reporting spam in PMs

Discussion in 'Site Discussions & Suggestions' started by knite0, Jul 14, 2010.

  1. knite0
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    knite0 Newbie

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    Uhh, are you supposed to report advertisers here?
     
  2. The Pi

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    yep

    If it's a pm through Deadsun it's already been dealt with:)
     
  3. Vulpes Abnocto

    Vulpes Abnocto Drinks, Knows Things

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    Yes.
    Please PM any of the staff with the message, and the name of the sender.

    EDIT: I've edited your thread title to make it easier for other people having this problem to find, and moved it to site discussions.
    Thank you for your assistance.
     
  4. Phoenix Goddess

    Phoenix Goddess The Ninja's Protégée

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    Does Pmed rom requests from new members count as spam.
     
  5. The Pi

    The Pi Lurker

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    I'd say so.
     
  6. Hadrian

    Hadrian Everybofy knows badgers like MASH POTATOES!

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    Just report them to someone in green and they'll warn or suspend them. I used to spambot the new ones [​IMG]
     
  7. Lilith Valentine

    Lilith Valentine GBATemp's Wolf-husky™ Marina is best waifu

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    I got a few bots this morning. I guess they moved away from the GBA section
     
  8. p1ngpong

    p1ngpong Anti Switch Owners

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    The boys in blue can warn and suspend now by the way. Partly because we are uber awesome, and partly because Costello cant be bothered to fix the bug. [​IMG]
     
  9. tk_saturn

    tk_saturn GBAtemp Psycho!

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    Would be nice to have a report button on PM's, so the mods can deal with in it the same fashion as posts. Otherwise you have to pick a member of staff to forward the message to.
     
  10. The Pi

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    I agree with that. *cough* *cough*

    PM mods [​IMG]
     
  11. Phoenix Goddess

    Phoenix Goddess The Ninja's Protégée

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    That'd be a nice feature.

    The boys in blue, eh p1ng?
    Sounds like a bunch of cops *hides roms*
     
  12. raulpica

    raulpica With your drill, thrust to the sky!

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    Just forward the PMs to one of us [​IMG]
     
  13. Phoenix Goddess

    Phoenix Goddess The Ninja's Protégée

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    I did, to you and p1ngpong
     
  14. CannonFoddr

    CannonFoddr Regular GBATemp Lurker

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    No he said to 'ONE of us' [​IMG]
     
  15. ProtoKun7

    ProtoKun7 GBAtemp Time Lord Regenerations: 4

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    Yeah, I thought that would've been good ages ago when I had a spam PM. Didn't get any this time though.
     
  16. alidsl

    alidsl I am now a lurker

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    did anyone else get "FF7_cloud"?? Made a new website called "R4ids cards" and sells top range flashcarts for dreamy prices
     
  17. Devin

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  18. alidsl

    alidsl I am now a lurker

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    Yep same guy [​IMG]

    Why are they Pming us now, I think they should stick to the Gba section

     
  19. tk_saturn

    tk_saturn GBAtemp Psycho!

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    Unless i'm stupid and haven't looked hard enough, What really surprises me is there's no option on here to turn off PM's.

    Under the PB Block list you have the option of selecting "Yes" for "Allow this member to message you?" and it comes up as "Message Allow" for that user in the list.

    Is there no way to block those who aren't on your list or added as a friend from messaging you? seems a little silly not to have that option to me... especially as there's already an option to explictly allow someone, and you have the friend lists.
     
  20. iFish

    iFish Slower than a 90s modem

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    I got a pm aswell

    But from loupetre
     
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