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PostPost #1  Posted: Sun Jan 27, 2013 12:02 pm    Post subject: Spam - An Apology Reply with quote Back to top

That (pr0n) spam topic has gone now. Sorry it was up so long.

Maybe the spammers have noticed that the mod squad tend to take weekends off Embarassed

We'll try not to let it happen again. Sorry.
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PostPost #2  Posted: Sun Jan 27, 2013 12:13 pm    Post subject: Re: Spam - An Apology Reply with quote Back to top

markfiend wrote:
That (pr0n) spam topic has gone now. Sorry it was up so long.

Maybe the spammers have noticed that the mod squad tend to take weekends off Embarassed

We'll try not to let it happen again. Sorry.


We will be docking your wages at the end of the week! Laughing
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PostPost #3  Posted: Sun Jan 27, 2013 12:58 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote Back to top

Please let me second Markfiend's post.

The mod team usually patrol these forums at all times, and I like to think we do a good job of keeping on top of the spammers, but obviously one or two will slip through the net, and it can be a day or two before we deal with them.

I do hope this pr)n spam didn't cause anyone any offence/problems - hopefully no one got into trouble while browsing the forum at work!! At least being a weekend most people would be browsing from their home.

As everyone on here knows, the Mod team help me out with the running of HL out of the goodness of their hearts, and take no payment for doing so (not that any payment is offered Wink) - I'd like to take this opportunity to thank them all again for the sterling work the do. I couldn't do it all on my own Cool

Cheers guys We are not worthy! We are not worthy!

Right, normal service is resumed... Wink
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PostPost #4  Posted: Sun Jan 27, 2013 1:27 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote Back to top

What Barry said.
Top job guys!!

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PostPost #5  Posted: Sun Jan 27, 2013 5:08 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote Back to top

I think we all have enough humor to deal with these funny distractions every now and then Laughing
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PostPost #6  Posted: Sun Jan 27, 2013 9:19 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote Back to top

At this rate we'll have to start doing shifts. Mr. Green
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PostPost #7  Posted: Sun Jan 27, 2013 10:21 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote Back to top

Hom_Corleone wrote:
At this rate we'll have to start doing shifts. Mr. Green

well if you lot would pull your fingers out and start checking this place on weekends we'd be ok Wink Mr. Green Laughing
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PostPost #8  Posted: Sun Jan 27, 2013 10:29 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote Back to top

Quiff Boy wrote:
Hom_Corleone wrote:
At this rate we'll have to start doing shifts. Mr. Green

well if you lot would pull your fingers out and start checking this place on weekends we'd be ok Wink Mr. Green Laughing


If you follow me on twitter (@pistabacsi) I can DM you Wink
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PostPost #9  Posted: Sun Jan 27, 2013 11:24 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote Back to top

I'm upset as none of the links were any good.
Allegedly

It wasn't me...
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PostPost #10  Posted: Sun Jan 27, 2013 11:36 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote Back to top

The weirdest thing was that the person who posted said Spam had taken the time and trouble to list (in their profile) that their hobby was "camping". Confused
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PostPost #11  Posted: Mon Jan 28, 2013 1:40 am    Post subject: Reply with quote Back to top

Nikolas Vitus Lagartija wrote:
The weirdest thing was that the person who posted said Spam had taken the time and trouble to list (in their profile) that their hobby was "camping". Confused


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PostPost #12  Posted: Mon Jan 28, 2013 9:15 am    Post subject: Reply with quote Back to top

Quiff Boy wrote:
Hom_Corleone wrote:
At this rate we'll have to start doing shifts. Mr. Green

well if you lot would pull your fingers out and start checking this place on weekends we'd be ok Wink Mr. Green Laughing


Sorry Boss. Won't happen again etc etc... Mr. Green
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PostPost #13  Posted: Mon Jan 28, 2013 10:03 am    Post subject: Reply with quote Back to top

Nikolas Vitus Lagartija wrote:
The weirdest thing was that the person who posted said Spam had taken the time and trouble to list (in their profile) that their hobby was "camping". Confused
Laughing I noticed that.
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PostPost #14  Posted: Mon Jan 28, 2013 10:29 am    Post subject: Reply with quote Back to top

Seems I missed something over the weekend Mr. Green
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PostPost #15  Posted: Mon Jan 28, 2013 7:46 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote Back to top

You mean I missed free pron?
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PostPost #16  Posted: Wed Jan 30, 2013 12:56 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote Back to top

stufarq wrote:
You mean I missed free pron?


is there any other kind?
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PostPost #17  Posted: Wed Jan 30, 2013 1:50 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote Back to top

Pr0n is like software in that way.

