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The game of Splat-A-Spam

An enjoyable way of passing a few spare minutes - very simple to play :

Locate the list of 'Who's Online'.

Hover the mouse pointer over any user-name which seems out of place, or that you do not recognize. This will bring up the profile for that user-name.

Any user-name who has recently joined, and who has a significant number of posts, can be regarded as suspicious. Right-click on the user-name, and open in a new tab - this will bring up a list of recent activity for that user-name.

It will be immediately obvious which, if any, of the posts are SPAM. Click on the first item in the list - this will open the actual post. In this post, near the top on the right hand side, on a level with the user-name, there are three dots, immediately below your own user-name. 

Click on them, then click on 'Report'. A box will open offering five options for making the report. The third one down is 'SPAM' - click on the radio button to highlight it, then click on 'Submit Report' (no need to add any further message). 

Once you have done this, you will briefly see 'Thanks for your report'. Close the tab - each user-name only needs to be reported once.

Should you wish, you may play again, choosing another user-name. Please be careful not to report legitimate users - if in doubt, ignore the user-name (won't do any harm).

 

Have fun - all entries are free.
 

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9 hours ago, Tony Parsons said:

- each user-name only needs to be reported once.

Reporting only ONE post from a spammer makes it much quicker for a Moderator to clean up and clear out that Spammer.

Thank you to all Members who report Spam.

WW

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On 7/4/2024 at 5:33 AM, Tony Parsons said:

The game of Splat-A-Spam

An enjoyable way of passing a few spare minutes - very simple to play :

Locate the list of 'Who's Online'.

Hover the mouse pointer over any user-name which seems out of place, or that you do not recognize. This will bring up the profile for that user-name.

Any user-name who has recently joined, and who has a significant number of posts, can be regarded as suspicious. Right-click on the user-name, and open in a new tab - this will bring up a list of recent activity for that user-name.

It will be immediately obvious which, if any, of the posts are SPAM. Click on the first item in the list - this will open the actual post. In this post, near the top on the right hand side, on a level with the user-name, there are three dots, immediately below your own user-name. 

Click on them, then click on 'Report'. A box will open offering five options for making the report. The third one down is 'SPAM' - click on the radio button to highlight it, then click on 'Submit Report' (no need to add any further message). 

Once you have done this, you will briefly see 'Thanks for your report'. Close the tab - each user-name only needs to be reported once.

Should you wish, you may play again, choosing another user-name. Please be careful not to report legitimate users - if in doubt, ignore the user-name (won't do any harm).

 

Have fun - all entries are free.
 

Great piece of Detective work, thank you ...

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