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RupertTaylor
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on 04/17/2013

Somebody has dumped links into my comments to get-rich-quick schemes. Obviously I deleted the "comment." Is this a concern or are we simply just to hit the delete button?

 

HollieT
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on 04/17/2013

I always hit the delete button when a spammer decides that it's ok to dump links on my pages. If nothing else I feel great satisfaction knowing that they completely wasted their time and effort!

chefkeem
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on 04/17/2013

Not really a reason for concern, Rupert. Unfortunately, it's part of the business.

We have a security system in place that automatically deletes mass spammers. For individual cases like yours, simply delete that stuff, or set your comments to "moderate" (in your account settings). 


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Sam
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on 04/17/2013

 

RupertTaylor: 04/17/2013 - 10:22 AM

Somebody has dumped links into my comments to get-rich-quick schemes. Obviously I deleted the "comment." Is this a concern or are we simply just to hit the delete button?

http://linkremoved.net/squeeze.html?hop=spammer

And you just gave them another link, sigh. SY


chefkeem
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on 04/17/2013

Catana - could you please repost (copy) your problem into a new thread? Under "Help me, please!"


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chefkeem
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Sam: 04/17/2013 - 12:07 PM

 

http://linkremoved.net/squeeze.html?hop=spammer

And you just gave them another link, sigh. SY

Could you please elaborate on this, Sam? The link didn't work for me and I don't really know what you mean with your statement.


Achim "Chef Keem" Thiemermann is the co-founder of a pretty cool new platform called...um...er...oh, yeah - Wizzley.com.
Paul
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on 04/17/2013

 

chefkeem: 04/17/2013 - 01:11 PM

 

Sam: 04/17/2013 - 12:07 PM

 

http://linkremoved.net/squeeze.html?hop=spammer

And you just gave them another link, sigh. SY

Could you please elaborate on this, Sam? The link didn't work for me and I don't really know what you mean with your statement.

I think she meant that the link had been replicated therefore still providing potential clickthroughs for the spammer?

chefkeem
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on 04/17/2013

Oh, I got it. Rupert posted the spam link, but Anne erased it before I saw it. That's why I couldn't make any sense of Sam's statement. All clear now.


Achim "Chef Keem" Thiemermann is the co-founder of a pretty cool new platform called...um...er...oh, yeah - Wizzley.com.
Sam
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on 04/17/2013

 

chefkeem: 04/17/2013 - 02:13 PM

Oh, I got it. Rupert posted the spam link, but Anne erased it before I saw it. That's why I couldn't make any sense of Sam's statement. All clear now.

Correct, I removed the bad link in my quote and Ann removed it in the original post ;-) SY


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