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#126 2019-10-22 10:02:32

tahanson43206
Member
Registered: 2018-04-27
Posts: 1,259

Re: Okay guys, we need new moderators... - Want a job? Post here or nominate.

For SpaceNut or other Moderators:

chastotnikbof looks like a candidate for review.

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#127 2019-10-22 16:10:47

SpaceNut
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From: New Hampshire
Registered: 2004-07-22
Posts: 16,545

Re: Okay guys, we need new moderators... - Want a job? Post here or nominate.

took care of AngelinaFe as well

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#128 2019-10-23 17:02:23

SpaceNut
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From: New Hampshire
Registered: 2004-07-22
Posts: 16,545

Re: Okay guys, we need new moderators... - Want a job? Post here or nominate.

oldfart1939 detected InnalVabtramn Russian spam

now removed and banned

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#129 2019-10-28 07:12:51

tahanson43206
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Registered: 2018-04-27
Posts: 1,259

Re: Okay guys, we need new moderators... - Want a job? Post here or nominate.

For SpaceNut or other moderators ...

kmhyub is an ID that looks right for removal.

The post looks (to my eye at least) like a premium example of robotic posting.

In recent weeks, the amount of such traffic that has reached visibility on the forum has been low.

However, it seems clear (to me at least) that the potential for such mischief is high, unless the entity behind the robot is removed as well.

Removal of entities who generate spam is best done by government agencies (in my opinion). 

However, at present, I am not aware of any agency set up specifically to follow leads such as the kmhyub posting to the original source, and then negotiate with the host country to extradite the entity to the United States for prosecution, conviction and internment for a minimum of a period measured in years.

If someone in the forum membership knows of such a government agency, I'd appreciate your posting the link.

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Last edited by tahanson43206 (2019-10-28 07:15:35)

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#130 2019-10-28 08:28:32

RobertDyck
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From: Winnipeg, Canada
Registered: 2002-08-20
Posts: 5,810
Website

Re: Okay guys, we need new moderators... - Want a job? Post here or nominate.

That user's only post was a blatant ad for viagra. Location was "Moscow, Gulf, Samatra". What's that supposed to be? So I banned it.

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#131 2019-10-28 17:04:49

SpaceNut
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From: New Hampshire
Registered: 2004-07-22
Posts: 16,545

Re: Okay guys, we need new moderators... - Want a job? Post here or nominate.

The ban was not totally complete but with the username I was able to finish it. Thanks for flagging the user and giving it a try.
A check of the username in the lst will show banned and not member if its complete.

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#132 2019-11-01 14:18:14

tahanson43206
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Registered: 2018-04-27
Posts: 1,259

Re: Okay guys, we need new moderators... - Want a job? Post here or nominate.

For SpaceNut or Moderators ...

Our "friend" with the many unlawful offers is back. This time the ID is DonerkR

Good hunting!

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#133 2019-11-01 19:20:00

kbd512
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Registered: 2015-01-02
Posts: 2,993

Re: Okay guys, we need new moderators... - Want a job? Post here or nominate.

tahanson43206,

Thank you for reporting that.  The offending spam posts have been removed.  SpaceNut will take care of the account cleanup.

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#134 2019-11-01 19:33:57

SpaceNut
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From: New Hampshire
Registered: 2004-07-22
Posts: 16,545

Re: Okay guys, we need new moderators... - Want a job? Post here or nominate.

DonerkR

Account banned

To accomplish that task
1. click on the name it will bring you to the admin panel that controls the profile
2. click on the adminstration of which the screenthat comes up is the delete or ban buttons. always ban as it stops the user from creating the same account.
3. after the ban button is selected the next panel that comes up has the extra details of the useer and at the bottom of the page is a save button to select
4. you are all finished after that and can go back to the index or to any of the other features of the main page.
5. if its been reported by the report feature for the post clicking on that will allow you to read the reason and clear its record by the read function button.

A page refresh on the main page will update the view.

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#135 2019-11-01 20:11:00

SpaceNut
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From: New Hampshire
Registered: 2004-07-22
Posts: 16,545

Re: Okay guys, we need new moderators... - Want a job? Post here or nominate.

I found you notice kbd512 in the other topic that BertonU was also an offender...
That one has been banned as well.

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#136 2019-11-01 22:44:08

kbd512
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Registered: 2015-01-02
Posts: 2,993

Re: Okay guys, we need new moderators... - Want a job? Post here or nominate.

