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Silverstix
Posted 7/3/2018 10:35 AM (#743704)
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I don't remember the process but isn't there some sort of a code or a confirmation email or something? How easy is it for these bots or spammers or whatever they are to register for the site? I have never seen this much spamming on a forum before. How do we fix this?
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Chefjohn
Posted 7/3/2018 11:23 AM (#743705 - in reply to #743704)
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Yeah that was crazy. It posted in every forum in the space of about 2 minutes.
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Silverstix
Posted 7/3/2018 12:12 PM (#743707 - in reply to #743704)
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happens at least once a month
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Brlesq
Posted 7/3/2018 2:57 PM (#743710 - in reply to #743704)
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Unless something has changed, there is no process. Just sign up and you're in. Maybe a newer guy can confirm if that is still the case
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Chefjohn
Posted 7/3/2018 3:53 PM (#743716 - in reply to #743704)
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You are correct Bruce. Give an email address, a user name, and a password and you’re in.
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Posted 7/3/2018 4:33 PM (#743718 - in reply to #743716)
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Perhaps a verification process is in order. I just joined a Toyota Hilux group, and I had to wait to be verified...there are a lot more cigar smokers out there than us Hilux drivers!!
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Posted 7/3/2018 6:59 PM (#743730 - in reply to #743704)
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It goes with the territory of Spammers....they are a creative bunch that spend their time infiltrating and much like getting diarrhea every so often...we deal with it.
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Posted 7/3/2018 7:48 PM (#743738 - in reply to #743710)
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Brlesq - 7/3/2018 4:57 PM

Unless something has changed, there is no process. Just sign up and you're in. Maybe a newer guy can confirm if that is still the case


Whoa, whoa, whoa. When I signed up Bruce told me I had to send him $20 to be verified. Has this policy changed?
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Posted 7/5/2018 7:38 AM (#743865 - in reply to #743738)
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Mautrak - 7/3/2018 8:48 PM
Brlesq - 7/3/2018 4:57 PM Unless something has changed, there is no process. Just sign up and you're in. Maybe a newer guy can confirm if that is still the case
Whoa, whoa, whoa. When I signed up Bruce told me I had to send him $20 to be verified. Has this policy changed?

Yes it's now $50. You know, FDA regulations driving everything up  

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Posted 7/5/2018 8:20 AM (#743867 - in reply to #743865)
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Mautrak - 7/3/2018 8:48 PM
Brlesq - 7/3/2018 4:57 PM Unless something has changed, there is no process. Just sign up and you're in. Maybe a newer guy can confirm if that is still the case
Whoa, whoa, whoa. When I signed up Bruce told me I had to send him $20 to be verified. Has this policy changed?

Yes it's now $50. You know, FDA regulations driving everything up  




The price of my cigars went up from 2012 to 2017, and inflation kicked in. Both of you got your verification "expedited" as promised, and you obviously both got in. I don't see a problem here!




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Posted 7/13/2018 7:31 AM (#745548 - in reply to #743704)
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Can something please be done about this already?
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Chefjohn
Posted 7/13/2018 7:37 AM (#745549 - in reply to #745548)
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Yeah, it’s crazy. That’s twice in the past three days.
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Posted 7/13/2018 7:38 AM (#745550 - in reply to #743867)
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Silverstix - 7/5/2018 8:38 AM

Mautrak - 7/3/2018 8:48 PM
Brlesq - 7/3/2018 4:57 PM Unless something has changed, there is no process. Just sign up and you're in. Maybe a newer guy can confirm if that is still the case
Whoa, whoa, whoa. When I signed up Bruce told me I had to send him $20 to be verified. Has this policy changed?

Yes it's now $50. You know, FDA regulations driving everything up  




The price of my cigars went up from 2012 to 2017, and inflation kicked in. Both of you got your verification "expedited" as promised, and you obviously both got in. I don't see a problem here!






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Posted 7/13/2018 8:01 AM (#745553 - in reply to #743704)
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This thread......

Edited by StogieDad 7/13/2018 8:01 AM
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Posted 7/13/2018 8:28 AM (#745555 - in reply to #743704)
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Posted 7/13/2018 8:28 AM (#745556 - in reply to #743704)
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some of it is probably some jackass that got his feelings hurt here and now passes the time by screwing up the home page while waiting on his new genuine extra large butt plug to show up in the mail from Idodonkeys.com
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Posted 7/13/2018 9:12 AM (#745559 - in reply to #745556)
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Idodonkeys.com


You should have told me you were a member, I just paid my yearly dues!
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Posted 7/13/2018 9:12 AM (#745560 - in reply to #745559)
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toby2 - 7/13/2018 7:28 AM Idodonkeys.com
You should have told me you were a member, I just paid my yearly dues!

i knew that was coming.... 

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Silverstix
Posted 7/13/2018 9:21 AM (#745563 - in reply to #745560)
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You should have told me you were a member, I just paid my yearly dues!

i knew that was coming.... 

I was gonna tell you that the link wasn't working, but I figured, nah....Colin's got this one   

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