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New anti-Spam Q&A is up and running

Postby Brad R. Torgersen » Thu Mar 30, 2017 12:50 am

We'll see how well that keeps the robo-spammers away.

Ping me if you spot any of them slipping through. Thanks.
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Re: New anti-Spam Q&A is up and running

Postby J'nae Rae » Fri Mar 31, 2017 10:12 pm

lapedVet is a spammer.
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Re: New anti-Spam Q&A is up and running

Postby disgruntledpeony » Sat Apr 01, 2017 5:05 am

J'nae Rae wrote:lapedVet is a spammer.

A very active one, at that.
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Re: New anti-Spam Q&A is up and running

Postby Brad R. Torgersen » Sun Apr 02, 2017 7:13 pm

Okay, those spammers have been nuked. I re-checked the new user verification system. Hmmmm . . . maybe I need to make the questions more challenging? If we keep getting hammered this week, I will switch it up.
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Re: New anti-Spam Q&A is up and running

Postby J'nae Rae » Wed Jun 14, 2017 9:43 am

We have two more spammers. They posted in Business of Publishing.
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Re: New anti-Spam Q&A is up and running

Postby RaeSnow » Sat Jul 15, 2017 6:25 am

I'm thinking dalept4 is a spammer as well.
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Postby amyhg » Sun Jul 16, 2017 6:40 am

Pretty sure dalept4 is spamming porn...
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Postby amyhg » Sun Jul 16, 2017 6:46 am

As entertaining as the irony is, Beverlyalcock is spamming a custom essay writing service.
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Re: New anti-Spam Q&A is up and running

Postby disgruntledpeony » Wed Oct 04, 2017 5:12 am

Williamhawk keeps dumping all kinds of spam everywhere. It's not even remotely writing related anymore. Please help.
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Re: New anti-Spam Q&A is up and running

Postby jficke13 » Sat Oct 07, 2017 5:01 am

Yeah this williamhawk dude is getting pretty annoying. And setting him to "foe" doesn't seem to do anything.
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Re: New anti-Spam Q&A is up and running

Postby RSchibler » Sat Oct 07, 2017 5:07 am

Agreed! I can’t read his posts but still get notifications for them. Can we please throw him off the island?
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Postby Rebecca Birch » Sat Oct 07, 2017 2:33 pm

disgruntledpeony wrote:Williamhawk keeps dumping all kinds of spam everywhere. It's not even remotely writing related anymore. Please help.


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