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Oh Goody! Spammers Have Arrived Here

Discussion in 'Social' started by anthony, May 10, 2006.

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  1. anthony

    anthony Silently Watching Founder

    I thought maybe people who just want to spam forums, might actually leave this place alone, as its for a specific purpose, and provides no real substance or value for spammers to post rubbish links to their content, especially as the content here is very targeted to PTSD only. I could understand if it was someone trying to conger up some PTSD related links, but even that does no value, as this board uses a tagging system so search engines do not follow outbound links... all in the sake of detering spammers.

    Is there just no bounds to these twits?
    intothelight and CraftyCath like this.
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  3. madjon

    madjon Active Member

    according to my inbox over the past year i have been offered everything from breast enlargements, various drugs, new septic tanks, and have had e mails from at least 8 single young women claiiming to be orphans of some african general with millions of dollars, not to mention all the other rubbish, :die: dang spammers.
  4. anthony

    anthony Silently Watching Founder

    Oh yes, lets not forget the cialis or viagra! How many of those things can a person get a day. Seeing that stuff everyday is nearly enough to give a person PTSD... the trauma of email spam... oh my god!!! :)
  5. Jen93

    Jen93 I'm a VIP

    I hate that too. I have NO clue why I get emails for that stuff. If they LOOKED at my email address they'd see I'm a GIRL and have no use for that type of stuff.

    Let's not forget the Paypal scams as well. "Please press this link and update your PayPal." I don't even HAVE Paypal. :mad: It's quite annoying. If people are going to spam, at least make something that actually LOOKS plausible.
  6. CraftyCath

    CraftyCath Flying Free Premium Member

    Infuriating Anthony. Some people just don't care at all.
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