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Feb 12, 2014 11:26 PM

holy spam

wow someone just spammed the philly boards a lot this guy:
Dil@rubba@LoVe VaSHIKARAN Specialist baba ji 9872443266

9 minutes ago by sakkarbaba

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  1. Mods did a great job yesterday with the SPAM, but these insects are back with a vengance today. Good luck, mods. We're rooting for you.

      1. yeah feel free to remove this post because I dont want to give them free advertising but wow now they have infested the home cooking and all the latest discussions. Dang.

        1. Mods are working overtime.

          Worth double the pay.

          Thanks for swatting this mosquito.

          1. This guy's been all over the boards this week. Hopefully, he'll move on soon. In the meantime, just flag One of his posts, and the mods will wipe 'em all out. Rinse and repeat until he finds someplace else to be, or until the site admins can find and block his iP address(es).

            6 Replies
            1. re: mcsheridan

              it doesn't look like a "guy" to me.
              it looks like a computer program.
              dunno why they selected the chow boards in the first place. . .

              1. re: westsidegal

                Behind very program is a guy...or gal. I say "guy" both for convenience sake, and because of that truly freaky pic at the bottom each post. In any case, whether manned or Bot-generated, there's an IP address to be targeted. As to why us? There's probably some traffic-related reason.

                1. re: mcsheridan

                  Alas, it's not as simple as blocking an IP address or two to get rid of these guys/gals/bots/whatever they are. They're trickier than that.

                  1. re: Jacquilynne

                    Yeah, they're practically the textbook definition of moving target. It's a constant, and often losing, battle.