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Postby crystalgaze » Fri Feb 12, 2010 5:36 pm

Is it me or does it seem like the forum is getting more & more people who join & then post what appears to be spam? (& it's usually from someone who has less than 10 to 25 posts...)

If so, the question also then becomes: Is there a way to combat it? Thanks.

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Postby Warmsoul/Jeanie13 » Fri Feb 12, 2010 5:40 pm

(((((( crystal )))))))))))

We try to moderate as much as possible.

What, in particular, are you referring to? If all right to ask.

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Postby crystalgaze » Sun Feb 21, 2010 12:38 pm

Hi there Warmie! I tried to find those posts.... I don't see them any where, so maybe they were removed already.... I'm not sure....


Usually the format is something like they beat depression or are coping with it so much better & will post a web site link (to help us poor souls). The one I saw recently had something regarding .blogspot.com, I think.

The posts always look suspect/non-genuine/like a phishing scam/wants the web site to get hits because (a) the person never usually says anything about himself/herself; (b) it resembles the stuff with TerryTunes or whatever; (c) the person usually doesn't make another post ever or offer support; & (d) it happens usually with a new user who doesn't even have 5 to 10 posts.

It's like the person joined the site, just to post a web site link... It's sometimes a bit annoying. That's all... It almost comes off as rude, too.... It's like going on a McDonalds Forum & a new user comes on to post a link to direct every one to Subway. (No offense to the businesses)

I saw 2 like that recently.

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Postby xn728 » Sun Feb 21, 2010 12:48 pm

hey ((((onika)))),,dont worry onika there was someone on here the other night trying to force their beliefs ,,,our gardian angels dealt with it very quickly,,,,,hugs love ken xxx

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Postby crystalgaze » Fri Oct 08, 2010 7:03 am

Um.... It seems to be happening again.

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Postby Obayan » Mon Oct 25, 2010 5:38 am

where at crystal? it helps to post a link to the thread so we know where to find it at.

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Postby Warmsoul/Jeanie13 » Mon Oct 25, 2010 5:46 am

Hopefully we got it ((((((((( Obayan )))))))))))))) Thanks for protecting as you do.

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Postby crystalgaze » Tue Oct 26, 2010 7:14 am

I do believe it was taken care of or rather that those people have not posted again. It's usually something like a counseling services type user name.

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Postby Warmsoul/Jeanie13 » Tue Oct 26, 2010 3:02 pm

(((((((((((( Crystal )))))))))))))

Doing out best to keep them out, a never ending battle at times. Thanks for watching.

Warmie


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