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SPAM ON FORUM

Joined: January 12th, 2007, 1:42 pm

August 14th, 2012, 10:26 am #1

Hi

It has come to my attention recently that there has been a bout of spam posts on this site.

THIS WILL NOT BE TOLERATED.

FROM NOW ON, ANY USER WHO JOINS TO SPAM WILL BE INSTANTLY SUSPENDED, AND ANY SUSPECT POSTS DELETED. Any active forum members with a history of using the board correctly will be fully investigated before any action taken.

Please note the following recent members are spammers, and HAVE BEEN DELETED:
caca123
lovaida
marimar
uni indriani

Can I please ask ALL members to be on the look out for suspicious activity and report it when seen. We will look into the member before any serious action is taken. Can I please also ask moderators to be especially vigilant too.

Thank you.

SapphireNight
Admin and GW board creator.
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Joined: June 5th, 2007, 9:09 pm

August 16th, 2012, 6:36 am #2

no problem.


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Joined: January 12th, 2007, 1:42 pm

September 4th, 2012, 7:45 pm #3

Thanks.

I have just now deleted 'khotim's' account. I noticed though, that according to the profile statistics, they had made a post- when I went to check it though, I got an error message- by any chance did you spot this and delete it?

By the way, the Kitchen salesmen seem to be coming from one IP address- so it's worth keeping a look out for that. I'm not sure whether IP addresses are visible to you- if not, let me know and I can see if I can make it so.

I've actually put a note down of this IP address in the notepad section of the Admin Control Panel- that's the immediate page you get to when logging in to that area. Any problems, let me know. Thanks for your help!
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Joined: June 5th, 2007, 9:09 pm

September 12th, 2012, 4:54 am #4

yeah i tried deleting the account but for some reason was struggling with it.


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Joined: January 12th, 2007, 1:42 pm

January 5th, 2013, 10:50 pm #5

Okay, just an update, I've banned the IP addresses of the new bout of spammers on the 'Broadway Bears' thread, but because the page has been widened so much due to the HQ pictures, for some reason I cant scroll to the right of the page to access the 'delete post' buttons. I will attempt again, but if another mod is able delete them, that'd be very helpful.

Please let me know again if anyone is having problems with how to do mod stuff. And I am also happy to increase the privileges of established members and mods, if they would like the ability to help deal with these spammers. I will try and make sure that you can handle it- I've been able to cut down a bout of spamming previously last year, but it seems we have another attack again so if there are volunteers to help, its much appreciated.

Please contact me- DM or email me for help.
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