Sneaky Spam Messages

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Sneaky Spam Messages

Postby TomCotton » Tue Aug 21, 2012 11:40 am

It appears that there are several spam posts throughout the messageboard that look legitimate but are actually spam messages. The usernames all have only one post and somewhere within the body of the message is a link to another site. They seem to be phishing for traffic to those sites.

Here are some usernames found in the TV section of RTB:
robert22
steiven
jamesbrown

Similar instances are sprinkled throughout RTB. Spam 3.0 :mad: :roll:
§Doug§ AC000000 Eamus Catuli!!!!
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Re: Sneaky Spam Messages

Postby shireling » Tue Aug 21, 2012 12:26 pm

I noticed that, too. I was willing to give them the benefit of the doubt to begin with but not now.
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Re: Sneaky Spam Messages

Postby TomCotton » Tue Aug 21, 2012 1:17 pm

Yep, I was giving them the benefit of the doubt too, even replied to some of the posts to keep the conversation going. Then I started noticing the trend of 1 post, no responses from them to a post reply, and the inclusion of links in their posts.

Here are some suspect usernames:
steiven
jamesbrown
robert22
lewischristo32
TazmanianDevil
jimmycarry
drydriviguict (has what appears to be porn links)
davidwilson
nickrocks
johny
§Doug§ AC000000 Eamus Catuli!!!!
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Re: Sneaky Spam Messages

Postby shireling » Tue Aug 21, 2012 8:40 pm

:roll:
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Re: Sneaky Spam Messages

Postby Candy Kane » Tue Aug 21, 2012 9:48 pm

Okay, I'll slay the trolls.
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Re: Sneaky Spam Messages

Postby shireling » Wed Aug 22, 2012 1:37 am

*gets popcorn and a comfy seat to watch the throwdown* :D
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Re: Sneaky Spam Messages

Postby Candy Kane » Wed Aug 22, 2012 10:13 am

Okay, who wants a trophy for the wall?
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Re: Sneaky Spam Messages

Postby Padfoot » Wed Aug 22, 2012 12:34 pm

Nahhh... way too ugly! :lol:
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Re: Sneaky Spam Messages

Postby shireling » Wed Aug 22, 2012 3:53 pm

Might do to keep the crows out of the corn :D.
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Re: Sneaky Spam Messages

Postby Candy Kane » Wed Aug 22, 2012 4:13 pm

Yep!
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Re: Sneaky Spam Messages

Postby Padfoot » Thu Aug 23, 2012 6:39 am

:lol: :lol: :lol:
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Re: Sneaky Spam Messages

Postby shireling » Fri Aug 31, 2012 2:05 am

"What's fer supper, Ma?"

"Why, Spam, young'un! jamesstolen08 done brung us some, an' is servin' it up in nicolet's Romantic Movie! You like watch Romantic Movie?"

"Oh, I purely do, Ma! Providin' there's spam to go with th' greens an' chitlins!"

"I do declare! Granny allay's said it ain't spam, spam, spam, spam or spam with spam, if ya fergit the cornbread..."

"An' the gravy!"

"Yessir! Nothin' sticks to yer ribs like ol' redeye spam gravy! Mm-mm! Now, you' all gather round and I'll say grace...quiet now...pipe down...SHUT UP!!!...that's better..."


"Oh Lord! Bless this spam! Make this spam to nourish this lil' family, and fill its tum-tums with joy!"

"Ah-men!"

"Ah-wimin!"

"Ah-wilderness!"

Ah-nutz!"

"Ah! SPAM!" :D
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Re: Sneaky Spam Messages

Postby Candy Kane » Fri Aug 31, 2012 10:06 am

That sounds delicious, Shireling. Nommed.
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Re: Sneaky Spam Messages

Postby shireling » Fri Aug 31, 2012 10:42 am

I'm glad you liked it, my liege :D.
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Re: Sneaky Spam Messages

Postby TomCotton » Fri Aug 31, 2012 11:48 am

"But I don't like Spam." "Spam Spam Spam Spam"
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