Quickest way to report spam

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Re: Quickest way to report spam

Post: #245562 MKG
Wed Sep 28, 2011 11:55 am

I'm already doing this - but the categories of spam leave something to be desired. I've spotted a couple recently which weren't spam in themselves but were obviously leaders for posters who were about to release a whole lot of spam (I hope you know what I mean). You need to add a "Warning" category - i.e. "I think you should keep your eyes on this one". Mind you, the names usually give them away.

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Re: Quickest way to report spam

Post: #245567 Millymollymandy
Wed Sep 28, 2011 12:05 pm

I guess you can always type that in the comment box. What happens though if it has already been flagged? I tend to see as I still have mod controls in most of the areas here so I know when not to bother, but if you can't see it then I imagine lots of people will go to the trouble of flagging it up when it has already been done. :dontknow:
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Re: Quickest way to report spam

Post: #245576 RuthG
Wed Sep 28, 2011 12:56 pm

Millymollymandy wrote:I guess you can always type that in the comment box. What happens though if it has already been flagged? I tend to see as I still have mod controls in most of the areas here so I know when not to bother, but if you can't see it then I imagine lots of people will go to the trouble of flagging it up when it has already been done. :dontknow:


When I click the ! icon, if someone has beaten me to it, it says 'this post has already been reported' and wont let me submit mine.

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Re: Quickest way to report spam

Post: #245608 MKG
Wed Sep 28, 2011 4:17 pm

Yes - but I often come on here without logging in just to have a quick look round. I spot the spammer, log in, and it's already been reported. At least, that one instance has. I don't know if multiple instances of spam (the nature of the beast) all carry the "reported" tag if only one instance has been reported.

OK - I'm just lazy :iconbiggrin:

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Re: Quickest way to report spam

Post: #245609 RuthG
Wed Sep 28, 2011 4:20 pm

If you mean one spam poster has made several posts, then yes, in my experience it does get flagged up as 'already reported', because I inadvertently tried to reprt the same person twice not so long ago, from different posts.

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Re: Quickest way to report spam

Post: #245641 Millymollymandy
Thu Sep 29, 2011 7:09 am

SusieGee wrote:I don't think the catagories matter per se, if it's flagged one of the Mods will investigate and run the user through the normal checks. MMM I had imagined that if the post was reported it shows on the actual post so had assumed other folks would see that and not bother :dontknow: or am I misunderstanding something, which is eminently likely. D'ya wanna come back :lol: :lol: :lol:

No, only mods see the flag so I see it where I am still technically a mod but not where I'm not. :lol:

And no thanks. :lol:

And thanks for the explanation Ruth - makes it easier to know that it has already been reported. :thumbright:
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