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Offline Bob Cruz

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Porn spammer in the Off Topic folder
« on: November 01, 2016, 02:17:19 PM »
There's been porn in the Off Topic folder for two days.  I always try to report spam to the moderator and ALWAYS receive an error message "no moderator found!"  I wish there were a way to report spam that works.  Hence this post.   :(
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Re: Porn spammer in the Off Topic folder
« Reply #1 on: November 01, 2016, 08:05:25 PM »
Still active after another full day!  :( :'( >:(
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Re: Porn spammer in the Off Topic folder
« Reply #2 on: November 02, 2016, 04:27:04 AM »
I sent a message to Armin because I get the same message - no moderator found - and if there is more than one message you are not allowed to report more than one as well.  We had a rash of new members at the end of September - if you look at the members list you'll see we usually get two or three new members per week but we added more than 50 in a couple of days and some of them started to spam russian sites.  My belief is that every single damned one of them is a spammer waiting to start, we must have had a system vulnerability which allowed them in.  I have suggested this and suggested that they ALL be removed, we might lose one genuine member but I doubt it.  It seems that the individuals when blocked have to remain on the member list to enable them to be blocked, not a feature of any board I've run but there you go, different systems work in different ways.  My forecast is that over time each and everyone of that sudden rash of new members will start spamming.
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Re: Porn spammer in the Off Topic folder
« Reply #3 on: November 02, 2016, 10:20:01 AM »
Gone. I was out sick part of Monday and all of Tuesday. I've changed the question to sign up from a number to, for the first time, something only a bass player would know.
« Last Edit: November 02, 2016, 10:25:41 AM by 87Ub59H »

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Re: Porn spammer in the Off Topic folder
« Reply #4 on: November 02, 2016, 01:18:38 PM »
I killed about 30 of his messages over the past 2 days.  Sorry I missed one.  I must of have seen it and gone to the next one without killing it so it didn't show up in my "unread" list.  I really need to find out how to ban someone.  I can remove messages just fine but don't seem to have a ban button on my moderator screen.

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« Last Edit: November 02, 2016, 01:24:44 PM by Rip Van Dan »
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Re: Porn spammer in the Off Topic folder
« Reply #5 on: November 02, 2016, 07:22:23 PM »
Thanks Dan, and thanks to 87Ub59H as well (sounds a bit like a robot???) - have you looked at the "members" who joined at the end of September, I can't be bothered to look at the members list again but if you take a look you'll see what I mean - my advice would be eliminate them all as there doesn't seem to be a single genuine member in the lot of them.  In particular look at the strange MSN addresses some claim to have, and my guess is we have another group who have just joined too. I will forecast now that every new member from "funny28" onwards is a spammer with the exception of isaiahf and perhaps elsiegc3 and outside chance a couple of others.  But look at (OK I did go back to the list) nohnigeHakts79 is clearly related to nohnigeHakzr82; AlbinaPep has an MSN address which reads a.l.bi.n.a.s.er.ve.ra.@gmail.com; AnnaflagLycle - another spurious MSN address (IMHO) an.nafla.g.85.@gmail.com; Stevrtenproox has a MSN address which is Russian; Joshuapealt has an MSN address which is alenapotapkinaplus@gmail.com; Servicezsy - benefit of the doubt; Robertabews - MSN address t.w.it.t.er.ov.ihtw.it.er.ski.i@gmail.com (Oh really?); LouraerobeBib... MSN trezvyvoditel.reutov@yandex.com and a connection to a Russian website; Aaronmucky (???) could be genuine although his website is a generic polish lawyer's site and his MSN looks like a human being, again benefit of the doubt.  We just don't add that many members, genuine members, in just a couple of days.  Maybe we should run a sweepstake with a prize for every spammer identified?
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Re: Porn spammer in the Off Topic folder
« Reply #6 on: November 02, 2016, 07:36:36 PM »
By the way if anyone I have identified as a potential spammer isn't please accept my apologies and post in the "Introduce yourself" thread at the beginning of Eden General - if you are a spammer you know what you can do...
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Re: Porn spammer in the Off Topic folder
« Reply #7 on: November 02, 2016, 09:36:34 PM »
Outstanding sleuthing, Paul.  The real members all introduced themselves; anyone else is a spammer.  The fact that so many got registered and are waiting like a sleeper cell is disturbing.  Mods, please do your jobs.  Need help?  Delegate a hammer to Paul.  I think he'd enjoy wielding it.  8)
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Re: Porn spammer in the Off Topic folder
« Reply #8 on: November 03, 2016, 04:58:43 AM »
Mods can only delete the posts.
I had a long weekend without internet. Refreshing :-)))
Dan and me do delete a lot. You don't even see most of it :P
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Re: Porn spammer in the Off Topic folder
« Reply #9 on: November 03, 2016, 12:26:58 PM »
Yes we do delete a lot, but that doesn't mean you shouldn't let us know about something you've seen because every once in a while we miss one.   Thanks for all your sleuthing Paul!

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Re: Porn spammer in the Off Topic folder
« Reply #10 on: November 03, 2016, 01:43:52 PM »
Didn't we have a report Spam threat?
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Re: Porn spammer in the Off Topic folder
« Reply #11 on: November 03, 2016, 02:46:01 PM »
Didn't we have a report Spam threat?
Yes, but it has never worked for me - "no moderators found!"  I guess it means no mods are online and active at the time of the report.  Does the report show up when you later log in or is it completely gone?
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Re: Porn spammer in the Off Topic folder
« Reply #12 on: November 03, 2016, 03:03:14 PM »
Hi Bob,
that feature isn't working at all.
But there is no need for it anyway.
Either Dan or me are on the forum anyway and we read every post.
Soon a few things will change on the forum and then we will have a look at the notification system.
Rock on
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