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Spam Private Messages

Post by Defiant » Wed Oct 18, 2017 7:24 am

I got a spam private message from a CynthiaFaild (http://octopusoverlords.com/forum/membe ... le&u=21200)

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Re: Spam Private Messages

Post by dbt1949 » Wed Oct 18, 2017 8:30 am

Likewise ditto.
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Post by Dave Allen » Wed Oct 18, 2017 9:16 am

Ditto likewise.
Jesus said, "Do not be afraid of those who kill the body but cannot kill the soul. Rather, be afraid of the One who can destroy both soul and body."[Matt 10:28] God can totally destroy us.

Jesus also said, "For my Father's will is that everyone who looks to the Son and believes in him shall have eternal life, and I will raise them up at the last day.”[John 6:40] Eternal life is conditional.

His disciple John wrote, "Whoever has the Son has eternal life; whoever does not have the Son of God does not have eternal life. [1 John 5:12] Eternal life is optional.

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Re: Spam Private Messages

Post by LawBeefaroni » Wed Oct 18, 2017 9:40 am

Haven't received, fwiw.

Looks like the post minimum before pming isn't implemented.
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Re: Spam Private Messages

Post by The Meal » Wed Oct 18, 2017 10:03 am

LawBeefaroni wrote:
Wed Oct 18, 2017 9:40 am
Looks like the post minimum before pming isn't implemented.
I was hit, and want to reiterate the quoted.
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Re: Spam Private Messages

Post by ImLawBoy » Wed Oct 18, 2017 10:15 am

It does appear to be on, but perhaps it isn't working on PMs for some reason. I've banned the spammer and bumped up the minimum count threshold, but that's the limit of my abilities on this matter. We'll have to let FishPants take a look at this.
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Post by Smoove_B » Wed Oct 18, 2017 10:57 am

I was hit as well, but I'll certainly keep an eye out for more now that the :binky: are aware.

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Re: Spam Private Messages

Post by ImLawBoy » Wed Oct 18, 2017 2:32 pm

FYI, you can report PMs. If you get one of these (other than from CynthiaFalid, who has already been banned), please report it so staff knows to ban the spammer.
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Re: Spam Private Messages

Post by FishPants » Wed Oct 18, 2017 4:23 pm

Interesting I will look into this, I am currently away at a conference but this weekend I will have some time.. I need to get cracking on my studying as well as family stuff. Never a free moment! Sorry guys, I'll do what I can Saturday/Sunday.
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Re: Spam Private Messages

Post by LawBeefaroni » Wed Oct 18, 2017 4:36 pm

It might be a good time to consider raising the post limit to something more reasonable as well. Maybe like 35,000 or so?
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Re: Spam Private Messages

Post by Dave Allen » Thu Oct 19, 2017 10:13 am

LawBeefaroni wrote:
Wed Oct 18, 2017 4:36 pm
It might be a good time to consider raising the post limit to something more reasonable as well. Maybe like 35,000 or so?
Moderator trolling :wink:
Jesus said, "Do not be afraid of those who kill the body but cannot kill the soul. Rather, be afraid of the One who can destroy both soul and body."[Matt 10:28] God can totally destroy us.

Jesus also said, "For my Father's will is that everyone who looks to the Son and believes in him shall have eternal life, and I will raise them up at the last day.”[John 6:40] Eternal life is conditional.

His disciple John wrote, "Whoever has the Son has eternal life; whoever does not have the Son of God does not have eternal life. [1 John 5:12] Eternal life is optional.

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