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Postby Aezeal » 16 May 2015, 10:12

Have I missed it before or is it really a new thing.. last week we've been getting the spam/ad topics about daily. I'm pretty sure I've reported at least 7 last 2 weeks Can something be done about it? It must be annoying for the mods to keep deleting it.
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Re: SPAM

Postby Naggie » 16 May 2015, 10:18

I'm pretty sure you know the deal about causality. At the moment, the only way to stop all spam attacks is to stop all activity on the forum. Make it a read only website. The admins and moderators are well aware of the issue, thanks to your reports.

Personally, I am on vacation and can't do much from here. But when I get home I'll see if there's some updates I can do.

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Re: SPAM

Postby Aezeal » 16 May 2015, 11:34

GL on the vacation have fun there.
Stopping activity on the forum seems excessive :D.
I was just wondering if there are other ways to stop them (I lack all knowledge from website stuff and their access/safety procedures so I just don't know if it can be stopped or not).
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Re: SPAM

Postby frogboy » 16 May 2015, 16:16

You can report them, it's best not to post there either as that makes more work for the MODs, so if you see something dodgy then just hit report and ignore it.
Its been too long since we burned a heretic, witch hunt anyone !??

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Re: SPAM

Postby Naggie » 21 May 2015, 01:03

With the current staff, we're handling spam attacks fairly quickly, I'd say. But as for how to handle them for our users, just hit report and ignore for a few hours.
I've now also updated the software and made some changes to our registration. Hopefully this will reduce the spam attacks. We'll see what happens...

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Re: SPAM

Postby Aezeal » 21 May 2015, 12:19

Nice.

Did you have a good holiday btw?
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