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Discussion in 'SMF Announcements, Comments, Help & Rules' started by Susie, Nov 22, 2017.

  1. Nov 22, 2017 #1

    Susie

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    The Newest Threads section is not in English. The rest of the forum is. Anyone else?

    ETA: Oh, it is just a bunch of spam. Nevermind.
     
  2. Nov 22, 2017 #2

    Kittish

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    Yea, whoever it is must be running a bot, there are probably over a hundred new threads up by now.
     
  3. Nov 22, 2017 #3

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  4. Nov 22, 2017 #4

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    I counted 100 before I gave up....
     
  5. Nov 22, 2017 #5

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    I feel sorry for the mod that gets the job of removing them all
     
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  6. Nov 22, 2017 #6

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    I think I killed them all.....:evil:
     
  7. Nov 22, 2017 #7

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    I don't see anything ....which is good!

    No wonder there was only 13 new threads this morning LOL
     
  8. Nov 22, 2017 #8

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    I've cut off automatic registration as that was a new (as of yesterday) member. The team will manually check new users for awhile. That spam flood is horrible.
     
  9. Nov 22, 2017 #9

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    Good job Admins!
     
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  10. Nov 22, 2017 #10

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    I really thought they'd corrupted the whole site because all the titles and latest thread titles were in Chinese on my screen.

    Good job admins.
     
  11. Nov 24, 2017 #11

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    I am cleaning up the trash the mods killed while I was away. I'm deleting their posts, their sent PMs (yes I can clear them, but not read them).

    One thing, I've checked the email address and IP address of the few I've cleaned so far. Neither have any of the IPs or emails in the StopForumSpam. The Spam cleaner (and me) check for at least one hit on one or the other, and if there is none, they seem to just be weird people that want to make soap.

    Some email addresses I kill on sight, these were not that obvious.

    I just wanted to let you know the reason these low lifes got through.
     
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  12. Dec 6, 2017 #12

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    Highjacking the new threads section like that is really quite annoying. None of the links is an active thread, either. My mistake, some of them still do. So sorry for all this awful work for you admins! I'd report them, but there is a limit on how many can be reported in 60 seconds, so apparently we can't keep up with them unless we are mods.

    At least we can find new threads we haven't read yet by going to the main menu, then looking under each forum as desired.
     
  13. Dec 6, 2017 #13

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    I've deleted and banned them. Reported to Admin as well.
     
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  14. Dec 6, 2017 #14

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    Thank you! Suddenly they were all gone from the newest threads list. what a relief, eh?
     

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