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Offline Vandaahl

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Re: httpBL
« Reply #300 on: September 14, 2010, 10:32:14 AM »
Thank you Snoopy, problem solved!

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Re: httpBL
« Reply #301 on: September 18, 2010, 12:27:00 PM »
Can you replace the captcha and use recaptcha for this mod? or would that be too complicated?

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Re: httpBL
« Reply #302 on: September 18, 2010, 03:46:11 PM »
Can you replace the captcha and use recaptcha for this mod? or would that be too complicated?

Ryan

I have explained this many times, but anyway, OK. Here we go again:

It doesn't matter at all what kind of captcha system you use.

I can assure you the kind of robot programs the spammers use now-a-days can pass all of them.

I have seen them working and I have tried all the captchas in the world. None of them can stop a good spammer robot.

With this in mind, when I created this mod I decided it was a lot better to use a captcha system as simple as possible, because I don't want to stop humans. I want to stop only spammer robots.

If I put a very complicated captcha system (as recaptcha for example) that won't stop at all spammer robots. It will only stop humans with no enough knowledge to understand what they are supposed to do.

Instead I decided to work from a completely new point of view.

The way a human being sees the warning page is completely different to the way a robot sees it.

A human being sees an explanation of what is happening, a very simple maths operation (like for example "How much is 2 + 2?") and an empty space with a note saying "Please leave this blank".

But a robot (apart from all that) sees as well a lot more empty spaces (hidden for humans) with no signs at all saying if they are suppose to leave them blank or not.

The main idea here is that it doesn't matter how thick a human can be. All of them know that 2 + 2 equals 4 and all of them understand they are not suppose to write on a blank space with the notice "Please leave this blank".

But a spammer robot, designed to write as many viagra links as possible, cannot resist the temptation to write all over the place.

So far I haven't seen yet a robot understanding the question "How much is 2 + 2?", but even if they understand it and give the right answer, it won't matter too much, because all of them always write something inside the blank space and inside the blank spaces hidden to humans, and that's when the mod catch them.

Of course I suppose some time somebody will invent a new kind of spammer robot clever enough to pass my mod, and then we will need to think on a new system to catch them, but that hasn't happen yet.
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Re: httpBL
« Reply #303 on: September 18, 2010, 07:19:43 PM »
snoopy I do appreciate your time for repling to my post..

Sorry if was a repeated question..

Thanks so much of this MOD, as it is working great so far..I just had the idea for the recaptcha and don't know that most bots can pass those things... that's interesting..

Thanks again,
Ryan

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Re: httpBL
« Reply #304 on: September 19, 2010, 08:42:13 AM »
If you have ever used programs as for example Cryptload or JDownloader you can see some of the techniques used to pass captchas.

Spammer robots use a different approach, even more sophisticated.
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Re: httpBL
« Reply #305 on: September 20, 2010, 11:28:37 PM »
Hey all,
I just tried to install the plugin but everytime I do I get this error:
"You cannot download or install new packages because the Packages directory or one of the files in it are not writable!"
I recursively set all files and folders included "Packages" to 0777. No luck... any ideas?  :(

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Re: httpBL
« Reply #306 on: September 21, 2010, 04:45:19 AM »
Hi there, sorry for the very, very late reply to your reply.  I'd been away and of course its been quite a mission to get thru everything was I got back.

I've had one of my mods caught and he was kind enough to give me the attached, which shows what he gets when he answers the question:

le to run the query faster! if (empty($db_persist)) $memcached = memcache_connect($server[0], empty($server[1]) ? 11211 : $server[1]); else $memcached = memcache_pconnect($server[0], empty($server[1]) ? 11211 : $server[1]); if (!$memcached && $level > 0) get_memcached_server($level - 1); } ?>
Warning: Cannot modify header information - headers already sent by (output started at /home/dgeek/public_html/forum/Sources/Load.php:2720) in /home/dgeek/public_html/forum/Sources/httpBL_Subs.php on line 125

Warning: Cannot modify header information - headers already sent by (output started at /home/dgeek/public_html/forum/Sources/Load.php:2720) in /home/dgeek/public_html/forum/warning.php on line 190

Now in answer to your questions:

1. I think I installed the mod correctly and have not changed the coding in anyway, even though I've been asked to change it so our normal users would like to see it looking more like the site.

