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Online DJC

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Bots
« on: December 11, 2018, 09:13:15 PM »
The bots are particularly active at the moment, including one using what I think is bahasa Indonesia.

Apart from the annoyance factor, what are bots trying to achieve?  Is there a way to block them (I am a person test)?
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Offline northernblue

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Re: Bots
« Reply #1 on: December 11, 2018, 10:10:47 PM »
The one I replied to was using Malay, Iím not completely sure if it was a bot or not.
If you ask a bot if itís a bot will it tell you the truth ?

Offline crashlander

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Re: Bots
« Reply #2 on: December 13, 2018, 09:47:38 AM »
Now they speak German. Mus be that time of year.
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Offline Lods

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Re: Bots
« Reply #3 on: December 13, 2018, 01:39:26 PM »
I usually don't worry too much about them.
They're easy to pick up.
It's nearly always an old thread...and folks are pretty good with mod reports (thanks for the latest rocky)
A couple of posts within a short space of time and they're usually gone.
I just move them to the trashcan and don't even worry about the banning process.

The language thing is a new development though.

 

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