Reporting Spam

Thought it would be nice to let you lot know what is going on and any future plans etc.
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Post: # 54809Post Andy Hamilton
Fri Apr 20, 2007 7:14 pm

If anyone wants to report any spam please feel free to do so in the Dreaded spam section at the bottom of the forum in the compost bin section. The next available moderator or administrator will delete it as soon as they can.

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Post: # 54813Post Magpie
Fri Apr 20, 2007 10:00 pm

Thanks, Andy - was wondering what to do when I saw that lot yesterday!

So do the moderators go to the spam section before anywhere else? Wouldn't they just come across the spam as they are reading the other forums, like us mortals? Just wondering...

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Sat Apr 21, 2007 2:08 am

I just had a look who of the mods was online - at that time of the night it was Wombat, of course - and sent him a pm...
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Sat Apr 21, 2007 11:09 am

Magpie wrote:Thanks, Andy - was wondering what to do when I saw that lot yesterday!

So do the moderators go to the spam section before anywhere else? Wouldn't they just come across the spam as they are reading the other forums, like us mortals? Just wondering...
I always look at 'posts since last visit' and if a spammer has started a new thread, I'll see them straight away, as their names are pretty obvious.

If they add spam to an existing thread, it might well get lost in amongst other postings, so that would be when it would be a good idea to mention it in the Dreaded Spam section.

Speaking personally, of course! I don't know how the others operate in that respect.

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Post: # 54840Post Andy Hamilton
Sat Apr 21, 2007 4:24 pm

I log in a few times a day if I can and look for the new posts and click on the ones with names I don't recognise. I will check the spam section every time I log on for now to make sure we are on top of it.
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Post: # 55128Post Andy Hamilton
Tue Apr 24, 2007 2:52 pm

Just a quick addage to this to say that we have now set up a vetting procedure for all new members. The spammers seem to join with a new member name each time so we hope this will put a stop to the nasty images that have been posted recently.
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Post: # 65918Post Paul
Sat Jul 21, 2007 8:35 am

I joined today, But you might like to check out "Navisdaxx" [Member3656]
the web site link is I could be a dirty spammer, please let one of the moderators know about this post :shock:

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Sat Jul 21, 2007 8:41 am

Sorted! :mrgreen:
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Post: # 65923Post Paul
Sat Jul 21, 2007 8:51 am

Thanks "Wombat" I run my own forum, and know all about these Problems :roll:

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