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Old 03-07-2009, 10:07 PM
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What is with all the spam? I feel like I'm in Hawaii. I want to tell certain members (ha, 'members' implies that they have something useful to contribute) to go peddle their junk elsewhere. Maybe it's just me ...
 
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Old 03-08-2009, 01:04 AM
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Yes they are a pain in the south end.

As soon as I spot one, I delete it. I just think of it as a daily routine.

They can waste as much time as they wish to no avail.


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Old 03-08-2009, 10:22 AM
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When I see them I delete the post and Ban the member.
 
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Old 03-08-2009, 10:31 AM
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Well SPAMMERS wont respond to your e-mails or your messages. So DO NOT PM them, E-mail them or respond to their threads.

Us mods will take care of the threads my deleting them when we see them.
 
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I delete and ban as soon as I spot them. Be ever vigilant ye moderators.
 
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Old 03-25-2009, 05:28 PM
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How do you BAN them? I don't even see the option for BANNING. Infraction is our mode of discipline.
 
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Old 03-25-2009, 07:51 PM
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Which way can you ban people?

User name or IP banning?
 
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Old 03-25-2009, 08:02 PM
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Both ways.
 
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Old 03-26-2009, 06:07 AM
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Still no one has told me how us MODS can ban people. I only see INFRACTIONS that can be given.
 
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Old 03-26-2009, 09:24 AM
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Originally Posted by S70driver View Post
Still no one has told me how us MODS can ban people. I only see INFRACTIONS that can be given.

When you delete a post or thread, there should be a pane that gives you banning option, as far as I an remember. I have banned this poster that kept posting some ads about traveling.

Next time I spot a spammer, I'll be able to tell you more accurate directions, but at the moment my memory is vague.


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Old 03-26-2009, 07:34 PM
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If I see spam I click on the members name and see all the members posts.
Then I check all the posts and choose to delete all posts as spam.
Then it will have a option to ban the user.
 
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Old 03-26-2009, 07:35 PM
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I don't get the ever when I delete SPAM. No option for it. All I can do is give infractions.
 
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Old 03-26-2009, 07:37 PM
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Deletion Options
How would you like to delete?
-'Soft' delete - Leave "Deleted" Message
-Keep Attachments
-Physically remove
Reason for Deletion (optional):

That is all I can do in the DELETE feature.
 
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Old 03-26-2009, 08:14 PM
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Try the way I said.
Go into their screen name from the post and look at all of their posts.
When in that screen check the posts you want to delete.
Then go to the bottom under moderation options. Then you should see delete posts as spam. Then you will be able to ban from there.
 
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Old 03-28-2009, 03:11 PM
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Tech's way worked, but god is that a long about route to take to be able to do that. Should be with the infraction method as well.
 
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