Deleting spam

Discussion in 'Corrections / Suggestions' started by Marcel, Jul 30, 2007.

  1. Marcel

    Marcel Well-Known Member

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    Hi I wonder if you shouldn't just delete the spam posts instead of altering them.. Now, the posts stay there and they are still annoying, breaking up the continuety of the tread.

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    We'll do both. Sometimes it keeps other spammers from posting, but there are times we'll delete them after we added our "own personal touch." If you request a certain one to be removed I could do that at no extra charge! ;)
     
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    Dammit, Joe, didn't I warn you about the freebies?! ;)
     
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    Well Joe, that's very generous of you :lol:
    If I want one removed, I'll let you know ;)
     
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    hey can I get a freebee too? Joefrankenburgernbeans just spammed a year old post in Personnal. Go get'em! Man I love free stuff.
     
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    Just delete them as fast as possible!
    I would prefer this.
     
  8. evangilder

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    I normally do. I deleted the one you reported right away T4.H. I caught one last night before it could be reported. I love banning them in the middle of posting another spam! :evil4:
     
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    Strike!
    I realy would like to see his face in this moment.
     
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    Double post!
     
  11. Njaco

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    We should ban double posters too! man, they tick me off.:lol: s

    or we could all go and spam the spammers websites.
     
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    I wish they had websites. Most of them just have hotmail or yahoo accounts, free and easy to move around. I just want to be behind them as they start typing that crap. One good punch to the back of the head, then a couple of good slams against the monitor, etc etc.

    And one of my favorites (thanks Dan), jump on their spleen.
     
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    DerAdler (aka Chris) got one yesterday. Some jokester selling cameras
    and equipment. By the time I reported it....it was history.

    Charles
     
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    So you didn't want any of my cameras then charles? phooeee

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    Lee..... this person had a list of Minolta stuff you just wouldn't believe.
    It went on and on. And, it was his first post.

    Actually, I'm not in the market at present. I have a Nikon D70 and a Nikon
    N51, and several lenses that will fit both. Nice of you to ask, tho, mate !

    Charles
     
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    I run a Nikon also so does Eric problem is his pics make mine look like they were taken on a Kodak Box Brownie.

    Lee
     
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    Hi everyone,

    Since these spam posts seem to be chronic, maybe there is a way to upgrade the "captcha" of the board (wavy letter display and input) to keep out the spambots?

    Just asking because I recently heard that some spambots can get around simple captchas by now ... of course, they won't stop manual spammers.

    CAPTCHA - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

    Regards,

    Henning (HoHun)
     
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    I just saw this, Lee. Eric just got him a brand new D80. I'll have to
    live with my D70 f o r e v e r ! Of course he's got that umpteen mm
    lens, too. But.... I'm learning !

    Charles
     
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