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Postby nadir » 2013-02-02 00:07

A lot of the birthdays today seem to be spammers.
I would have written that in a spam-report, but can't think of a way how to do that
(iow: i see no reason to keep this thread. it is a simple info).

edited the title.
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Re: spamers

Postby dilberts_left_nut » 2013-02-02 00:28

Hmm, lots of zero-post users with spam links in their sigs and profiles.

Maybe they don't even need to post for the links to be effective (for SEO gaming presumably)?
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Re: spamers

Postby traveler » 2013-02-02 00:41

dilberts_left_nut wrote:Hmm, lots of zero-post users with spam links in their sigs and profiles.

Maybe they don't even need to post for the links to be effective (for SEO gaming presumably)?

That's my understanding. If you deleted their accounts on their 'birthdays' it would only take a year to purge them all. :lol:
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Re: spamers

Postby golinux » 2013-02-02 00:58

dilberts_left_nut wrote:Maybe they don't even need to post for the links to be effective (for SEO gaming presumably)?

Those links are visible in their user profiles but don't know whether the bots look at that info. Try googling one of them and see if FDN comes up in the results and what page.
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Re: spammers

Postby Pick2 » 2013-02-02 08:39

Happy Birthday , jheaton5 (67) :lol:

About 90 b-days today ...


and later , it dropped to 6 , good job !
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Re: spammers

Postby nadir » 2013-02-02 12:10

Looks like the new magic sticks know an awesome trick.


iow: thanks.
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Re: spammers

Postby traveler » 2013-02-02 19:41

nadir wrote:Looks like the new magic sticks know an awesome trick.


iow: thanks.

Only around 99,900 spam accounts left to nuke... Eat that elephant one bite at a time. :P
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Re: spammers

Postby cra1g321 » 2013-02-02 20:50

What wrong with the spam ?

I love reading posts about the latest discount in drugs, links to new episodes of US TV shows, and the website even let's me know if my java or flash is out of date and automatically gives me a file to update them :D

This new PC Optimizer 2013 edition i got running through WINE has made my pc so much faster :)







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Re: spammers

Postby jheaton5 » 2013-02-02 22:05

Pick2 wrote:Happy Birthday , jheaton5 (67) :lol:

Thank you, Sir.
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Re: spammers

Postby cynwulf » 2013-02-02 22:52

cra1g321 wrote:What wrong with the spam ?

I find the the level of anger about spam somewhat mystifying...

I'd take 20 spammers for every buntard any day of the week... no trouble at all...

No doubt those who complain don't block ads elsewhere and/or whore out their personal data/browsing habits to the likes of google inc....
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Re: spammers

Postby dilberts_left_nut » 2013-02-02 23:07

Maybe we should lobby for a hidden buntard section and some dedicated hunters to move posts there :)
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Re: spammers

Postby vbrummond » 2013-02-02 23:13

cynwulf wrote:I find the the level of anger about spam somewhat mystifying..

Actually. I was reflecting on this a few days ago since I am the mod of a major group on google plus. I don't mind mindless bot spam. It is easy to identify and delete.

Though real people spamming their own unrelated crap actually pisses me off. I give them a friendly say that they should post only relevant stuff in this section... Then they always get pissy at me back which always puts me in a good mood. This happens so often its kind of frustrating.

Person: <Posts unrelated crap>
Me: Could you please post only about <board topic> and not spam your business?
Person:: Well I use Linux on my server. You obviously don't get it.
Me: I am not convinced this has anything to do with Linux.
Person: I don't have to convince you.
Me: Hehe. Yes, you do. It is up to me to sort through all the worthless off topic crap here.
Me: <deletes topic because I have lost patience>
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Re: spammers

Postby nadir » 2013-02-02 23:38

What a drama ...If we add a review of the latest films, some opions about music and a bit of viagra/sex-toys, then this thread covers all and everything this board has ever seen.
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Re: spammers

Postby traveler » 2013-02-02 23:42

nadir wrote:If we add a review of the latest films, some opions about music and a bit of viagra/sex-toys, then this thread covers all and everything this board has ever seen.

You forgot to include a peasant uprising... :lol:
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Re: spammers

Postby nadir » 2013-02-15 02:39

todays birthdays look interesting:

removed links as requested by the next post.
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