Please get a handle on the spammers!

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Re: Please get a handle on the spammers!

Postby Bulkley » 2012-01-15 00:16

I should have been clearer. Spam Hammer is a Swiss Army Knife with many tools. A new registrant cannot post links or use any of a long list of words that are common in sales promotions. That stops them dead. If after 24 hours a new registrant hasn't joined the conversation he/she is erased.
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Re: Please get a handle on the spammers!

Postby ComputerBob » 2012-01-15 03:23

dasein wrote:When Googlebot comes back 24 hours later to find the content in question gone, it gets removed from their index.

Thanks -- that's what I was hoping would happen, but I wasn't sure.
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Re: Please get a handle on the spammers!

Postby ComputerBob » 2012-01-15 03:26

Bulkley wrote:I should have been clearer. Spam Hammer is a Swiss Army Knife with many tools. A new registrant cannot post links or use any of a long list of words that are common in sales promotions. That stops them dead. If after 24 hours a new registrant hasn't joined the conversation he/she is erased.

Good stuff, Maynard!
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Re: Please get a handle on the spammers!

Postby Randicus » 2013-01-12 05:02

Priceless! Not only does a spammer spam a thread complaining about spam, but posts thrice in quick succession. :lol: :( Is he/she/it trying to make a point?
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