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Re: Spammers ahoy

Post by Ares » Thu Jan 19, 2017 6:02 am

I've done some pruning of the obvious spammers and added in a security measure that will hopefully keep the number of new spammers to a minimum. I appreciate your patience.

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Re: Spammers ahoy

Post by Batgirl III » Thu Jan 19, 2017 6:36 am

Keeping spammers off of a forum is a task that makes King Sisyphus's boulder rolling look easy.
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Re: Spammers ahoy

Post by kenseido » Fri Jun 16, 2017 12:17 pm

JamesAcept is sending SPAM via PM.

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Re: Spammers ahoy

Post by FuzzyBoots » Fri Jun 23, 2017 11:24 am

Bunches of messages about breaking captchas. Ronin Army also got hit with spammers this morning, but it's clothing there.

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Re: Spammers ahoy

Post by Ken » Wed Jun 28, 2017 4:14 pm

Heh. I didn't even know our board supported the Cyrillic alphabet.
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Re: Spammers ahoy

Post by FuzzyBoots » Wed Jun 28, 2017 4:16 pm

As long as it does Unicode...

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Re: Spammers ahoy

Post by Ken » Wed Jun 28, 2017 5:01 pm

Yeah, but advertising generic Cialis from India in Russian is really unneeded.
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Re: Spammers ahoy

Post by FuzzyBoots » Thu Jun 29, 2017 2:52 pm

kuzovpartsSog is actively spamming.

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Re: Spammers ahoy

Post by Ares » Thu Jun 29, 2017 3:16 pm

Not anymore.

When there's somethin strange,
On your message board,
Who ya gonna call?
SPAMBUSTERS!

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Re: Spammers ahoy

Post by FuzzyBoots » Thu Jun 29, 2017 6:43 pm

Now, FryenkoBob.

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Re: Spammers ahoy

Post by FuzzyBoots » Fri Jun 30, 2017 10:57 am

And now Amjovova.

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Re: Spammers ahoy

Post by FuzzyBoots » Fri Jun 30, 2017 12:58 pm

And Lindaheabe.

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Re: Spammers ahoy

Post by Tattooedman » Fri Jun 30, 2017 1:39 pm

I just wanted to take a moment & say "Thanks!" to Ares for his awesome work in Spambusting. It seems that here lately he's been having to do a lot of it and I'm sure he has better things to do (like explain how DC is screwing up Captain Marvel [again], and it doesn't matter that I agree with him).

I do appreciate the work you do Ares so that we have this place to use.

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Re: Spammers ahoy

Post by Ares » Fri Jun 30, 2017 1:53 pm

Thanks for the kind words and moral support T-Man! I know how annoying those spammers can be, and I'm trying to be more proactive now in terms of dealing with them. I updated the security question that should hopefully keep the bots out, and I'm now running the email addresses of all new but inactive members through Google to see if they show up on any known spam warning sites. Hopefully this'll cut down on the number of spammers for the immediate future.

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Re: Spammers ahoy

Post by FuzzyBoots » Fri Jun 30, 2017 7:50 pm

And Aphukeatsog

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