Spammer among us?

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Spammer among us?

#1 Unread post by bdbetty »

This is a private email sent to me by a member on this forum - I can not figure out how to flag it as inappropriate or how to report it so...

It is from judith200

Hai,am Judith.......Yours Truly judith.

I do not want these kinds of messages - how do I prevent them?

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#2 Unread post by yizy »

I got this email too...

I hate the email such kind....

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#3 Unread post by Johnj »

I didn't get this e-mail and that pisses me off.

People say I'm stupid and apathetic. I don't know what that means, and I don't care.
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#4 Unread post by Wrider »

Lol JohnJ you're not alone, I didn't get it either...
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#5 Unread post by mr_carib »

I got this email too.. :wink:

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#6 Unread post by totalmotorcycle »

Please see topic: viewtopic.php?t=33711

To answer bdbetty's question "I do not want these kinds of messages - how do I prevent them? "

We all do our best (moderators, myself and even members) in spotting these spam posts. I did get to it as fast as I could and even stopped about 800 from going out too, that's why many didn't get them. Only about 45 members actually got the message and about 10 of them let me know right away about out so I could stop it. :D

We have strict security to login as a member, no computer or Bot can do it, it has to be a human with a valid email address (who then verifies it's valid). Then it's all human by-hand work to actually spam. 99.999% of spammers won't bother once they have to do all this and then see we have lots of active moderators who watch the forum 24/7 as well.

Sorry for the inconvenience, it's only happend one other time in 6 years.

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