Re: Request to the experienced – what anti-spam tools?
I also use the Human Test plugin, and find it invaluable for preventing spammer from joining.
I also use Akismet though. It comes in handy, because my forum has human users who like to promote their websites (it’s a wedding website, and there are lots of wedding vendors). So the Human Test plugin wouldn’t catch those guys.
Basically – if you have human spammers, then a system which can “learn” who is spamming (either through Akismet or through a Bozo system) is critical. If your spammers are just bots, than Human Test is more than enough!
Re: the Bozo thing though… I had too many problems with that, and ended up disabling it. It may work better now… I gave up on it a year or so ago.