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This is the worst spam attack yet...
There has got to be a better way to stop these thieves using up bandwidth on our forum?

This site is unusable right now.

 

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#1 dontpanicbobby, Jun 13, 2018 at 3:53 AM
Tell me about it!!
 
#2 LV426, Jun 13, 2018 at 4:15 AM
^
 
#3 Daniel Fernandes, Jun 13, 2018 at 4:34 AM
Moved to the suggestion box.
 
#4 Unforgiven, Jun 13, 2018 at 6:09 AM
Use bad language and threatened to kill their kids and their dog and leave the wife alive to nag them for the rest of their life :D
 
#5 KBU2, Jun 13, 2018 at 6:42 AM
Listen, and understand! The Indian black magic, the Korean gambling site, and the Chinese Canadian university diploma spambots are out there! They can't be bargained with. They can't be reasoned with. They do not feel pity, or remorse, or fear. And they absolutely will not stop...
 
#6 mikedt, Jun 13, 2018 at 7:06 AM
And ... they'll be back.
 
#7 lunatic59, Jun 13, 2018 at 7:41 AM
Chinese/Canadian?

I'd just ban each user forever if they tried to swarm our board once; But that's so 20th century...
 
#8 dontpanicbobby, Jun 14, 2018 at 10:15 AM
Yup, phoney Canadian university diploma from China...I give you good price.
 
#9 mikedt, Jun 14, 2018 at 12:00 PM
NOPE!
 
#10 dontpanicbobby, Jun 14, 2018 at 12:03 PM
Nah, it's not just Canadian universities they're using. They're using American ones too iirc
 
#11 palmtree5, Jun 14, 2018 at 10:06 PM
Huh what are you talking about, I guess missed out on the pain... :D
 
#12 Milo Willamson, Jun 14, 2018 at 10:15 PM
Good thing we have moderators in different time zones across the globe to keep up on the spam you may not have seen. While some of us sleep, the others are there :D

If you see spam that we haven't, just mash the report button and we'll see it and make it go **poof**. :p
 
#13 Mikestony, Jun 14, 2018 at 10:44 PM
See humanity is not wasted :D Yay fellow humans :D
 
#14 Milo Willamson, Jun 14, 2018 at 11:01 PM
Is it possible to make the report button a bit easier to access? I don't want spam titles or username urls in my browser history... I want it on this screen:
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That way I don't need to click "Profile Page" to report it.

Of course, you can place it somewhere else too, but I just need it to be easier to access....


Spammers are going to hate me now... :D
 
#15 Daniel Fernandes, Jun 15, 2018 at 12:59 AM
At the bottom of any post there is a report button. We only need a report from a single post from a spammer to nail him.
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#16 Unforgiven, Jun 15, 2018 at 6:09 AM
Yes, but for that I need to open the post... If I do that, then the weird title of the post will enter my browser history.... And I don't want that...
 
#16 Daniel Fernandes, Jun 15, 2018 at 7:30 AM
I believe going to the post or profile page are the only two ways for regular users to report a spammer.

If you don't mind a work around, copy the users URL then add /report to the end:
https://androidforums.com/members/phases.275/report

That's the URL of the pop up you see when clicking Report. Most browsers let you delete viewed pages in your browser history if you don't want it to stay there.
 
#17 kate, Jun 15, 2018 at 7:57 AM