Author Topic: Check out our STATS  (Read 2674 times)

Donna

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Check out our STATS
« on: November 30, 2010, 01:55:19 AM »
Hey Y'all,

Check out our Forum History Stats for the last 6 months  :o

I know that a random "Thompson" search will bring a few new folks
to our Clan Thompson Society Forum but I think I need to give credit
where credit is due!   :D

 So, here is a big smooooch    :-*   for all you wonderful Clan Thompson
members who worked so hard at the Gatherings & Games this past
summer and fall.   You set up tents...shared information with others
searching for their Thom(p)son roots... suffered through rotten weather...etc.
And even posted great photos for all of us to enjoy!

You showed the other Clans that Clan Thompson is alive and well and
knows how to have a good time!  ::)

Thank you all so much for helping our Clan Thompson Society to grow!

Donna   :-*
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Donna

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Re: Check out our STATS
« Reply #1 on: June 18, 2011, 01:24:51 AM »

Am I talking to myself here  ???

Well, anyway, I'm going to say it again
Check out our Forum History Stats !!!

190 new folks in the first 18 days of June  :o

Welcome to all the new Forum members!   We would love to get to know y'all so  take a few minutes to introduce yourselves and please give some thought to becoming supporting members as well. 

Donna
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Stirling Thompson

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Re: Check out our STATS
« Reply #2 on: June 18, 2011, 07:16:13 AM »
Donna, I think there must be something wrong with stats. We had 200 forum members on March 1, 2011 and they indicate 224 as of today so that 190 since the beginning of June must be in error.
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Stu

Donna

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Re: Check out our STATS
« Reply #3 on: June 18, 2011, 02:42:43 PM »
Hey Thanks Stu.    Mary, can you help us out here?   I don't want to start my
"Happy Dance" if the figures are incorrect.

Donna
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Mary

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Re: Check out our STATS
« Reply #4 on: June 24, 2011, 08:55:25 PM »
Yep. The forum is getting SLAMMED with SPAMMERS. Apparently, someone has submitted our site to the spam bot programs of the world. It started about 10 days ago all of a sudden. There doesn't seem to be any way to block them as a group on this forum. They have to be blocked each and every time a new IP address is listed with a bogus email address and user name. Most of them are pretty obvious, apparently.

I've been working with Admin to clean them out daily, but it's a pain in the butt and you have to track each IP address to try to be sure you don't block an IP of a member ----ergo - Dusevoir. The forum will automatically block some automatically and that's where she got blocked.

What I"m afraid of is that if this avalanche doesn't stop, all new registrations will be blocked. It's just too time consuming for us to try to do this every day, over and over. We may have to block registrations and have serious registrants email admin to be registered. I know no one wants that, but I think all the other options are running out.

Don't pay any attention to the "stats."  It only adds the registration ATTEMPTS (i.e. bots) but it doesn't know which are valid and which aren't.