And if you're not careful it'll pwn your computer Laughing
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PostPost #18  Posted: Sun Feb 03, 2013 12:19 am    Post subject: Reply with quote Back to top

too bad that you put that thread to bin- i didn't checked those sites. Laughing
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PostPost #19  Posted: Wed Sep 20, 2017 8:50 am    Post subject: Reply with quote Back to top

Just to let you know we re trying to keep a lid on spammers each day & stop them before they even post.
We're also scouring upcoming birthdays for any that may have been missed historically & giving them the hammer treatment too.
Most of the spam tends to be black hat SEO attempts, although that hasn't worked for the past 5 or 6 years, so it's a bit of a waste of time really.
Some sneak in during the wee small hours & fire off a wall o' text about some such bollix or other.
& a few will slip the net & send PMs offering you mahoosive sums of money.
If you get one of those PMs (as UniversalRinging did recently) please let a mod know via PM & we'll exterminate the perpetrator(s) Smile
Ta much

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PostPost #20  Posted: Wed Sep 20, 2017 9:21 am    Post subject: Reply with quote Back to top

Pista wrote:
We're also scouring upcoming birthdays for any that may have been missed historically & giving them the hammer treatment too.


I don't understand that part. Do spammers only post on their birthday?
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PostPost #21  Posted: Wed Sep 20, 2017 9:32 am    Post subject: Reply with quote Back to top

Dan wrote:
Pista wrote:
We're also scouring upcoming birthdays for any that may have been missed historically & giving them the hammer treatment too.


I don't understand that part. Do spammers only post on their birthday?


Haha. More often than not, they don't even post. They just leave links in their profiles & hope someone is daft enough to click on them so they get paid for advertising.
But over the years, as they haven't posted, they basically haven't been a nuisance.
When they pop up in the upcoming birthdays list at the bottom of the page they are "attended to" if they haven't been already Smile
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PostPost #22  Posted: Wed Sep 20, 2017 10:53 am    Post subject: Reply with quote Back to top

Pista wrote:
Dan wrote:
Pista wrote:
We're also scouring upcoming birthdays for any that may have been missed historically & giving them the hammer treatment too.


I don't understand that part. Do spammers only post on their birthday?


Haha. More often than not, they don't even post. They just leave links in their profiles & hope someone is daft enough to click on them so they get paid for advertising.
But over the years, as they haven't posted, they basically haven't been a nuisance.
When they pop up in the upcoming birthdays list at the bottom of the page they are "attended to" if they haven't been already Smile


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PostPost #23  Posted: Wed Sep 20, 2017 12:00 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote Back to top

.... Laughing ... absolutely, Charlie .... fully seconded ... you really do a great job on that, Steve ... We are not worthy! We are not worthy! We are not worthy! ...

Fortunately, spammers in the SistersWiki have been almost extinguished ... though some know no shame ...
Currently, some of the user related function don't work properly anymore, though. Gotta contact Quiff (again) about it ...
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PostPost #24  Posted: Wed Sep 20, 2017 12:01 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote Back to top

Being645 wrote:
.... Laughing ... absolutely, Charlie .... fully seconded ... you really do a great job on that, Steve ... We are not worthy! We are not worthy! We are not worthy! ...

Fortunately, spammers in the SistersWiki have been almost extinguished ... though some know no shame ...
Currently, some of the user related functions don't work properly anymore, though. Gotta contact Quiff (again) about it ...
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PostPost #25  Posted: Wed Sep 20, 2017 12:02 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote Back to top

Being645 wrote:
Being645 wrote:
.... Laughing ... absolutely, Charlie .... fully seconded ... you really do a great job on that, Steve ... We are not worthy! We are not worthy! We are not worthy! ...

Fortunately, spammers in the SistersWiki have been almost extinguished ... though some know no shame ...
Currently, some of the user related functions don't work properly anymore, though. Gotta contact Quiff (again) about it ...


Oh hell, that was the wrong button ... Embarassed Laughing ...
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