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Re: SPAM, SPAM, SPAM, AND MORE SPAM

Posted by KittyJ on 3/10/07
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    On 3/07/07, Bob Reap (webmaster) wrote:
    > On 3/07/07, Just Me wrote:
    >> Sure makes me wonder the same thing! I posted a reply ( a
    >> nice & serious one ) last night & got a message that my
    >> reply was being forwarded to the board administrator for
    >> approval! And it's still not been posted to the chatboard -
    >> 17 hours later. But there have been lot of other posts made
    >> since that time. This use to be one of the best bird chat
    >> areas that didn't require signing up as a member. But it's
    >> definally gone to POT the past 2 years. Now I only drop in a
    >> couple of times a month & usually don't bother reading most
    >> of the posts because it's the same old crap going on that
    >> ruined this board in the 1st place. So sad!!!
    >
    > Spammers are the lowest form of scum on the planet. I spend
    > many hours a day, hundreds and hundreds of hours in my
    > lifetime, removing their detritus from this and other
    > chatboards I monitor. I craft filters to block their spam,
    > but they change methods as quickly as one is blocked. Valid
    > posts are often blocked because of this.
    >
    > If I could elimate one country from the planet - N1geria -
    95&37;
    > of this crap would disappear, and few would miss them. I
    > apologize for the aggravation, but know you can't be as burnt
    > about this as I am.
    >
    > If you can, when you spot spam click the "report this post"
    > red link on the side, and I promptly remove new reports and
    > block the latest spam patterns. Every little bit helps.
    >
    > :o/

    Bob, it may be easier, I know your the administrator, but it may
    be easier to hire, er.. not hire, but inlist a few monitors
    here, It'll probably bring more life back to this thread, and
    keep it clean :)