So that's why I don't get spam



  • Here's an example of some normal posts on my week-old forum:





    Here's an example of some spam posts on the same forum:





    In fact, every single spam post has the same content. I've tested it - this isn't an error in displaying posts marked as spam. All the spam posts that have been made on my forum have had the content "SUBJ1".



    Why??1?



  • It's simply one spammer who targeted your forum and has a programming error in his application which causes every post to be posted with "SUBJ1" as body. Big deal...


    Not a WTF



  • pops up from lurking 

    No, not really. But you can at least easily filter out the spam.

    *goes back to lurking.*



  • @Ben L. said:

    In fact, every single spam post has the same content. I've tested it - this isn't an error in displaying posts marked as spam. All the spam posts that have been made on my forum have had the content "SUBJ1".



    Why??1?

    Spammer mangled his template.  That's supposed to be "${SUBJ1}" or something, meaning insert subject line #1 here.

     


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