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Post by jimandy » Tue Jun 20, 2006 7:04 pm

By replying, or even viewing, an obvious spam (because view count is reported) we are encouraging spam. Just don't!
"if it's not another it's one thing."

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Post by Chris Smith » Tue Jun 20, 2006 9:53 pm

Taking a squat where squat is due, tells a whole story.

Dreaming otherwise empowers a moron.

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Post by ecerfoglio » Wed Jun 21, 2006 5:41 am

With the "old" forum software we had a "REPORT" button to alert the administrators.

Can this be implemented in the new one so we can give the alarm when we find a spam post?
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Post by JPKNHTP » Wed Jun 21, 2006 6:06 am

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Post by Mike » Wed Jun 21, 2006 11:52 am

I dobut this is a spambot. It's probably a person.

Can the admins here enable email confirmation (requires link in email to be clicked on before account is activated)?

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Post by hp » Wed Jun 21, 2006 3:50 pm

I believe its already enabled.

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Post by JPKNHTP » Wed Jun 21, 2006 4:55 pm

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Post by Chris Smith » Wed Jun 21, 2006 5:01 pm

Rub their nose in it every day, they will get the message that they are losers and eventually go away.

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Post by bearing01 » Wed Jun 21, 2006 9:09 pm

Don't we have a moderator that can delete spam posts?

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Post by MicroRem » Wed Jun 21, 2006 10:03 pm

Yep, Chris has one of his best ideas ever. Flame the bots. I'm sure they have a "shame" line of code in the program somewhere. They will get the message that they are losers and eventually go away. Absolutely briliant!
This is the kind of deep thinking that makes this forum top notch.

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Post by JPKNHTP » Thu Jun 22, 2006 1:49 am

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Post by MicroRem » Thu Jun 22, 2006 10:58 am

I was out of line with my last post. Too long a day a day and no sense of humor. My apologies, Chris.

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Post by Chris Smith » Thu Jun 22, 2006 10:59 am

Place your head in the sand, yep, it will all just go away?

FYI Michael is busy and needs a mention at times, lest the spam stays for a day or two.

Spoil their every day, don’t let them have an inch, and if punishment is their thing, give it to them.

If you must answer, make it always bad for them.

Ignore them and become a typical voter or politician, Silent except for your bleat.

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Post by Michael Kaudze » Thu Jun 22, 2006 12:47 pm

We have found a couple of MODS that we will attempt to try that is suppose to make it harder for spam posts - so far from what I read about it, it seems to work. So we will be doing some testing on it in the next couple days - Please be patient with us while we make our attempts to kill the SPAM.

Thanks.

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