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Re: Spam

Posted: Wed Nov 14, 2018 3:20 pm
by EmuandCo
Well, some guys somehow manage to get through the approval, no clue how. Most of em are only visible to mods with a Approve/Disapprove button though.

Looks like this these days:

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Re: Spam

Posted: Wed Nov 14, 2018 5:37 pm
by mrmajik45
Image machine broke.

Re: Spam

Posted: Wed Nov 14, 2018 7:13 pm
by binarymaster
EmuandCo wrote:
Wed Nov 14, 2018 3:20 pm
Well, some guys somehow manage to get through the approval, no clue how. Most of em are only visible to mods with a Approve/Disapprove button though.
And even without the actual post text? :roll:

This for example is clearly a spam: viewtopic.php?f=13&t=16417&p=134498#p134498

Re: Spam

Posted: Wed Nov 14, 2018 7:19 pm
by PurpleGurl
Yes, unwarranted or superficial accolades about the current site or the thread topic, followed by a hyperlink, is clearly spam.

Re: Spam

Posted: Wed Nov 14, 2018 7:40 pm
by oldman
binarymaster wrote:
Wed Nov 14, 2018 7:13 pm
EmuandCo wrote:
Wed Nov 14, 2018 3:20 pm
Well, some guys somehow manage to get through the approval, no clue how. Most of em are only visible to mods with a Approve/Disapprove button though.
And even without the actual post text? :roll:

This for example is clearly a spam: viewtopic.php?f=13&t=16417&p=134498#p134498
Well if he is a spammer, then he has been spamming Off Topic for years without a ban, to my knowledge.

It is the post below that one that is spam; seeviewtopic.php?f=13&t=16417&p=134498#p134498

Re: Spam

Posted: Thu Nov 15, 2018 4:58 pm
by shunesburg
oldman wrote:
Wed Nov 14, 2018 7:40 pm
viewtopic.php?f=13&t=16417&p=134498#p134498
It's not spam but it's advertising and is a little disturbing too.

Re: Spam

Posted: Thu Nov 15, 2018 6:51 pm
by oldman
shunesburg wrote:
Thu Nov 15, 2018 4:58 pm
oldman wrote:
Wed Nov 14, 2018 7:40 pm
viewtopic.php?f=13&t=16417&p=134498#p134498
It's not spam but it's advertising and is a little disturbing too.
The post I was referring to, was from yesterday, which has now been removed, for being advertising spam.