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Justin, would it be easy to test these with another theme, to determine whether that's the problem?
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Too much spam today.  I wonder if there's software that could be programmed to not accept posts if they contained certain words like 'Adidas' or 'Nike' and other key words that spammers use.
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(01-03-2018, 07:33 AM)jgsz Wrote: Too much spam today.  I wonder if there's software that could be programmed to not accept posts if they contained certain words like 'Adidas' or 'Nike' and other key words that spammers use.

You don't want "cheap Nike boots"? Sounds like a bargain. /s
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Don't new accounts have to be manually approved?
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No they don't. That's far too time consuming. We've tried some methods for registration that have improved things.

Spam is an issue, yes. Although as a whole it seems to be better than it has been in the past.
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(01-02-2018, 10:34 AM)tomh009 Wrote: Justin, would it be easy to test these with another theme, to determine whether that's the problem?

I'll activate the default theme for a bit and see how that goes.

Be warned.  It's not pretty hah.
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Seems to help the rate/report issues. That tells me its a javascript issue.

Moderation issues are still present I think

I think looking for a new theme is in order. That sucks. A TON of time and energy went into customizing this one. Two things I have neither of these days. Might need new graphics too. Damn. OK, done bitching.

I'm considering publicly stating that a goal of ours needs to be to fundraise next year to switch to xenforo. (not an official statement haha)
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What's the cost for xenforo? (Apart from the effort required to migrate existing content ...)
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Xenforo is $140 plus the potential cost of a theme, but the time/headache is the real cost along with learning a new software.

I think I'm leaning towards finding a new mybb theme for now though. The more I think about it the more I wonder how many of our issues are theme related. Just annoying to lose three years worth of customization.
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You've done a great job Spokes. Thanks for all your time, energy and love for this project.
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Thanks Drake.

Ok, so after some time using the default theme and playing around with some other themes, this current theme (and to a lesser extent the default theme) is the issue. There is some conflict with the javascript. I'm going to see if I can get a workable theme that looks good and functions well up and running within the next few days. The looks/colours/graphics might not mesh initially, but it will function.

This could be the solution we're looking for.
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