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Re: Massive spam attacks on the wiki (and forums?)

Postby gameoflifeboy » March 29th, 2017, 12:13 am

Can you please post the pattern here first? Select the pattern in Golly, press Ctrl+C, and put it between "code" tags.

Infinite spaceships that move at C are already known. This one is the simplest:
x = 2, y = 2, rule = B3/S23:T2,0
2o$o!
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#C [[ THEME 6 AUTOFIT ]]
x = 37, y = 8, rule = B/S012345678
bobobo2bobobobo2bobobobobobo2bobobo$2b2o2bo2b2o2b2o3b2o4b2o2bo2b2o2bo$
4b3o8bo4b2o4b3o4b3o$7b4o25bo$11b5o$16b6o$22b7o$29b8o!
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Re: Massive spam attacks on the wiki (and forums?)

Postby Apple Bottom » April 1st, 2017, 6:29 am

Badmonkey717 wrote:I'm sorry about creating an account for the express purpose of joining. Please lemme in...?


BTW, I'm not sure you noticed, but Nathaniel did set the Trusted flag for your wiki account a few days, so you're good to go.

Of course Eric's advice still applies: if you'd like to share a new pattern, best to post it on the forum first so people can take a look and see if it's notable enough to deserve its own wiki article.
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Re: Massive spam attacks on the wiki (and forums?)

Postby rowett » April 13th, 2017, 3:25 pm

Hey Nathaniel please will you add me as a trusted user on LifeWiki?
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Re: Massive spam attacks on the wiki (and forums?)

Postby Nathaniel » April 13th, 2017, 5:43 pm

rowett wrote:Hey Nathaniel please will you add me as a trusted user on LifeWiki?


Wow, I can't believe that I hadn't done that yet -- apologies!

Done.
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Re: Massive spam attacks on the wiki (and forums?)

Postby Naszvadi » April 18th, 2017, 2:00 am

Naszvadi wrote:Another bot found in the forums: http://conwaylife.com/forums/memberlist ... ile&u=1714

it should be removed && kickban(time=infty)


Another possible (oneshot) spambot found: viewtopic.php?f=12&t=530&p=42755#p42596

http://conwaylife.com/forums/memberlist ... ile&u=1771

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Re: Massive spam attacks on the wiki (and forums?)

Postby Apple Bottom » April 18th, 2017, 6:20 am

Naszvadi wrote:Another possible (oneshot) spambot found: viewtopic.php?f=12&t=530&p=42755#p42596

http://conwaylife.com/forums/memberlist ... ile&u=1771

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Are you quite sure? Looking at his single post I'd say this is probably a legitimate new user who's trying to show off an app that he created.

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Re: Massive spam attacks on the wiki (and forums?)

Postby praoubl » April 18th, 2017, 9:58 pm

May I please be added to the trusted list?
x=15, y=14, rule=b3/s23
bo2bob2obo2bo2b$b4ob2ob4o2b$bo2bob2obo2bo2b$15b$15b$15b$15b$15b$2b2o7b2o2b$2bo9bo2b$3b9o3b$3o2b5o2b3o$o2bo2b3o2bo2bo$b2o9b2ob!

x = 60, y = 60, rule = B1/S12345
o2bo2bo$o2bo2bo$4o2bo$o2bo2bo$o2bo2bo!
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Re: Massive spam attacks on the wiki (and forums?)

Postby Nathaniel » April 19th, 2017, 10:26 am

praoubl wrote:May I please be added to the trusted list?


Done!
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Re: Massive spam attacks on the wiki (and forums?)

Postby drc » May 2nd, 2017, 6:15 pm

mfw nobody notices this spam post for an entire month:
http://www.conwaylife.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=11&t=2803&p=42273#p42273

Google Translate says it's about an umbrella company
pondlife=salad+butterfly
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Re: Massive spam attacks on the wiki (and forums?)

Postby _zM » May 3rd, 2017, 11:37 am

It's specifically about parasols.
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Re: Massive spam attacks on the wiki (and forums?)

Postby Saka » May 3rd, 2017, 7:37 pm

That spam message at first only had the first part, so it seemed sliiightly normal.
Nice waterbear you got there. Would be a shame if this rake shot it down from the other side of the universe.
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