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Old 09-29-2009, 12:27 AM   #21 (permalink)
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the influx of spammers is quite alarming actually. i've noticed a couple of people who have multiple posted the same post in 10 different places, just so they can reach the 10 mark and then they conveniently disappear.
When you see that, please use the report post button so the moderators can stop them if they look like spammers.
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From my experience and my assumption is that there is an admin modules they use and sites such as the following;

Whois lookup and Domain name search
Stop Forum Spam - Forum Banlist


The key is monitoring and policing by forum members
I use both those sites many time daily.

No matter how many forum modifications and anti-bot measures are used that still does not stop the human spammers.

You are correct that monitoring and policing by forum members is extemely helpful. Each post has a button in the upper right corner where you can report the post. Moderators get an email for each reported post, so we can react quickly.

Please, if you see something that is spam or you think might be spam, don't hesitate to report the post.
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