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LadyAjax
09-08-2012, 09:25 AM
I just wanted to give my condolences on how much spam you seem to be having to deal with Linda - what a pain!
Thanks for all you do!

Sadie
09-08-2012, 10:27 AM
IT IS A PAIN. I clear this site maybe 10 times a day and have to remove 20 - 30 spammers per time. Still no word from my office on a fix! Don't these idiots know that we won't buy their stupid products?????????????

LadyAjax
09-08-2012, 09:17 PM
The spam thread got spammed! *snickers*
LOL

LadyAjax
09-22-2012, 10:30 AM
To help with the spam could you temporarily tighten the new member restrictions so that new members need to be approved before being allowed to post?

Sadie
09-22-2012, 10:45 AM
I will see if we can do that. Do you think someone would be willing to wait for me to approve them? I only work in the mornings and evenings. But I do work 7 days a week.

LadyAjax
09-22-2012, 10:52 AM
Almost every forum I have ever joined has had a brief waiting period. (it has taken up to 2 days to get approved). Usually they are still free to browse and get information, they just can't make posts until they are approved.
When you do sign up to a more restricted forum it always tells you up front that "As soon as your membership request has been reviewed by the moderators you will have full access to post new threads or reply to others, thank you for your patience" ... or something like that.

Sadie
09-22-2012, 10:55 AM
Then I will have them apply that restriction. Thank for the direction. My area of expertise is all phases of the protocol NOT computers or programs. It really does help me to have input on these areas so please let me know if there is some other issue that could be approved upon and I will ask the programmer to do it.

LadyAjax
09-22-2012, 10:57 AM
No problem! I hope it helps. I just wince when I see 15 pages of "What's New" and knooooooo that 99% of it is spam that you have to wade through.

Sadie
09-22-2012, 10:59 AM
I deleted 120 spammers today! This is RIDICULOUS!

LadyAjax
09-22-2012, 11:05 AM
OH man! That's CRAZY!

Sadie
09-22-2012, 11:28 AM
You have no idea! Before I can even get to work helping you guys I have to spend upwards of an hour sorting through the crap here on this site. I PROMISE to get this fixed! I want this site useful and free from any other subjects. I look at this as a lifeline for my girls and guys out there on HCG. You don't want to have to wade through this stuff to find the help you need.

LadyAjax
09-22-2012, 12:10 PM
We know you're working on it and we're patient! You're worth the wait!

Sadie
09-23-2012, 10:47 AM
Tell me about it!

Sadie
09-25-2012, 12:44 PM
Good news! I now have administrative access to stop the spammers. All requests for access will be filtered to me first before they can post. The difficult part will be sorting through those to be sure I can identify the HCG clients and keep the rest out.

LadyAjax
09-25-2012, 12:53 PM
Woot woot! One more task that you have to deal with, but hopefully FAR less annoying than deleting 4000 penis enlargement advertisements! LOL

Sadie
09-25-2012, 02:56 PM
LOL!!!! So true!!!

nancybaggot
09-26-2012, 11:37 AM
Jacque and Linda, so glad you have found a way around all the spamming. I am with you Linda, do not know much of anything about computers and programing, but the spams are sooooo frustrating. I have been staying off because I am subbing more and partly just don't have the time, but I do miss catching up and feel that I am missing alot. I love checking in this morning and seeing NO SPAM...great job!!!

Sadie
09-26-2012, 11:58 AM
Yes! It isn't perfect but it is much improved.

Sadie
09-26-2012, 09:30 PM
It's official. I have not had to remove one spam from this since since I signed on an hour ago! I think we finally got rid of them!!!!

LadyAjax
09-26-2012, 09:45 PM
Hal-le-LU-YAAAAH!!!

LadyAjax
09-26-2012, 10:19 PM
Hal-le-LU-YAAAAH!!!

nancybaggot
09-27-2012, 08:03 AM
WOOHOO!!!! Way to go girls...teamwork :) But OH NO!!!! They are back...what happened??

Sadie
09-27-2012, 09:43 AM
Like I said, one or two have snuck in and I don't know how they do it. I immediately remove them. Not sure how they are getting access.