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Summer spamfest

Post by eMTe » Sat Jun 11, 2011 15:10

Ive deleted 6 spam posts during last two days, so mild suggestion is - maybe we need new safety precautions.
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Re: Summer spamfest

Post by Zyx » Sun Jun 12, 2011 15:01

Yep. But what? I've no idea what's the latest and greatest in this arms race.
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Re: Summer spamfest

Post by eMTe » Mon Jun 13, 2011 0:54

Yes, we are only passengers in the train of life...
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Re: Summer spamfest

Post by Chroelle » Tue Jun 14, 2011 12:40

All aboard - the spamtrain....
I deleted some too, and I am wondering if we could make some sort of protection that you need to investigate to get past... Like: What is the abbreviation for CurlysWorldofFreeware that we use on this site? What amount of stars did "This game" (linked) get? (A bit harder to do I believe).
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Re: Summer spamfest

Post by eMTe » Tue Jun 14, 2011 22:14

How many CURLY hair Curly has on his head?
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Re: Summer spamfest

Post by Chroelle » Fri Jun 17, 2011 12:43

As long as we specify that it is on my head..! :p
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Re: Summer spamfest

Post by karvin99 » Thu Sep 15, 2011 13:02

I deleted few too, and I am wondering if we could work many sort of covering that you essential to canvass to get last... Equivalent: What is the abbreviation for CurlysWorldofFreeware that we use on this parcel? What turn of stars did "This job" (linked) get? (A bit harder to do I anticipate).



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Re: Summer spamfest

Post by eMTe » Thu Sep 15, 2011 13:59

I think we should preserve this (and his other one) post, bots can be really funny at times. 8)
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Re: Summer spamfest

Post by Zyx » Thu Sep 15, 2011 19:29

Ah, I already deleted the other one. But this can remain.
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Re: Summer spamfest

Post by eMTe » Mon Sep 19, 2011 22:48

I banned two bots today and deleted 6 posts. Makes over 10 in total adding recent days iirc. Looks like the autumn spamfest has started.
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Re: Summer spamfest

Post by Chroelle » Wed Sep 21, 2011 15:31

At least he agrees with me. :)
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Re: Summer spamfest

Post by Scythe » Wed Sep 21, 2011 20:39

The spambots have taken to copy-pasting text from existing posts. How clever. I deleted some.

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Re: Summer spamfest

Post by Scythe » Tue Oct 18, 2011 20:44

Any chance of a "delete all posts by this bot while you're banning it anyway" function? I manually got rid of a spamfest earlier today and missed it.

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Re: Summer spamfest

Post by Zyx » Wed Oct 19, 2011 10:27

Scythe wrote:Any chance of a "delete all posts by this bot while you're banning it anyway" function? I manually got rid of a spamfest earlier today and missed it.
No idea why phpBB does not have that function. Even the whole banning workflow is way too long.
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Re: Summer spamfest

Post by beatsbydresale » Sat Jan 07, 2012 4:56

Skull Candy - Skull Candy is the next brand for quality music. They are not as crisp as the Beats By Dre but they are better than the average retail headphones found in Beats By Dre stores. The great thing about these products is that they come in a variety of colors. They even have a model that looks like aviator sunglasses. How cool is that? They also have an iPod and iPhone speaker dock that she can make use of.

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Re: Summer spamfest

Post by Zyx » Sat Jan 07, 2012 10:00

beatsbydresale wrote:Skull Candy - Skull Candy is the next brand for quality music.
Sorry spambot, this thread is for summer spam, not winter spam!
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Re: Summer spamfest

Post by Drasir-Vel » Sat Jan 07, 2012 13:23

spambot wrote:Okay Zyx, could one of you moderators please move it to the appropriate thread?
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Re: Summer spamfest

Post by Pater Alf » Wed May 16, 2012 1:08

This noon there was an islamic spambot, who wanted us to read the Koran (it opened three different threads with funny names for that). Things are really getting stranger... :Crazy:
[quote="eMTe"]I dont think trying to pass the screen in computer game once per 500 tries makes you a geek. Rather a dangerous psychopath.[/quote]

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Re: Summer spamfest

Post by Master_X » Wed May 16, 2012 15:44

Pater Alf wrote:This noon there was an islamic spambot, who wanted us to read the Koran (it opened three different threads with funny names for that). Things are really getting stranger... :Crazy:
Did you delete it already? I wanted to laugh a bit too. :D

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Re: Summer spamfest

Post by Pater Alf » Wed May 16, 2012 21:43

Yep, I deleted it. It's best to remove spam as fast as possible...
[quote="eMTe"]I dont think trying to pass the screen in computer game once per 500 tries makes you a geek. Rather a dangerous psychopath.[/quote]

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