Sorry folks--I've tried everything. Nothing works to stop these bastard spammers. My database can only take a certain amount of simultaneous connections and even after using WP-Supercache, I'm still screwed.

So, my humble apologies if you have trouble seeing this post. Please check out the below links if you can't get this site to load.

friendfeed.com/thepete

www.utterz.com/~h-thepete/profile.php

thepetecom.blogspot.com

Thanks and sorry again!