Spammers ahoy

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Jabroniville
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Re: Spammers ahoy

Post by Jabroniville » Thu Sep 21, 2017 3:15 am

I remember that Vaaredite guy on Roll Call was Russian, but his posts were pretty annoying- all he wanted to do was ask weird questions in broken English, then make requests. I felt kind of bad so I always answered him, but it was kind of a nuisance.

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Ares
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Re: Spammers ahoy

Post by Ares » Thu Sep 21, 2017 4:13 pm

Okay, I think things have finally settled down here. If I had to guess what happened, this was either just the latest flood of spam bots, or they managed to break the security question I had put in place on member sign up. I changed the question and poof, no more infestation.

Thanks to everyone who kept reporting problems as they popped up. I'll do my best to keep on top of things as they happen.

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Miracle
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Re: Spammers ahoy

Post by Miracle » Thu Oct 12, 2017 8:40 am

JensenBreck

Might be human, but the football post is a copy paste. Both posts (2 at the moment) are rambling then give a link to suspicious links not related to the subject at hand.

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Re: Spammers ahoy

Post by kirinke » Fri Oct 13, 2017 1:30 am

Spam comes in many flavors. It's still spam.

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Re: Spammers ahoy

Post by FuzzyBoots » Fri Oct 13, 2017 3:42 am

And now KarGendez

Are these guys registering normally or do they just show up?

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Re: Spammers ahoy

Post by FuzzyBoots » Fri Nov 17, 2017 3:35 am


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Re: Spammers ahoy

Post by FuzzyBoots » Wed Nov 29, 2017 12:19 pm

StevenGso in the art room.

Ken
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Re: Spammers ahoy

Post by Ken » Mon Dec 18, 2017 3:13 am

Does a Winnie poo in the 100-acre wood?

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Re: Spammers ahoy

Post by McGuffin » Thu Jan 04, 2018 8:53 am

MildredMargery
Over in the Gaming Room.
Otso Karell/Ursa, student at the New Vindicators Academy Europe.
Kuroi Kiri, bloodthirsty yokai in the Tale of the Six Warriors.
Nick Holt/Noise, in Claremont Academy: The Delinquents.

Ken
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Re: Spammers ahoy

Post by Ken » Mon Jan 08, 2018 4:18 am

TheodTrce's three threads here in the General Area.
Does a Winnie poo in the 100-acre wood?

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Re: Spammers ahoy

Post by Ken » Sun Jan 14, 2018 3:47 pm

halaau's post in General Chat.
Does a Winnie poo in the 100-acre wood?

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Re: Spammers ahoy

Post by Ken » Mon Jan 29, 2018 5:18 am

AmyBertie in the Art Room. In multiple languages.
Does a Winnie poo in the 100-acre wood?

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Re: Spammers ahoy

Post by FuzzyBoots » Tue Jan 30, 2018 2:37 pm

AdamJacob in Gaming Chatter.

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Re: Spammers ahoy

Post by FuzzyBoots » Sat Jul 28, 2018 2:25 pm

Whole bunch of Chinese Spam incoming. I flagged some, but it just keeps coming...

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Re: Spammers ahoy

Post by Flynnarrel » Wed Aug 08, 2018 8:57 am

Eric_Jh seems to be a spambot.
"Something pithy this way comes."

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