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    Hi,

    Is there anything you guys can do about the spamming, and spam bots that have taken over the website?. The past w eek has been just pure spam, spam and more spam in virtually every thread, they are everywhere.

    thanks.


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    I'm doing my best. Most of it is moderated, which you won't see, but there has been a huge increase in the last two weeks. I have heard that recaptcha has been hacked and forums in general are experiencing a spike of spam.

    If you find any, please report it and it will be dealt with. We are getting a lot of porn links included with the usual wow gold, nike & ugg shoes. Just clearing up the moderated threads doesn't leave me much time to go into threads to check for individual posts.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Black Spot View Post
    I'm doing my best. Most of it is moderated, which you won't see, but there has been a huge increase in the last two weeks. I have heard that recaptcha has been hacked and forums in general are experiencing a spike of spam.

    If you find any, please report it and it will be dealt with. We are getting a lot of porn links included with the usual wow gold, nike & ugg shoes. Just clearing up the moderated threads doesn't leave me much time to go into threads to check for individual posts.
    You're doing an amazing job, I've never seen any spam on this site ever. Keep up the great work .

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    Quote Originally Posted by Fire_Dragon View Post
    You're doing an amazing job, I've never seen any spam on this site ever. Keep up the great work .
    Er yeah...I have not noticed any either, but maybe I should hang around other sections of the board more.

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    Quote Originally Posted by thanoss View Post
    Hi,

    Is there anything you guys can do about the spamming, and spam bots that have taken over the website?. The past w eek has been just pure spam, spam and more spam in virtually every thread, they are everywhere.

    thanks.
    There's something you can do, which is hit the "report" button (the little "!" in a triangle) over any posts that look spammy to you. Most spam gets caught by the moderation filters (especially the really icky stuff), but the more people on the lookout for any that slips through, the quicker it can be dealt with.

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    If everyone wants to be very helpful, they could go though a whole page of threads in different sections and report any suspicious posts with dodgy links.

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