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vB v. UBB #231099
11/17/09 10:23 AM
11/17/09 10:23 AM
GregK  Offline OP
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Joined: Jun 2006
Posts: 402
Tombstone, AZ
Recently I converted my vB site over to the latest UBB and completely solved my spam problem. With vB I was deleting spam almost hourly some days, but now, I've not had a single spammer sign up and try to post. Good decision.


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Re: vB v. UBB [Re: GregK] #231351
11/28/09 09:28 AM
11/28/09 09:28 AM
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DLWebmaestro  Offline
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Joined: Mar 2008
Posts: 340
North Carolina
I imagine this is for the same reason that there are more viruses for Windows than there are for Macintosh or Linux.

Re: vB v. UBB [Re: DLWebmaestro] #231968
12/10/09 08:57 AM
12/10/09 08:57 AM
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AmyGraper  Offline
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Joined: Dec 2009
Posts: 12
I am also considering switching from vb to ubb. It looks like ubb already has a number of the features I have been waiting for in vb's upcoming cms.

How did your users respond when you made the switch, GregK?

Re: vB v. UBB [Re: AmyGraper] #234486
02/07/10 06:31 AM
02/07/10 06:31 AM
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Osman Yagmur  Offline
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Joined: Dec 2009
Posts: 11
because there are some spamming bots created for vB. there is not much UBB users, so people do not pay they time to create those bots.

This is an extreme advantage of UBB.

Re: vB v. UBB [Re: GregK] #252464
03/17/13 01:05 PM
03/17/13 01:05 PM
elijahone  Offline
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Joined: Jan 2010
Posts: 98
SC, USA
I currently have a Vb forum up and I know what you mean. I have a stop spam hack installed and thus far it has stopped over 16K+! I like Vb but I find that if you don't place your site in their directory the spammers are not quite as bad.

Re: vB v. UBB [Re: GregK] #253192
07/13/13 05:15 PM
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Cuervo  Offline
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Joined: Feb 2007
Posts: 220
127.0.0.1
Moderate new users, end of story. They wont take the time to sign up for forums that need personal approval. OK, there might be 4 a month.


-Tim
Re: vB v. UBB [Re: GregK] #254445
12/22/13 06:13 PM
12/22/13 06:13 PM
Stan  Offline

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Joined: Jun 2006
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nelsa, you should know better than to signature spam in a forum


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