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Out of the Blue

More hard work by Frans today resulted in some further improvements around here, and some account cleanup on the forums, where a handful of spam posts had shown up. These were pruned as were their accounts, along with a staggering 20,000-some accounts registered by spam bots that hadn't managed to make any posts. Prevention being the best cure, the tireless Frans then implemented a Captcha system to thwart such automated sign-ups. No word on any internet pharmacies or ED drug manufacturers have gone out of business as a result.

Pruned Links: Thanks Ant and Mike Martinez.
Play: Sniper Duty.
Link: Hacking the Esquire E-ink Cover.
Stories: Strippers by the pool- Vegas casinos get sexier. Thanks Devicer.
'Hail cannon' has neighbors ready to explode. Thanks brother19.
Science: Aging Brains Respond Less Strongly to Rewards.
Hunting Gear Taps Into What a Deer Sees, and Doesn’t. Thanks Neutronbeam.
Media: The Show Must Go On. Talk about grace under fire.
Mortal Kombat ... like you've never wanted to see it before.
Josh Groban 2008 Emmys TV Show Theme Songs.
Follow-ups: Polar bears resort to cannibalism as Arctic ice shrinks.
New Salvo in Splenda Skirmish.
The Funnies: xkcd - A Webcomic - Spore

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3. Out of the Blue Sep 24, 2008, 07:41 strich
you need to give that man a raise!  
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