Russian spammers

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Russian spammers

Post by Seyms67 » Sat Jul 29, 2017 4:46 am

Russian spammers are back…

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Re: Russian spammers

Post by Dobber » Sat Jul 29, 2017 6:02 am

WTH is happening around here lately?

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Re: Russian spammers

Post by southwestforests » Sat Jul 29, 2017 6:08 am

Dobber wrote:
Sat Jul 29, 2017 6:02 am
WTH is happening around here lately?
Systemic failures are being exploited?
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Re: Russian spammers

Post by southwestforests » Sat Jul 29, 2017 6:13 am

It was interesting to be off doing other hobbies for a couple years then check in to find this chaos.

And it is looking like the spammers are bright enough to pick a time of day - o dark thirty and the like - where there is less likelihood of a moderator being online at the time they hit.
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Re: Russian spammers

Post by stargazer » Sat Jul 29, 2017 6:43 am

wasting their time really...I cant read it. In fact I thought my eyes had gone funny :shock:

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Re: Russian spammers

Post by wowyz » Sat Jul 29, 2017 6:56 am

Most likely spambots no actual human doing those posts.

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Re: Russian spammers

Post by Arronax » Sat Jul 29, 2017 8:17 am

Mods, does it do any good reporting these when we see them?
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Re: Russian spammers

Post by Chas » Sat Jul 29, 2017 8:46 am

No spam posts in <thunderdome> or <marketplace> . . . interesting.
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Re: Russian spammers

Post by E-Dub » Sat Jul 29, 2017 9:26 am

Hey, models are models.
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Re: Russian spammers

Post by Salamander » Sun Jul 30, 2017 5:41 am

Chas wrote:
Sat Jul 29, 2017 8:46 am
No spam posts in <thunderdome> or <marketplace> . . . interesting.
Both require special permission or a minimum post count to post there?
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Re: Russian spammers

Post by Cvrle » Sun Jul 30, 2017 10:25 am

Maybe get a moderator who+s on the old continent? My morning is your night, so I see these popping up after my morning forum check and before my afternoon check (North American morning)...
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Re: Russian spammers

Post by irishtrek » Sun Jul 30, 2017 11:29 am

It is 926 AM here on the west coast and he's back yet again under the user name of Eddie Weern and he's posting using Russian lettering. He's been busy, 47 posts already.
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Re: Russian spammers

Post by Lonewolf » Sun Jul 30, 2017 2:37 pm

I know how much folks wanted the update here on the website (and I do like the new format), but the old version of the site never had these issues. At least, I don't recall them ever being this widespread.
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Re: Russian spammers

Post by Dobber » Sun Jul 30, 2017 2:42 pm

Is there a reason nothing has been done? There has been active posting since Friday.

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