Increase in spam.

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  1. Zgetman

    Zgetman Ritteri Anemone

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    Is it just me or are we seeing an increase in spam posters? I have noticed about 5 in the last week or so. I wonder is there a way to weed these annoying pests out?
     
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  3. Alfie uk

    Alfie uk Feather Duster

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    Lunchtime here and I am hungry which is probably why I hurried to read your post.......

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    Alas your talking about the people who seem to write gibberish, yes I agree :D
     
  4. Corailline

    Corailline Super Moderator Staff Member

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    Please report spam.

    Thank you. ;)
     
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  5. Vinnyboombatz

    Vinnyboombatz Giant Squid

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    I just did and I am ready to do it again.lol:p:)
     
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  6. 2in10

    2in10 Super Moderator Staff Member

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    There are filters in place that help to reduce the number of spam that we get but need to be tweaked as new ways of getting through are found. Also it may not be set as tight as could be with Matt working on bugs with the new site.

    As Corailline stated please report any all spam you encounter. This helps to set the spam controls better and allows us to hopefully keep it to a minimum.
     
  7. CBSurfrider

    CBSurfrider Millepora

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    I don't notice much on here. My local forum on the other hand gets blasted with cell phone spams on the daily!
     
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  9. 2in10

    2in10 Super Moderator Staff Member

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    That is our goal. The members don't have spam to notice.
     
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  10. Mr. Bill

    Mr. Bill Native Floridian

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    Most of what I see is posted in the early morning hours, so it's already been deleted by the time you log in. :p:D
     
  11. Mr. Bill

    Mr. Bill Native Floridian

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    Just a reminder to anyone who thinks they might be interested in the product(s) listed in a spam post: DO NOT CLICK ON THE LINK: TYPE THE MANUFACTURER'S OR SELLER'S NAME IN A SEARCH BOX TO FIND THEIR WEBSITE! Not all spammers are interested in selling products; clicking on a url in any spam message could quickly become a costly mistake!
     
  12. Zgetman

    Zgetman Ritteri Anemone

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    All the spam I have seen is during the night time. I am on the forums around 7 hrs during that time. I work nights and there isnt much else for me to do.