Admin(: Did you consider mollom as a spam protection mechanism? I see some old posts of mine (or threads that I participated in, for that matter) that are being spammed. Mollom is a contributed drupal module.
We pretty much try to catch and eliminate spammer posts manually. If you find a spam post and it doesn't disappear in a day or so, PM one of the moderators. We're all fairly active, and we're clearly labeled.
I did look at mollom while
I did look at mollom while it was still in beta.
Unfortunately it wasn't as successful as I had hoped.
In general we are pretty good at spotting and removing spam.
Thank you for your responses
Thank you for your responses and your efforts are appreciated.