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Old 10-09-2006
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Spammers, and how to deal with them...

There's been a rise on spammers on the site recently. If you see one, no need to reply in the thread. That will actually help them by keeping it in the active thread list.

Instead contact a Moderator or Admin, or easier yet just use the post report button to immediately notify all R-F.Com staff.

To do this, just click the icon in the spammer's post click that looks like this >>>


Thanks for your help with early identification...









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sorry for whoring on the threads : (
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sorry for whoring on the threads : (
Me to next time i will just report...lol
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I completely understand....

one thing i'd like to suggest though...

would it be possible to edit and/or delete their post so that the post itself was pointless.... those threads are locked... but.. anyone can still go in, take a look at the first post, and click his link... im just suggesting to delete that link so it won't go any further than that page.
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I completely understand....

one thing i'd like to suggest though...

would it be possible to edit and/or delete their post so that the post itself was pointless.... those threads are locked... but.. anyone can still go in, take a look at the first post, and click his link... im just suggesting to delete that link so it won't go any further than that page.
they were deleted....all 3 threads... no more links in them
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i kinda did both lol..posted alil ..and got bob lol
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they were deleted....all 3 threads... no more links in them

Yep, banning takes first priority...

The locking/editing/moving comes next...
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they were deleted....all 3 threads... no more links in them
damn... i guess Bob read my post in one of those closed threads.. or had the idea on his own, lol...


Nevermind then!
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If its any consideration, I would like to request if a spammer hits a thread, give me the IP/Domain where the post came from as I can have them added to spamhaus.org's SBL/XBL listings as well as Verizons/TimeWarner/Level3/UU.net and Comcasts blocked listings as well.
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Sounds good to me...
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damn post ******...lol notice i didnt say anything lol
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damn post ******...lol notice i didnt say anything lol
lol you have done your share
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I like your avatar, Mnemonic. When you login and you see it on the front page and your talking about spammers....it looks like you have a spammer tied down to the gurney and you're gonna torture his ***.
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sorry

i over ed that one
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my local site is having alot of problems with them too
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There's been a rise on spammers on the site recently. If you see one, no need to reply in the thread. That will actually help them by keeping it in the active thread list.

Instead contact a Moderator or Admin, or easier yet just use the post report button to immediately notify all R-F.Com staff.

To do this, just click the icon in the spammer's post click that looks like this >>>
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we have been having problems on broncoii.org too. For a while we had the admins approve all new members. but that obviously was to cumbersome. now with the help of members we are controlling the spam bots quicker. Actually I just killed one within 6 minutes of posting. I received the report and away it went into our landfill for admins to ban the name.
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