In order to create an account, you now need a Facebook, Twitter, Gmail or Yahoo account. You cannot create an account without one. There have been spammers who were exploiting the sign-up process somehow, so I removed their ability to do so. I'd rather not have to heavily moderate anything, and they were spamming people's profile pages with messages saying they were a girl, and that they'd send photos.

A little heads up: Real girls will never do this. :P

It's a robot, and don't contact them.

Members who have created accounts without Facebook, Twitter, Google or Yahoo will still be able to sign in, but no new accounts can be created without first being a member of one of their sites.

Hopefully this will solve the problem and keep things personal in the community, the way we like it!

Yours,

Tyriel

Views: 58

Reply to This

Replies to This Discussion

It's a shame that this has to happen, but very understandable. Moderating is tiresome and you are not online 24/7. Better safe than sorry. After all, if even one of the members shares credit card info or something else it's worse than having to verify your 'humanity' by giving your facebook, twitter, yahoo or Gmail.

Thanks for the heads up.  Thought someone was trying to be mysterious, but than again.  Ignored the offer for the picture part.  Reflecting on that should have set off red flags.  Will make sure there will be no contact with the bot.

I had the same thing happen to me, and I was pretty sure it was fake, but she said she "needed my help" so I figured I would use my fake email account that I keep for just such occasions.  Never heard back from "her" though, so...Disaster averted, I suppose.  Thanks for working to keep the site free from this sort of thing.

RSS

Study Rune Meanings

fehuuruzthurisazansuzraidhokenazgebowunjo
hagalaznauthizisajeraihwazperthroalgizsowilo
tiwazberkanoehwazmannazlaguzinguzdagazothala

Connect with Tyriel

facebookTwitterGoogle+

Forum

A mead in honor of Tyriel

Started by Jay Archer in Community 2 hours ago.

greek alphabet 3 Replies

Started by james juergensen in Community. Last reply by Tyriel [Rune Secrets Admin] on Wednesday.

Newbie saying hello and a few interesting notes 11 Replies

Started by Jay Archer in Community. Last reply by Tyriel [Rune Secrets Admin] Sep 9.

A bind rune for the home 2 Replies

Started by John MacBrayne in Community. Last reply by Michael Saenz Aug 11.

newbie saying hi 3 Replies

Started by Mand Maud in Community. Last reply by Mand Maud Jul 27.

Get the Book of Rune Secrets!

The Rune Secrets Blog

Free Rune Course Beginning March 1st 2012

Welcome to Rune Secrets! Many of you know me as Tyriel, the admin of Rune Secrets and the author of The Book of Rune Secrets.

The Rune Secrets Study Community at http://runesecrets.net started Beta in March of last year, and has since grown a vibrant and active membership base.

Now, I am going to [...]

The Book of Rune Secrets & Study Community: Major Announcement!

I have two exciting announcements for you this weekend, both of which I have been working to perfect all year.

The Book of Rune Secrets is now available on Amazon.com and Barnes & Noble!* 

Rune Secrets has become a favourite resource, and now all new, completely fresh insights on each rune are available [...]

A Sneak Peek at the Book of Rune Secrets Cover!

Hello everyone! I just wanted to share the design for the cover of The Book of Rune Secrets, recently completed. This will (99%) probably be the final cover that will show up on Amazon and the actual book! Feedback appreciated, of course. Enjoy!

Lessons of Hagalaz: Rune of Disaster and Healing

In the face of disaster, compassionate human beings discover that they do not break, but become stronger. We discover that our communities come together, even on a global scale, in face of unimaginable destruction. When the universe shows its inimical side, the side that couldn't care less about average human affairs, it's as if we come together to show overwhelmingly that we care for one another. When the universe demonstrates that it cannot be depended upon, that it is more than able to wreck havoc, we react by showing that we can depend upon one another.

A Social Network Exclusively For Rune Study?

Have you been as frustrated as me in finding an online community exclusively for studying the runes? What is the solution?