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Post Apr 17th '09, 13:37

Since the chosen approach to handling spam here appears to be reactive rather than proactive, I think we need another admin to help clean it out.

I nominate $lave.
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treellama
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Post Apr 17th '09, 14:48

agreed, $lave-steve-dollars-stave-sleeve-quote-lamedollars gets my vote.
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JohannesG

Post Apr 17th '09, 18:41

Is this related to the "What admin" quote of his?

Either way, I'm fine with it. Just means the production of LAVEWARS will get delayed some.
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Post Apr 17th '09, 22:24

Whatever, As long as their primary job is spam removal and not Abuse, I'll be fine with whatever.
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Post Apr 17th '09, 23:15

[Wed Apr 8 2009] [19:08:05] <treellama> oh good more Pfhorums spam
[Wed Apr 8 2009] [19:08:45] <boretower2_> steve for admin
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Wrkncacnter

Post Apr 17th '09, 23:46

I'm all for $lave being an admin! What does he think of this idea though?


Off topic:

@ ack45: As a matter of fact, I do happen to care about Lh'owon's opinion. The comment you are quoting has nothing to do with you and I don't see why you feel the need to get involved.
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Post Apr 18th '09, 00:36

Winter_Wolf wrote:I'm all for $lave being an admin! What does he think of this idea though?


Yeah, I'm fine with it. I doubt I'd do much (if anything) more than deleting spam, which I think was the idea. It doesn't seem like a terribly exhausting task, and I'm around here enough anyway.

I may start banning people for no reason and forcing people to host my maps all the time, but that probably won't happen for at least a week.
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$lave

Post Apr 18th '09, 03:44

Can I be your bitch? I already host your maps a fair amount.

I'm saddened by this, though. I PMed appleswitch over two weeks ago offering to help remove the junk but haven't received a response.
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Post Apr 18th '09, 04:40

effigy wrote:Can I be your bitch? I already host your maps a fair amount.

I'm saddened by this, though. I PMed appleswitch over two weeks ago offering to help remove the junk but haven't received a response.


Sorry, thought I response to that. No.

Well, I guess it's more probably not. Seems like a good idea, I need to check out the available permissions settings. Unfortunately, the best methods of removing spam ( with email and ip bans if they fit a pattern, mass deletion of users posts/topiucs ) require strong admin powers.
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Post Apr 18th '09, 05:02

Slave: Look at me, You think I\'m gonna spend the rest of my life in this slop house?
Treellamma: Watch it Slave.
Slave: No Sir. I\'m gonna Make something Of myself. I\'m going to night school and one day I\'m gonna Be Somebody!
W\'rkncacnter: Thats Right! He\'s gonna be Mayor!
Slave: Yeah I\'m go.... Mayor! Now THATS a good idea. I Could Run For Mayor.
Treellamma: A coloured mayor, that\'ll be the day.
Slave: You wait and see Treellamma, I will be mayor. I'll be the most powerful man on the pfhorums, and I\'m Going to Clean up this community.
Treellamma: Oh yeah? Good, you can start with the spam.

<edit> Disclaimer: no racism was intended, period.
If you look carefully you can see Irons in the background plotting spambots.
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Post Apr 18th '09, 07:35

With that red avatar he already looks like ryoko.
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Drictelt

Post Apr 18th '09, 16:55

$lave wrote:Yeah, I'm fine with it. I doubt I'd do much (if anything) more than deleting spam, which I think was the idea. It doesn't seem like a terribly exhausting task, and I'm around here enough anyway.

I may start banning people for no reason and forcing people to host my maps all the time, but that probably won't happen for at least a week.


Plenty of time to finish LAVEWARS.
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Post Apr 19th '09, 05:06

appleswitch wrote:Sorry, thought I response to that. No.

Well, I guess it's more probably not. Seems like a good idea, I need to check out the available permissions settings. Unfortunately, the best methods of removing spam ( with email and ip bans if they fit a pattern, mass deletion of users posts/topiucs ) require strong admin powers.


I had figured I'm here often enough, and that I could delete spam as easily as report it; but I understand your concerns.

If you find some acceptable compromise let me know.

ack45 wrote:...
<edit> Disclaimer: no racism was intended, period.
If you look carefully you can see Irons in the background plotting spambots.

Wow.
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effigy

Post Apr 19th '09, 19:07

appleswitch wrote:Well, I guess it's more probably not. Seems like a good idea, I need to check out the available permissions settings. Unfortunately, the best methods of removing spam ( with email and ip bans if they fit a pattern, mass deletion of users posts/topiucs ) require strong admin powers.

The best method is to require email registration.

But, what's wrong with the strong admin powers methods? I trust $lave, at least for the first week.
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treellama
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Post Apr 19th '09, 19:36

Well then what are we waiting for? Swear him in.
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logan

Post Apr 19th '09, 21:56

appleswitch wrote:Sorry, thought I response to that. No.

Well, I guess it's more probably not. Seems like a good idea, I need to check out the available permissions settings. Unfortunately, the best methods of removing spam ( with email and ip bans if they fit a pattern, mass deletion of users posts/topiucs ) require strong admin powers.


Spam can be kept out if you make a subforum called "activate posting", which is the only forum new members can post in. A moderator/admin will give members who make an introduction post there the power to post in the other forums.

Pros:
no spam in other parts of the pfhorums
spam can be deleted once a month since it will only be present in the activate posting thread
a human mind will determine who is worthy to post
members who register just to read will not be effected

Cons:
An admin/mod must edit members settings to give them the right permissions. Personally I don't think it will be a burden judging on how few posting members the pfhorums get.
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goran

Post Apr 21st '09, 05:32

Hey if the spam bots are gone then i'm a happy prick, I voted yes on proposition $lave.
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Post Apr 21st '09, 13:12

VirtualX1 wrote:I voted yes on proposition $lave.



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Post Apr 23rd '09, 00:35

Drictelt wrote:With that red avatar he already looks like ryoko.

Just needs " YOU ARE ABOUT TO BECOME $LAVE'S BITCH" on it.











Vote $lave.
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Post Apr 23rd '09, 12:57

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Post Apr 23rd '09, 16:32

I vote fore $lave! Yes we can! Reeemove spam! We'll do it again!
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Post Apr 23rd '09, 23:18

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Ditto.
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Post Apr 25th '09, 19:04

Please make him an admin already. We really need one.
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Drictelt

Post Apr 26th '09, 00:06

Hopefully he starts banning people for replying to spam.

STOP REPLYING TO SPAM!
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treellama
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Post Apr 26th '09, 18:14

Yes, lets hurry to make dollars admin.
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