Please Report SPAMMERS Here

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Tivon
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Do you have the option to change status from active to blocked?

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Nope. I can directly remove posts, but I don't have any options for users yet. I think we need my account moved over to mod or whatever flag is set for the position for me to have any control over user accounts.

Unless I am missing something obvious here. And with me, that is always a possibility...

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Would be nice if someone up above would give the new forum mods user active to blocked options.. Maybe next year would be a better time??? lol

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I'd like to see this:

3dGameMan.com :: new comment for your post.
3dGameMan.com :: new comment for your post.
3dGameMan.com :: new comment for your post.
3dGameMan.com :: new comment for your post.
3dGameMan.com :: new comment for your post.

to:

Reply to Post: Genius 2.4GHz Wireless Pen Mouse
Reply to Post: Antec Solo II Case
Reply to Post: Antec P280 Case
Reply to Post: HIS HD 6970 IceQ Turbo 2GB GDDR5 Video Card
Reply to Post: BullGuard Internet Security 12
Reply to Post: Lian Li PC-V2120 Case
Reply to Post: HIS HD 6790 IceQ X Turbo 1GB GDDR5 Video Card

I think this will make it a lot easier to track which threads I want to uread and report spammers without repeatedly opening e-mail messages.

Oh, it seems the bot have defeated the CAPTCHA system! :(

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The "bot" just inherited a user-created account. "I made the account, but here, bot, it is yours."

As far as the changing to posts, we may be looking at something far more complex than what the software was written for. Zach?

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It appears that someone came in and cleaned up those posts before I was awake.

Thanks for the heads up!

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Your Welcome

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Tivon, Rod, I need your help on this one. I can delete posts, but this is obviously some strange bot mechanism, and I still don't have rights to remove accounts.

Any luck yet on getting my account properly set up? It's been a few months, now.

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Ratchet wrote: Spotted some spamming in these Q&A vids

Only two that needed deletion, but thanks again! Keep those eyes open! Since we started agressively attacking spammers, we have seen a MARKED DECLINE in spam posts! Keep our forum clean!

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Here's a long list of video review pages they invaded!!! Some do look smart so be very sharp-minded and vigilant!

http://www.3dgameman.com/reviews/922/uberclok-reactor-gaming-pc
http://www.3dgameman.com/reviews/742/kingwin-mach-1-600w-modular-power-supply
http://www.3dgameman.com/reviews/741/x-micro-x-vdo-mp4-f610-player
http://www.3dgameman.com/reviews/793/enermax-uber-chakra-case
http://www.3dgameman.com/reviews/791/thermaltake-soprano-dx-case
http://www.3dgameman.com/reviews/788/enermax-infiniti-720w-power-supply
http://www.3dgameman.com/reviews/807/thermaltake-kandalf-lcs-case
http://www.3dgameman.com/reviews/806/lian-li-pc-a10-case
http://www.3dgameman.com/reviews/832/antec-sonata-iii-case
http://www.3dgameman.com/reviews/830/western-digital-raptor-x-150gb-hard-drive
http://www.3dgameman.com/reviews/828/silverstone-ds351-external-raid-hdd-storage
http://www.3dgameman.com/reviews/851/western-digital-750gb-hard-drive-wd7500aaks
http://www.3dgameman.com/reviews/859/soyo-dylm24d6-24-lcd-monitor
http://www.3dgameman.com/reviews/867/zalman-reserator-xt-external-water-cooling-system
http://www.3dgameman.com/reviews/865/cooler-master-cosmos-1000-case
http://www.3dgameman.com/reviews/862/antec-truepower-quattro-850w-1000w-psus
http://www.3dgameman.com/reviews/858/moneual-moncaso-932-htpc-case
http://www.3dgameman.com/reviews/878/gigabyte-3d-mercury-water-cooling-case
http://www.3dgameman.com/reviews/908/antec-nsk1380-sff-case
http://www.3dgameman.com/reviews/906/lancool-metal-boned-k7-case
http://www.3dgameman.com/reviews/883/edimensional-audiofx-pro-51-headset-benhec
http://www.3dgameman.com/reviews/910/thermaltake-xaser-vi-case
http://www.3dgameman.com/reviews/917/silverstone-cw03-htpc-case
http://www.3dgameman.com/reviews/919/tuniq-ensemble-1200w-power-supply
http://www.3dgameman.com/reviews/942/nesteq-eecs-700-watt-ultra-quiet-power-supply
http://www.3dgameman.com/reviews/939/tagan-icy-box-nas4220-server
http://www.3dgameman.com/reviews/937/thermaltake-m9-case
http://www.3dgameman.com/reviews/935/cooler-master-real-power-pro-1000w-power-supply
http://www.3dgameman.com/reviews/932/seventeam-1200w-modular-power-supply
http://www.3dgameman.com/reviews/931/coolit-pure-liquid-cpu-cooler
http://www.3dgameman.com/reviews/929/cooler-master-cosmos-s-case
http://www.3dgameman.com/reviews/958/soyo-graphite-series-22-lcd-hdtv
http://www.3dgameman.com/reviews/955/hiper-type-rii-680w-type-m-780w-psus
http://www.3dgameman.com/reviews/954/lian-li-pc-a77-case
http://www.3dgameman.com/reviews/953/ocz-elitexstream-1000w-power-supply
http://www.3dgameman.com/reviews/951/nzxt-tempest-case
http://www.3dgameman.com/reviews/949/hiper-anubis-case
http://www.3dgameman.com/reviews/948/vl-system-m-play-blast-indicator-and-remote-control
http://www.3dgameman.com/reviews/944/thermaltake-armor-case-video-review
http://www.3dgameman.com/reviews/965/silverstone-nightjar-450w-zero-dba-fanless-psu

