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Old Nov 19, 2012, 04:16 AM   #1
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High Volume Of Spam / Streaming Posts

Seems the spammers are out in force today. I've reported at least 10...Just a heads up..If you do see spam please don't respond to it, just use the "report" button to bring it to the attention of the Moderators. I guess a lot of sporting events are imminent....That and BF.
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Old Nov 19, 2012, 05:13 AM   #2
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They should remove all "empty" threads with zero replies after 24 hours.
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Old Nov 19, 2012, 05:19 AM   #3
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They should remove all "empty" threads with zero replies after 24 hours.
The spammers have recently taken to marking their post's as resolved, after a few years acting as a Moderator on other forums, I've developed a kind of sixth sense.....Shoes, Evening wear, and the usual gamut of football and illegal streaming sites seem to be the order of the day....It's quiet now...Tends to happen between 5Am and now...Then they vanish....Many are Bot generated with random usernames so keeping ahead is tough. It's just a pet hate of mine...Like junk mail...I have a large sign on my mailbox about unsolicited mail....Doesn't work sadly....The mailman says he has to deliver it....
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We've noticed an uptick and we're doing what we can to say ahead of them.

We do rely on members to report them as they see the spam as we cannot review or monitor every thread that is created.
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Sunday's and early morning hours seem to be the heaviest spammer times that I've noticed. Not sure why though.
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Old Nov 19, 2012, 12:56 PM   #6
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Sunday's and early morning hours seem to be the heaviest spammer times that I've noticed. Not sure why though.
Less staff, in theory the posts last longer that way.
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