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Fake User for my phpbb3 forum

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by jhn2001, Sep 2, 2012.

  1. jhn2001

    jhn2001 Regular Member

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    Can anyone tell me a way to increase the total number of user count from 120 to 1000 in my phpbb3 forum . I badly need it :(
    is there a free way to do it ...except for registering from same id again and again ....any shortcut method ?

    reply will be appreciated .
     
  2. fmOzilla

    fmOzilla Power Member

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    u can do it on ur admin CP
     
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  3. jhn2001

    jhn2001 Regular Member

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    u mean i can increase the total number of user as 1000 via admin cp ?
    can you give me a small hint on how to do it
    thanks
     
  4. cofka

    cofka Newbie

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    run a mysql INSERT query 880 times
     
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  5. jhn2001

    jhn2001 Regular Member

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    i dont know how to do that ....ill try to find via google
     
  6. cofka

    cofka Newbie

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    Actually if you don't need to have those users in database and you only want to change the displayed number in the mainpage then
    go to your index.php file and look around line 120 which looks like:

    'TOTAL_USERS' => sprintf($user->lang[$l_total_user_s], $total_users),

    and change to

    'TOTAL_USERS' => sprintf($user->lang[$l_total_user_s], ($total_users+880)),
     
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  7. Junkfood00

    Junkfood00 Elite Member

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    Get someone to code you an insert query with random values, for like $5-$10, it's easy.
     
  8. jhn2001

    jhn2001 Regular Member

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    I Went to styles/prosilver/template/index_body.html file and changed

    <!-- IF NEWEST_USER -->
    <h3>{L_STATISTICS}</h3>
    <p>{TOTAL_POSTS} • {TOTAL_TOPICS} • {TOTAL_USERS} • {NEWEST_USER}</p>
    <!-- ENDIF -->

    to {TOTAL_USERS}+900 , also tried {TOTAL_USERS+900}

    but got no result ....any help please
     
  9. LOL-Blaster

    LOL-Blaster Regular Member

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    Try {{TOTAL_USERS}+900} and let me know how it goes.
     
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  10. jhn2001

    jhn2001 Regular Member

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    doesnt work --- i get displayed this as OUTPUT " {Total members 124+900} "

    anyone else , to help me with this .
     
  11. gsy159

    gsy159 Power Member

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    Hello as the User ID has Auto increment go phpmyadmin and Add a User in the table Users Set his ID Manually as the number you want and the next User will geht "the number you chopsed"+1.
    If that didnt work just get trial zennoposter and make a Template shutdown the captcha and create user.
    If both dont work just shoot me a PM we will find a Way.
     
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  12. cofka

    cofka Newbie

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    this won't work because php uses str_replace function on it, which only replaces text and does not make any calculations here
    if you are aware of changing your ./index.php file you may also try runing this query

    UPDATE phpbb_config set `config_value` = '1000' where `config_name` = 'num_users'
     
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  13. Juan.

    Juan. Newbie

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    I was also wondering the same thing.
     
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  14. jhn2001

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    Okay finally i got this done ----

    I opened the index.php page and changed

    $total_posts = $config['num_posts'];
    $total_topics = $config['num_topics'];
    $total_users = $config['num_users'];

    to

    $total_users = $config['num_users'] + 1000;

    now i will try to learn to insert queries :)
    thanks everyone for replying
     
  15. partymarty4870

    partymarty4870 Elite Member

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    you have a forum and WANT fake users?"

    because of XR and it's fake users I don't run a forum anymore!
     
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    0_00_0 Senior Member

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    Your posts have been terrible. Nothing more than 5 words per post I think you're just trying to increase post count.

    To OP: you can use XRumer to register a whole bunch of accounts on your forum and create posts. You can also use a VA or send the work to odesk/fiverr or something similar! That is probably your best bet and it won't be too expensive.
     
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  17. LOL-Blaster

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    Ahh nice OP.

    Anyway to change the number of post, thread and user browsing in forum?
     
  18. AnabolicCommunity

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    I wouldn't mind knowing this too. I hacked the index and includes to show a lot of information. Now all I needs is the views to increase. Should be a way to comment the code to do that as well. I been looking through the code but I am no expert. So far I can't see where I can do that. Hope someone finds it.
     
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