I'm not sure how to get my PC to get a bad IP and my PC at home is a work one that has been setup for me to access the network at work for on-call/after hours emergencies.  I do have access to Skype but only on my phone, so if you want that info I'll PM it to you and we can go thru all the settings, setup, etc.

2. Seems the issue with the Dongle user has cleared itself up i.e. hasn't had any bad activity in the past 60 days.

And lastly, this mod has been a godsend.  Its not picking up all but its keeping probably the worst of them at bay which has made our Admin lives a lot easier.

Thanks

Thing2

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Re: httpBL
« Reply #307 on: September 21, 2010, 08:19:15 AM »
Hey all,
I just tried to install the plugin but everytime I do I get this error:
"You cannot download or install new packages because the Packages directory or one of the files in it are not writable!"
I recursively set all files and folders included "Packages" to 0777. No luck... any ideas?  :(

Check with ftp if you have a folder called 'temp' in your packages folder. If not, make it, and CHMOD it to 777.

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Re: httpBL
« Reply #308 on: September 21, 2010, 09:33:57 AM »
Hey all,
I just tried to install the plugin but everytime I do I get this error:
"You cannot download or install new packages because the Packages directory or one of the files in it are not writable!"
I recursively set all files and folders included "Packages" to 0777. No luck... any ideas?  :(

Check with ftp if you have a folder called 'temp' in your packages folder. If not, make it, and CHMOD it to 777.

I was answering exactly the same when I saw Vandaahl has already told you that.

One small question anyway: What SMF version you are using?
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Re: httpBL
« Reply #309 on: September 21, 2010, 09:44:46 AM »
I was answering exactly the same when I saw Vandaahl has already told you that.

One small question anyway: What SMF version you are using?
Both 1.1.11 and 2.0RC3 will "should" CHMOD the Packages folder and create/delete the temp folder during the install process.
At least they do on my box.


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Re: httpBL
« Reply #310 on: September 21, 2010, 09:58:13 AM »
...
I've had one of my mods caught and he was kind enough to give me the attached, which shows what he gets when he answers the question:

le to run the query faster! if (empty($db_persist)) $memcached = memcache_connect($server[0], empty($server[1]) ? 11211 : $server[1]); else $memcached = memcache_pconnect($server[0], empty($server[1]) ? 11211 : $server[1]); if (!$memcached && $level > 0) get_memcached_server($level - 1); } ?>

etc ..

It looks like you have a problem with memcache in your server.

Check with your host to see why memcache is not working and, in the mean time, deactivate it in you SMF configuration. The way to do that is different depending on the SMF version you are using and I think you forgot to tell us which one you have.

...
Now in answer to your questions:

1. I think I installed the mod correctly and have not changed the coding in anyway, even though I've been asked to change it so our normal users would like to see it looking more like the site.
...

I am actually working (at last) on the new version of the mod, and that's one of the things I am doing, so hopefully that will be sorted soon.

Anyway your "normal users" are not supposed to see the warning page never. Ideally only spammer robots are supposed to be redirected to that page.

...
I'm not sure how to get my PC to get a bad IP and my PC at home is a work one that has been setup ... etc

That's not something easy at all if you are not a developer with some good knowledge of coding.

...
I do have access to Skype but only on my phone, so if you want that info I'll PM it to you and we can go thru all the settings, setup, etc.

I suggested Skype because calls are free between computers. If you contact me from your phone it will cost you something (I suppose). It would be better if you install Skype on your computer and use the same user and password you already have in your phone.

But I have as well MSN, Yahoo and some other messengers we can use to talk. Just PM me and let me know which one you prefer.
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Re: httpBL
« Reply #311 on: September 21, 2010, 10:02:19 AM »
I was answering exactly the same when I saw Vandaahl has already told you that.

One small question anyway: What SMF version you are using?
Both 1.1.11 and 2.0RC3 will "should" CHMOD the Packages folder and create/delete the temp folder during the install process.
At least they do on my box.

Yes, but I wanted to redirect him to the proper support forum were they normally sort this kind of issues, as apparently there are a lot of people with it and it has nothing to do with any mod. Is a SMF general issue.

