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Postby ILoveChristmas » Thu Jan 08, 2009 9:59 am

Has anyone noticed an increase, particularly in the last few days, of spam posts?

One example would be "cdef305" who registered this morning at 8:41 and has posted three times about complete rubbish, e.g. computer war gaming in a post about the morning after pill.
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Re: Spam posts

Postby Pwif » Thu Jan 08, 2009 10:15 am

Hi ILC,

Thanks for this post. The mods have a very good system of deleting spam posts before anyone gets to see them. The odd one slips through, but we still manage to nab them very quickly.

If you do see anything dodgy, please PM a mod. We're very grateful for the help we get from you all. :P
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Re: Spam posts

Postby peecee » Sat Jan 10, 2009 12:47 am

With the new bells and whistles on this site, you can also click on the little exclamation mark next to the "quote", report the spam post. You'll be asked to give a reason you're reporting it, then the post turns red. Next time a mod comes prancing in, they should see it and give the spammer a slap. :badgrin:

Thanks to snail for alerting me to this - we're all finding out different things about the new website - one of these days we'll actually know what we're doing! :D
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Re: Spam posts

Postby Pwif » Sat Jan 10, 2009 7:44 pm

peecee wrote:With the new bells and whistles on this site, you can also click on the little exclamation mark next to the "quote", report the spam post. You'll be asked to give a reason you're reporting it, then the post turns red. Next time a mod comes prancing in, they should see it and give the spammer a slap. :badgrin:

Thanks to snail for alerting me to this - we're all finding out different things about the new website - one of these days we'll actually know what we're doing! :D

Until the mods know what they're doing with the new site, you can do whatever you want, and we'll never know. :wink: :lol:
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Re: Spam posts

Postby peecee » Sat Jan 10, 2009 8:23 pm

Ooooooh, Pwif! :o Let me tell you about raspberry ripple one more time...! :o



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Re: Spam posts

Postby rufio89 » Mon Jan 26, 2009 10:17 am

loads of these WOW ones today... Rutru2100 or something.
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Re: Spam posts

Postby peecee » Mon Jan 26, 2009 10:50 am

Thanks, rufio! :D

It's always nice to start Monday morning by deleting a spammer...:badgrin:

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Re: Spam posts

Postby Pwif » Mon Jan 26, 2009 10:51 am

rufio89 wrote:loads of these WOW ones today... Rutru2100 or something.

Thanks Ruth; very grateful for your help. :D We normally pick up these spam posts very quickly, zap them, and ban the user. Such sad losers. :evil:

Oy Peecee, I deleted most of them. :evil:
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Re: Spam posts

Postby peecee » Mon Jan 26, 2009 10:55 am

Haha, pwif, I deleted the two remaining posts AND the spammer, ner ner ner!! :bounce:

(watch out, it looks as if pwif and I will be competing to delete people... :o )
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Re: Spam posts

Postby Pwif » Mon Jan 26, 2009 11:00 am

peecee wrote:Haha, pwif, I deleted the two remaining posts AND the spammer, ner ner ner!! :bounce:

(watch out, it looks as if pwif and I will be competing to delete people... :o )

... and the first one to be deleted will be .......








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Re: Spam posts

Postby rufio89 » Mon Feb 23, 2009 3:46 pm

we have a new spammer!
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Re: Spam posts

Postby dipsydoodlenoodle » Mon Feb 23, 2009 4:04 pm

Ever so slightly annoying eh!
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Re: Spam posts

Postby Pwif » Mon Feb 23, 2009 4:44 pm

Cheers both of you - appreciate your feedback. Just deleted all the spammer's posts and given him/her/it a severe boot up the butt. Hope it's painful. :evil:
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Re: Spam posts

Postby dipsydoodlenoodle » Tue Feb 24, 2009 9:51 am

and another one (mikegoodboy2009 )
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Re: Spam posts

Postby peecee » Tue Feb 24, 2009 9:54 am

Thanks!

I just deleted him and his spam - always a good way to start the day...:bounce:
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