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Note regarding Private Messages

Post by hellboy » Mon Jun 11, 2018 2:33 am

There seems to be a few issues with PMs and Spam at the moment, as it appears spam user accounts are currently able to bypass the site security. The reality is the PHPBB version used for this site is well out of date, and needs a significant (and most likely feature breaking) upgrade.

While I plan the process, I've disabled private messaging for all users. Feel free to let me know if you get spam messages despite this setting change. If you don't know how to do so already, just use the Fourtheye Contact page: http://www.fourtheye.net/contact/

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Re: Note regarding Private Messages

Post by tys0n » Mon Jun 11, 2018 4:21 am

Aww man, even span doesn't want to message me
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Re: Note regarding Private Messages

Post by M0G » Mon Jun 11, 2018 4:04 pm

hellboy wrote:There seems to be a few issues with PMs and Spam at the moment, as it appears spam user accounts are currently able to bypass the site security. The reality is the PHPBB version used for this site is well out of date, and needs a significant (and most likely feature breaking) upgrade.

While I plan the process, I've disabled private messaging for all users. Feel free to let me know if you get spam messages despite this setting change. If you don't know how to do so already, just use the Fourtheye Contact page: http://www.fourtheye.net/contact/
Well shit how am I supposed to send you nudes now?

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Re: Note regarding Private Messages

Post by hellboy » Mon Jun 11, 2018 11:48 pm

Likely to move the forum to PhpBB 3.2 this evening. The forum may go down for a while (I'll place it in maintenance mode) but shouldn't be more than an hour or two.

There will then be some time assessing and restoring some of the functionality we're using, as 3.0 and 3.2 mods are not compatible, and I'm not sure how many have replacement mods (though it appears 3.2 has plenty of good out of the box additions).

Should be interesting!

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Re: Note regarding Private Messages

Post by Kittaan » Tue Jun 12, 2018 12:16 am

Buena suerte jefe.
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Post by hellboy » Tue Jun 12, 2018 12:30 am

It's also likely the forums go down in a blaze of glory (though I will have backups)! Stay tuned!

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Post by hellboy » Tue Jun 12, 2018 6:34 am

Test post!

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Re: Note regarding Private Messages

Post by Busty McCracken » Tue Jun 12, 2018 8:16 pm

May I just say how mobile friendly this new version is. Bravo

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Re: Note regarding Private Messages

Post by hellboy » Tue Jun 12, 2018 10:26 pm

Busty McCracken wrote:
Tue Jun 12, 2018 8:16 pm
May I just say how mobile friendly this new version is. Bravo
Don't thank me - thank the phpBB devs!

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Re: Note regarding Private Messages

Post by Busty McCracken » Wed Jun 13, 2018 3:47 am

Nah take the kudos I say.. to Hellboy!

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