BTW, Did you read my PM in my forum?
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Re: httpBL
« Reply #312 on: September 21, 2010, 11:00:02 AM »
Yes, but I wanted to redirect him to the proper support forum were they normally sort this kind of issues, as apparently there are a lot of people with it and it has nothing to do with any mod. Is a SMF general issue.
Didn't think it was a mod prob. But... :-X
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Re: httpBL
« Reply #313 on: September 21, 2010, 01:31:17 PM »
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BTW, Did you read my PM in my forum?

Responded!  :)

Where? I don't see any answers.
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Re: httpBL
« Reply #314 on: September 21, 2010, 01:46:19 PM »
Where? I don't see any answers.

Not looking very hard!  ;)

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Re: httpBL
« Reply #315 on: September 21, 2010, 02:42:36 PM »
You don't need to reinstall SMF. Just edit the file giving you the problem:

Navigate to the folder /Themes/default/languages/ and look for the file Modifications.english-utf8.php

At the end of the file you should have exactly this:

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// MOD httpBL START
// General
$txt['httpBL_title'] = 'MOD httpBL';
$txt['httpBL_honeyPot_link_error'] = 'Wrong honeyPot link. Check your MOD httpBL configuration.';
$txt['httpBL_honeyPot_key_error'] = 'Wrong http:BL API key. Check your MOD httpBL configuration.';
$txt['httpBL_honeyPot_key_error_2'] = 'Connection failed. This either means that your http:BL API key is incorrect or that there is a problem in your DNS system.';
$txt['httpBL_caught'] = 'Spammers stopped by MOD httpBL: ';

