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crowderjd

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Russian spam and...other things on site...
« on: March 03, 2018, 08:14:57 AM »
Any way this can all be blocked?  Looking at the site this morning and wow...not what I come here for!  Just curious as I know nothing about IT, but it seems to be escalating.  Thanks to all the moderators here, I know you do a lot for all of us members...just want to keep the site generally safe for family and work :)
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pbe gummi bear

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Re: Russian spam and...other things on site...
« Reply #1 on: March 03, 2018, 08:23:25 AM »
just hit the report to moderator button and we'll clean it up and ban the user. @Troy can advise if it get's worse. Maybe lock a new user's account for using obviously spammy keywords.
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Troy

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Re: Russian spam and...other things on site...
« Reply #2 on: March 03, 2018, 11:08:12 AM »
I wouldn't say it's getting worse... but I've been slower to delete it because of life. There are only 3 mods and I think we're all in that situation.

There are more people responding to spammers instead of hitting the report to moderator button.

crowderjd

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Re: Russian spam and...other things on site...
« Reply #3 on: March 03, 2018, 12:26:22 PM »
I'll hit the report button from now on!  Thank you!
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CatskillSmoker

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Re: Russian spam and...other things on site...
« Reply #4 on: March 03, 2018, 06:40:13 PM »
There are more people responding to spammers instead of hitting the report to moderator button.


@Troy  I am guilty of this. I will report to moderator from now on fellas.
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addicted-to-smoke

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Re: Russian spam and...other things on site...
« Reply #5 on: April 07, 2018, 06:52:33 AM »
I think I've hit the Report button 3-4 times in the last 2 days. Main kettle section is getting hit hard.
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