Originally Posted by Ttar Trainer
The 10 post thing wouldn't really do anything. They would probably just spam in threads instead of making their own.
A good way to prevent spammer-bots is to make it so they have to type an image verification code. The "type the word Desk" thing at the beginning that I got when registering has already been cracked.
For actually people spamming, the best thing you can do is have good active staff there.
If you remember, there is a thing like that when you sign up; a random question is generated. Mine was 'What does Charmander evolve into?' And you type the answer into the little box, so that's nothing different than what you suggested other than it's slightly more difficult if you don't know much about Pokemon and are joining to learn more. But nothing is stopping you from Googling 'Charmander'...
But the Captcha idea might work, because those darn things stump me and I am not