No more spam tonight!


Apr 4th, 2017, 12:27 PM
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No more spam tonight!

At 10 p.m. PDT there was not a single Korean spam in the U.S. or European boards. Great--and thanks to the moderators.
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Apr 4th, 2017, 11:50 PM
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And it only took four months to sort out.
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Apr 5th, 2017, 10:16 AM
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Actually, last night I saw spam appearing on the Europe board at the rate of one to five per minute. But the spam was disappearing at a similar rate. Each spam lasted from between 20 seconds and 3 minutes. I monitored by frequently refreshing.

I suspect that the spam removal is partly automated and partly human directed, as fully automated would not have the variance.
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Apr 5th, 2017, 10:53 AM
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as fully automated would not have the variance

How hard is it to automatically remove any post that has Korean characters in it?
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Apr 5th, 2017, 06:13 PM
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Congratulations to the moderators for finally solving this pesky problem.
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Apr 6th, 2017, 01:04 AM
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Seems to be working, as said they still appear and then disappear.

I don't congratulate my daughter when she needed 5 months to clean her room but I stop being snarky.
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