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Jul 27, 2011, 12:20 PM
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Seems people (or botts) are creating accounts just to put their spam in the "my web page" slot. My guess is that the pics they upload will also have spam in their descriptions.

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Jul 28, 2011, 2:25 AM
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Thanks for the heads up, I saw a couple of images in the queue yesterday that looked too 'pro', standard portraits - but validated them because there was no hints at spam anywhere else, in the description or otherwise.

If people come across these users and want to help out, you can just paste their username in this thread and I'll disable them. I'll also avoid validating images that look as though they may be intended for such accounts.


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Jul 28, 2011, 6:42 AM
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dolliek http://www.rockclimbing.com/...gi?username=dolliek;

Doree http://www.rockclimbing.com/....cgi?username=doree;

Mipotts http://www.rockclimbing.com/...gi?username=mipotts;, though this dude could be legit. I mean who doesn't want hulahoopsales.com as their homepage?



They are on the front page as "new users".


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Jul 28, 2011, 6:44 AM
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You know... If I was a photo Ed, I would have just dealt with the photos immediately and these lamers wouldn't be showing up on the FP.

Unless unapproved profile pics still come up on the FP, in which case something should be done before someone thinks it would be funny to put some porno up on there.


Just saying, Sungam for photo ed. This 4 year campaign won't end any time soon.


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Jul 31, 2011, 4:57 AM
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Three more. Doesn't look like their profile photos have been approved yet.

http://www.rockclimbing.com/...?username=engstroms;

http://www.rockclimbing.com/...cgi?username=adaxel;

http://www.rockclimbing.com/...cgi?username=ardahl;


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Disabled em.


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xmesox wrote:
Disabled em.
Am I a photo ed yet?


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Aug 1, 2011, 5:46 AM
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Nou.


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These guys are really starting to piss on my chips.

Removed the image and disabled the account.


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Are they individully made or bot made? Do we have one of those things where you have to type the funny looking word to stop bots from creating accounts?


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sungam wrote:
Do we have one of those things where you have to type the funny looking word to stop bots from creating accounts?
"Captcha" ....and, yes.

I actually have the feeling real people are behind this.


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sbaclimber wrote:
sungam wrote:
Do we have one of those things where you have to type the funny looking word to stop bots from creating accounts?
"Captcha" ....and, yes.

I actually have the feeling real people are behind this.
Hmmmm, what a pain in the ass.


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Aug 2, 2011, 5:59 PM
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xmesox wrote:
These guys are really starting to piss on my chips.

Removed the image and disabled the account.

IP ban?


xmesox


Aug 3, 2011, 12:47 AM
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Seems a few of them did share an IP address, I've gone ahead and put a ban on that IP. They may just resort to proxies, but can deal with that when it happens.


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Aug 3, 2011, 4:21 AM
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xmesox wrote:
Seems a few of them did share an IP address, I've gone ahead and put a ban on that IP. They may just resort to proxies, but can deal with that when it happens.

Thanks xmesox. I know how annoying those assholes can be.


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Seems like a couple more on the FP. One at least.


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I know there was one that looked as though it may be, but I did a search on the e-mail address and the account was genuine (facebook etc) and there were no links in the profile.


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Here's one: http://www.rockclimbing.com/...ame=edmichaelreggie;

A click on the link in his profile shows a pic that looks nothing like his profile. Its profile description is copied directly from that website. I guess we're supposed to think a "judge" must be trustworthy. Laugh

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Mmmmmmmmmm... Yummy spam, in my PM inbox... 8 of them, all the same from the same twit:

In reply to:
ginamy1@yahoo.com

From: reginababa
Date Sent:
Aug 21, 2011, 4:00 AM
Greetings To You
My name is regina I gone through your
profile at and it is quite
interesting to me, so you can contact me with my
private email Here (ginamy1@yahoo.com)
I will give you my pictures from there and
tell you more about myself. so write me with
(ginamy1@yahoo.com)
From regina


Partner j_ung


Oct 14, 2011, 11:39 AM
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sungam wrote:
dolliek http://www.rockclimbing.com/...gi?username=dolliek;

Doree http://www.rockclimbing.com/....cgi?username=doree;

Mipotts http://www.rockclimbing.com/...gi?username=mipotts;, though this dude could be legit. I mean who doesn't want hulahoopsales.com as their homepage?



They are on the front page as "new users".

One of those is back with a slightly different username.

http://www.rockclimbing.com/...?username=dollielrk;


(This post was edited by j_ung on Oct 14, 2011, 11:39 AM)


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Disabled user and banned IP.


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