Register - Login
Views: 85561225
Main - Memberlist - Active users - Calendar - Wiki - IRC Chat - Online users
Ranks - Rules/FAQ - JCS - Stats - Latest Posts - Color Chart - Smilies
09-19-17 12:39:22 PM

Jul - Meta - Internet Bots New poll - New thread - New reply
Next newer thread | Next older thread

Red Paragoomba
Level: 12

Posts: 39/55
EXP: 6747
For next: 1174

Since: 12-19-16
From: San Francisco, CA

Since last post: 11 hours
Last activity: 11 hours

Posted on 05-16-17 12:16:00 AM Link | Quote
Are there any "Bots" that visit this site? Cause I know they like to make spam threads that have nothing to do with any of the forums here.
Level: 39

Posts: 416/459
EXP: 401598
For next: 3173

Since: 02-24-13
From: your dreams

Since last post: 14 days
Last activity: 6 days

Posted on 05-16-17 05:23:14 AM Link | Quote
Nowadays the spammers are generally humans. They seem to show up rarely these times, but it mostly depends on the site. At my board for example they haven't tried to register in ages, but for some reason they keep trying to post with credentials that don't exist. At another board they occasionally try to register and sometimes manage to post something in Russian.

99% of the time, the point is to inflate some site's SEO ranking by posting links to said site. Or plain old advertisement.

The 'bots' you can see in the online users bar on some Acmlmboards are unrelated, those are search engine crawlers.
Next newer thread | Next older thread
Jul - Meta - Internet Bots New poll - New thread - New reply

Rusted Logic

Acmlmboard - commit 2f1bc75 [2017-08-27]
©2000-2017 Acmlm, Xkeeper, Inuyasha, et al.

27 database queries.
Query execution time: 0.147352 seconds
Script execution time: 0.003119 seconds
Total render time: 0.150472 seconds