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Old 07-18-15, 02:42 PM
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Incoming Spammer?

This poster's last 9 posts are exactly the same text.

Not sure of the context, if any. If this were a Cool New Member, I'd assume it's spam, so...

*if not spam, then at least post-count boosting, no?

http://forum.dvdtalk.com/12539458-post733.html
http://forum.dvdtalk.com/12539449-post285.html
http://forum.dvdtalk.com/12539454-post4.html
http://forum.dvdtalk.com/12539452-post287.html
http://forum.dvdtalk.com/12539449-post285.html
http://forum.dvdtalk.com/12539445-post731.html
http://forum.dvdtalk.com/12539444-post284.html
http://forum.dvdtalk.com/12539436-post280.html
http://forum.dvdtalk.com/12539433-post726.html
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Old 07-18-15, 02:45 PM
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Re: Incoming Spammer?

I think it's just frustration on how a number of political conversations were going.
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Old 07-18-15, 02:48 PM
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Incoming spammer.
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Old 07-18-15, 02:56 PM
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Re: Incoming Spammer?

Originally Posted by davidh777 View Post
I think it's just frustration on how a number of political conversations were going.
Fair, it's just strange to see 9+ posts that are all identical within a short time span. I'd be concerned that the user's account might have been compromised.

Originally Posted by Cardsfan111 View Post
Incoming spammer.
post boosting then?

From the rules:
ABSOLUTELY NO:
• Padding your post count with one line posts or other attempts at flooding the forum with posts.

If these are legitimate posts, then fine. But it looks like spam and doesn't seem to add to any relevant discussions.


EDIT: I see now that the user is back to posting regularly, so if his account was compromised, it's not anymore, which is a relief. Admins, feel free to close this thread.

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Old 07-19-15, 01:24 PM
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Re: Incoming Spammer?

Originally Posted by Dan View Post

EDIT: I see now that the user is back to posting regularly, so if his account was compromised, it's not anymore, which is a relief. Admins, feel free to close this thread.
And at last we arrive.
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Old 07-19-15, 02:40 PM
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Originally Posted by cultshock View Post
And at last we arrive.
Post reported.
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Old 07-20-15, 09:06 AM
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Re: Incoming Spammer?

Originally Posted by Dan View Post
EDIT: I see now that the user is back to posting regularly, so if his account was compromised, it's not anymore, which is a relief. Admins, feel free to close this thread.
Yes I think that would be best...for my sanity.
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