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Spammed by newby

by RussellAP
posted 445 days ago


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kdc68

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#1 posted 445 days ago

Yep….right here
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http://lumberjocks.com/topics/49591

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Jimbo4

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#2 posted 445 days ago

Yep . . .me to.

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jumbojack

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#3 posted 445 days ago

WE ARE THE ADMINS of this site. This is a free site with a great history and I believe an even greater future. We must be proactive in its maintenance. If a post needs flagging FLAG IT!

-- Made in America, with American made tools....Shopsmith

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RussellAP

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#4 posted 445 days ago

Jumbojack, it was a PM.

-- A positive attitude will take you much further than positive thinking ever will.

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gfadvm

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#5 posted 445 days ago

Teah, I got a pm from a new member that had nothing to do with woodworking but it was easy to delete! So not a problem for me.

-- " I'll try to be nicer, if you'll try to be smarter" gfadvm

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Brandon

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#6 posted 445 days ago

One is no big deal. I got two from the same person (grado) but still, no big deal. The issue is that the site is set up in such a way that spammers can easily sign up and now they are getting smarter (frakin’ toasters!) and are sending PMs. The admins should really be proactive to put something in place now before it becomes more commonplace.

-- "hold fast to that which is good"

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Monte Pittman

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#7 posted 445 days ago

Deleted 2 of them also

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it. - It's not ability that we often lack, but the patience to use our ability

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Buckethead

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#8 posted 445 days ago

I’m feeling a bit left out. No spam for me.

-- Bucket, any person that spends 10k on a bicycle is guaranteed to be a $@I almost started to like you. -bhog

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MT_Stringer

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#9 posted 445 days ago

I got a Spam PM also.

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jumbojack

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#10 posted 445 days ago

I got that thing from Grado also. Delete and send Ms Debbie a note like I did. We can onlyh help ourselves.

-- Made in America, with American made tools....Shopsmith

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TopamaxSurvivor

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#11 posted 445 days ago

Me too ;-((

-- "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence

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Picklehead

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#12 posted 445 days ago

Maybe require the entry of verification data (or whatever those annoying wavy letter/number boxes are) before sending a PM? For the record, though, I hate those things.

-- You've got to be smarter than the tree.

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whitebeast88

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#13 posted 444 days ago

got 1 yesterday.very annoying.

-- Marty.Athens,AL

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HorizontalMike

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#14 posted 444 days ago

@jumbojack: ”...I got that thing from Grado also. Delete and send Ms Debbie a note like I did. We can onlyh help ourselves….”

Ditto! Did that too!

-- HorizontalMike -- "Woodpeckers understand..."

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RussellAP

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#15 posted 444 days ago

I’m just concerned that with the influx of all these new accounts, we could be in for some trouble if they all start this crap.

-- A positive attitude will take you much further than positive thinking ever will.

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Blackie_

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#16 posted 444 days ago

I’ve not gotten mine yet, but I was proactive after getting the heads up here, I went over and blocked grado before the fact. :)

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prattman

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#17 posted 444 days ago

Yep, I got it from GRADO as well. I cant believe nobody wants that 5.5 mil she wants to give away :)

-- Everyone calls me Ed or Eddie , mom still calls me Edward if she is mad at me.

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Jim Jakosh

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#18 posted 444 days ago

Yep, I’d been hit by Grado,too.

Mike, Is MsDebbie the one to send notes to rather than Martin?
The new phonies are coming on at the rate of one every 10 minutes or less! They must be computer generated.

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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HorizontalMike

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#19 posted 443 days ago

Jim, it does seem that MsDebbie is the most responsive for us LJs living in N. America.

-- HorizontalMike -- "Woodpeckers understand..."

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