Spam is an ever present problem on the internet. Be it regular old email spam, blog comment spam, or in our case community spam it’s an issue for all of us. I’ve been asked more than a few times why I rarely complain about spam on my boards and could I offer some suggestions. Here I am writing this tutorial. It’s because two vBulletin mods have been working great in tandem for me. Stop The Bots and vB Stop Forum Spam has cut spam instances on ODJT down to almost nothing. The best way to stop spam is to stop spammers from registering in the first place.