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Author Topic: What is with these disgusting spam posts?  (Read 1326 times)

Ztraintobroad

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What is with these disgusting spam posts?
« on: December 16, 2016, 10:28:23 pm »
The thread below me is literally the 7th spam post I've seen on here, and we have children who visit this site. What is going on???

Offline MrMrFtrain

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Re: What is with these disgusting spam posts?
« Reply #1 on: December 18, 2016, 12:00:47 am »
The thread below me is literally the 7th spam post I've seen on here, and we have children who visit this site. What is going on???

Sickening, why would he/she post this in a TRAIN site!!!!

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Re: What is with these disgusting spam posts?
« Reply #2 on: December 18, 2016, 01:41:17 am »
To the best of my knowledge, they are spam bots originating in Eastern Europe or Russia. I believe some of them may actually be botnets, ie. regular people's computers which have been compromised and turned into bots without the user's knowledge. We have filters that block out common spam bots but it's pretty hard to stop botnets.

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Re: What is with these disgusting spam posts?
« Reply #3 on: December 19, 2016, 09:12:31 am »
Hmm ok. I just really wish that the moderators had the option to turn on notifications for the off topic section so that they can see the thread before it gets posted.

Ztraintobroad

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Re: What is with these disgusting spam posts?
« Reply #4 on: December 21, 2016, 10:43:18 pm »
And now we have TWO disgusting topics that none of the mods have seemed to notice yet...not saying you guys aren't doing your jobs but please lock the off topic section.