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This Spam ever single night needs to be stopped.

  • If any post has a phone number, don't accept it.

    How hard is that?

  • And you still get all the "Watch ... online" and supplement spammers (I just removed one each of those).

  • It's not that there was less spam during the day. We are just more likely to catch it rather immediately when we're awake...
    I agree, though. There should be a set of buzzwords / patterns that need mod approval to show up. I'm getting tired of removing dozens of these senseless posts every day.

  • If any post has a phone number, don't accept it.

    Nay.
    Any hasty implementation won't do any good in the long run.

  • There should be a set of buzzwords / patterns that need mod approval to show up.

    That'd be o'k.
    Any other suggestions? My point is that, when thinking of automatons, there is an inconvenience on one hand while it'd get potential serious trouble for our users on the other; thus there mustn't exist any automatons blocking users straight away. The idea of suspending posts seems much better.

  • As I said in the similar thread in the forum section, the ultimate answer is to make everyone fill in a CAPTCHA before they post.
    Inconvenient yes, but should stop the spam robots immediately!
    :-)

  • Nah...
    Only if for the very first post only.:left:

  • Nah...
    Only if for the very first post only.:left:

    Why?
    At very least people should have to fill in a CAPTCHA before they join the forum!
    :-)

  • I've encountered a situation when my Opera Mini couldn't manage that.

  • As I said in the similar thread in the forum section, the ultimate answer is to make everyone fill in a CAPTCHA before they post.
    Inconvenient yes, but should stop the spam robots immediately!
    :-)

    Completely agree. It's ridiculous the flood of SPAM that the mods have to deal with and this seems like a reasonable fix.

  • On some tablet/phone browsers the on-screen keyboard can sometimes end up hiding everything except the text field, making Capchas difficult at best.

    And if you're wondering, I "sank" this thread as it is something of a duplicate and in the wrong forum. It'll drop from the first page of this forum pretty quickly. Please use the thread in the Feedback forum.

  • It's not that there was less spam during the day. We are just more likely to catch it rather immediately when we're awake...
    I agree, though. There should be a set of buzzwords / patterns that need mod approval to show up. I'm getting tired of removing dozens of these senseless posts every day.

    Do you have user moderators in other timezones?

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