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Thread: How should we deal with forum SPAMmers?

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    Default How should we deal with forum SPAMmers?

    If we were ever to find the forum SPAMmers, how should we deal with them?

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    I don't think any of the options you've listed can be applied, so I don't get the point of this thread.
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    Quote Originally Posted by mi do ri View Post
    I don't think any of the options you've listed can be applied, so I don't get the point of this thread.
    Just fantasize. I do it all the time.

    You'd be horrified if you knew what I sometimes imagine doing to you guys.

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    i wonder why this sudden spam boom. remember it was spammer free for very a long time. spam filter outdated? they they discovered this forum by some insiders who might themselves be spammers?

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    all new threads cannot be posted until approval by moderator.

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    Quote Originally Posted by wkeej View Post
    all new threads cannot be posted until approval by moderator.
    This is my most hated feature in a forum. I prefer the post I posted to appear right after I click submit. I don't want to be kept waiting and wondering when my post will appear. To have this feature, and still have the forum function well, we need moderators to be around all the time.
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    Kenny mate, you need professional help badly.
    忽见柳荫下两个小孩子在哀哀痛哭,瞧模样正是武敦儒、武修文兄弟。郭芙大声叫道:「喂,你们在干甚麽?」武 修文回头见是郭芙,哭道:「我们在哭,你不见麽?」

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    Quote Originally Posted by kidd View Post
    This is my most hated feature in a forum. I prefer the post I posted to appear right after I click submit. I don't want to be kept waiting and wondering when my post will appear. To have this feature, and still have the forum function well, we need moderators to be around all the time.
    Not only that, we moderators would need to be here ALL DAY to approve posts.

    That would be forum suicide.

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    CAPTCHA for every post.

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    up to date spam filter.
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    Then again, getting the opportunity to take out my mountains of frustrations on these SPAMmers in the most sick, depraved, ways would do *much* good for my mental health and forum harmony.

    WAY better than taking it out on "innocent" people, right?

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    Quote Originally Posted by PJ View Post
    Kenny mate, you need professional help badly.
    Nah...just for certain living people to die and for some imaginary people to fade from collective human memory.

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    Filter out the registration process, stop the spambots from being able to register accounts in the first place.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Banh Mi View Post
    Filter out the registration process, stop the spambots from being able to register accounts in the first place.
    I say we should just go find these people and murder them in their homes.

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    How could you miss the one where you get ripped into 5 pieces by 5 horses? Or the one where they slice your flesh off of you one piece at a time?
    Last edited by Ren Ying Ying; 04-24-11 at 03:15 AM.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ren Ying Ying View Post
    How could you miss the one where you get ripped into 5 pieces by 5 horses? Or the one where you slice you flesh off of you one piece at a time?
    Good ideas. Let me make a note of them.

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    looks like no solution.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ken Cheng View Post
    I say we should just go find these people and murder them in their homes.
    My guess is that they're spambots and not real people. Unless you want to kill the people that made the spambots, then yeah. But that won't really solve our current problem.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ken Cheng View Post
    I say we should just go find these people and murder them in their homes.
    If it were some sick heads creating those SPAM bots, beware that you're just going to your killer rather than the other way round - in view that they are sick enough to consistently conjure those SPAMbots as though they have completely no life.
    What can I say? I'm still standing! No weapon against me shall prosper! I am more than a conqueror!!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ren Ying Ying View Post
    How could you miss the one where you get ripped into 5 pieces by 5 horses? Or the one where they slice your flesh off of you one piece at a time?
    Or watch Lawrence Ng as Zhang Wuji.
    忽见柳荫下两个小孩子在哀哀痛哭,瞧模样正是武敦儒、武修文兄弟。郭芙大声叫道:「喂,你们在干甚麽?」武 修文回头见是郭芙,哭道:「我们在哭,你不见麽?」

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