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MCN Spam attack

As regular users will be only too aware, motorcyclenews.com is under attack from spammers selling all manner of atrocious footwear. We appreciate how mind-meltingly annoying these posts are, and would like to reassure users that our technical team is desperately trying to come up with a solution. One problem is that these spammers are not automated systems, but individuals, who keep...

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joeslow

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joeslow says:

Yeah..

That picture of Andy giving them the evil eye stare must've worked

Thanks & well done.

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mobileenoph

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mobileenoph says:

yeah....

No spammers until HerbetChapan decides to encourage them....numpty

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toadhancocks

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toadhancocks says:

SPAM!

Im no expert on the subject but i think the below posts may just be spam posts.  Like i said not an expert they could just be legit bikers sharing their wares.   Or maybe not!

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FalcoSL

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FalcoSL says:

Christ on a bike

This is not rocket science. get a frigging child in to sort it. Make the registration process more difficult, genuine posters will put up with it rather than this shite.

Spammers, your uppance will come. Be sure of it.

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Julesholling

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Julesholling says:

Oh the irony...

Love the irony in that after reading a news story about spammers on the site i scroll down to see.... that's right, people spamming the spamming news story. Genius!!

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luxybob

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luxybob says:

Yeah right

So, when is this happening?

"If all else fails we will unleash senior reporter Andy Downes, who will hunt the spammers down like a Terminator and shout at them until they are dead."

Decent reports are getting ruined by this rubbish........

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greenturbobob

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Spammers!

The cheeky spammers even hit this post! LOL

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speedo007

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speedo007 says:

Why not just block any post that include URL's?

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Carlosoul

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Carlosoul says:

Andy shout!!

You do the shouting Andy and while they are trying to stop their ears from bleeding I will carefully and lovingly run them over on my Honda!!!!

By the way I need a new pair of shoes anyone know somewhere good?

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speedo007

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speedo007 says:

And for those curious about that abcneed.com website:

http://www.antiscam.net/forum/viewtopic.php?f=23&t=1327

MCN arent the only victims, they post on every forum they can...I guess it's just like email fishing...just takes 1 answer out of 100000 emails sent to make it worth while for them...

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