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Why cant you register with your yahoo ID

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ive tried to register with my yahoo id and it said i couldnt so i had to mkae a whole new e-mail using gmail and i got a question why?

Because many times in the past people have spammed the forums using yahoo e-mails as it is extremely easy to set up an account.

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You can put it that way, or just say that Gmail pwns Yahoo :wink:

Anywho, A.D is right. There have been several spam attacks in the last few months that have done some pretty big blows to the forum (the biggest one caused the forum to get shut down for about a day, just to recover from the attack).

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Yeah, it used to be possible. The change happened after the Great Bot Attack of '07. Most of the spam accounts were registered through yahoo.com addresses.

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Yeah, it used to be possible. The change happened after the Great Bot Attack of '07. Most of the spam accounts were registered through yahoo.com addresses.

How come this forum is getting more popular when it comes to spamming. I've seen other forums where spam is very very rare.

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warningz...spam spam spam...warningz lol the other forum i go on(a gaming clan im in) hasnt had spam in all the time ive been there i think its because this is really big. if they want to spam why dont they make thier own forums...???

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if they want to spam why dont they make thier own forums...???
Where would the fun be in that, spamming your own forum?

Not that I'm saying spamming is fun... oh, you get the gist.

EDIT: topic-wise, join the forum without a Yahoo account (like you have) then just change your e-mail address in your User Control Panel (Profile > Edit account settings).

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warningz...spam spam spam...warningz lol the other forum i go on(a gaming clan im in) hasnt had spam in all the time ive been there i think its because this is really big. if they want to spam why dont they make thier own forums...???

The point of one spamming is to harm or otherwise irritate/harass the owner/members of whatever they spam.

Not implying that's a proper way of expressing ones anger, but... Myrddin already said this, didn't he? >_>

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I had to use AOL. But how would using a Yahoo! ID up the chance of spam?

Because the bot has already registerd a yahoo id and letting it fill in the details from that makes life simpler for it.

Anyway, are you talking about forumer? Why can't you just type in your details? That's what I did.

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Who do I owe the 10 pence to?

Seriously, though, that's good to see. Usually we have questions thrown at us by one-timers who sometimes even throw 'thank you' to the wind. Not a peep, not an ounce of gratitude.

Excellent to see you keeping in touch with your topic :D.

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