// Config page
$txt['httpBL_description'] = 'The MOD httpBL checks every visitor\'s IP to see if it\'s already in projecthoneypot\'s DB. If this is true the mod redirects them to the warning.php page denying them access to the forum.<br />Here you can turn the mod on and off and change some of its parameters.';
$txt['httpBL_config'] = 'MOD httpBL settings';
$txt['httpBL_enable'] = 'Enable/Disable MOD httpBL';
$txt['httpBL_enable_bad_API_key'] = 'The API key you have written is wrong. Check it out carefully and try again.';
$txt['httpBL_honeyPot_link'] = 'Link to your Honey Pot';
$txt['httpBL_honeyPot_link_sub'] = 'If you want to use MOD httpBL you must have a Honey Pot installed in your server. If you haven\'t got one you need to go first to <a href="http://www.projecthoneypot.org/?rf=62759" target="_blank">www.projecthoneypot.org</a> to ask for one and install it in your server. After that, write here the link to that Honey Pot. It will be something like:<br /><b>http://www.yourwebsite.com/yourhoneypot.php</b>';
$txt['httpBL_honeyPot_key'] = 'Your Honey Pot http:BL API key';
$txt['httpBL_honeyPot_key_sub'] = 'If you want to use MOD httpBL you must have as well a http:BL API key from Project Honey Pot. If you haven\'t got one you need to go first to <a href="http://www.projecthoneypot.org/?rf=62759" target="_blank">www.projecthoneypot.org</a> to sign up for one and write it here. Please notice they are not going to give you one if you haven\'t installed a Honey Pot, so you better do that first.';
$txt['httpBL_honeyPot_word'] = 'Keyword of your Honey Pot link';
$txt['httpBL_honeyPot_word_sub'] = 'This is the only word in your Honey Pot link the spammers are going to see. Write something to attract them and make them click on it and not anything scary for them. If you cannot find out a good word just leave it blank. The mod will choose one for you.';
$txt['httpBL_info_email_1'] = 'First word of your email';
$txt['httpBL_info_email_2'] = 'Second word of your email';
$txt['httpBL_info_email_3'] = 'Third word of your email';
$txt['httpBL_info_email_sub'] = 'The mod needs your email address to tell you if there are any problems and to show it to the human beings unlucky enough to have an IP considered as spammer and not knowing how to get out of the page <b>warning.php</b>, so they can ask you for help. Then, it has to be a valid email address. We have split it into 3 words so the robots cannot see it. For example, if your address is <b>info@yourwebsite.com</b> the first word is <b>info</b>, the second one <b>yourwebsite</b>, and the third one <b>com</b>.';
$txt['httpBL_enable_bad_email'] = 'Check the email address you have written. You cannot leave blank any of the 3 words.';
$txt['httpBL_bad_last_activity'] = 'Number of days to consider good an IP';
$txt['httpBL_bad_last_activity_sub'] = 'If an IP used to belong some time ago to a spammer, but nobody has seen it doing anything wrong since at least this number of days, we don\'t consider it dangerous now and we leave the visitor pass.';
$txt['httpBL_bad_threat'] = 'Threat level considered bad';
$txt['httpBL_bad_threat_sub'] = 'Project Honey Pot gives every IP a threat level which is changing every day depending on what this IP does and how many days ago it did it. Every IP with a threat level lower than the number you put here will pass without even been checked.';
$txt['httpBL_very_bad_threat'] = 'Threat level considered VERY bad';
$txt['httpBL_very_bad_threat_sub'] = 'Every IP with a threat level greater than the number you put here won\'t be able to pass at all. The IPs with a threat level between both numbers will see a captcha and, if they prove they are humans, they will be granted a pass for a few hours.';
$txt['httpBL_cookie_length'] = 'Hours until an IP needs to prove again it\'s human';
$txt['httpBL_cookie_length_sub'] = 'As the IPs change very often, when the visitors see the captcha and prove they are human they are allowed inside the page only for this amount of hours. After that the IP may be coming from a different computer. We wouldn\'t recommend you to change these last 4 values until you know the way the mod works.';
$txt['httpBL_no_negative_here'] = 'The number of days and the threat level cannot be negative numbers or 0.';
$txt['httpBL_no_higher_than'] = 'The threat level considered bad cannot be higher than the threat level considered <b>VERY</b> bad.';
$txt['httpBL_viewlog_extra'] = 'View extra information in the log';
$txt['httpBL_viewlog_extra_sub'] = 'If you tick this options you are going to see all the information in the log, but maybe it\'s too much and you will loose perspective. Sometimes it\'s better to see only the important things.';
$txt['httpBL_config_sub_1'] = 'If you want to see the look of your "warning.php" page with this settings (the page everybody with an IP considered dangerous is going to be redirected) press this link:';
$txt['httpBL_config_sub_2'] = 'If you want to change its design or translate that page and you don\'t know how, or if you have any other question about the MOD, you can ask for help in the <a href="http://www.simplemachines.org/community/index.php?topic=366399" target="_blank">official support forum</a> or try to find more information <a href="http://www.snoopyvirtualstudio.com/tutoriales/index.php?estudio=httpBL_2" target="_blank">reading the tutorial</a>.';