That's those that I can pick out. But there are alot more hidden in that section of the site.

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Can you supply a screenshot of what you are seeing? I'm not seeing anything. Most don't even have replies at all.

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I revisited some of those pages and I couldn't see any of them as well. So someone might've already removed them. :D

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Mystery spam remover! My hero!

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Sorry, those are valid comments.

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Hmm... well again, I think someone had removed it before you were going to. I'll take a screenshot next time you're too late.

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So, is anyone going to admit removing those spam posts? Or must I assume that I am so intimidating that they removed themselves?

LOL!

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Spambot alert!

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mmm i think i got one: Vangore wrote: ""Thanks for this tip! My sister-in-law called this afternoon to ask me about DC. I came onto the PP boards (of course) and found this post. They are staying with my in-laws who spend the winter (and most of the spring and fall) in Clearwater. They also happen""

in at least 6 post... plus this one !!!

http://www.3dgameman.com/forum/comments/ever-looked-reflection-between-two-mirrors
http://www.3dgameman.com/forum/comments/fishing-fishing-fishing
http://www.3dgameman.com/forum/comments/how-edit-profile-add-signature-etc
http://www.3dgameman.com/forum/comments/curse-digital-photography
http://www.3dgameman.com/forum/comments/what-does-your-desktop-look?page=1
http://www.3dgameman.com/forum/comments/may-4th-be-you-xd

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Tivon, can you check out this user? I think all 8 posts are spam (same text, actually), so I'd vote just remove the account entirely.

Is Zach EVER going to finally change my account type?

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Blocked and Deleted.

Eire1274, I don't have any answers or new information. frown

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duociabc1 wrote: "baidu.com" in the post: http://www.3dgameman.com/forum/gaming/dsafdsaf

only one post on this account so this is it...

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Not sure how to react to that. Baidu is China's alternative to Google. Spam, or a suggestion?

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You got plenty of spam posts going in here along with some language I do not understand:

http://www.3dgameman.com/press-releases/9/xigmatek-asgard-pro-black-edition-case
http://www.3dgameman.com/press-releases/8/razer-synapse-20
http://www.3dgameman.com/press-releases/7/cooler-master-storm-quickfire-rapid-mechanical-gaming-keyboard

Pattern:

Thanks for the post
Here's the link to something you don't care about.

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Got them. Geez, more golf stuff. In German, this time!

(Speaking of which, I have some clubs for sale...) ;-p

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Having a string of new accounts showing up and making a single post with unrelated links. A couple sort of had a message referring to the subject, but most are the normal junk mess of words or a snippet not remotely on topic. Generally these have been replies, and I am making my best effort to get through all of them, but I much prefer those who are nice to post an original subject, because they are so much easier to identify and delete.

Tivon, Zach, Rod, I have labeled each delete for easy identification of the offending IDs. It's been some time, still don't have full admin rights to do this myself.

Cheers!

Nick McDermott