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Re: Stand By to Repel Boarders!
« Reply #1425 on: June 13, 2022, 01:18:33 pm »
That was one of our Russian porn posters.

When you see a post like that, please click the "Report to Moderator" link in the lower right. That sends email to all the Moderators so someone can (probably) deal with it right away.
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Re: Stand By to Repel Boarders!
« Reply #1426 on: June 15, 2022, 11:30:26 pm »
It will also make sure all the moderators get a chance to see the Russian porn before it gets deleted, so win/win really
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Re: Stand By to Repel Boarders!
« Reply #1427 on: June 17, 2022, 07:30:53 pm »
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Re: Stand By to Repel Boarders!
« Reply #1428 on: June 18, 2022, 12:31:00 am »
There seems to be multiple spams from 3 or 4 'new' people - I reported one, but apparently it is too soon to report the others.

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Re: Stand By to Repel Boarders!
« Reply #1429 on: June 18, 2022, 01:08:03 am »
There seems to be multiple spams from 3 or 4 'new' people - I reported one, but apparently it is too soon to report the others.

That's okay — if you report the first one, we can find the others.

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Re: Stand By to Repel Boarders!
« Reply #1430 on: June 18, 2022, 08:43:15 am »
There seems to be a new wave of spam posts, I've reported three over the last day...
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Re: Stand By to Repel Boarders!
« Reply #1431 on: June 18, 2022, 08:47:52 am »
There seems to be a new wave of spam posts, I've reported three over the last day...

I think they've been attracted by our bright shiny new forum. We banned 25 new users just yesterday.

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Re: Stand By to Repel Boarders!
« Reply #1432 on: June 18, 2022, 05:33:01 pm »
Sorry about the multiple reports re:- spammers. It  seemed like it wasn't working. So I do apologise.
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Re: Stand By to Repel Boarders!
« Reply #1433 on: June 18, 2022, 05:48:39 pm »
Sorry about the multiple reports re:- spammers. It  seemed like it wasn't working. So I do apologise.

No problem. We get the notifications by email, so it takes as long as it takes.

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Re: Stand By to Repel Boarders!
« Reply #1434 on: June 18, 2022, 09:36:33 pm »
http://brassgoggles.co.uk/forum/index.php?action=profile;u=82912 Terri68T21

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Re: Stand By to Repel Boarders!
« Reply #1435 on: June 18, 2022, 09:42:21 pm »
http://brassgoggles.co.uk/forum/index.php?action=profile;u=82912 Terri68T21

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Re: Stand By to Repel Boarders!
« Reply #1436 on: June 21, 2022, 11:48:46 am »
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Re: Stand By to Repel Boarders!
« Reply #1437 on: June 21, 2022, 12:01:23 pm »


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Re: Stand By to Repel Boarders!
« Reply #1439 on: June 21, 2022, 05:32:25 pm »

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Re: Stand By to Repel Boarders!
« Reply #1440 on: June 21, 2022, 07:45:21 pm »
http://brassgoggles.co.uk/forum/index.php?action=profile;u=83001 ErnaTennys

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Re: Stand By to Repel Boarders!
« Reply #1441 on: June 23, 2022, 07:59:36 pm »

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Re: Stand By to Repel Boarders!
« Reply #1442 on: June 24, 2022, 07:51:01 pm »
Not that I'm complaining (since my banhammer was getting dusty) but I've noticed we seem to be seeing a lot more spammers as of late.

Did we lose some form of protection with the upgrade? Or have we started getting more traffic and are thus making ourselves more noticeable to spam bots?
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Re: Stand By to Repel Boarders!
« Reply #1443 on: June 24, 2022, 08:03:35 pm »
Not that I'm complaining (since my banhammer was getting dusty) but I've noticed we seem to be seeing a lot more spammers as of late.

Did we lose some form of protection with the upgrade? Or have we started getting more traffic and are thus making ourselves more noticeable to spam bots?

I think they're being attracted to the bright shiny.

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Re: Stand By to Repel Boarders!
« Reply #1444 on: June 24, 2022, 08:35:06 pm »
Not that I'm complaining (since my banhammer was getting dusty) but I've noticed we seem to be seeing a lot more spammers as of late.

Did we lose some form of protection with the upgrade? Or have we started getting more traffic and are thus making ourselves more noticeable to spam bots?

I think they're being attracted to the bright shiny.

Well that certainly.. ooh shiny!

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Re: Stand By to Repel Boarders!
« Reply #1445 on: June 25, 2022, 10:12:37 am »
And it still carries on.  Frustrating when I can only report one every five minutes or so....

Suggestion, is it possible to set up some sort of screening process for new members?  Maybe make a few very simple questions part of the process? Would that help kill the bots?

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Re: Stand By to Repel Boarders!
« Reply #1446 on: June 25, 2022, 02:29:02 pm »
And it still carries on.  Frustrating when I can only report one every five minutes or so....

Suggestion, is it possible to set up some sort of screening process for new members?  Maybe make a few very simple questions part of the process? Would that help kill the bots?

I'm studying an option as I type this.

As I said to …umm …someone-or-other, you don't need to report every single spam post, especially if they're all from the same poster.

Thank you for helping us stay on top of this.

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Re: Stand By to Repel Boarders!
« Reply #1447 on: June 25, 2022, 03:28:08 pm »
And it still carries on.  Frustrating when I can only report one every five minutes or so....

Suggestion, is it possible to set up some sort of screening process for new members?  Maybe make a few very simple questions part of the process? Would that help kill the bots?

I'm studying an option as I type this.

Well, that didn't work so well…

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Re: Stand By to Repel Boarders!
« Reply #1448 on: June 25, 2022, 07:23:20 pm »
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Re: Stand By to Repel Boarders!
« Reply #1449 on: June 25, 2022, 07:29:19 pm »