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Forum topic by GMman posted 08-07-2012 08:22 PM 632 views 0 times favorited 6 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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08-07-2012 08:22 PM

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Why would a member or members go to the trouble of locating spammers on the site and nothing is done by the administrators to remove them?
That part gets me.


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#1 posted 08-07-2012 09:44 PM

I see up to now that over 100 members are agreeing with the administrators to keep the spammers on the site.

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#2 posted 08-07-2012 11:23 PM

What are the traits that identify a spammer? If you don’t like what someone says, just ignore it.

-- Clint Searl....Ya can no more do what ya don't know how than ya can git back from where ya ain't been

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#3 posted 08-08-2012 01:51 AM

How d oyou know that they’re “spammers”?

-- Adversity doesn't build character...................it reveals it.

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#4 posted 08-08-2012 02:39 AM

Spammers.
Wetojhe
BennySavage
Mathildfreko…...........on and on

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#5 posted 08-08-2012 07:20 AM

Clint Searl: What are the traits that identify a spammer?
Sawkerf: How d oyou know that they’re “spammers”?

Whilst it’s true that some are somewhat hard to identify (if in any doubt, I’d say leave them), some are not...

You’ll note the “0 posts in 90 days”.

And, lest you think 90 days is too short a time to determine that this “member” doesn’t belong here, how about…

And, lest I be accused of some form of sexism, both of those “members” being concerned with male anatomy, here is one for the ladies (OK, OK, arguably that’s for the men too …. :-) ...

Clint Searl: We deserve what we tolerate
That’s an excellent tag-line, but it does seem to be somewhat at odds with your comment here – “If you don’t like what someone says, just ignore it.”

-- "Do not speak – unless it improves on silence." --- "Following the rules and protecting the regulations is binding oneself without rope."

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#6 posted 08-08-2012 12:52 PM

Ok, so they signed up but have made no posts. Other than a slight increase in the membership number, how does that affect the site?

-- Adversity doesn't build character...................it reveals it.

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