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Advertising Spam

Postby lonewolf » Mon Jan 28, 2013 12:43 am

Is there any way all this ad spam can be deleted?
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Re: Advertising Spam

Postby shivfan » Mon Jan 28, 2013 12:58 am

In future, gh can put in place a measure where the first two or three of a poster's posts have to be approved by the moderators....

That is an efficient way of weeding out the spammers.
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Re: Advertising Spam

Postby spammer » Mon Jan 28, 2013 5:03 am

Maybe close the forum to new users for a while? I think that would help. The spam is making it hard to find the real threads. :twisted:

Marlow, you're comment below is hilarious, it made my day.
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Re: Advertising Spam

Postby Marlow » Mon Jan 28, 2013 5:06 am

spammer wrote:Maybe close the forum to new users for a while? I think that would help. The spam is making it hard to find the real threads. :twisted:

Quoth the spammer! You were a busy little boy last night weren't you?! :shock: :twisted:
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Re: Advertising Spam

Postby 26mi235 » Mon Jan 28, 2013 5:55 am

What happens if you put a wait period before they can post anything: 24 hours, 8 hours, 1 hour, maybe even 30 minutes might work.
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Re: Advertising Spam

Postby LopenUupunut » Mon Jan 28, 2013 6:13 am

26mi235 wrote:What happens if you put a wait period before they can post anything: 24 hours, 8 hours, 1 hour, maybe even 30 minutes might work.
I remember when I joined and had to wait for days before I could start posting. I even had time to join our buddy league in IAAF's Osaka prediction contest and talk with people in the team discussion area IAAF provided before I was finally approved for posting here :)
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Re: Advertising Spam

Postby jazzcyclist » Mon Jan 28, 2013 6:36 am

shivfan wrote:In future, gh can put in place a measure where the first two or three of a poster's posts have to be approved by the moderators....

That is an efficient way of weeding out the spammers.

That sounds like a good idea.
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