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WHERE'S THE MIDNAHOL?!

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Post Spam and deleted users
The start of this month marked the start of a large influx of spam accounts, which have been dealt with accordingly. A few changes have been made, which is why I feel an Announcement should be made.

First off, since the spambot countermeasures in place previously for the user registration process appear to have recently become inadequate, they have been replaced with reCAPTCHA. This shouldn't really be of any concern current members, however, it does bring me onto my next point.

Although installing reCAPTCHA should prevent more spambots from registering, it did not prevent previously registered ones from posting. To lessen the amount of spam posted from now on, all members with a post count of 0 have been deleted. This was over 1700 accounts, which is far too many to sort though, meaning actual user's accounts may well have been removed. I would like to apologize for this and invite any users to re-create their accounts - you will be able to use the same name again, since no usernames have been banned, aside from those of spambots over the past few weeks.

As always, if there are any problems, feel free to message an Admin. :)

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Thank you those darn spambots were being a pain in the butt...

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