Spam, spam and more spam!

 

Postby Wayne » Tue Jul 04, 2017 2:05 pm

All,

We are seeing higher than usual levels of spam activity across the site which is having an impact on functionality and use experience - if you do see isolated instances of spam or perhaps we've missed a couple of topics, please either PM me or one of the mods or utilise the post reporting function.

Under no circumstances should you be commenting in the spam topics - this isn't funny, and it just makes it more difficult to clean it all up - with the most recent spate of spam, that hasn't happened fortunately which has been great - so thanks.

I have asked that for the time being, user registration is switched off to push back the bots.

If you have any queries, please make them known in this topic.

Thanks,
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Postby MusicRecords » Tue Jul 04, 2017 3:01 pm

Thanks for deleting spam and having to put up with it in the first place! <3
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Postby Wayne » Wed Jul 05, 2017 5:40 pm

Just confirming that registrations have been switched off - we can hopefully switch them back on again in the next week or so!
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Postby Hugo » Wed Jul 12, 2017 8:43 am

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Postby JimJim » Wed Jul 12, 2017 8:53 am

God, this is a nightmare.
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Postby Nippian93 » Wed Jul 12, 2017 11:11 am

Also in this subforum, I mean The Mix -> UKMIX + in GAD.
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Postby JakeP » Wed Jul 12, 2017 3:59 pm

Seriously though wtf @ all these korean threads. :o :lol:

It just makes me wonder how they managed to post all these threads without being removed/deleted whilst in action. Well i assume it was someone rather than just a corrupted bot posting them all.
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Postby Wayne » Wed Jul 12, 2017 5:42 pm

User registrations are currently switched off.

We'll now endeavor to clean up the mess and will provide a further update once we've done so.
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Postby Nippian93 » Fri Oct 06, 2017 11:31 am

It is happening again in GAD, UKMix and Personal Charts sections.
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Postby Hugo » Fri Oct 06, 2017 11:39 am

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Postby Wayne » Fri Oct 06, 2017 12:03 pm

Currently working through this!

But doing so on my phone so taking time.
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Postby Guru » Sat Oct 07, 2017 5:10 pm

The US visa website asks for input (capture/type) and below that you have to tick “I am not a robot” before you click on submit. Not sure how much work is involved but perhaps think about this when users want to add comments to a thread?
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Postby BlueScorpion » Sun Oct 08, 2017 4:04 am

UKMIX is under attack yet again! Get in formation, mods! :o
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Postby Nippian93 » Sun Oct 08, 2017 5:35 am

BlueScorpion wrote:UKMIX is under attack yet again! Get in formation, mods! :o
It is happening again, in GAD.
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Postby DOSSOME » Sun Oct 08, 2017 10:47 am

BlueScorpion wrote:UKMIX is under attack yet again! Get in formation, mods! :o
Errr...Nice attempt but sit anyway
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Postby Wayne » Sun Oct 08, 2017 10:49 am

It's almost like they were never there!
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Postby SeeForever » Sun Oct 08, 2017 10:52 am

Haven't they anything better to do in their lives??? Sorry you have to sort this rubbish
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Postby MusicRecords » Mon Oct 09, 2017 10:52 am

Omg they're back and annoying as hell :lol:
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Postby Nippian93 » Mon Oct 09, 2017 11:08 am

It has stopped.
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Postby Nippian93 » Mon Oct 09, 2017 11:09 am

SeeForever wrote:Haven't they anything better to do in their lives??? Sorry you have to sort this rubbish
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Postby BlueScorpion » Mon Oct 09, 2017 11:20 pm

I don't even know how this sh*t happens. Is this real people creating accounts and spamming the forum or a software that messes the whole thing? Or a mix of both? I've translated one of the posts and it seemed like a bedtime story. It had a plot. Sorry for my ignorance. :lol:
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Postby YouMakeMeFeel » Tue Oct 10, 2017 4:21 am

Someone by the name of "batmanseries" is at it right now.....lol. :lol:
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Postby biscuits » Tue Oct 10, 2017 4:38 am

Just banned them
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Postby Nippian93 » Tue Oct 10, 2017 7:47 am

biscuits wrote:Just banned them
batmanseries64 is back.

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Gone.
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Postby bluecherry » Tue Oct 10, 2017 11:05 am

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