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 -
> 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.
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 :)