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Re: Spam report thread.

Postby Abuela on Sun Jun 20, 2010 10:46 pm

Another new spammer -- I couldn't figure out how a thread on heat loss in the winter would be revived in THIS ugly head, until I saw who revived it!

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Re: Spam report thread.

Postby utopia13 on Wed Jul 07, 2010 10:02 am

Seems piprowley has been a busy little scum bag this morning!! :lol:
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Re: Spam report thread.

Postby tigerlilly77 on Sun Aug 01, 2010 4:20 pm

this meredith person has been posting porn stuff to this site which is totally inappropriate
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Re: Spam report thread.

Postby utopia13 on Sun Aug 01, 2010 6:37 pm

tigerlilly77 wrote:this meredith person has been posting porn stuff to this site which is totally inappropriate


Just to make it easier...here's a list of her topics so far. I started hitting the "!", but there are just too many! :evil:

http://www.oldhouseweb.com/forums/search.php?author_id=16104&sr=posts
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Re: Spam report thread.

Postby Sacto Diane on Sun Aug 01, 2010 11:53 pm

utopia13 wrote:
tigerlilly77 wrote:this meredith person has been posting porn stuff to this site which is totally inappropriate


Just to make it easier...here's a list of her topics so far. I started hitting the "!", but there are just too many! :evil:

http://www.oldhouseweb.com/forums/search.php?author_id=16104&sr=posts


99% of spam posts are done by bots or spam generation programs designed for specific BBS systems. There is no "meridth", just a randomly generated registered user. The programs hits hundred if not thousands of forums like this with the same info. It's a cat and mouse game between the spammers and the admins...
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Re: Spam report thread.

Postby Abuela on Thu Aug 05, 2010 8:33 am

User "renushamira" spammed one of the really old threads (1999!) here: viewtopic.php?f=2&t=1439

User "rachelrisa" spammed another older thread: viewtopic.php?f=5&t=10856&st=0&sk=t&sd=a&start=10

And "sherinmary4" got this one: viewtopic.php?f=5&t=17502
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Re: Spam report thread.

Postby Abuela on Thu Aug 19, 2010 9:13 am

Spam post at the end of this thread: viewtopic.php?f=4&t=8890&st=0&sk=t&sd=a&start=30, new user name "renushamira".

Another here, viewtopic.php?f=5&t=10856&st=0&sk=t&sd=a&start=10, user "rachelrisa"
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Re: Spam report thread.

Postby Don M on Tue Sep 14, 2010 8:08 am

I deleted another Kitchen Cabinets post this morning; can't we block these people from the ability to post? Don
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Re: Spam report thread.

Postby Texas_Ranger on Thu Oct 28, 2010 9:40 am

It's most definitely not spam, but rather a question... I don't want to offend anyone, but was it really necessary to post the info on the Ghost stories contest in so many individual threads? I spent almost half an hour opening bumped-up threads only to find the exact same message over and over.
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Re: Spam report thread.

Postby sundine2 on Mon Nov 08, 2010 5:38 pm

ok...so was the susanlancey or lancy a spammer?? I put a reply on the post and then posted a new topic asking why she was even on this forum....am I screwed now since I replied to it on this site?
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