Members -- Please Don't Feed The Spammers

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Post by Jeremy »

Bump for a reminder again.

Please don't respond to spammers and double-please don't quote their link-containing messages. In many case they're trying to increase their web presence by getting their name and URL out in as many places as possible. Quoting these types of posts only helps the spammer.

Thanks.
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Post by Shawn D. »

OK, we just had two folks respond to a spammer who put ten messages on the board:
Coldswede wrote:Is this the Euro version? If not, how much too ship to Knowitall?
mogie wrote:buh bye
Don't respond in any manner -- no sarcastic comments, no salutations about how the spammer will be gone or should leave. DO NOT RESPOND!
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Post by Nebraska_e28 »

Wild thought here & probably a question for Jeremy... Is there any (easy) way to put this type of alert into a splash screen that pops up immediately upon login? Maybe set the frequency to 3 logins & it goes away after that? Just thinking aloud here.
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Post by Jeremy »

Such a message would be more annoying than useful I think. Someday I'll actually write a formal TOS agreement for this site.
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Jeremy wrote:Such a message would be more annoying than useful I think. Someday I'll actually write a formal TOS agreement for this site.
It'd be a extremely rare occurrence, but it could also be used for any other critical information.

TOS could be handy & quite useful when enforcement is necessary.
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Post by Shawn D. »

Yet another reminder:
twin55 wrote:1. Do you own or drive a BMW?, if so, what year model?
2. I guess this is not the only forum you join just to sell communication devices.
3. Are you a virus? :evil: if not, don't be a moron. :alright:
4. Btw, this is you first post without an introduction...we don't kiss on the first date. And definitely do not expect to get Wiggly Willy neither. :laugh:
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Post by twin55 »

Shawn D. wrote:Yet another reminder:
twin55 wrote:1. Do you own or drive a BMW?, if so, what year model?
2. I guess this is not the only forum you join just to sell communication devices.
3. Are you a virus? :evil: if not, don't be a moron. :alright:
4. Btw, this is you first post without an introduction...we don't kiss on the first date. And definitely do not expect to get Wiggly Willy neither. :laugh:
Thanks for the reminder. I will not make this mistake again.
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Post by Jeremy »

Really, guys. We get the spammers off as quickly as possible. It's impossible to monitor the board 24/7. Just leave them alone, they'll disappear in a short amount of time.

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Post by stuartinmn »

question for the Beamters: does the phpBB forum software have a 'Report' function available? Other forums I frequent have that feature, which makes it simple for the members to flag spam posts (having said that, there are always people who feel the need to type a response anyway.)
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Post by Shawn D. »

Bump for another reminder! The members who need the reminder are:
  • Alfonso Bedoya

    tangerineman91

    Das_Prachtstraße

    dragonbar
:tsk:
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Post by Shawn D. »

Now E.rouzbeh.28 has joined the list:

http://www.mye28.com/viewtopic.php?t=90261
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Post by E.rouzbeh.28 »

:( Dammit.

:rofl: Lesson learned.
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Post by mooseheadm5 »

Don't forget, guys.
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Woops. Lesson learned.
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Post by Alfonso Bedoya »

Thanks for your great work I'll PM you next time when I see the fuckers! :evil:
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Post by rmiddendorf »

Please take care of this:

http://www.mye28.com/viewtopic.php?t=91309

EDIT: And can ya make this a sticky?
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Post by mooseheadm5 »

I'm just going to leave this here.
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mooseheadm5 wrote:I'm just going to leave this here.
:up:
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Post by Jeremy »

Alright alright, I found it. Geez though, you could've at least given me a hint! ;)
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Post by mooseheadm5 »

Actually when I posted the thread was right below this (I think Brad took care of that one.) It was just a coincidence that a completely different spammer posted in a different section just a short time later.
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Post by Jeremy »

There were three from that guy, actually. ;)
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Post by Das_Prachtstrasse »

I was actually looking forward to buying some glasses too..
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Post by C.R. Krieger »

Das_Prachtstraße wrote:I was actually looking forward to buying some glasses too..
Weren't we all. As I approach my third score birthday, I find that drinking from quality wine glasses is a very high priority in my life. Almost as high as color coordinated socks and underwear.
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