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Old 02-12-2007, 08:31 AM   #1 (permalink)
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How about blocking all Hotmail, Yahoo and Gmail email addresses? Then users will have to have registered mail boxes and they will then think twice about signing up to spam.

I know all current users will have to enter a new email address but surely 30 seconds of typing a email address out is better than having to delete spam after spam?

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Old 02-12-2007, 08:37 AM   #2 (permalink)
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I don't have an email account other than Hotmail, Yahoo, and Gmail.
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Old 02-12-2007, 08:46 AM   #3 (permalink)
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ISP's offer authenticated mail boxes. If you don't have internet at home I can offer you a anythingyouwant@ultimateunity.co.uk or anythingyouwant@myipaddress which will soon become anythingyouwant@laughonlive.co.uk
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Well, I have an ISP for my house, I just don't have one. It's controlled by my father, I don't have the password to it, or anything.
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Old 02-12-2007, 01:31 PM   #5 (permalink)
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I have a gmail account, but I not trading it for anything. period.

this spam is computer generated BTW
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Old 02-14-2007, 08:06 AM   #6 (permalink)
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Default Re: I have suggested this before (reduce spam):

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How about blocking all Hotmail, Yahoo and Gmail email addresses? Then users will have to have registered mail boxes and they will then think twice about signing up to spam.

I know all current users will have to enter a new email address but surely 30 seconds of typing a email address out is better than having to delete spam after spam?

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I use gmail with TF.

Also, believe it or not, only about 10% of spammers here use hotmail, gmail or yahoo.

We are going to upgrade TF to the latest vBulletin. that's going to be a really big help against spammers.
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Old 02-24-2007, 11:06 PM   #7 (permalink)
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We are going to upgrade TF to the latest vBulletin. that's going to be a really big help against spammers.
YAY!!!!!!!!!!! When???
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The software is in place. Once the testing is finished, bam!
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The software is in place. Once the testing is finished, bam!
YAYAYAYAYAYAYAYAYAY!!!!!!!!!
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