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Extreme spike in spammers?
« on: December 23, 2011, 11:42:24 PM »

I was just wondering if something changed with security on the forum because for a while it seemed like we had none.
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snowybunny12

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Re: Extreme spike in spammers?
« Reply #1 on: December 23, 2011, 11:46:37 PM »

I am not sure about the security but Deca says that she goes through the new members every week or so I think. But I would agree with you more often then not a new member is a spammer.
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Reenie-La

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Re: Extreme spike in spammers?
« Reply #2 on: December 23, 2011, 11:47:35 PM »

Yeah, I was wondering about that too...
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Reenie-La

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Re: Extreme spike in spammers?
« Reply #4 on: December 23, 2011, 11:50:19 PM »

Wow .__.
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snowybunny12

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Re: Extreme spike in spammers?
« Reply #5 on: December 23, 2011, 11:57:57 PM »

Agreed there wasn't any spammers when I first joined.
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Re: Extreme spike in spammers?
« Reply #6 on: December 24, 2011, 01:07:02 AM »

OpinnaRix is posting a lot :(  It's the first spammer I have seen post really frequently....,

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Re: Extreme spike in spammers?
« Reply #7 on: December 24, 2011, 01:31:41 AM »

There have always been lots of spammers. I just haven't been able to get on as much, so I haven't been deleting them every day.
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alext1009

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Re: Extreme spike in spammers?
« Reply #8 on: December 24, 2011, 12:40:23 PM »

What would be a spammer in your eyes Deca?
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Re: Extreme spike in spammers?
« Reply #9 on: December 26, 2011, 06:37:19 PM »

Indeed, what would be a spammer in your eyes?
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Re: Extreme spike in spammers?
« Reply #10 on: December 27, 2011, 06:57:12 AM »

Spammers are the people/bots who make an account just to make spam posts... posts that have nothing to do with the topics... usually they say they are selling something or things like that.
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alext1009

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Re: Extreme spike in spammers?
« Reply #11 on: December 27, 2011, 06:59:14 AM »

I haven't seen that many though.
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Re: Extreme spike in spammers?
« Reply #12 on: December 27, 2011, 07:03:21 AM »

They get deleted pretty quickly a lot of the time, but they do show up a lot, and a lot of members will join with bizarre names and if you look at their profiles, it will have links to something they say is for sale and stuff like that, those are spam members.
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Re: Extreme spike in spammers?
« Reply #13 on: December 27, 2011, 07:05:58 AM »

Oh, I probably don't even pay attention XD.
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Re: Extreme spike in spammers?
« Reply #14 on: December 27, 2011, 09:00:57 AM »

In my opinion there actually haven't been as many spammers as there used to be by a long shot...
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