Spam on the forums?

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Histrion
Colonist (Level 7)
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There appears to be a lot of spam popping up on the General Music forum - is someone addressing it?

Elrond
Living Legend (Level 32)
41524 XP

I am! Though I really should get to the root of the problem, them getting registered in the first place. But in order to do that properly I need to update our software, and prior to do that I need to update other things But I'm on it!

Friggin Lord Elrond!

Werwolf
Militia (Level 11)
1994 XP

Was there another bot/spam attack on this forum by someone labeled xfifa earlier today?

"Games are an interesting diversion from everyday life. Games give you a chance to excel, and if you're playing in good company, you don't even mind you lose because you had the enjoyment of the company during the course of the game." Gary Gygax

Elrond
Living Legend (Level 32)
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Hmm... not sure. Has anyone seen anything?

Posted by WerwolfWas there another bot/spam attack on this forum by someone labeled xfifa earlier today?

Friggin Lord Elrond!

Werwolf
Militia (Level 11)
1994 XP

All three entries that I assume are spam are under New member introductions one each in the Threads Greetings everyone!, The New Zealander and The accommodation to beforehand with the case, posted on the 28th of November.

"Games are an interesting diversion from everyday life. Games give you a chance to excel, and if you're playing in good company, you don't even mind you lose because you had the enjoyment of the company during the course of the game." Gary Gygax

Elrond
Living Legend (Level 32)
41524 XP

I think I have removed them all, or are there any more left?

Friggin Lord Elrond!

Werwolf
Militia (Level 11)
1994 XP

There were four left and there are even three new ones. All of them by xfifa.

The four remaining ones are in Greetings everyone!, Hello friends!! , The New Zealander and in The accommodation to beforehand with the case. All from 28 November, 2016.

The new ones are in Will Van De Crommert - Fi … Game Composer–Greetings!, But Sitoto and in It's a dream e true. All of them on 6 January, 2017.

Please tell me if I am wrong and these are not spam! I've got a very high skill level in spotting unusual things that don't seem to fit but also a horrific low skill level in determining if entries like that are indeed spam. If I am wrong I sincerely beg forgiveness from everyone I bothered with pointing these entries out.

"Games are an interesting diversion from everyday life. Games give you a chance to excel, and if you're playing in good company, you don't even mind you lose because you had the enjoyment of the company during the course of the game." Gary Gygax

Alanar Raskinn
Yeoman (Level 10)
1653 XP

I see spam from Better Choice Homes Arizona

Elrond
Living Legend (Level 32)
41524 XP

They're all spam. I think I've deleted them. Anything left? After I do my update I will be able to delete user accounts and all their forum posts in one go. Now I need to manually find and delete every entry, it's quite annoying

Friggin Lord Elrond!

IronUppercut
Sergeant (Level 16)
6225 XP

Thank you for taking care of that.

Werwolf
Militia (Level 11)
1994 XP

Posted by ElrondThey're all spam. I think I've deleted them. Anything left?

One. The second to last entry in New member introductions » Hello friends!!.

"Games are an interesting diversion from everyday life. Games give you a chance to excel, and if you're playing in good company, you don't even mind you lose because you had the enjoyment of the company during the course of the game." Gary Gygax

Sméagol – The sponsor monster

These ads shown here are to sponsor Radio Rivendell

Elrond
Living Legend (Level 32)
41524 XP

Great! Deleted it!

Friggin Lord Elrond!