SPAM threads for supplements

Discussion in 'Site News, Suggestions, Complaints & Bugs' started by Gabe, Jan 6, 2018.

  1. Gabe

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    What's up with all the new threads lately for supplements?
    I report about 2-3 a day lately ...
     
  2. stkjock

    stkjock ---- Madmin ---- Staff Member

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    IDK why the sudden influx. Thx for,reporting them. I’m banning them as quick as I see them.
     
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  3. tjm73

    tjm73 of Omicron Persei 8

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    I report 2-3 per day it seems.
     
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  5. stkjock

    stkjock ---- Madmin ---- Staff Member

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    yea, I've banned 2-4/ day this last week. I'm banning the email domains as well but they find new ones.

    something I was not aware of, there are providers of email addys that can be used for 60 mins and then they disappear...
     
  6. skwerl

    skwerl tree hugger

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    Might need to go to a two step verification for new members temporarily.
     
  7. Gabe

    Gabe Whippled Coyote

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    Thanks Shaggy!
     
  8. tjm73

    tjm73 of Omicron Persei 8

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    Or maybe limit new users ability to post at first without long standing members (say 500+ posts or 3 or more years a member) vetting the post. I'd be happy to look at a new post when I come to the board to judge if it is spam or not before seeing what's new. It would only take a few seconds and it'd be for the good of the board. I suspect others would do that same. You could even make it a volunteer new member post review group. Until the new member makes a set number of legit posts. Say 25 or something. It would take that burden off the staff as I am sure they have plenty to do already.

    I can't imagine a spammer would take the time to post a bunch of relevant posts to be able to drop a spam post.
     
  9. stkjock

    stkjock ---- Madmin ---- Staff Member

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    After some searching around the new admin panel software and some online research, I think I found a way to cut the spam down, I hope it at least slows a lot from this point.
     
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  10. skwerl

    skwerl tree hugger

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    Thanks Dave! I didn't see any new spam this morning.
     
  11. stkjock

    stkjock ---- Madmin ---- Staff Member

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    There was one I caught
     
  12. Shaggy

    Shaggy Head PooBaa of the Asylum Staff Member

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    Your always welcome Gabe. ;)
     
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