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Discussion in 'Site Enquiries, Comments and Suggestions' started by gendong, Feb 9, 2014.

  1. gendong

    gendong Moderator
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    Thought a lot of ppl got interested in the forum.....but all were SPAM!! So easy now? Mod team still sleeping? Admin?
     
  2. jarance

    jarance Founding Member

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    Still learning how to delete the spammer and banning them..

    yeah we were still sleeping when the spammer did their spamming..
     
  3. Mavik

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    The last time I recommended that in order to reduce spam, for every account creation just setup a simple question that only humans can answer

    e.g.
    In which city is the Twin Towers located?
    What is the thorny king of fruits called?

    This way bots/spammers which relies on automation can be stopped. Why I am sharing this, this is one of the best practices around that forums elsewhere use to reduce the amount of spambots creating accounts etc..etc..

    Recommended that last time but no response and probably not taken seriously hence time after time the same issue will crop up again and again.
     
  4. jarance

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    Testing testing attachement
     

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  5. gendong

    gendong Moderator
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    i support Mavik's proposal, and yes Jarance that should be a level up from before……hope its get implemented….

    at least it would make your modding experience less excruciating Jarance :D
     
  6. jarance

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    Yeah this morning, a spammer managed to post about 120 spams from early 1:10 am till 4:00 am.. There was no report of spams. The spammer managed to spam the forum while all the moderators are sleeping.

    The above security check "CAPTCHA" have been used by most platforms.
     
  7. gendong

    gendong Moderator
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    is there any report button on the particular spam post, like the previous platform, that we can utilize?
     
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  8. jarance

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    Actually there is.

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  9. gendong

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    Sorry Jarance......seems that i do not have that button..... Any workaround?

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  10. Mavik

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    I agree with gendong. I can't see any report button for me as well.

    It seems that the user accounts profiles are still not setup correctly yet.

    Issues outstanding are the
    • User signature unable to be edited
    • User report button is hidden
    no report button.JPG
     
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  11. jarance

    jarance Founding Member

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    Another bugs that need to address by the site admin.

    Workaround solution.. please send PM any of the CM with the link of the spammer.
     
  12. jeffreyewe

    jeffreyewe Founding Member

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    i cant moderate:(
     
  13. jarance

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    boss taikor, please check Herbert via PM..

    psst what offense did you commit? LOL
     
  14. jarance

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    The spammers are coming back.. Please PM me or the CM if you across such postings.

    Thank you for keeping the spammers out.
     
  15. Mavik

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    Hi Gendong, the spam has been minimized and blocked as well as the report button is now available.

    Can you see the button? If yes, can I proceed to say that the issue has been resolved?
     
  16. gendong

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    Yes Mavik. The report button thingie has been resolved. thanks.
     

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