How about a "Report spam here" sticky?

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How about a "Report spam here" sticky?

Post by agaxwmtp » Sun May 12, 2013 1:37 am

The title says it all really.

Example

The user optothkaX has been busy spamming the entire forum.
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Re: How about a "Report spam here" sticky?

Post by Thrawn » Sun May 12, 2013 10:12 pm

Yes, we've had spam trouble lately. We do our best, but there are a lot of spambots around.

However, there is already a 'Report' button at the top of every post.
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Re: How about a "Report spam here" sticky?

Post by dhouwn » Wed Jul 10, 2013 12:21 pm

charleyharper wrote:<SPAM>

Oh the irony.
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Re: How about a "Report spam here" sticky?

Post by Thrawn » Thu Jul 11, 2013 1:51 am

Oh, I know. I'm still waiting for genuine spam on viewtopic.php?f=24&t=8899
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Re: How about a "Report spam here" sticky?

Post by dhouwn » Fri Jul 12, 2013 9:47 am

Thrawn wrote:Oh, I know. I'm still waiting for genuine spam on viewtopic.php?f=24&t=8899
From someone who can post in locked threads? ;)
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Re: How about a "Report spam here" sticky?

Post by Elbart » Tue Jul 16, 2013 12:27 pm

Locking down registration may help until a more effective measure is set in place, especially with the constant creation of new bogus accounts.
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Re: How about a "Report spam here" sticky?

Post by Thrawn » Tue Jul 16, 2013 11:06 pm

Locking down registration would help in some ways, yes, but Giorgio doesn't want to make it harder for people to get help with NoScript.
It already cops plenty of flak from people not understanding how to configure and use it. Putting more obstacles up could only make that worse.

We try to keep pretty vigilant about cleaning up spam. If you see it before the support team does, feel free to report it (but we'll probably catch it soon anyway).
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Re: How about a "Report spam here" sticky?

Post by Thrawn » Tue Dec 02, 2014 11:10 pm

maya628 wrote:What you should do when you come to your PM and find something you don't know or is spam

Forward it to a moderator (barbaz, Guardian, therube, or myself) and we'll take appropriate action 8-) .
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Re: How about a "Report spam here" sticky?

Post by barbaz » Thu Mar 12, 2015 3:31 am

Er, Thrawn, I just found out that post is quote spam viewtopic.php?p=48772#p48772
So it's gone now
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Re: How about a "Report spam here" sticky?

Post by Thrawn » Thu Mar 12, 2015 3:37 am

barbaz wrote:Er, Thrawn, I just found out that post is quote spam viewtopic.php?p=48772#p48772

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