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Dan

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« on: December 20, 2018, 08:37:47 AM »
I'm not sure what's up with these Russian spammer accounts (to clarify, the majority of the IP addresses are from Russia, nothing against Russians that enjoy flight sims) wasting their time on our site, but I'm taking care of it via bans and post purges.   Hopefully, it should go without saying that you should not click any links in their posts.

I may have to do some forum maintenance in the near future to apply a more permanent fix.
« Last Edit: February 14, 2019, 01:37:21 AM by Dan »

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Re: Spam Posts
« Reply #1 on: December 20, 2018, 09:13:28 AM »
Thank you, Dan!
It‘s good to know you are here and taking care of these spammers.....
Regards from Munich, Germany



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Re: Spam Posts
« Reply #2 on: December 20, 2018, 09:51:22 AM »
OK, I have put some more strict filters in the registration and ban system.  If it doesn't fix the issue of these spammers I'll have to do some work on this website which will require some downtime.

I'll keep an eye on it.

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Re: Spam Posts
« Reply #3 on: December 20, 2018, 07:24:58 PM »
Thanks Dan!   8)

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Re: Spam Posts
« Reply #4 on: December 20, 2018, 07:30:59 PM »
Thanks Dan...was traveling today and missed all the fun. Appreciate your help

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Re: Spam Posts
« Reply #5 on: December 20, 2018, 11:24:12 PM »
Thank you for all your efforts keeping the website clean Dan. It's very much appreciated. You'd think people would have better things to do than spam Flightsim hobby websites like ours.

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Re: Spam Posts
« Reply #6 on: February 14, 2019, 01:33:23 AM »
We've had another wave of spam accounts registering lately.  I've been banning them as fast as I can, but there may be some that get through and end up posting "the next cure for everything!" threads.     

Obviously, do not click on anything that they post in their messages.   

I'll clean up the bad posts, and ban them as soon as I am able, but sometimes that may take some time if I'm away.    As always, keep reporting the offending posts, you all are the front line to alerting me to when they start posting again.   

Thanks for your help!