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CharlesS
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Dec 16, 2007, 07:21 PM
 

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Dec 16, 2007, 07:32 PM
 
If it's the same guy who's spamming and cross-posting, I usually just report the first one I find and say "This is spam, and so are all his other posts", although I confess sometimes I'm more eloquent. Spam is the only thing I've ever taken the time to report, since it is pure evil on a pogo stick.
     
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Dec 16, 2007, 07:36 PM
 
Yeah, I usually just say something like "This guy is a spammer. Please kill him." Never noticed there was a delay for reporting.
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Dec 16, 2007, 07:41 PM
 
If it's the same user, you can just report one of his posts. The mods or admins will then also delete them all. I wound up reporting a bunch from the same guy one time, and that's when one of them told me about that.
     
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Dec 16, 2007, 07:48 PM
 
When coming across a spammer who is barraging, you need only report one of the posts. Our common practice is to ban the user once they've been reported, then do a post search and delete everything that comes up.

More over, we now have a system in place that allows any active moderator to see any reported post notification, regardless of what forum it was reported in.

So, like I said, you needn't work any harder than reporting one of the posts.
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Dec 17, 2007, 09:48 AM
 
Yeah I usually report once and say "He is doing this all over the forum"
     
   
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