^Don't worry, a spammer will get through sometime. You'll be able to see how effective the support is then. As we upgrade our methods of defence, the spammers also improve their methods of attack. It's very much like a war, an invasion of our territory, but these enemies are feeble and although they get through, they get grilled by angry forum members and then lose their posts and accounts (which drives them out of our proverbial land) and we can conduct an IP ban (which basically forces their "army" to surrender) and that should take care of that spammer. However the spammers also will upgrade their code writing to get through improved security procedures and let's not forget, some of these are going to be actual people who have either got a) far too much time on their hands or b) an incessant urge to pi$$ people off. But they're not going to win. They're fighting a losing battle. Besides, isn't shoving your stuff in other people's faces against their wills only less likely to get you any customers? If people want your stuff, they'll find it somehow. But if you have to resort to spamming, you should just shut down your crappy site now.