Native Xenforo Addons(1) XenUtiles old thread: XenUtiles (by Jaxel) Supports: StopForumSpam Fspamlist Botscout - Protects Profile Posts as well. - Testimony (2) BotScout (by Fred Sherman) - doesn't rely on reCAPTCHA. - Supports: Botscout only (3) [splendidpoint.com] AntiSPAM - Prevent Links and Emails - allows you to prevent certain usergroups from posting links and email addresses until they reach a certain number of posts set by you. (4) Stop Spam here (sonnb) $10 USD. http://xenforo.com/community/threads/sonnb-stop-spam-here-paid.33479/ _________________________________________ Third Party Addons: (1) Botscout - http://www.botscout.com/ - Botscout has an API that you can use on your signup form to keep Xrumer scum from registering to your forums in the first place. (AnthonyCea) (2) Bad behavior (Alfa1) (3) project honeypot (Alfa1) Xenforo Admin Suggestions: (1) Question and Answer CAPTCHA - added January 13, 2011 (beta6) - see notes (2) Ban Quick Email providers (3) Watch for international registrants, when your forum isn't international in nature (tip). (4) Use Cloudflare's Tools. (mrGTB) (5) Moderate the posts of New Users (Jake) ======= Quick and Dirty tips from elsewhere: (1) Jigsaw: XenUtiles + change to a Q&A captcha (2) Melbo's Stop Spam Herre (sonnb) + English Q&A. (3) Moderate the posts of New Users (Jake) ======== Please reply here with suggestions, addons, third party addons, articles about being a good admin, etc. Provide Links to other suggestions. Let's help each other on this one !