Spammers and stats...
recently our boards undergoes a heavy spam attack. No robots, but people sitting somewhere in the world and trying to place links in forums.
Hard to fight, I already changed the spam-fight question, but because they are real people it's easy to google the answer.
Checking the subscribers and deleting the spammers among them is quite time consuming.
The new updates for the forum software also don't include an automatic update as before, so I have to change all layout mods by hand after each update.
We have 23400 posts here with over 6 GB of Blues uploads so I don't want to shutdown the forum, even if the traffic sometimes is rather low.
Therefore I'm thinking of changing to another software. Easier to maintain, secure but - less features.
I think uploading should still be possible although we could use soundcloud, youtube etc. instead.
An in-line player is also nice.
And - I love those smilies...
Currently I'm checking the alternatives to see which one is usable for us.