// View log page
$txt['httpBL_viewlog'] = 'httpBL Spammers Log';
$txt['httpBL_viewlog_description'] = 'Every time the MOD httpBL stops a spammer or detects an internal error adds an entry to this log you can see here. This is the list of spammers stopped by the mod either because their threat level was higher than the threat level considered <b>VERY</b> bad or because they saw the captcha and couldn\'t prove they were humans.';
$txt['httpBL_viewlogpass'] = 'httpBL Humans Log';
$txt['httpBL_viewlogpass_description'] = 'This is the list of the humans stopped by the mod but allowed in after they have proved they were not robots.';
$txt['httpBL_viewlogerror'] = 'httpBL Errors Log';
$txt['httpBL_viewlogerror_description'] = 'This is the list of the internal errors detected by the mod when trying to check an IP. Depending on the error, some of them may have been stopped and others may have been allowed in. To see all the information here you need to press the button <b>"Show extra information"</b>.';
$txt['httpBL_log_no_entries'] = 'There are no entries in the MOD httpBL Spammers Log. Either you haven\'t caught any spammer yet or you have erased all the entries.';
$txt['httpBL_logpass_no_entries'] = 'There are no entries in the MOD httpBL Humans Log. Either nobody have proved to be human yet or you have erased all the entries.';
$txt['httpBL_logerror_no_entries'] = 'There are no entries in the MOD httpBL Errors Log. Either you haven\'t got any errors yet or you have erased all the entries.';
$txt['httpBL_viewlog_extra'] = 'Show extra information';
$txt['httpBL_viewlog_normal'] = 'Hide extra information';
$txt['httpBL_log_show_legend'] = 'Show legend';
$txt['httpBL_log_hide_legend'] = 'Hide legend';
$txt['httpBL_pages'] = 'Pages';
$txt['httpBL_log_date'] = 'Date';
$txt['httpBL_log_ip'] = 'IP';
$txt['httpBL_log_threat'] = 'Th. L.';
$txt['httpBL_log_threat_long'] = 'Threat Level - The threat level of this IP in Project Honey Pot database.';
$txt['httpBL_log_activity'] = 'L. B. A.';
$txt['httpBL_log_activity_long'] = 'Last Bad Activity - The number of days since this IP was seen doing something wrong.';
$txt['httpBL_log_suspicious'] = 'S.';
$txt['httpBL_log_suspicious_long'] = 'Suspicious - Just suspicious of being a spammer.';
$txt['httpBL_log_harvester'] = 'H.';
$txt['httpBL_log_harvester_long'] = 'Harvester - A robot that surfs the internet looking for email addresses to use them later to send spam.';
$txt['httpBL_log_comment'] = 'C.';
$txt['httpBL_log_comment_long'] = 'Comment Spammer - A robot that post to blogs and forums. These posts typically are full of links to sites being promoted by the spammers.';
$txt['httpBL_log_url'] = 'Page';
$txt['httpBL_log_url_long'] = 'The page this IP was visiting when it was detected and expelled by the mod.';
$txt['httpBL_log_user_agent'] = 'Browser';
$txt['httpBL_log_error_message'] = 'Message';
$txt['httpBL_yes'] = 'Yes';
$txt['httpBL_threat_colors'] = 'Meaning of colors:';
$txt['httpBL_threat_low'] = 'Low threat';
$txt['httpBL_threat_medium'] = 'Medium threat';
$txt['httpBL_threat_high'] = 'High threat';
$txt['httpBL_threat_very_high'] = 'Very high threat';
$txt['httpBL_log_remove_all_confirm'] = 'Are you sure you want to delete all MOD httpBL log entries? - Please notice this action will delete not only the entries in this section, but ALL THE ENTRIES IN THE LOG.';
$txt['httpBL_log_remove_selected_confirm'] = 'Are you sure you want to delete all selected MOD httpBL log entries?';

// Errors
$txt['httpBL_log_no_error'] = 'No error';
$txt['httpBL_no_errorNumber'] = 'There is no error number';
$txt['httpBL_no_defined'] = 'No defined yet';
$txt['httpBL_answers_captcha'] = 'Answers on the captcha';
$txt['httpBL_answer_captcha'] = 'Answer on the captcha';
$txt['httpBL_good'] = 'Good';
$txt['httpBL_bad'] = 'Bad';
$txt['httpBL_empty_ip'] = 'Empty IP';
$txt['httpBL_wrote_hidding'] = 'Wrote on a hidding place';
$txt['httpBL_no_show_captcha'] = 'Th. L. too high. Didn\'t show the captcha';
$txt['httpBL_no_reverse_ip'] = 'Cannot check. IP not normal. Allowed to pass';
$txt['httpBL_log_key_error'] = 'Cannot check due to API key error. Allowed to pass';
$txt['httpBL_no_127'] = 'Cannot check. response[raw] doesn\'t start by 127. Allowed to pass';
$txt['httpBL_unknown'] = 'unknown';
// MOD httpBL END

If you have something different you will get an error.

By the way: Very nice site you have  ;)
Sorry I didn't get back to you on this, Snoopy ....

It turns out that your wonderful MOD had nothing to do with the death of my site. All unbeknown by me I had RUN out of Server Space and only a piece of the MOD got uploaded. I got more space and re-uploaded my WHOLE Forum and restored the database backup. The only thing that got it unscrambled was converting the Forum Database to UTF-8 ... all totally unrelated to your MOD.

So, Months later, let me thank you again for saving a half dozen forums (that I Know of). I installed this MOD (And the Re-Captcha, and Stop Forum Spam MODs) on all my SMF forums and the Spam attacks stopped that very hour!

