Not allowing new signups?

Discussion in 'Racing-Forums Feedback' started by ByronFanatic, Jan 29, 2020.

  1. ByronFanatic

    ByronFanatic Waiting for win #1

    Im not into racing anymore but my buddy is and he wanted to sign up and use the site and it said it isnt allowing new signups and i wondered why?
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  2. aunty dive

    aunty dive Team Owner

    Prevents the ex-communicated from returning with name #4 or 5.
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  3. StandOnIt

    StandOnIt Farm Truck

    I kinda thought that also.
  4. gnomesayin

    gnomesayin Team Owner

    It is unfortunate that the existence of a Torontonian with several disassociative identities (who is easily traced) means no new fans can join and contribute.

    I'm honestly surprised the board is so resilient, as usually when a forum resorts to this, atrophy leads to a not slow death.
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  5. Magnethead

    Magnethead Admin & Resident Techie Staff Member

    It's also because the forum has been spammed several times with hundreds of new user signups in a matter of hours from various IP's.

    We have ways around people signing up with name #4 and #5. Xenforo is VERY good at figuring that ish out. We even had one try to do it the same way as Byron's friend (sending me a manual email) and we were able to determine it was a previous offender even with a different IP and email address, before I even made them an account.

    We aint dumb.
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  6. StandOnIt

    StandOnIt Farm Truck

    Glad this post showed up, thanks for what all you guys do behind the scenes so a knucklehead like myself can hang around here.
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