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Re: Spammers
« Reply #30 on: May 16, 2007, 01:52:57 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

Unfortunately, I do not have such abilities.  I can zap, but not pre-audit.  I am not sure where all that power rests.  Does Thom have the keys to vault on this?

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Re: Spammers
« Reply #31 on: May 16, 2007, 02:10:44 PM »
Probably Thom and/or Lance
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Re: Spammers
« Reply #32 on: May 16, 2007, 02:13:02 PM »
If you all need help moderating, I'd be happy to help. 

Zapping spam would give me great joy and fulfillment in my otherwise dull and tedious life!

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Re: Spammers
« Reply #33 on: May 16, 2007, 03:02:52 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

Unfortunately, I do not have such abilities.  I can zap, but not pre-audit.  I am not sure where all that power rests.  Does Thom have the keys to vault on this?

Hello.

You can on invisionfree hosted boards so the board administrator/administrators should be able to raise the bar for posting here.

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Re: Spammers
« Reply #34 on: May 16, 2007, 04:50:33 PM »
We'll bring it up to Thom this weekend.  The spam with the porn pics was outrageous, and has got to be illegal.
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Re: Spammers
« Reply #35 on: May 16, 2007, 10:51:58 PM »
i missed that one..

or was it when you clicked the links?  ;)

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Re: Spammers
« Reply #36 on: May 17, 2007, 02:57:53 AM »
Quote from: Aldrien link=topic=1014.msg22845#msg22845 date=
i missed that one..

or was it when you clicked the links?  ;)



No, there were actual pics on the board via hrefs, and whatnot.
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Re: Spammers
« Reply #37 on: May 29, 2007, 11:07:48 AM »
What is the deal with all the SPAM?!?  It really agravates the crap out of me!!!
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Re: Spammers
« Reply #38 on: May 29, 2007, 12:26:45 PM »
ha, i thought myself to post here today...


we truely need more ppl with the ability to ban users (spambots) as well as deleting spam.

if there will be a militia to zap spam, i humbly offer my service.

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Re: Spammers
« Reply #39 on: May 29, 2007, 12:50:34 PM »
Wedge and I talked to Thom about it at Talamania. If he sets up us as admins we should be able to improve things and also add a moderator.

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Re: Spammers
« Reply #40 on: May 29, 2007, 12:57:15 PM »
Hey Coil!!  Glad you're home safe.  Good game.  I'll see if I can get Lance's number and get him to make changes.  Later.
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Re: Spammers
« Reply #41 on: June 01, 2007, 03:28:54 PM »
All,

Just today I went through the entire members list and deleted all the posts that were missed previously as spam.  You would be alarmed at the number of people who are members of our website with zero posts.  We really need to get more power (Coil and I) to remove members and/or find ways to limit the posts of these spammers.  Where is Thom!  He promised more power!

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Re: Spammers
« Reply #42 on: June 01, 2007, 04:31:54 PM »
Hello.

Thom is still having problems logging on, so the power will have to come from Lance who hopefully is an administrator. I hope it happens soon the spammers are realy starting to bother the #%^ out of me.

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Re: Spammers
« Reply #43 on: June 14, 2007, 03:44:31 PM »
All,

Just today I went through the entire members list and deleted all the posts that were missed previously as spam.  You would be alarmed at the number of people who are members of our website with zero posts.  We really need to get more power (Coil and I) to remove members and/or find ways to limit the posts of these spammers.  Where is Thom!  He promised more power!

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Re: Spammers
« Reply #44 on: June 14, 2007, 04:09:40 PM »
Let's proceed to the planet Spammer-ville IV and execute General Order 24
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