Old 04-16-2012, 02:19 AM   #1
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How do I report 'serendipity2' to a moderator for sending spam PMs? Did anyone else get one?
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Old 04-16-2012, 02:34 AM   #2
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How do I report 'serendipity2' to a moderator for sending spam PMs? Did anyone else get one?
yup, but not sure he's spamming
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Old 04-16-2012, 02:58 AM   #3
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Me too, and I wouldn't count it as spam either. I get the impression he/she just doesn't really "get" forums and thinks it's normal behaviour to introduce yourself to loads of people via PMs.
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Old 04-16-2012, 03:13 AM   #4
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Are the PMs containing any links at all (they may be only visible in the automatic quote in the reply box)? Anyway, after googling email/IP it's most likely a "sleeper" spambot (registered 2+ years ago!), so please don't click anything (could be malicious) and delete the messages. I banned the account.

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Old 04-16-2012, 03:17 AM   #5
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I hadn't even noticed it TBH, but yes there's a link in the signature of the PM. Deleted it anyway
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Old 04-16-2012, 03:32 AM   #6
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Are the PMs containing any links at all (they may be only visible in the automatic quote in the reply box)? Anyway, after googling email/IP it's most likely a "sleeper" spambot (registered 2+ years ago!), so please don't click anything (could be malicious) and delete the messages. I banned the account.

To report anything unusual like this, please use the "Contact us" link at the bottom of each forum page.
I reported by the "Report post" icon but maybe that's not working with PM's.
My virusprotection gave a big No-No for the link in the signature...
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Old 04-16-2012, 03:42 AM   #7
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Seems as if serendipity2 is/was a bot piggybacking on the account name of fellow user serendipity. #2 is banned now.

Ah, didn't see Ollie's reply
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