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#1 Servant of the Lord   Crossbones+   -  Reputation: 25424

Posted 14 February 2013 - 01:54 PM

Profile feed

 

Spam:

profilefeedspam.png

 

Is that how relationships get started nowadays? "I want to have a relationship, here's my email. kthnxbai!" laugh.png

 

Unfortunately for her, I don't date any spambots with such atrocious grammar. It's also amusing that it spelled 'relationship', 'appreciate', and 'communication' properly, but not 'easies ting'.

 

I wonder how many others got similar messages. Thankfully, it's very easy for us to delete them ourselves, but it'd be even easies ting if the forum software somehow blocked it. tongue.png


Edited by Servant of the Lord, 14 February 2013 - 01:55 PM.

It's perfectly fine to abbreviate my username to 'Servant' rather than copy+pasting it all the time.
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#2 frob   Moderators   -  Reputation: 29901

Posted 14 February 2013 - 04:05 PM

It looks like there are at least 10 others, including staff like Michael Tanczos.

The spammer was already banned for other spams on the site. It looks like some of the moderator spammer-killing tools needs to be adjusted to handle profile feed messages as well.

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#3 Michael Tanczos   Senior Staff   -  Reputation: 5557

Posted 14 February 2013 - 10:07 PM

Fixed.. had to nuke this spammer directly through the database.



#4 Bacterius   Crossbones+   -  Reputation: 11381

Posted 15 February 2013 - 07:34 PM

I got one as well. Deleted it immediately, wanted to report but I couldn't find the option, and was too tired to create a thread. Do people actually reply to this stuff? I have to guess yes, otherwise they wouldn't keep doing it.. how desperate do you have to be blink.png (also, the girl in the picture looks underage *and* pregnant, though it's too small to be sure)


Edited by Bacterius, 15 February 2013 - 08:41 PM.

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#5 TheChubu   Crossbones+   -  Reputation: 6628

Posted 15 February 2013 - 08:34 PM

Servant is so popular that he gets hit on by machines too.


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