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Posted: Tue Mar 24, 2009 6:41 pm    Post subject: The submitted form was invalid. Try submitting again.  

I installed the Textual Confirmation in my board

1. Download Advanced Textual Confirmation from

2. Unpack the archive to get the files
"bbantispam.php" and "bbas_config.php"

3. Change the questions in the file "bbas_config.php"
I used:
$questions = array(
'Are you a spammer?' => array ('no', 'nein', 'nope'),
'What product is this forum about? (hint: look at the domain name)' => array ('excelential', 'xcelential', '', '', 'excel', 'dashboard', 'dashboards', 'excel dashboards')

4. copy bbantispam.php to bbantispam.php
copy bbas_config.php to bbas_config.php

5. then modified common.php to start with

include_once($phpbb_root_path . 'bbantispam.' . $phpEx);

6. then I disabled visual confirmation.

THEN I tried to register in the board ( )

after uploading the files, it worked! I got the textual confirmation, which refused to let me past until I typed a correct

Unfortunately, when I tried to submit my registration, I got:
"The submitted form was invalid. Try submitting again."

When I undid my change in common.php, the problem went away.
I applied the change in common.php and the problem is back.
( and I let is stay, so now users can not register in the forum. you can try it yourself )

Can you help me fix this?
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Posts: 805
Location: Saint-Petersburg, Russia

Posted: Wed Mar 25, 2009 5:55 am    Post subject:  

Strange. I've tried to register an user (the name is "test"), and everything went without problems.

Probably it's not an error due to the Advanced Textual Confirmation, but a feature of phpBB3? A quick look at Google suggests, for example, a possible explanation:
Oleg Parashchenko, bbAntiSpam
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