Who is the singer in the Sisters of Mercy

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...could be a very good question that any potential user has to answer before they can complete their forum registration. Would probably stop most spammers who are just using scripts from even registering, let alone posting? And surely easy enough for even the newest fan to answer.

(Apparently, even some real-life humans don't know the answer! Shocking, I know...)

See thread below on forcing users to correctly answers questions on phpBB before being registered:

https://www.phpbb.com/community/viewtop ... &t=2122055
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Thanks Paul.
Will have a looky at that, but I think only Mark & Barry can change that setting currently.
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Just thought it might save you time having to ban spammers and trash their posts
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lazarus corporation wrote:Just thought it might save you time having to ban spammers and trash their posts
For sure. On an old Cure forum we had a similar question to ask who the bass player was (bit less obvious than Smith) & it totally worked
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Well done for sorting out those spammers quickly, i've seen you cleaning up the place, nice job :notworthy:
You must have to sleep with one eye open :lol:
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On another forum I go on, adding a very simple question kept the spammers at bay for a good 6 months before they learnt the answer.
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Pista wrote:Thanks Paul.
Will have a looky at that, but I think only [s]Mark &[/s] Barry can change that setting currently.
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good thing I'm already in hahahahaha :von: :innocent: :innocent:
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Also, the support thread Paul references phpBB3 and this board is still on [s]steampower[/s] phpBB2

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gah, that old chestnut

yeah that sort of questions would be great, if there were a phpbb2 version

this forum runs a customised version off phpbb2 and in order to upgrade it to phpbb3 there's a few things we'd lose. these include (but are not limited to):

- all the current themes
- image gallery integration
- everyone's birthday

upgrading would also add a slew of new features to the user control panels, some of which are nice but some of which (IMHO) overly complicate things

but it is creaking a little isn't it? an upgrade would probably be useful from a speed and security perspective :lol:

let me see what I can do over the summer.
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markfiend wrote:Also, the support thread Paul references phpBB3
Me fail English? That's unpossible!
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i'm still waiting for the answer.....it's that doktor guy who plays the drums innit? :P
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but nothing comes out when they move their lips
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and everybody acts like they forgot about GARY MARX"

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