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Dear Spammers....
« on: September 23, 2018, 02:00:54 AM »
Hi Spammer.

How are you this wonderful day?

This forum is moderated.

Spam posts will be deleted on sight, and you will be banned.

So why bother posting here? Why waste the time and effort of posting, when it will all be gone very quickly.

Trying to get into search engines? Forget it! Your posts wont be here long enough.

Please go away, and not let the door hit you on the way out. Do this >>>>  :smilie_zauber:

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Eclectic Dan

Re: Dear Spammers....
« Reply #1 on: September 23, 2018, 02:03:38 AM »
I've addressed tweets and blog posts to spammers asking the same.

Doesn't work.

Spammers don't read.

Most of them are bots as well.
     
 
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Re: Dear Spammers....
« Reply #2 on: September 23, 2018, 02:07:00 AM »
Bots shouldn't be getting in. If they are, I'll have to up things or change the security.

Edit: Upped the settings. Let me know if you think a bot got in. There are other options.
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Re: Dear Spammers....
« Reply #3 on: September 23, 2018, 03:07:47 AM »
I'm still in the process of reading all the TOS here, but hopefully there's something in there about no direct promotion of one's own books (beyond the usual occasional mentions and covers in the sigs). You know what I mean, the new author who discovers this (or any) forum and things selling sand to bedouins is a winning strategy.
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Simon Haynes

Re: Dear Spammers....
« Reply #4 on: September 23, 2018, 05:16:28 AM »
Another one just got in and posted 14 times to the same topic. Reported them.

Might have to up the settings even further.


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Maggie Ann

Re: Dear Spammers....
« Reply #5 on: September 23, 2018, 06:10:00 AM »
Another one just got in and posted 14 times to the same topic. Reported them.

Might have to up the settings even further.

I reported, too.
           
 

Jeff Tanyard

Re: Dear Spammers....
« Reply #6 on: September 23, 2018, 06:19:29 AM »
I'm still in the process of reading all the TOS here, but hopefully there's something in there about no direct promotion of one's own books (beyond the usual occasional mentions and covers in the sigs). You know what I mean, the new author who discovers this (or any) forum and things selling sand to bedouins is a winning strategy.


Well, so much for my retirement plan.   :cry:
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Re: Dear Spammers....
« Reply #7 on: September 23, 2018, 10:48:05 AM »
*Reads thread*

*Quickly hides sandwich.*

Spam? What spam? I surely have no idea what you are talking about!
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