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Post by badinsults »

Yes, bots are infiltrating this board with almost non-spamish messages. I believe that some of these bots may actually be low paid people who sign up to the boards manually to implement their spam, as I can't see this many getting through our registration tricks. At any rate, if you see a spam bot post, please do not respond to it, especially if it bumps an ancient thread. Instead, send me a PM or post in this thread, and I will deal with it. Do this for any new user with a seemingly off-topic post, even if it sounds like a legit post. I will delete the post, and assign the special rank of "Defeated Bot" to any banned bot. It is safe to assume any new poster is a bot, unless their post has actual substance.

To the other admins, I suggest using that rank for any bot banning.
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badinsults wrote:To the other admins, I suggest using that rank for any bot banning.

That rank is awesome. I can only wallow in self-defeat at not creating it myself.
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Post by adventure_of_link »

grinvader wrote:
badinsults wrote:To the other admins, I suggest using that rank for any bot banning.

That rank is awesome. I can only wallow in self-defeat at not creating it myself.

Yes, I tend to agree.
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Post by Johan_H »

http://board.zsnes.com/phpBB2/viewtopic.php?t=13326

Someone somewhere (bsnes boards?) had an idea along the lines of making a forum where only spambots are allowed.
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Post by adventure_of_link »

http://board.zsnes.com/phpBB2/viewtopic ... 526#198526 -- I'm only putting this here because I don't know what to make of this. :?
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Post by Squall_Leonhart »

Bots speaking spanish are on the rise.
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Post by Johan_H »

Looks like some guy spamming to promote his blog?
Kind of like the guy who trolled here and at RHDN about how he hated china or whatever?
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Post by grinvader »

it's a fucking zombot apocalypse

man the lifeboats
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Post by Johan_H »

It's the same all over the internets it seems. Either they've gotten smarter, or it's actual people, as badinsults says.
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Post by I.S.T. »

adventure_of_link wrote:http://board.zsnes.com/phpBB2/viewtopic.php?p=198526#198526 -- I'm only putting this here because I don't know what to make of this. :?


Look at his blog. It's a real post.
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Post by adventure_of_link »

I.S.T. wrote:
adventure_of_link wrote:http://board.zsnes.com/phpBB2/viewtopic.php?p=198526#198526 -- I'm only putting this here because I don't know what to make of this. :?


Look at his blog. It's a real post.


Yeah, that's what I was kind of figuring. but still, getting ZSNES to work on 15kHz? whaaat? :?
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Post by odditude »

adventure_of_link wrote:getting ZSNES to work on 15kHz? whaaat? :?

he's talking about an arcade monitor.
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Post by kode54 »

Horizontal sync rate, to be precise.
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Post by grinvader »

15khz being pretty low for an snes horizontal sync rate... 640x480@60Hz is around 29kHz min.
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Post by creaothceann »

15000 Hz / 60 Hz = 250 lines
15000 Hz / 30 Hz = 500 lines

So it'd be ok for SNES resolutions.
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Post by adventure_of_link »

Odditude, kode, grin, creaoth: OH.... Now I feel like a dumb-ass :(

thanks.
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Post by badinsults »

I just went through all the new users that have joined this month and banned any suspected bots.

Fun fact: most bots don't even bother to make a post!
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Post by adventure_of_link »

badinsults wrote:Fun fact: most bots don't even bother to make a post!

Guess that's one thing about bots that don't change...
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