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Postby nelz » Wed Mar 07, 2012 4:44 pm

Not any more :)

Thanks for the report.
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Postby Bruno » Wed Mar 07, 2012 5:22 pm

It's my pleasure 8)
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Postby MartyBartfast » Wed Mar 14, 2012 3:38 pm

http://www.linuxformat.com/forums/profi ... le&u=??????

looks suspicious to me, just joined and posting vague 1 line replies to a number of old threads.

I could be wrong but.....

Edited to remove the link. It looks like someone deleted the user I was suspicious about, but the next person to sign up has then aquired the same user ID, therefore the link I supplied now points to a legitimate user!
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Postby MartyBartfast » Mon Mar 26, 2012 8:34 am

I have been touched by his noodly appendage.
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Postby nelz » Mon Mar 26, 2012 9:27 am

MartyBartfast wrote:Edited to remove the link. It looks like someone deleted the user I was suspicious about, but the next person to sign up has then aquired the same user ID, therefore the link I supplied now points to a legitimate user!


That's why you should supply usernames and topic links rather than profile links in spam reports, user IDs are recycled to save electrons.
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Postby lok1950 » Tue Apr 10, 2012 4:52 am

Here's an other spammer usermame FelipeStalvey just finished deleting it from the vegastrike forums while it was logged in :lol: and here's the post link http://www.linuxformat.com/forums/viewt ... 212#105212

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Postby Rhakios » Tue Apr 10, 2012 6:45 am

Post deleted, now he just needs deleting.
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Postby lok1950 » Tue Apr 10, 2012 2:32 pm

e-mail account that was used at the vegastrike forums was female :wink: Rhakios Chinese actually.

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Postby Rhakios » Tue Apr 10, 2012 7:22 pm

He, she, it, they're all the same. Death to the spammers!
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Postby heiowge » Thu Apr 19, 2012 11:53 pm

The podcast pages have been spammed. Have a look at the comments:

http://www.tuxradar.com/content/seasons ... k#comments
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Postby Rhakios » Fri Apr 20, 2012 6:43 am

This will need a site admin to deal with it, forum moderators have no power there. Given the nature of previous events of this kind, I wouldn't be surprised if more comment threads than just that one have had the same treatment.
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Postby leke » Thu May 03, 2012 9:01 am

Ban this guy...
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Postby leke » Sat May 05, 2012 7:01 am

http://www.linuxformat.com/forums/viewt ... 789#105789
has another spam post. This time by diablo3gold.
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Postby Rhakios » Sat May 05, 2012 7:09 am

Gone now. You see, this is what happens when our overlords don't disable a user the first time he's reported (yes, this spammer has done this before).
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Postby lok1950 » Sat Jun 02, 2012 5:30 am

And here's one to start the weekend :roll:

One FaustinoMorillo and the post url http://www.linuxformat.com/forums/viewt ... 132#106132

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