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Postby starvingartist » Fri Jan 05, 2007 5:19 am UTC

What about those of us who actually use the spam links to get our daily dose of pornography?! Huh! Where else will I find such high quality celebrity porn intertwined amidst an intelligent conversation about scientific ongoings?!

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Postby Kin » Fri Jan 05, 2007 6:07 am UTC

There's only one website i know which does this, please dont consider it spam (sheesh I'm not affiliated) but aarondunlap.com he has a neat extra system. Even if you're a password account you have to identify a color [only once a sitting]. It might only work since it's not very popular.

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Postby mwace » Sun Jan 07, 2007 5:10 pm UTC

Could it be.... ?

They're gone!

Or are our moderators doing a uber-kickass job?


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Postby RealGrouchy » Sun Jan 07, 2007 6:35 pm UTC

jestingrabbit wrote:I'd just like to thank whoever just tidied up the logic puzzles forum. Thanks heaps. It really needed it.

That might have been me. The time sig looks right. You're welcome.

lani wrote:*anticipating angry messages from some of the mods due to people replying to spambots*

I hereby nominate Saladin and Real Grouchy to have the titles of Grumpy Mods.*

*This is said with pure love, please understand. I really do appreciate the cleaning up you guys do. However, I still think the titles would be appropriate.

**Please take everything I say tonight with a large grain of salt. I'm tired and cranky and a little delirious. I'm also apparently asterisk-happy with this post.**


Enough with the fucking small text and asterisks already!

And besides, my name is RealGrouchy, and I'm a mod. Calling me a "grumpy mod" would be entirely redundant! Sheesh.













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Postby RealGrouchy » Sun Jan 07, 2007 6:36 pm UTC


There.

I fixed your spelling.

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Jack Saladin wrote:etc., lock'd
Mighty Jalapeno wrote:At least he has the decency to REMOVE THE GAP BETWEEN HIS QUOTES....
Sungura wrote:I don't really miss him. At all. He was pretty grouchy.

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Postby mwace » Sun Jan 07, 2007 9:42 pm UTC

Wow, I completly jinxed it...

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Postby TheTankengine » Mon Jan 08, 2007 9:25 pm UTC

Ah man, i just went on a 24-spam-bot-post-deleting-bender. That was a hell of a rush!

This particular bot-d00d really pissed me off. Not only did he not have the common decency to post actual porn (just your typical spyware sites, oh you can't see the movie? here download this movie-codecs-virus.exe file!), the bastard was actually inconsiderate enough to double post in one thread!

EDIT:He posted another 19.
*le sigh* how I miss the days of benevolent robots whose only intention was to vacuum your living room and eat old people's medicine. (Its like food to them)
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Postby Lani » Mon Jan 08, 2007 9:35 pm UTC

Go Tanky, go Tanky, go!
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Postby Jack Saladin » Mon Jan 08, 2007 11:18 pm UTC

*le sigh* how I miss the days of benevolent robots whose only intention was to vacuum your living room and eat old people's medicine. (Its like crack to them)


Fix'd.

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Postby svk1325 » Mon Jan 08, 2007 11:28 pm UTC

TheTankengine wrote:This particular bot-d00d really pissed me off. Not only did he not have the common decency to post actual porn (just your typical spyware sites, oh you can't see the movie? here download this movie-codecs-virus.exe file!), the bastard was actually inconsiderate enough to double post in one thread!


So otherwise, you clicked on the link and got disappointed? :lol: (Don't take this the wrong way, it's just a joke)

Probably had a keylogger or something.
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Postby hermaj » Tue Jan 09, 2007 12:24 am UTC

Topic: My brother the son was born :)

OldermiXer wrote:Hi

3 days back at my brother the son was born. It cool :))))

My brother one year ago got rid of a trauma after automobile failure, with sex problems have begun, even psychologists did not help.
I did not know, that viagra will help.

It is healthy, my nephew weighs 3.4 kg :)))

Still pleasant news to me, yesterday has found a site where sexual pills sell all for $ 0.69
(viagra costs $ 13), has prompted my girl :)), see - URL

Bye


...Ohhhh, that one was gold :D

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Postby Lani » Tue Jan 09, 2007 12:32 am UTC

Wow...man, these guys are getting creative!
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Postby xnull » Tue Jan 09, 2007 2:37 am UTC

Oh, no, I ran the exe the spam bots linked to by accident!
But not really. Can't we do something like add in a different form for registration? There are already a ton of pre-approved spam-bot filters at phpBB's website, too, that could easily be added.

I truly think it would increase the health of the forum.
This statement is false.

