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Forum topic by Cricket posted 08-18-2015 12:06 AM 3007 views 2 times favorited 75 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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Cricket

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08-18-2015 12:06 AM

No matter how amazing our spam prevention is, now and then a spammer gets through.

When you see a spammer, you can click on the flag, next to their post to alert me.

Another option (especially when it is a spammer posting multiple times) is to contact me via PM or via the “contact us” button near the bottom of the site.

Starting threads about the spammer doesn’t speed up the removal of the spammer and responding to the spammer actually makes my job a bit more difficult because I have to find and manually remove those posts too.

If you see a bunch of posts by a single spammer, you only need to flag one of them and then contact me. It helps me tremendously when you provide me with the username of the spammer if you use email private messages to alert me.

Thank you everyone.

-- "Show respect even to people who don’t deserve it, not as a reflection of their character, but as a reflection of yours."


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mahdee

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#1 posted 08-18-2015 12:18 AM

Thanks.. Will do.

-- earthartandfoods.com

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SirIrb

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#2 posted 08-18-2015 12:23 AM

Seriously though, she’s not a madam? Lied to again. Time to send those routing digits to the Nigerian prince.

-- Don't blame me, I voted for no one.

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waho6o9

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#3 posted 08-18-2015 12:23 AM

Duly noted, thank you Cricket :)

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theoldfart

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#4 posted 08-18-2015 12:26 AM

Thanks Cricket, let me know if my cousin can help! :-)

-- "With every tool obtained, there is another that is needed" DonW ( Kevin )

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doubleDD

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#5 posted 08-18-2015 12:57 AM

Will do that.

-- Dave, Downers Grove, Il. -------- When you run out of ideas, start building your dreams.

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Cricket

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#6 posted 08-18-2015 01:19 AM

Thank you everyone for your patience!

-- "Show respect even to people who don’t deserve it, not as a reflection of their character, but as a reflection of yours."

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DKV

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#7 posted 08-18-2015 01:43 AM

Spammers and trolls…nothing worse. Thanks for everything Cricket. Have you asked JeffP to help out? Remember, he has lots of experience rooting out spammers and trolls. : )

-- This is a Troll Free zone.

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lightcs1776

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#8 posted 08-18-2015 02:15 AM

You do an incredible job, Cricket.

-- Chris ** If there must be trouble, let it be in my day, that my child may have peace. — Tom Paine **

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TheFridge

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#9 posted 08-18-2015 02:16 AM

Edwardy123 spammer

-- Shooting down the walls of heartache. Bang bang. I am. The warrior.

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TheFridge

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#10 posted 08-18-2015 02:18 AM

Edwardy1234 spammer

-- Shooting down the walls of heartache. Bang bang. I am. The warrior.

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bosum3919

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#11 posted 08-18-2015 02:21 AM

Nooo ….. Don’t boot Joe. I know he acts like a spammer, but he is really one of the good guys!!!! !!

-- Bob

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distrbd

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#12 posted 08-18-2015 02:22 AM

Would it also help if we block the spammers or just flagging them is enough?

-- Ken from Ontario, Canada

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Cricket

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#13 posted 08-18-2015 02:41 AM

Flagging and/or PMing me works.

The new one is gone.

-- "Show respect even to people who don’t deserve it, not as a reflection of their character, but as a reflection of yours."

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DIYaholic

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#14 posted 08-18-2015 02:48 AM

Go Cricket Go!!!
You’re my HERO….
& not a “spam hero” either!!!

-- Randy-- I may not be good...but I am slow! If good things come to those who wait.... Why is procrastination a bad thing?

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Cricket

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#15 posted 08-18-2015 02:49 AM

Ha! I think I am gonna need a cold one before this night is over.

-- "Show respect even to people who don’t deserve it, not as a reflection of their character, but as a reflection of yours."

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