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Thread: Spammers are Back

  1. #31
    Nope, 3 new ones in this thread this morning

  2. #32
    Spoke too soon the other day.
    There is yet another one adding to existing threads as well

  3. #33
    98 in this section alone so far, 96 today and a couple that are still there from Thursday

  4. #34
    For goodness sake!!!!!
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    It's a spambot.

    Until someone with admin rights can block it expect loads more.

    Tip - use the 'New Posts' button in the menu and ignore anything about casinos.

    When you have read the genuine posts then use the 'Mark posts as read' button.

    Next time use 'New Posts' again and it wont show the marked as read ones.

    Annoying but whatever you do they will get through now and again.

    But spam removal here does need a shake up, especially at weekends.
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  6. #36
    god the sicko spammers are really bad on here, something clearly needs to be done or the forum is in danger of loosing genuine members or we will loose this forum the way it is going on.

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    Quote Originally Posted by mikeydt1 View Post
    god the sicko spammers are really bad on here, something clearly needs to be done or the forum is in danger of loosing genuine members or we will loose this forum the way it is going on.
    Was going to do a long winded post re spam and spammers but just like DLF the moderators and back-room staff, can't be arsed.
    P.S. Spammers Mattheswady, brianbad and kisskarne are still active....................Shame on you, sort it out

  8. #38
    have just reported quite a few posts with usernames lets hope they get this sorted

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    Senior Member nukecad's Avatar
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    I see a notice that they are turning off weekend registration again.

    It's not an ideal solution because new would-be members who are looking for help will just go elsewhere and not bother coming back to register on a weekday.

    You also need to be sure that you have banned all the 'known' spammer names as they will continue to be able to post.
    (And believe me, spammers know how to get around an out-of-office-hours registration block).
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  10. #40
    Still don't know why they cannot appoint some moderators to sort this stuff out, out of hours.

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