SpaceNut,

Thanks for the info.  I'll give that a go the next time we suffer from a spammer attack.

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#137 2019-11-02 06:49:19

tahanson43206
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Registered: 2018-04-27
Posts: 1,259

Re: Okay guys, we need new moderators... - Want a job? Post here or nominate.

For kbd512 ...

You've got an opportunity to try this technique already << grin >>

RepatopC appears to be a candidate.

This must be what it is like in the human immune system, where the various cells "talk" to each other about invading virus << grin >>

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#138 2019-11-02 07:55:38

SpaceNut
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From: New Hampshire
Registered: 2004-07-22
Posts: 16,545

Re: Okay guys, we need new moderators... - Want a job? Post here or nominate.

RepatopC fake document spamming has been imunized

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#139 2019-11-03 11:37:49

tahanson43206
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Registered: 2018-04-27
Posts: 1,259

Re: Okay guys, we need new moderators... - Want a job? Post here or nominate.

For SpaceNut or other Moderators ...

JohnsonP is the latest fake name for the fake offers post.

Good hunting!

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#140 2019-11-03 13:20:27

kbd512
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Registered: 2015-01-02
Posts: 2,993

Re: Okay guys, we need new moderators... - Want a job? Post here or nominate.

tahanson43206,

Thanks again for the notification.  The offending spam post from user "JohnsonP" has been removed and that user has been banned.

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#141 2019-11-05 14:17:53

tahanson43206
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Registered: 2018-04-27
Posts: 1,259

Re: Okay guys, we need new moderators... - Want a job? Post here or nominate.

For SpaceNut or other Moderators ...

The new ID: FloraJay seems to miss the point of this forum.

This may be a test post to see if spam could be delivered.

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#142 2019-11-05 17:32:46

SpaceNut
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From: New Hampshire
Registered: 2004-07-22
Posts: 16,545

Re: Okay guys, we need new moderators... - Want a job? Post here or nominate.

I would agree with the assessment with the post content.
User has been banned.

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#143 2019-11-05 19:08:25

SpaceNut
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From: New Hampshire
Registered: 2004-07-22
Posts: 16,545

Re: Okay guys, we need new moderators... - Want a job? Post here or nominate.

Banned DoltonsN is trying to increase the forums use by spamming fake document sales

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#144 2019-11-07 16:49:16

Calliban
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From: Northern England, UK
Registered: 2019-08-18
Posts: 146

Re: Okay guys, we need new moderators... - Want a job? Post here or nominate.

Helenalxu appears to want an audience quite badly.


Interested in space science, engineering and technology.

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#145 2019-11-07 17:07:36

SpaceNut
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From: New Hampshire
Registered: 2004-07-22
Posts: 16,545

Re: Okay guys, we need new moderators... - Want a job? Post here or nominate.

Post removed and banned for Helenalxu

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#146 2019-11-08 07:38:05

Calliban
Member
From: Northern England, UK
Registered: 2019-08-18
Posts: 146

Re: Okay guys, we need new moderators... - Want a job? Post here or nominate.

erica1E - another spammer.


Interested in space science, engineering and technology.

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#147 2019-11-08 14:50:40

tahanson43206
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Registered: 2018-04-27
Posts: 1,259

Re: Okay guys, we need new moderators... - Want a job? Post here or nominate.

For SpaceNut re aeytovareschSmato

it is with some disappointment that I would vote to ban this ID.

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#148 2019-11-11 19:39:34

jburk
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From: Seattle, WA
Registered: 2011-11-17
Posts: 148
Website

Re: Okay guys, we need new moderators... - Want a job? Post here or nominate.

You guys are doing a great job, keep it up!
-James


James Burk | Webmaster & IT Director | The Mars Society
jburk@marssociety.org  |  +1 (206) 601-7143

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#149 2019-11-11 20:22:00

SpaceNut
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From: New Hampshire
Registered: 2004-07-22
Posts: 16,545

Re: Okay guys, we need new moderators... - Want a job? Post here or nominate.

Its been a team effort and adding in the others to help while I am working has been a plus.

We are also getting some very good topics going for the categories on the new member location as well to sort of drop in to attract people here as well to join in with discusion here as well.

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#150 2019-11-14 13:01:46

tahanson43206
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Registered: 2018-04-27
Posts: 1,259

Re: Okay guys, we need new moderators... - Want a job? Post here or nominate.

For SpaceNut or other moderators ...

GitaCrowde may be worth considering as possible spam test post.

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