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Old 09-07-2015, 03:36 AM
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Wow, there's a giant new batch of spam tonight. Although if one of the phone number spam messages was for a spell to nuke spammers forever, I'd be OK with that.
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Old 09-07-2015, 01:19 PM
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Spammers -- we don't have any relationship problems on this board. Go somewhere else!
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Old 09-07-2015, 01:59 PM
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Sorry for the double post, but the spam posts are now at several per minute. GC is drowning in a sea of Spam-Bots. :- (
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Old 09-07-2015, 02:24 PM
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....I should really start writing down the titles of the threads I want to check back on... because I'll never find them otherwise.
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Old 09-07-2015, 05:45 PM
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thank you for the cleanup
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Old 09-08-2015, 02:05 AM
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I am happy to volunteer as an additional person to delete the spam posts! I typically log onto GreekChat at the very end of my day and lately the whole first page is full of spam. Please let me know how I can help!
I wish I could help clean up the spam posts. Being in the timezone I'm in, it would be easy for me to keep everything looking nice for when everyone wakes up in the morning!
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Old 09-08-2015, 02:32 AM
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I am happy to volunteer as an additional person to delete the spam posts! I typically log onto GreekChat at the very end of my day and lately the whole first page is full of spam. Please let me know how I can help!
Many, many, many of us have offered to help. It looks like John, who is MIA, is the only one that can grant that authority. Without privileges to deal with spam, no one else can help.
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Old 09-08-2015, 10:07 AM
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I think the answer is right here in front of us…GC needs to hire a “black magic specialist” to get rid of all the spam on the forums!
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Old 09-08-2015, 11:03 PM
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Indeed. The spam is out of control. I'd be more than willing to grab my pulse pistol and get rid of some of the spam posts ... except I'm about one pulse pistol short of having a pulse pistol. All I can do is keep the AEPhi forum clear.

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Old 09-08-2015, 11:10 PM
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Indeed. The spam is out of control. I'd be more than willing to grab my pulse pistol and get rid of some of the spam posts ... except I'm about one pulse pistol short of having a pulse pistol. All I can do is keep the AEPhi forum clear.
Ditto here on all of the above, but I can keep the AOII forum clear. The mods are doing what we can, but many of us only have permissions in our individual GLO subforums. I'm sure most everyone knows this, but just in case thought I'd mention again.
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Old 09-09-2015, 12:15 PM
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14 pages of "new threads" and the majority (>95%) are spam posts.

This is beyond absurd.
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Old 09-09-2015, 12:20 PM
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And I still don't understand why there is not a method for preventing the spam threads from being posted in the first place.
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Old 09-09-2015, 12:48 PM
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Is there no one here who has direct contact information for John so that someone else can take over or get more people who have offered to help repeatedly access to be able k clear spam?
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Old 09-09-2015, 01:08 PM
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People have tried contacting John at his work email, and it bounced back.
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Old 09-09-2015, 01:39 PM
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What if we just abandoned this site? Start a new site, close the active boards here, and just start over again? John isn't doing what he should, and even the active mods are limited in what they can do.
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