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Possible spam bot?

Post by Tempest » Thu May 21, 2015 1:09 pm

As per the title, looks like this could be a spam bot:

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Re: Possible spam bot?

Post by Munroe » Tue May 26, 2015 8:17 am

Looking like it. Most recent post is on an old thread. Not sure what it intends to achieve. Maybe a bot fishing for details, and keeping up a pretense of activity so it isnt blocked?
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Re: Possible spam bot?

Post by Tempest » Tue May 26, 2015 8:44 am

Probably trying to establish itself with a series of innocuos posts to give itself a post count.
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Re: Possible spam bot?

Post by Munroe » Fri May 29, 2015 7:51 am

Yep, just did it again. It's looking for the top post in a forum. In this case, it's a pinned post in General, which only it is posting on.

Please Ban the bot Admins
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Re: Possible spam bot?

Post by RJones » Fri May 29, 2015 10:49 am

There are 533 members of this forum.
Unless there have been a HUGE amount of NPC accounts, I imagine there are a great deal of trawling bots.
This one put it's head above the parapet, and should be banned. But I wonder if some housecleaning might be an idea. :)
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Re: Possible spam bot?

Post by Tempest » Fri May 29, 2015 6:19 pm

Do we actually have anyone with the access rights to do it?
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Re: Possible spam bot?

Post by Fenric » Sun May 31, 2015 12:08 pm

Done it.
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Re: Possible spam bot?

Post by Isaac Johnson » Sun May 31, 2015 7:26 pm

I will miss that little guy. He was always upbeat and positive.

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Re: Possible spam bot?

Post by Earthbinder » Sun May 31, 2015 9:20 pm

Did some one just ban Adam Seo? I've had a really angry messenger from him.



Only joking well done on nailing the spambot.
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Re: Possible spam bot?

Post by Tempest » Mon Jun 01, 2015 8:23 am

Earthbinder wrote:Did some one just ban Adam Seo? I've had a really angry messenger from him.
He had it coming Dom and you know it! :)
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