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Old 01-04-2007, 04:21 PM   #1
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how do we get rid of the SPAM?
just wondering
5 posts to spam sites
person has only made 5 Posts

how do we take care of it?

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Old 01-04-2007, 04:23 PM   #2
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I think you just let one of the moderators know about it.
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Old 01-04-2007, 04:23 PM   #3
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PM a mod. They got most of it but there is one still stuck out there.

sadly it is happening more often lately. might need to change how people register :(
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Old 01-04-2007, 04:26 PM   #4
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I PM'd KellyK. The problem we're having right now is that there are no mods logged in. There may be by now, but not when I first noticed them.
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Old 01-04-2007, 04:26 PM   #5
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It seems to be happening in a lot of forums these days...I think the spambots are getting smarter every day!
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Old 01-04-2007, 04:34 PM   #6
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I'll say!

I got an email in my spam folder from "Penguins."

It was uncanny, I tell you.

(I didn't open it...gmail tells you the first line of the email, and it was the e e cummings kind of spam.)
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Old 01-04-2007, 04:36 PM   #7
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Our forum just got a bit of advertisement with Amy's appearance on HGTV, so that probably added to our appeal to the spammers.
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Old 01-04-2007, 04:52 PM   #8
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Originally Posted by brendajos
sadly it is happening more often lately. might need to change how people register :(
You know when you register for a site and there's that box with wiggly letters/numbers you have to type out. Maybe that's what's needed , they keep people from automatically registering to a million sites just to post spam.
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Old 01-04-2007, 04:53 PM   #9
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I've only been here about a month, but I have not received any spam.

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Old 01-04-2007, 04:55 PM   #10
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There are 5 spam posts on the board right now. But I PM'd Ingy, so that should take care of that!
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