming around IRC, web forums and others, where he secretly swoons to the power of moderators and administrators, and knowing he doesn't have the muscle and brains to climb his way the ladder on those places, decides the best way to boss someone is to start their own stupid little forum.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Salem View Post
    I looked at your registration page, and it needs both a valid email address AND a CAPTCHA phrase. I'm also guessing here that you also send a confirmation email with a link that must be clicked before allowing a post.
    We never had that and it is done as of now. This was suppose to be a dead forum for a long time. Started quote some time back and nothing much activity till now because we have few other forums where we work on.

    a) you haven't taken them down yet
    I have taken the one you said and do let me know and I am more than happy to do that.
    b) what do the registration IP addresses and email addresses tell you?
    Some bots.

    Updating to a newer version of vbulletin wouldn't be a bad idea either.
    We have moved to vb3.7 and I have not plans to make it to 4 as it is itself a piece of crap.


    Maybe one of your members has something to do with it.
    Yes and the reason is the competition. See the announcement and I am not willing to put the link here once again.

    I am in a bad shape to explain things but only thing I can give is this was almost dead forum and so nothing much has happened apart from bot activity and if you see it do report and I am more than happy to bring it down.

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    Quote Originally Posted by shabbirbhimani View Post
    I am in a bad shape to explain things but only thing I can give is this was almost dead forum and so nothing much has happened apart from bot activity and if you see it do report and I am more than happy to bring it down.

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