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SPAMMERS!

Postby Chancellor » Fri Jul 26, 2019 1:00 pm

So, on top of a whole lotta crap at work (including my entire work laptop crashing and nearly setting fire to my house), the spammers have found us.
Please report the posts when you see them and please be patient with me as the work laptop thing is a real pain in the butt! I have deleted around 30 spammers between last night and today.

If you don't know, there is an exclamation point to the left of "Like this post". You can report the posts there. Also, a big thanks to Chisamba for reaching out to me on Facebook and letting me know that there were a bunch yesterday when I got home from work.

I am in CPR and First Responder training today so I likely will not have access to my computer to check for more spammers.

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Re: SPAMMERS!

Postby Kelo » Fri Jul 26, 2019 1:58 pm

Thank you for your hard work, Chancellor!

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Re: SPAMMERS!

Postby Woost2 » Sat Jul 27, 2019 2:02 pm

My, they are busy.

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Re: SPAMMERS!

Postby Tanga » Sat Jul 27, 2019 6:32 pm

How do you report? I couldn't figure it out.

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Re: SPAMMERS!

Postby heddylamar » Sat Jul 27, 2019 6:47 pm

Tanga wrote:How do you report? I couldn't figure it out.


In the spam post, click the exclamation button at the top right, to the left of the quote button.

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Re: SPAMMERS!

Postby Chancellor » Sun Jul 28, 2019 4:56 pm

I changed the spam bot questions again. Hopefully this will slow them down

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Re: SPAMMERS!

Postby Tanga » Sun Jul 28, 2019 6:41 pm

Chancellor wrote:I changed the spam bot questions again. Hopefully this will slow them down


Thank you! It seems to have worked.

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Re: SPAMMERS!

Postby Canyon » Sun Jul 28, 2019 10:05 pm

Chance - thank you for cleaning up the site and making it safe for general consumption again!

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Re: SPAMMERS!

Postby KathyK » Mon Jul 29, 2019 1:55 am

Thank you, Chancellor!

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Re: SPAMMERS!

Postby Kyra's Mom » Mon Jul 29, 2019 3:21 am

Thank you. If only these scum would spend the same amount of time doing something good for the world....
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Re: SPAMMERS!

Postby Chancellor » Mon Jul 29, 2019 12:43 pm

Kyra's Mom wrote:Thank you. If only these scum would spend the same amount of time doing something good for the world....


THAT would be nice.

It looks like none of them can answer horse related questions....at least for now.

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Re: SPAMMERS!

Postby goldhorse » Mon Jul 29, 2019 2:45 pm

Thank you for all your hard work, Chancellor!

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Re: SPAMMERS!

Postby Chancellor » Wed Jul 31, 2019 1:54 pm

UGH not completely out of the woods. But slower at least.I may have to look into better BB software.

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Re: SPAMMERS!

Postby silk » Wed Jul 31, 2019 9:16 pm

If I see em, I report em. Thanks for all that you do, Chance.

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Re: SPAMMERS!

Postby Flight » Wed Jul 31, 2019 11:23 pm

Thanks for cleaning them up Chancey. They were everywhere! I was worried I was going to get an education I did not want :lol: :lol:

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Re: SPAMMERS!

Postby Chancellor » Thu Aug 01, 2019 12:48 pm

Flight wrote:Thanks for cleaning them up Chancey. They were everywhere! I was worried I was going to get an education I did not want :lol: :lol:


Tell me about it!
Did I ever tell you guys about the guy at my last job who was surfing porn on his work laptop? He wound up getting a bad virus which is how I found out he was surfing porn. He had downloaded some of the porn to his work laptop.

The HR person asked me to check out the porn and make sure none of it was child porn. Man, did I get an education about stuff I never wanted to know.

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Re: SPAMMERS!

Postby Flight » Thu Aug 01, 2019 1:59 pm

Chancellor wrote:The HR person asked me to check out the porn and make sure none of it was child porn. Man, did I get an education about stuff I never wanted to know.


:shock: :shock: :shock: That was a bit mean of your HR person to make you do it!!!

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Re: SPAMMERS!

Postby Chancellor » Thu Aug 01, 2019 3:45 pm

Well, in all fairness, she was a 60+ year old woman who wasn't really employed by the company....it was a startup.

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Re: SPAMMERS!

Postby KathyK » Mon Aug 05, 2019 2:31 pm

Is it possible to grant SPAM-deleting powers to another member, thus relieving you of that particular PITA? I would be happy to do it.

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Re: SPAMMERS!

Postby Chancellor » Mon Aug 05, 2019 5:48 pm

I would need to make someone an admin....which I have been thinking about doing. But I would need to know that someone would try to stay neutral.


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