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Spam in PM's

Postby Qray » Sun Oct 22, 2006 12:02 pm

Just a few words on Spammers and PM’s (Private Messages) here at SV.

For those that are unaware of the feature, a PM at SV is simply a post that only one other person can see.

Being able to PM other Users is a feature that greatly enhances the BBS and contributes to the community here at SV. However, it’s also a feature that could be used by Spammers to send all you cool people ads in the form of URL's (links to Web Sites.)

For example, imagine opening up a PM and seeing...

WOW! I thought you should see this : monkeywrestling.com

(note from Q, monkeywrestling.com is a nonexistent Web Site, so don’t bother typing it in to see monkey’s wrestling...even though I know you want to :wink:)

We’re not saying that URL’s can’t be shared between SV Member’s, but SV has been doing it’s best to keep Spammers out. So if anyone here receives a PM that they perceive as being spam, please notify one of your friendly neighborhood Moderators (Bmat or myself Qray)

Thanks for taking the time to read this, we now return you to your regularly scheduled authorial mayhem.
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Postby who me » Sat Dec 23, 2006 12:14 pm

I want to see monkey wrestling.
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Re: Spam in PM's

Postby who me » Wed Dec 15, 2010 12:54 pm

and I did not get my Spam, I was going to cook it for Christmas dinner.
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Re: Spam in PM's

Postby Qray » Thu Dec 16, 2010 2:15 am

Bad luck, I sent you a case of Spam and a DVD of the latest World Championship Monkey Wrestling matches. You didn't get that?
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