In 4 months your MOD has stopped 5,210 plus spammers on just my Software Santa forum alone!

Your MOD is the Key Player in the SMF Protection Scheme I've Published: http://thetruthabouthemp.com/hempity/index.php/topic,383.msg839.html#msg839
And every SMF forum Admin I've told about these MODs has thanked me for the info.

http://softwaresanta.com/smf/index.php?topic=2720.0 I made a point of placing the link to your httpBL MOD near the top ....
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Re: httpBL
« Reply #316 on: September 21, 2010, 02:51:43 PM »
Hey all,
I just tried to install the plugin but everytime I do I get this error:
"You cannot download or install new packages because the Packages directory or one of the files in it are not writable!"
I recursively set all files and folders included "Packages" to 0777. No luck... any ideas?  :(

Check with ftp if you have a folder called 'temp' in your packages folder. If not, make it, and CHMOD it to 777.

Thanks! Worked perfectly. And so simple too... lol  ;D

Edit: Just noticed you had asked my version. My SMF Version is 2.0 RC3, so far no problems. :)
« Last Edit: September 21, 2010, 02:58:01 PM by Gaming4JC »

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Re: httpBL
« Reply #317 on: September 21, 2010, 08:46:15 PM »
Sorry I didn't get back to you on this, Snoopy ....

It turns out that your wonderful MOD had nothing to do with the death of my site.

etc etc

Your MOD is the Key Player in the SMF Protection Scheme I've Published:

etc etc

I made a point of placing the link to your httpBL MOD near the top ....

Sad to hear about the death of the wonderful site you had. I really loved it, because it was about the smoking thingy I normally use to concentrate when I'm designing a web site.  ;D

Anyway I have seen in your new site http://thetruthabouthemp.com you are using the same icon and it's talking about the same subject. The old site is dead. Long life the new one!

I have been reading what you say in there and in the other site http://softwaresanta.com about this mod and I really appreciate it. Not for me, but for the cause. You are spreading the word and helping in the big fight to make internet as free as possible. Open Source is the real thing. We created internet and it's ours. They cannot win. They have money, but we have the code, and we are "Legion". A lot of us. All over the world.

That's the reason why I use and write code for Linux, SMF, etc.

A pity you live so many miles away, but maybe one day I will visit your country or you will visit mine, and then we will have a few beers and smoke some good stuff together.

   

And, of course, any problems with code, just let me know.
El verdadero sabio es aquel que lo ve todo, lo estudia todo, lo analiza todo y molesta poco.
A true wise man is he who sees everything, studies everything, analyses everything and hardly ever annoys.

Offline Sea Mac

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Re: httpBL
« Reply #318 on: September 22, 2010, 12:19:19 AM »
Thank you!

That site didn't die: it just relocated to http://thetruthabouthemp.org/
It is every bit as nice as you remember. The Arcade works, too!  Your MOD has already protected it from thousands of attacks.

And I would be honored to share a pipe of Medicine with you one day. It is only illegal because of Richard Nixon's lies, and his hatred of the people he perceived as using it. He did the Exact Opposite of what his hand picked Shafer Commission recommended.

Yes: It is part of my mission to spread the word about Open Source. You do good work coding, and my job is finding the best Open Source (Or FREE) projects and sharing them.

Actually, I made my little list at Software Santa as a reference for ME. I do IT work for self, and many friends, and often need one of these resources or programs - I just couldn't keep track of all of the thousands of useful things without making an ever growing list. I have nothing for sale there, no need to advertise, and definitely don't wish to list malware for my future use.   
8) ;D    And I don't care if other people poke through my personal list and find treasure for themselves.

The MOD you coded here IS Treasure! I'm pleased to Use it AND post about it there. And I get to thank you for it.

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Re: httpBL
« Reply #319 on: September 23, 2010, 05:01:17 AM »
It looks like you have a problem with memcache in your server.

Check with your host to see why memcache is not working and, in the mean time, deactivate it in you SMF configuration. The way to do that is different depending on the SMF version you are using and I think you forgot to tell us which one you have.

Ooops sorry about that, its RC 2.0 I think - our site's down at the moment due to a hosting issue.

Will get back to you when I try the above and on all the other stuff.

Thanks

Thing2