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Postby Framling » Tue Jan 09, 2007 2:48 am UTC

Hey, uh, maybe don't go to those links at all under any circumstances. I know a lot of those kinds of schemes use unique addresses to determine if they're being seen. If the page gets accessed at all, they know it was from this board and to throw more bots at us.
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Postby xnull » Tue Jan 09, 2007 2:54 am UTC

I did go to the link, but I copy-pasted it into a new URL bar (habit from misleading link names <A HREF="http://google.com">http://yahoo.com</A>) and thus started a completely new session. I am sure this forum wasn't marked as a referer in the HTTP header.

I didn't think about what you said however, and it is by chance I am hypervigilant. Good advice for everyone else.

Edit: Don't I feel like a fool? The /24658 could most definetely be tracked if it unique to this forum. God damn you "Jilli Senders".
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Postby RealGrouchy » Tue Jan 09, 2007 4:48 am UTC

24 posts, or 24 bots?

24 posts is nothing.

Tell you what: to increase your bot-killing score, I'm going to let you delete the two (or more) who are currently posting in "individual comic threads".

My internet is still down at home, and hermaj is away until Jan 23. I haven't eaten yet tonight. You train now.

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Jack Saladin wrote:etc., lock'd
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Postby Gordon » Tue Jan 09, 2007 5:11 am UTC

From page 3 of the 'what xkcd means' thread:
yeaaah
(...)cumoncelinedion(...)
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Celine Dion?


Really??

I'd be interested just in how that link stacks up against say the people that click a Britney Spears/Paris Hilton
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Postby svk1325 » Tue Jan 09, 2007 6:29 am UTC

Is it just me, or are there more and more coming here each day?

Edit: I can't believe that there are 10 spam posts in "Logic Puzzles" by the same two people. Great...
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Postby mwace » Tue Jan 09, 2007 12:30 pm UTC

I think a consensus was already reached that Administrator activation for registration would be the best, simpliest, course of action. Though, I would suspect a few more administrators would be needed to keep things moving along...

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Postby no-genius » Tue Jan 09, 2007 1:10 pm UTC

hermaj wrote:Topic: My brother the son was born :)

OldermiXer wrote:Hi

3 days back at my brother the son was born. It cool :))))

My brother one year ago got rid of a trauma after automobile failure, with sex problems have begun, even psychologists did not help.
I did not know, that viagra will help.

It is healthy, my nephew weighs 3.4 kg :)))

Still pleasant news to me, yesterday has found a site where sexual pills sell all for $ 0.69
(viagra costs $ 13), has prompted my girl :)), see - URL

Bye


...Ohhhh, that one was gold :D



So viagra makes for heavy sperm? I am fairly ignorant on this, but Im guessin 3.4 kg would hurt.
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Postby Grincement » Tue Jan 09, 2007 5:15 pm UTC

Ouch, from the female perspective I wouldn't want to gain 3.4kg just like that!
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Postby Mix » Wed Jan 10, 2007 1:32 am UTC

I know it's not my place to say, but I REALLY recommend promoting some of the mods to admin status so they can do stuff like banning IPs and email addresses. At least temporarily.
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Postby fjafjan » Wed Jan 10, 2007 2:06 am UTC

"it is healthy"?
I guess spambots don't have gender after all :P
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Postby Hawknc » Wed Jan 10, 2007 2:17 am UTC

Squeak wrote:Ouch, from the female perspective I wouldn't want to gain 3.4kg just like that!

Look on the bright side, you lose it even quicker. ;)

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Postby Jack Saladin » Wed Jan 10, 2007 4:10 am UTC

Mix wrote:I know it's not my place to say, but I REALLY recommend promoting some of the mods to admin status so they can do stuff like banning IPs and email addresses. At least temporarily.


They use zombie PCs anyway, so banning IPs or emails would do nothing - where that would help is being able to delete an users entire record of posts instead of doing it post by post. The current administration doesn't seem to keen on the idea though.

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Postby svk1325 » Wed Jan 10, 2007 4:30 am UTC

Saladin wrote:
Mix wrote:I know it's not my place to say, but I REALLY recommend promoting some of the mods to admin status so they can do stuff like banning IPs and email addresses. At least temporarily.


They use zombie PCs anyway, so banning IPs or emails would do nothing - where that would help is being able to delete an users entire record of posts instead of doing it post by post. The current administration doesn't seem to keen on the idea though.


Wait, you have to delete each post separately? I thought you could just delete the account and all the posts get deleted along with it.

Dang, I didn't realize it was so time-consuming.

