Is it really necessary to approve every posting?

  • Is it really necessary to approve every posting?

  • Of course not. If you make several posts in a row real quickly, especially in the same thread, the spam filter flags them for approval.

  • Also, the greater the proportion of contained punctuation terms, special symbols, and weblinks to the message alpha-text itself, the greater the odds of a message getting trapped in the spam filter. It also seems to vary dynamically for whatever reason. That is, I've had a message get posted immediately that contained a lot of the above items, but later the same day had a similar message blocked which contained fewer of the apparently offending items. In any case, it's nothing personal and ends up being better for users overall than the waves of spam that used to infest these forums in its early days after the end of the MyOpera forums.

  • It was the word "magic", I tell you!

  • Steve, it was his use of the word "Magic" (see the Forum feedback).
    I've just been held twice for such.

    We should whitelist certain words already. Like "911" etc. :D

  • Well ... we go still have the occasional "black magic" spammer, so it could be...

  • Could be what? There is software stuff with "magic" in titles: like look on the board right now - quite actual, no?

    I tell you, dudes: IT IS the terrorists' victory when the societies stick a rod to their own arses with their own hands - out of the terrorists' previous actions.

  • Well as a magician, I tell you, id did work right now, so beware, or I cast a spell on you. :wizard:

  • See, that last posting did it again, with the M*gician :wizard:

  • Try just "magic" :no:

  • magic

  • I am with Opera for over 8 years and never my posts hasn't been flagged. Until August.
    Then by accident I clicked on the cogwheel next to my own post and for over three weeks each of my posts is flagged for moderation and must be approved.
    How long will it last??
    How can it be changed?

    Notoriously in the meantime someone on the forum (Opera Mini) sends advertising posts of para-medical preparations and it means that something or someone in the moderation department
    does not work OK.
    Are you going to do something with this?
    Regards.

  • Clicking on the Options button itself won't do that - it is what you clicked after that.

  • @sgunhouse;

    Thanks for your reaction.

    Let's assume here that I did press the options button twice or something else - exactly don't remember - but instantly after this I didn't notice anything significant.

    But what's next with the described situation? Your post doesn't explain how to make my posts were not longer flagged?

    Can you answer to this?

  • I don't know how it decides what to flag, sorry.

  • @sgunhouse;

    All right.

    I also do not know what determines this, none of my post was previously flagged. It seems to me that the the quickest solution to my case and its completion will be deleting my account.

    Nowadays it is irrelevant to the Opera if the user's account is 5 days or five years old, so if I'll have to write here about new trouble with the Opera, I will sign-on a new account. If my posts for no reason will be flagged again, then I will remove the account. Etc., etc.

    It's no big deal, right? :bye: ;)

    via OM Beta2.

  • I also do not know what determines this, none of my post was previously flagged.

    I guess that nobody besides the admins are supposed to know it. Otherwise, it would be easy to bypass the filter.

    It seems to me that the the quickest solution to my case and its completion will be deleting my account.

    So you would be doing it everytime one of your posts get flagged by the anti-spam filter? You would be running out of email addresses. :-)

    Why not just wait for your post to be released?

  • @leocg;

    I guess you're suggesting patience, if so, you're dead right on that. :idea:
    Yeah, I should have slow down.

    Thx. :beer:

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