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Message 98926 - Posted: 9 Sep 2020, 10:05:48 UTC

Please, stop the spam on forums with rac different from 0.
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Message 98927 - Posted: 9 Sep 2020, 11:41:19 UTC - in response to Message 98926.  

Please, stop the spam on forums with rac different from 0.


+1

ps they do need to leave one place open for true newbies with a problem, but most of this is just SPAM!!!
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Message 98937 - Posted: 9 Sep 2020, 20:43:03 UTC
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As Mikey said, Questions and Answers needs to be available to those with no Credit, so if they have an issue getting things going (before they've even had a chance to get any Credit), they can still get help.

If you find spam, hit the at the bottom of the post next to the Reply button & report it as spam.
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Message 98943 - Posted: 10 Sep 2020, 6:28:13 UTC - in response to Message 98927.  

ps they do need to leave one place open for true newbies with a problem, but most of this is just SPAM!!!

I agree
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Message 98956 - Posted: 11 Sep 2020, 7:08:52 UTC - in response to Message 98937.  

If you find spam, hit the at the bottom of the post next to the Reply button & report it as spam.


I know this possibility, but the answer is:
"Your report has been logged. Thanks for your help.
A moderator will now look at your report and decide what to do - this may take some time, so please be patient"


Ah, ah, ah, ah, admins look at forum??
The spam will remain for years
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Message 105733 - Posted: 28 Mar 2022, 10:56:53 UTC

In the main body of the forum it is a very good idea to have a minimum activity level to be able to post.
BUT
In the Q&A section there tends to be quite a number of people who want to start but aren't quite sure what to do next and an activity level would prevent them asking their questions.
Part of the solution is to have an active group of volunteer moderators to keep an eye on things and dispatch spammers to the place where thy belong.
Another part is for people to use the little red-x which lurks near the bottom of every post, hit that, explain why you think the post(er) should be removed. Doing this sends a message to the moderators and the admins who can look at the post and take appropriate action.
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Message 105743 - Posted: 28 Mar 2022, 18:13:26 UTC - in response to Message 98937.  

As Mikey said, Questions and Answers needs to be available to those with no Credit, so if they have an issue getting things going (before they've even had a chance to get any Credit), they can still get help.

If you find spam, hit the at the bottom of the post next to the Reply button & report it as spam.


I do that routinely with no effect.
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