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Discussion in 'Site Support & Announcements' started by jojo, Jan 7, 2011.

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  1. jojo

    jojo Looking for Boost!
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    Happy New Year guys!

    We are currently experiencing a spam problem within the forum and know of the problem. I'm hopeful the Admin will look into it soon, as believe me when I say, it's doing the Mods nut in as it is to the members!

    The main thing you guys can help us with is to report these by clicking on the 'Report Post' at the button of these spam posts, it's the triangle with exclamation mark icon! And the Moderators will be on the case as soon as we're online.

    Also, please do not to reply to these posts, and definitely not use the 'quote' function, as we then have to delete your reply also, which is a PITA!

    Cheers,

    Joe

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  2. paul20v

    paul20v Audi fanatic

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    I moderate a forum
    do you not have access to part of the Administration Control Panel so you can delete IPs , users names and all posts in one hit
    if not you should have a word with the boss in your admin and mod discussion panel
    spaming is a bitch thou also i see you have no classifieds aproval system which leaves the site open also .
     
  3. Broken Byzan

    Broken Byzan Photographic Moderator
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    Nope sadly
     
  4. Andrew@A.L.D

    Andrew@A.L.D May add NOS to 600+bhp?

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  5. voorhees

    voorhees Moderator
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    We don't have that but if we do flag a post as spam on moderating tools all the posts will be removed so alls good.
     
  6. jdp1962

    jdp1962 Grumpy Old Moderator
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    I just clicked on the "Who's Online" link, and grouped the list by Location. All of those listed as "registering" looked pretty dodgy. This might be a way of mods and administrators picking them off early.
     
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  7. voorhees

    voorhees Moderator
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    yes,we could sit here and watch like sentries on guard

    this thread seems to be having a stack of attention so its going to be locked anyone wish to discuss please PM one of the moderators
     
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