Wheee, I hate ‘business’ people — User Account Spamming

After getting multiple hundred of registration signups, some from clearly business domains, others from free mail sites, and ALL of them in the format of NameYear (say Mike1967 for example) and often name not matching email name, I have had to put Captcha on signup page yet again (Aparently it got whacked when the domain was restored from backup).   So far, since I have done that (and blocked the bot from yandex.ru), I have had no wave of signups.

However, there is still the bogus account problem.   I’m going to go through and delete all the recent user accounts to clean up the site.   If you return here and your user name and email do not work, please accept my apologies and sign up again.

Also, I am considering adding BuddyPress to the site.  This would allow messaging between users, messaging to me, more detailed profiles, etc.   So, the site may change somewhat in the coming days, just a heads up.

The Gamemaster

A role-playing gamer / gamemaster since D&D / AD&D. Took a ‘brief’ hiatus from RPG gaming starting around the time AD&D 2e released in 1989 but came back to the hobby.

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