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    Default Spammer aboard

    This user spammed: assickusagnip

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    They are now gone - thanks.
    Too often we underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, an honest compliment, or the smallest act of caring, all of which have the potential to turn a life around. Leo Buscaglia

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    Are we seeing an uptick in spam? I've deleted some every morning this week.
    I am not able to respond to private messages. Thanks!

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    Yes, we are. It's nowhere near what it used to be, but it's definitely on the upswing.
    The above answer, whatever it is, assumes that no legally binding and enforceable contract or CBA says otherwise. If it does, then the terms of the contract or CBA apply.

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    Yes, I usually delete several late evening/very early morning.
    Too often we underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, an honest compliment, or the smallest act of caring, all of which have the potential to turn a life around. Leo Buscaglia

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    Quote Originally Posted by Betty3 View Post
    Yes, I usually delete several late evening/very early morning.
    And often in Cyrillic.
    I don't respond to Private Messages unless the moderator specifically refers you to me for that purpose. Thank you.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Pattymd View Post
    And often in Cyrillic.
    Yep some - as a matter of fact, just deleted one now.
    Too often we underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, an honest compliment, or the smallest act of caring, all of which have the potential to turn a life around. Leo Buscaglia

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    Lets all remember when several hundred spams messages was a light day. I am not saying that what we are seeing today is fun and games, but as stated, this can be much worse.
    "Reality is that which, when you stop believing in it, doesn't go away".
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    I don't see where anyone was complaining about the amount of current spam
    (considering how much we used to get) - just that we have seen a pick up in
    it recently.
    Too often we underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, an honest compliment, or the smallest act of caring, all of which have the potential to turn a life around. Leo Buscaglia

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    Most of the Cyrillic ones are all coming from the same IP address; at least, most of the ones I've seen. Do all the mods know how to check that?
    The above answer, whatever it is, assumes that no legally binding and enforceable contract or CBA says otherwise. If it does, then the terms of the contract or CBA apply.

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    I do & same here re IP address.
    Too often we underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, an honest compliment, or the smallest act of caring, all of which have the potential to turn a life around. Leo Buscaglia

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    Here is another prolific spammer

    jakesparoo

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    jakesparoo has been taken care of.
    I am not able to respond to private messages. Thanks!

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    Is there any way we can set it so a moderator has to approve a post from a new user before it shows up or no?

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    I'll pass that suggestion up the line.
    The above answer, whatever it is, assumes that no legally binding and enforceable contract or CBA says otherwise. If it does, then the terms of the contract or CBA apply.

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    Slightly off the subject, but I would like to see a "thumbs up" set up. There have been some excellent posts lately.

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    I think the ladies are doing exceptionally well, myself. I have yet to find any spam, now I'm forgetting how to delete it! lol!

    Keep up the good work ladies!
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    I also may not have been either sane or sober when I wrote it down.
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    http://www.rcfp.org/taping/index.html is a good resource!

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    Thank you, CJ.
    Too often we underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, an honest compliment, or the smallest act of caring, all of which have the potential to turn a life around. Leo Buscaglia

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    Quote Originally Posted by RRPayroll View Post
    Is there any way we can set it so a moderator has to approve a post from a new user before it shows up or no?
    I don't think "currently" spam is that big of a problem. We don't get anywhere near
    the amount we used to get.

    If we had a moderator review a post before it shows up & there is no moderator on
    when a poster posts, there could be a hold up in getting a legitimate post posted &
    replied to.
    Too often we underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, an honest compliment, or the smallest act of caring, all of which have the potential to turn a life around. Leo Buscaglia

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    I just got the word back down the line.

    For the reason articulated by Betty, above, and because of some of the limits of the software, we will not be making this change at this time.

    If the spam problem increases, we can always revisit the suggestion.

    The above answer, whatever it is, assumes that no legally binding and enforceable contract or CBA says otherwise. If it does, then the terms of the contract or CBA apply.

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    Sounds good to me.
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    Default ?? You need guidance along with guidance in your current remedy ??

    I wish I knew what these spamers were using to translate from the mother tongue to English.
    I swear sometimes a drunken chicken could do a better job of it...

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    Yep, they are usually pretty easy to spot.
    Too often we underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, an honest compliment, or the smallest act of caring, all of which have the potential to turn a life around. Leo Buscaglia

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    I think they are using this site to do it for them.

    http://www.engrish.com/create-your-own-engrish/


    One of my favorites.

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