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From: "Slash" <>
Subject: Re: RogueBasin account creation disabled?
Date: 2006-05-15 15:28:57
Agent: G2/0.2 wrote:
> A few months ago, copx wrote that it was time that RogueBasin
> deactivate account creation. It seems as though it's now disabled, as
> it seems from the Sign In link at there
> is no way to create an account.
> Wikipedia user Kernigh who is not a roguelike developer has asked me if
> there is a way for me to get him an account.
> Why don't we re-enable account creation and set up a
> distorted-image-style Turing test to make sure bots do not add links to
> pages as
> has?
> See for the Turing test
> extension. The README file states how easy it is to install.

Thanks Jason, I already forwarded this message to DarkGod, the current
wiki admin.

Account creation was disabled to prevent the spambot attacks, which
were becoming more and more frequent and the recent changes patrol was
not being enough, this is a temporary measure and I hope darkgod can
implement spambot protection like the one you talk about.

In the meantime you can send me an email to with
your info and I can create an account

> Cheers,
> Jason



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