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Discussion in 'Announcements and Support' started by Stout, Jan 17, 2018.

  1. Stout

    Stout I gave my cards a victory...

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    We're getting riddled with spam bots. Currently three of the top threads on the Cards forum are spam bot threads.
     
  2. Brian in Mesa

    Brian in Mesa BIMâ„¢ Contributor

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  3. Dback Jon

    Dback Jon Killer Snail Contributor

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    Yes, it is getting ridiculous. Easy fix, not sure why they don't do it
     
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  4. Stout

    Stout I gave my cards a victory...

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    Okay, that's three more just this morning. What gives?
     
  5. Dback Jon

    Dback Jon Killer Snail Contributor

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    @Shaggy
    Something needs to be done about this.
     
  6. BigRedRage

    BigRedRage badass Contributor

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    they are usually cleaned up and deleted by 6am :shrug:
     
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  7. jf-08

    jf-08 Administrator; Rules Creator Contributor

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    I don't get them. It seems like so much effort to post spam and everyone knows it's spam. They are pretty stupid.
     
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  8. Stout

    Stout I gave my cards a victory...

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    Maybe they get cleaned up after I'm already awake a while? I'm usually checking before 9am Eastern Standard Time.

    Any word about this?
     
  9. Kel Varnsen

    Kel Varnsen Moderator Contributor

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    I clean at red lights on my way to work around 7 AZT.
     
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    jf-08 Administrator; Rules Creator Contributor

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    I sweep away the remnants mid mornings and ban all the ones not already banned.
     
  11. Brian in Mesa

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    There were a lot this morning. Whew. I go to their profile and do the Spam/Clean method. Does all the dirty work for me.
     
  12. Chris_Sanders

    Chris_Sanders Super Moderator Contributor

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    I legit ban 2 spammers a day and trash several threads. It's tiresome to be blunt
     
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    jf-08 Administrator; Rules Creator Contributor

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    I deny about 6 - 7 new registrants a day that IP match Spammers.
     
  14. Shaggy

    Shaggy Site Owner Administrator Staff Member

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    There coming in droves now.
     
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    jf-08 Administrator; Rules Creator Contributor

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    No kidding.
     

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