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Banned Emails Wildcard Option (Just Checking)

Discussion in 'XenForo Questions and Support' started by Lone Wolf, Mar 1, 2012.

  1. Lone Wolf

    Lone Wolf Well-Known Member

    I have a lot of spam users signing up with email addresses containing strings like...


    If I add the following to banned emails then will it block these specific strings...

  2. Jake Bunce

    Jake Bunce XenForo Moderator Staff Member

    It is best to target email domains, like:


    That will work.

    But email banning is a cat and mouse game. I recommend CAPTCHA:

    Admin CP -> Tools -> Question and Answer
  3. Lone Wolf

    Lone Wolf Well-Known Member

    I had that stuff on with VB but it didnt help too much. Plus I wanted to target specific spammers.

    For example I had over 100 spam accounts registered that looked something like this...


    Basically a random name and a well known domain (like live.com) but the common denominatory was always '142@'

    So wont it work if i do...


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