Lots of Spam: A better solution? Like, maybe appoint a Spam Cleaner?

Discussion in 'Site Discussion' started by Simo, Nov 1, 2017.

  1. -..Legacy..-

    -..Legacy..- Sergal Mafia :P

    I'm good with occasional breaks in the wall, it's an inevitable event. The prior open floodgate was just insane at times.

    Hopefully, it's enough to frustrate at least some of the spammers into giving up on this forum as a target. There's no money, in hard manual work, for them.
  2. Dragoneer

    Dragoneer Administrator Staff Member

    We're cracking down on it, and it appears to be working. Again, it's just been a few days, but it seems to be far, far more effective.
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  3. -..Legacy..-

    -..Legacy..- Sergal Mafia :P

    Thanks again, for doing what you have already accomplished.
  4. Open_Mind

    Open_Mind Well-Known Member

    Thank you Dragoneer, a big difference today
  5. Dragoneer

    Dragoneer Administrator Staff Member

    So it's been a few days. How's things been spam-wise for you guys?
  6. SSJ3Mewtwo

    SSJ3Mewtwo Administrator Staff Member

    I've noticed a considerable reduction. There are a few that still slip by, but it's tremendously less in volume.
  7. Dragoneer

    Dragoneer Administrator Staff Member

    Most of the same I've noticed tends to go directly into the moderator queue -- making clean up easy.
  8. Water Draco

    Water Draco I shal breath my fire on SPAM

    Thanks for your work. Only came across one yesterday that had slipped through.
  9. -..Legacy..-

    -..Legacy..- Sergal Mafia :P

    It's tits right now. :D

    Only seen a few over several days.
  10. Pinkaap

    Pinkaap Furry artist and doodler

    I haven't been spammed once! <3
  11. Water Draco

    Water Draco I shal breath my fire on SPAM

    Puff, puff puff. Seams the spammers are trying new tactics to break through but I have been puffing fire at them.
  12. Dragoneer

    Dragoneer Administrator Staff Member

    Some are getting through but most art getting caught up in the traps. I'm continuing to watch, and will be deploying some addition tactics. I just don't want to do anything that starts to become too annoying to users.
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  13. -..Legacy..-

    -..Legacy..- Sergal Mafia :P

    It's been phenomenally better. Over the past week, I've maybe seen 5 to report.
  14. Fuzzylumkin

    Fuzzylumkin Fuzzbutt

    yea, I have noticed an improvement too
  15. Water Draco

    Water Draco I shal breath my fire on SPAM

    I think that you are doing a great job.
    For the odd one that does slip through I hope that I am helping by reporting any that I see.
  16. BahgDaddy

    BahgDaddy Voice of reason

    Just observing and reporting is the best option probably.

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