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Age : 48
Location : 5 years ago and 3000 miles away
Registration date : 2008-04-01

PostSubject: Private messages & spam   Sun 30 Oct 2011, 16:24

Hey all,

I've been noticing a few new sign-ups recently who all seem to display a similar characteristic of signing up, sending a PM and then never contributing to the forum in the form of posts etc.

A bit of research has suggested that this might be spam related.

To prevent it, I have instigated a minimum number of posts limit before PMs can be sent.

If you have recieved any spam via PM recently, please forward it to me and I can deal with it appropriately.



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Location : Ireland
Registration date : 2008-04-09

PostSubject: Re: Private messages & spam   Mon 31 Oct 2011, 19:10

Thanks for being on the ball, MT!
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Registration date : 2012-06-19

PostSubject: Re: Private messages & spam   Sat 30 Jun 2012, 06:40

I have to admit that I joined the forum seeking information about disabled access at Jodrell Bank. Sent a PM to someone, who responded and really helped me out. I haven't yet posted on the forum proper but please bear in mind that not all people that join and then only PM are spammers!

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