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When people legitimately register as members on my BuddyPress site:


their Site Role becomes "Subscriber" and their Forum Role becomes "Participant" (in Users). However, I am noticing a bunch of spam registrations that are not given the Forum Role "Participant". They are Subscribers but not Participants, which tells me they are using some other page/method to register on the site. How is this possible, given that the Theme My Login plugin redirects all registration URLs to the URL above?

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I have the same problem. Tried looking for solution on freenode irc, but no luck so far. A huge pain. – user48642 Mar 7 '14 at 8:43