Edit: Now spam advertising fireplaces? What the heck? Hm... they really are getting creative.
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Postby SanePsycho » Wed Jan 10, 2007 9:15 am UTC

*Le sigh* It seems there is much spam - and recently-ish I started getting more spam on my least public e-mail addy. Sadness :( . Even worse though - someone I knew in HS who isn't stupid runs one of the biggest spam empires in the US. He has tried to recruit my ex and my ex's old roommate/best friend. They wouldn't do it. Unfortunately having known him has zero benifits. You would think any association to a spam-king could get you spam-free-ness, but no.

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Postby Toeofdoom » Wed Jan 10, 2007 10:19 am UTC

Brb changing email address in profile to something not so real so i dont get spam... :P

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Postby Twasbrillig » Sun Jan 28, 2007 6:40 am UTC

They've slowed down quite a lot.

w00t.
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Postby no-genius » Sun Jan 28, 2007 9:05 am UTC

SanePsycho wrote:*Le sigh* It seems there is much spam - and recently-ish I started getting more spam on my least public e-mail addy. Sadness :( . Even worse though - someone I knew in HS who isn't stupid runs one of the biggest spam empires in the US. He has tried to recruit my ex and my ex's old roommate/best friend. They wouldn't do it. Unfortunately having known him has zero benifits. You would think any association to a spam-king could get you spam-free-ness, but no.


I (and everyone else at uni - our emails were leaked or something) got like 3 spam emails for those 'xbox giveaway' things. Some people are getting really pissed off and replying to the spam (its not spambots, its people who already signed up - if they were bots i don't think they'd have a uni email address). I didn't reply because a) it seems like it would annoy people just as much as the spam, and b) i can't be bothered. Its just funny that all of the subjects have been 'this is not spam'. If there was a spambot called 'this is not a spambot', you wouldn't believe it. Also, even if they are genuine, its still a pyramid scheme.
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Postby Twasbrillig » Sun Jan 28, 2007 6:10 pm UTC

Better than sending an email called "This is spam," no-genius. I like the clever ones that send out "How to stop spam," or "XKCD Topic Reply."
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Postby Grincement » Sun Jan 28, 2007 6:18 pm UTC

Twasbrillig wrote:Better than sending an email called "This is spam," no-genius. I like the clever ones that send out "How to stop spam," or "XKCD Topic Reply."


Your pointless posts are almost as bad as spam :P

Actually what is worse than spam is chain emails, when my dearest friends get scared that a seven year old with no eyes or limbs will murder them in their sleep and so they cram up my inbox with the stupid emails.
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Postby Twasbrillig » Sun Jan 28, 2007 6:20 pm UTC

Squeak wrote:
Twasbrillig wrote:Better than sending an email called "This is spam," no-genius. I like the clever ones that send out "How to stop spam," or "XKCD Topic Reply."


Your pointless posts are almost as bad as spam :P

Actually what is worse than spam is chain emails, when my dearest friends get scared that a seven year old with no eyes or limbs will murder them in their sleep and so they cram up my inbox with the stupid emails.


I completely agree and in no way is this a useless post.

SPAM SPAM SPAM.

The spambots are almost as bad as you, squeek.

wow shit! :) :D
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Postby Grincement » Sun Jan 28, 2007 6:22 pm UTC

It is a mistake to think you can solve any major problems just with potatoes - Douglas Adams

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Postby Twasbrillig » Sun Jan 28, 2007 6:26 pm UTC

I want to have Bakemaster's babies. It's possible, with science.

I wonder if you can see...
...what is wrong with my signature?

wing wrote:I'm sorry... But that was THE funniest thing I've ever read on the interbutts.

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Postby no-genius » Sun Jan 28, 2007 6:28 pm UTC

Twasbrillig wrote:Better than sending an email called "This is spam," no-genius. I like the clever ones that send out "How to stop spam," or "XKCD Topic Reply."


But there's no need to call it 'This is not spam - 100% genuine' unless it looks like spam. Which probably means it is spam.
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Postby Grincement » Sun Jan 28, 2007 6:30 pm UTC

It's like me syaing that this post is definately, and whole heartedly, not about increasing my post count!

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Postby Twasbrillig » Sun Jan 28, 2007 6:31 pm UTC

You're on.
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I wonder if you can see...
...what is wrong with my signature?

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Postby Grincement » Sun Jan 28, 2007 6:38 pm UTC

On the topic of spam bots: Anyone seen the new spam adverts (UK)? Do you think maybe they're in control of the spambot underworld?

(note posts are on topic :P)
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