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Post by RyanVM » Thu Jan 20, 2011 5:36 pm

As any of you who've recently joined the forum know, I have made replying to the account registration email a mandatory part of getting the account activated (and yes, I do manually activate all new accounts). As you can tell, it's also culled the number of spammers on this board to zero. However, I seriously got this email today:
Appiah Alexander H.Kwadwo wrote:I Appiah Alexander H. Kwadwo is grateful for your acceptance. Please make my account active as early as possible. Thank you.
Shocker of the day, the registration IP address traces to Ghana. :rolleyes: :lol:

OMG guys, should I let him in?!?!?!?!?! :twisted:
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Post by newsposter » Thu Jan 20, 2011 5:58 pm

Perhaps we should run a honeypot just for fun to see how long the guy will let himself be strung along.

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Post by user_hidden » Thu Jan 20, 2011 6:40 pm

listen if what he wrote was truely of his own efforts and not google translate i'd let him in. :)

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Re: Hilarious

Post by crashfly » Fri Jan 21, 2011 12:39 am

RyanVM wrote:OMG guys, should I let him in?!?!?!?!?! :twisted:
It would depend on what you truly feel about the user/IP address. The worst that could happen is he does not get in. However, if you are feeling generous to accept the user, yourself (or one of the other moderators) could keep a watch on the posts and delete the account if necessary. Just go with your 'gut' feeling.
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Post by jaynbe » Fri Jan 21, 2011 2:16 am

English is an official language in Ghana and the country is encouraging IT development.

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Post by Kelsenellenelvian » Fri Jan 21, 2011 2:35 pm

HEY! He owes me 12 million dollars!!!

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Post by 5eraph » Fri Jan 21, 2011 8:08 pm

I'm with u_h. Cultural differences and geography alone should not be barriers to entry. But I'd definitely keep an eye on him as crashfly suggests.

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Post by RyanVM » Sun Jan 23, 2011 9:02 pm

OK gents, done.

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