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RW: Could you not pass this cr@ap onto Advertsing or Trading Standrad s ? Something HAS to be done.
DelB, SD, in this case its not really the moderating team that should have done something to avoid this, its the actual developers of the forum software that should be sacked.
They've had enough warning this was coming, and were more than aware of the techniques being used, yet they steadfastly refused to do something about it (even though thet have been offered help too!).
There really is no excuse for it, except pure laziness and a cba attittude, both of which should result in P45's for those concerned !!
Could you not pass this spam Advertsing or Trading Standards ?
Something HAS to be done.
Can we have a function on this forum where you simply hover over the posters name and have an option to 'ignore' this individual? Would be much quicker and easier than the way we have to do it now. I wonder if this would be possible?
RUNNING forum absolutely WRECKED .
They're even spamming this bliddy thread! I've got used to most of the changes now but not the level of spam...
There's so many pages of spam on general now, you literally can't find any proper threads!
And the earliest they'll sort this is Monday now!!
You can't even set proper threads back to the top as the new spam threads are coming every few minutes
they need to use a system where either your first post is verified, or you have to key in manually 2 randomly generated words...they tend to stop this kind of spam
I wonder if this is part of an evil RW masterplan to have us all migrate to Fetch?
even with the forums in this state they're still easier to navigate than the fetch forums
DelB wrote (see)
Soup Dragon, Bruce C - I frequent another couple of forums which have 8-10 regular and/or long-standing forum members as moderators, so there is generally always someone around to tidy up threads and block spammers. Is there no chance of them employing such a system here?
Member of other forums that do similar things.
This is just pants. I hope that someone somewhere will take us seriously and realise just how angry we are about this.
OK, anger doesn't help much but it needs to be said. RW forum is facing an exodus of regulars.
Radicchio: this must be second worse then. Compared to other forums, the moderation is a joke. Notice how even without the spam we end up with about 20 threads on the same subject.
Just in case anyone is still out there - read the obituary columns in tomorrows papers.
RW forums have been announced dead.
i love how there are more and more threads popping up moaning about spam...a little ironic as they're bloody spamming it themselves
What do you expect Stevie when no-one is telling us anything and the spam now runs to more than 100 pages?
As Mouse says the Forum is dead unless someone fixes this - the stuff is still coming, sometimes at the rate of three or four posts every minute.
As above. This is a well supported and very supportive forum that needs to be moderated professionally. I really think that the spammers could be easily deterred; just ensure all new users need to be approved (by a moderator), block isps as needed and delete suspect threads quickly.
Just wondered if this is the only thread left....the rest is all football spam. WHY???!!!
I don't get it? What's the point? Its only going to get deleted anyway and its not even going to get anyone interested, not going to make any sales- they may have been able to with just the odd post stupid/naive people may have fallen for but 1000 odd? No one is that stupid!
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