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    How do I keep these newbies from using www in the front of their email addresses?

    I have several of these a day it seems....members, all newbies, usually at their computer for the first time, trying to register for my site.

    They will add
    www.
    to the front of their email address:

    or

    Its not always AOL but usually.....

    Is there a way to just add:
    www.
    to the banned word list? It doesnt' sound like I could add this to the banned email list:
    www.
    since the description sounds like complete email addresses or domain names.

    But maybe?

    Anyone else solve this easily? Thanks!

    Edited to fix the vb's converting the letters: W W W into a http://www clickable link. :lol:
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    I did some testing and I'm pretty sure this would require hacking. Try asking over at vbulletin.org.
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    • #3
      Thanks Steve. I'll check with my favorite vb hacker: Logician.

      He's amazing

      Although they are all great, wonderful, helpful and kind!
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      • #4
        *edit*

        needed a new thread, not a reply
        Last edited by Morgalis; Thu 3 Apr '03, 6:47pm.
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        • #5
          Originally posted by Morgalis
          bah!!

          1) created a new style based on 2.3.0 files on a different database
          2) overwrote all 2.2.8 files with the new 2.3.0 files
          3) ran the two upgrade scripts
          4) no previous attachments are shown
          5) tested a new attachment, and it works fine

          is there a simple way that i can fix this? i have a LOT of attached files that are important
          I'm sorry, you've lost me
          How does this relate to this thread?

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          • #6
            Originally posted by Morgalis
            *edit*

            needed a new thread, not a reply
            Yeah, it happens.

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            • #7
              Originally posted by Steve Machol
              I did some testing and I'm pretty sure this would require hacking. Try asking over at vbulletin.org.
              I'm not so sure this is a good idea.
              What about people who actually do have 'www.' in their email addresses?
              e.g. '[email protected]' or the entire user base of '[email protected]'

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              • #8
                Many people actually do have email addresses that use [email protected]www.domain.tld , so I wouldn't lock them out

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