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Offline Coil

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Re: Spammers
« Reply #15 on: February 14, 2007, 12:16:24 AM »
Great work reporting spam!

Wedge and I have been zapping spam like crazy. I've also increased my surveillance and check in regularly during the day and zap a lot of them before you see them.

Next week I'll be away on vacation and my internet access will probably be quite limited. Wedge will still be around though but removal may take a bit longer since there's just him.

/Andreas

PS I know most of you know  not to. But I repeat never ever click on the links in spam it may 1. Mess up your computer 2. Attract even more spammers here.

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Re: Spammers
« Reply #16 on: February 16, 2007, 02:27:02 AM »
Wedge and I have been zapping spam like crazy. I've also increased my surveillance and check in regularly during the day and zap a lot of them before you see them.

the spam is really an issue, and there seems to be quite a lot......

most of bots can be identified through their names, however..

-> we need more people able to kick users. who could grand this rights to users, and what do you think of assigning spam-killers?

I, for my part, would gladely kick a bot instead of just reporting the spam..

what do you think, what can be done?

(the "posting after control" solution seems bad to me because it would slow things down extremly, and problably puts more work to the "gatekeeper")

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Re: Spammers
« Reply #17 on: February 16, 2007, 04:09:52 PM »
Thats a great idea. I for one wouldnt mind doing that. Im on all the time even tho I dont post. I would get a perverse sense of pleasure in killing something legally  ;D
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Re: Spammers
« Reply #18 on: February 17, 2007, 05:35:22 AM »
Murder! :o
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Re: Spammers
« Reply #19 on: April 13, 2007, 12:16:34 PM »
Spammers are already dead, they just don't know it yet. :)
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Re: Spammers
« Reply #20 on: April 15, 2007, 09:10:26 AM »
Yeah but we are being overrun by their bloated zombie corpses!  It's like a storm of Spam out there.
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Re: Spammers
« Reply #21 on: April 15, 2007, 11:03:14 AM »


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Re: Spammers
« Reply #22 on: April 15, 2007, 12:51:56 PM »
 :D

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Re: Spammers
« Reply #23 on: April 15, 2007, 12:57:03 PM »
"Shop Smart!  Shop S-Mart!"
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Re: Spammers
« Reply #24 on: April 15, 2007, 02:12:23 PM »
Top help keep bots out, Is there any way to put some type of word verifaction on the new user registration form?

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Re: Spammers
« Reply #25 on: April 15, 2007, 02:27:46 PM »
There isn't at the moment, but I'll see if I can bug Thom about it.

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Re: Spammers
« Reply #26 on: April 20, 2007, 07:00:28 AM »
I'm away over the weekend and might only be able to check in once or twice so spam removal may be a bit slower than normal.

Keep reporting though.

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Re: Spammers
« Reply #27 on: April 20, 2007, 10:24:38 AM »


"Good. Bad. I'm the guy with the gun. "

"Yeah, I think my boys can stop the flow of spam.  And I'm a Chinese jet pilot."
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Re: Spammers
« Reply #28 on: May 15, 2007, 07:07:45 PM »
Is there a way to set it up so that you have to at least fill in some of your profile before you can post? Or at least have one of thos hidden number verification systems installed. The spam has gone way past super ridiculous
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Re: Spammers
« Reply #29 on: May 16, 2007, 01:47:19 PM »
Quote from: PhillySniper link=topic=1014.msg22736#msg22736 date=
Is there a way to set it up so that you have to at least fill in some of your profile before you can post? Or at least have one of thos hidden number verification systems installed. The spam has gone way past super ridiculous

I'll second it.
If sing, sang, and sung, sink, sank, and sunk, and drink, drank, and drunk, how is it that it isn't bring, brang, and brung, think, thank and thunk, and ding, dang, and dung?

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