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Re: Spam, spam, spam

Postby SKARDAVNELNATE » 2011-5-27 @ 05:14

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Re: Spam, spam, spam

Postby iulianv » 2011-5-27 @ 05:36

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Re: Spam, spam, spam

Postby Tetrium » 2011-5-29 @ 01:56

viewtopic.php?t=28649

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If it's not spam then it's still breaking the rules regarding no WTS threads. The email is probably a fake anyway
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Re: Spam, spam, spam

Postby Malik » 2011-5-29 @ 04:10

Should we have a more strict registration rules like that used at QuestStudios? A new applicant must write in person via email to the administrator(s) to register?

This will keep these nothing-better-to-do spammers out of this Vintage PC Temple?

These "impure ones" must be made to pass the initiation test - ask them to cross the Holy River - Let the Good Float Pass, Leave the spammers to be swept away and drown... :happyhappy:

Edit : It may not be the ultimate solution, but anything to make spammers a little bit more difficult would help to deter them.

Edit2:

Monthly Report:

From 10th May till 29th May

(As reported by "Spam Cops" of Vogons)

Number of Spammers: 17

Number of Spams : 21
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Re: Spam, spam, spam

Postby retro games 100 » 2011-5-29 @ 07:03

Hehe, good post Malik! :happy: I don't know what the current registration page looks like. Perhaps it has a large text font warning message saying "all advertising messages will be deleted". If it does, then how about having this message displayed in various languages? It could be that non English speaking spammers are not understanding any warning message.
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Re: Spam, spam, spam

Postby eL_PuSHeR » 2011-5-29 @ 09:11

I think spammers don't even care.
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Re: Spam, spam, spam

Postby Tetrium » 2011-5-29 @ 10:45

eL_PuSHeR wrote:I think spammers don't even care.


Exactly

And btw, they are posting in (broken) English even lol

Frankly, I don't think it's very bad, I've seen worse though.
I don't know if making registering more difficult will be of any help, might only discourage new people from taking the final step to register.
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Re: Spam, spam, spam

Postby rfnagel » 2011-6-08 @ 07:02

"mingxiang" bonehead here -> viewtopic.php?t=28360 :bitch_slap:
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Re: Spam, spam, spam

Postby TheMAN » 2011-6-08 @ 08:13

man, if phpBB had the "report post" button like other forum software does, we wouldn't need this thread...
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Re: Spam, spam, spam

Postby retro games 100 » 2011-6-10 @ 21:18

Slightly OT: I just looked in my email junk folder, and apparently the Nigerian Government have just advised me that my compensation payment has been processed! :happy: Can you imagine my surprise?
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Re: Spam, spam, spam

Postby Tetrium » 2011-6-10 @ 21:35

TheMAN wrote:man, if phpBB had the "report post" button like other forum software does, we wouldn't need this thread...

Yup, we need this thread :)
And so far, it's been working well I think. Much better then starting an argument with the spammer which never amounts to anything positive.
I'd rather report a spammer here.
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Re: Spam, spam, spam

Postby BigBodZod » 2011-6-10 @ 21:37

retro games 100 wrote:Slightly OT: I just looked in my email junk folder, and apparently the Nigerian Government have just advised me that my compensation payment has been processed! :happy: Can you imagine my surprise?


Yes I can, I got my compensation from the Nigerian Government recetly, it was a poke with a sharp stick :pppt:
No matter where you go, there you are...
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Re: Spam, spam, spam

Postby retro games 100 » 2011-6-23 @ 12:23

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Re: Spam, spam, spam

Postby Old Thrashbarg » 2011-6-23 @ 18:46

Got another one here: http://www.vogons.org/viewtopic.php?t=28747

User henry009, plugging some sort of font crap.
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Re: Spam, spam, spam

Postby Malik » 2011-6-30 @ 17:23

Monthly Report




JUNE 2011



Number of spammers : 5

Number of spam posts : 11







*Source : SCV (Spam Cops of Vogons) :happyhappy:
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Re: Spam, spam, spam

Postby Old Thrashbarg » 2011-7-02 @ 03:08

User susanexpress1, in this thread: http://www.vogons.org/viewtopic.php?t=29067

Links to WoW crap in signature.
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Re: Spam, spam, spam

Postby Tetrium » 2011-7-02 @ 06:29

Old Thrashbarg wrote:User susanexpress1, in this thread: http://www.vogons.org/viewtopic.php?t=29067

Links to WoW crap in signature.

Same spammer, posted 4 posts so far
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Re: Spam, spam, spam

Postby retro games 100 » 2011-7-04 @ 06:53

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