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 Post subject: Reporting spam
PostPosted: Fri Nov 22, 2013 4:37 pm 
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Yo guys - so apparently this place is still alive - and I'm still an admin on it. Who'd have thunk it!?

So if y'all get hit hard by spam again email me at gran.pc@gmail.com and I'll clean up the thing. Thaanks!!


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 Post subject: Re: Reporting spam
PostPosted: Mon Nov 25, 2013 8:12 am 
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Spammer spammed spam topic :)
We need active admins to dont just delete spam posts but also delete spam users. And i think user registration module also should be updated. Seems like spam bots can easely handle current one.
GranPC, u should have enough rights (as Global moderator) to set some admins. I dont mind to be a moderator too, to keep forum nice and clean.

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PostPosted: Mon Nov 25, 2013 2:54 pm 
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I'm deleting spambot accounts and I changed the captcha questions and stuff.. I'm hoping that'll solve most of the issues :)


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 Post subject: Re: Reporting spam
PostPosted: Tue Nov 26, 2013 1:04 pm 
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Gran PC, what Pyro says makes sense, sometimes ppl with too much time on their hands (not bots, things like this or this or this) 'spam' the forum with different user accounts, if you don't have the time or interest to moderate the forum, could you make someone who is active moderator? Pyro would be a great candidate, and I would volunteer to help out aswell

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PostPosted: Thu Dec 12, 2013 8:10 am 
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spam report:

from user joiingds:
viewtopic.php?f=14&t=664
viewtopic.php?f=12&t=571&start=20

from generus:
viewtopic.php?f=15&t=1902

potential spam accounts:
memberlist.php?start=350
FROM user 354 .. up to user 522, except 521
163 spam accounts, lol.

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 Post subject: Re: Reporting spam
PostPosted: Thu Dec 19, 2013 6:56 pm 
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Uhoh... look at this: viewforum.php?f=15
We must delete those accounts 163 is too much :D

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 Post subject: Re: Reporting spam
PostPosted: Fri Dec 20, 2013 6:27 pm 
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spam will never end till we have >100 spam accounts -.-
look on staticstics: new meber on this forum appears 2-3 times per months. Then suddenly 130 accounts appeared in just few days.
Things obvious here.
Also obvious that spam topics will appear all the time while all accounts will be deleted. If do that one by one when problem is occured - this will take a while.
And spam topics may "live" for long time, becouse you are only one active admin, with no time for PX. So noone to clear them up.

This means that potentially new people to px may be repelled by spammed forum state. This thing is more important, imo, rather then afraid of deleting one accident human account with 0 activity. Besides.. when its only a though.
But "runaway" of potentially new members has much more probability than that.
Spam also repel returning visitors, thats also for sure.

Im up if you do that from my name - i`ll take those things if you delete someone`s account accidently, on my shoulders. But damn, its definitely NO humans over there in list i provided! D:

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PostPosted: Fri Dec 20, 2013 6:33 pm 
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Most users ever online was 41 on Tue Dec 17, 2013 1:45 am

Shame, all of them were bots.

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PostPosted: Fri Mar 13, 2015 12:20 am 
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Ruh-roh! Spammers!
viewtopic.php?f=10&t=1975
viewtopic.php?f=10&t=1976
viewtopic.php?f=10&t=2022
viewtopic.php?f=10&t=2020
viewtopic.php?f=10&t=2019
viewtopic.php?f=10&t=2005
viewtopic.php?f=10&t=1980
viewtopic.php?f=10&t=1979
viewtopic.php?f=10&t=1974


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