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    Also a few posts before topic creation might, not a practise I entirely agree with but the spam is getting pretty bad

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    Interesting to note that the spam threads that have even just one reply get over a thousand views, whereas the spam threads with no replies get only a handful. Does one reply make the forum software automagically push it out to Google's search bots for them to find and index?
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    Wow those bots sure went berserk. If this is how it's gonna be this place really needs more moderators.
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    Out of curiosity, how many of you actually report spam posts ? I do.

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    Quote Originally Posted by b0rsuk View Post
    Out of curiosity, how many of you actually report spam posts ? I do.
    You only need one person to, and QuantaCat and others are rather diligent about it. It's just that the mods aren't here 24/7.
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    Quote Originally Posted by b0rsuk View Post
    Out of curiosity, how many of you actually report spam posts ? I do.
    I do it if the thread views are still low. If it's got a lot of views I figure someone else would have already done it.
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    Spam solution not really working out, then. I will try something else this week.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Nalano View Post
    You only need one person to, and QuantaCat and others are rather diligent about it. It's just that the mods aren't here 24/7.
    This is the real problem with Report functions - either you have to wait for a mod (which is the problem here) or it uses some automated system which is rife with abuse.

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    to be honest, I stopped reporting stuff because of the 60s time delay thing. Id just get more and more frustrated, and thats not really helping anyone. I just want them all to die.
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    Quote Originally Posted by TailSwallower View Post
    I do it if the thread views are still low. If it's got a lot of views I figure someone else would have already done it.
    Same here. When there are a bunch of spam threads, I find the one with the fewest views, report, continue forumming normally, then after I think a minute has passed I'll flick back and do the second-fewest, etc.

    Edit: the grammar in this post is awful, sorry about that. Not sorry enough to change it though, because I'm tired.

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    Quote Originally Posted by jnx View Post
    Wow those bots sure went berserk. If this is how it's gonna be this place really needs more moderators.
    I offered to help out as i'm on there quite a lot during the day at work but they didn't even acknowledge my email.

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    Quote Originally Posted by QuantaCat View Post
    to be honest, I stopped reporting stuff because of the 60s time delay thing.
    I'm sure one of the mods mentioned that you only need to report one thread/post per username and they can do a mass delete of all posts by that person. Seeing as most of the threads are posted by just one username at one time you only need to report the once and thus shouldn't come across the 60 second delay too often.
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    Well, it seems they've taken it to the next level: spam bots answering to the threads of competing spam bots. This is so ridiculous it's almost funny.

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    So Manchesters are playing each other tonight, huh?

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    Moderators should give warning to those who respond to spam threads.. WARNING!! :v

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    Quote Originally Posted by pakoito View Post
    So Manchesters are playing each other tonight, huh?
    Not a Manchester fan but I think United's gonna win this time
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    Quote Originally Posted by Voon View Post
    Not a Manchester fan but I think United's gonna win this time
    Not with this line up.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Wizardry View Post
    Not with this line up.
    United are pretty good at getting results with apparently average players, though. But yeah, City's 11 looks a lot better.
    Irrelevant on further examination of the rest of the thread.

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    ;_;

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    Someone needs to ban that olsencarrie spam monster before I commit real-life crimes.

    EDIT: Seriously though, "she's" been emboldened by inaction and is posting like 6 threads/minute.
    Last edited by Smashbox; 30-04-2012 at 09:47 PM.

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