Morning Spam

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  1. SullyND

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    Doesn’t it seem like this would be easily solved by blocking access to the forum from certain countries?
     
  2. JoeKustra

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    Too bad they can send all the posts back to their source.
     
  3. JoeKustra

    JoeKustra in the other Alabama TCF Club

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    FYI: 垃圾邮件 (That's spam in Chinese). :)
     
  4. cwerdna

    cwerdna Proud Tivolutionary

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    They already do but I guess the list needs to expand or it may not be practical as the spammers might be VPNing to look like they're from a non-blocked/legit for TCF country?

    As I mentioned at https://www.tivocommunity.com/community/index.php?threads/tcf-in-germany.553525/page-2#post-11358038, I got blocked from accessing TCF from Germany and South Korea via "Sucuri Firewall" (something like that). :/ Was annoying. Others have also reported being blocked from certain other countries.
     
  5. Donbadabon

    Donbadabon Bored TCF Club

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    I used to report the posts every morning, but then got a note from the moderators asking me to stop doing that. So I don't report them anymore.
     
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  6. tenthplanet

    tenthplanet Well-Known Member

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    :D:D:D:D
     
  7. stile99

    stile99 Well-Known Member

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    Well, that's disheartening. OK folks, change of plan, go ahead and ignore it. Bend over and think of England, apparently.
     
  8. Sparky1234

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    Someone hates TiVo. But we will persevere.
     
  9. Rob Helmerichs

    Rob Helmerichs I am Groot! TCF Club

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    Well, let's face it, reporting the posts under these circumstances is pretty silly. It's not like the staff won't know they're there if you don't! It just adds to their workload having to deal with the post reports.
     
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  10. dlfl

    dlfl Cranky old novice

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    More likely this just means the mods are well aware of the problem and doing whatever they believe appropriate, so don't need to be bombarded by reports.
     
  11. stile99

    stile99 Well-Known Member

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    There's no kind way to say this, so I'll be blunt. If a forum has a thread titled "Morning Spam", which gets daily activity, and users report spammers daily, and the response is "please stop reporting" instead of doing something, then there may be awareness of the problem, but certainly not appropriate action.
     
  12. dlfl

    dlfl Cranky old novice

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    I'm sure things will improve now that you've made your constructive comments. :rolleyes:
     
  13. stile99

    stile99 Well-Known Member

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    Highly doubtful if the action taken is to tell people to just stop whining about it, but we'll see.
     
  14. JoeKustra

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    They are working on it. Details: Thanks for getting rid of this morning spam!!!
     
  15. Rob Helmerichs

    Rob Helmerichs I am Groot! TCF Club

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    What on Earth makes you think that's the only action they're taking? You realize they're the ones who have to deal with all that crap day in, day out, right? I'm sure they're doing everything they can. They just don't want to have to deal with our spam (i.e., reporting problems that they clearly already know about) as well as the Chinese spam.
     
  16. stile99

    stile99 Well-Known Member

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    I said it was the only action? Thanks for the clarification, I wasn't aware I had.
     
  17. Rob Helmerichs

    Rob Helmerichs I am Groot! TCF Club

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    You're welcome.

    (I.e., you should probably re-read your post...whether or not you intended it, that was what came across.)
     
  18. stile99

    stile99 Well-Known Member

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    Oh, I've re-read it, friend. And I still don't see that I said it was the only action taken or even implied. I said it was the action taken, as posted right here in this thread. And I repeat, if true it's a disheartening reaction. It's also not something I'm willing to argue about or have words put in my mouth over. Have a most lovely day.
     
  19. Rob Helmerichs

    Rob Helmerichs I am Groot! TCF Club

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    Well, the words "THE action taken" came out of your mouth, or at least your keyboard. There's really no other way to interpret it...and your clarification makes it pretty clear that that's actually what you meant.
     
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