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Spam in private messages?
Post Posted: Tue Sep 13, 2016 8:06 am
Last edited by Ron_Stard on Tue Sep 13, 2016 10:43 am; edited 1 time in total
I have been receiving a lot of PAR codes suggestions via PM from some users since August 18, and I suspect of a kind of spam. Does this happens to anyone else?
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Post Posted: Tue Sep 13, 2016 8:23 am
Who are the users? Are they active users?
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Post Posted: Tue Sep 13, 2016 8:25 am
It seems they are recent users. I'll send you a PM with a list of them and a screenshot of my inbox.
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Post Posted: Tue Sep 13, 2016 8:46 am
Thanks and sorry for the inconvenience. I've run a script and deleted about twenty of those users (probably same person/script) now. I suppose I could also delete the PM.
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Post Posted: Tue Sep 13, 2016 9:08 am
Yes, please report that guy. I think he's the same one posting about NES conversions and GG2SMS patches that don't exist.
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Post Posted: Tue Sep 13, 2016 1:05 pm
Yes; same patterns. He PM me some names and it was the same users.
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Post Posted: Mon Sep 19, 2016 9:48 am
I just got spammed as well. The name is "Classic Video Game Intro". Sending messages titled Action Replay and Game Genie.
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Post Posted: Mon Sep 19, 2016 5:03 pm
User deleted, can you confirm that the PMs disappeared?
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Post Posted: Mon Sep 19, 2016 6:22 pm
Maxim wrote
User deleted, can you confirm that the PMs disappeared?

Yes, all gone. Thanks for cleaning up! :)
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Post Posted: Fri Oct 07, 2016 6:35 pm
I deleted another load of this guy's accounts.
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Post Posted: Sat Nov 12, 2016 9:00 am
Hey, just a note that I've been getting a CRAPLOAD of spam in my inbox from this person.

Any staff are more than free to look into my inbox to see the multitude of dupe accounts used. I am just frustrated.
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Post Posted: Sat Nov 12, 2016 5:08 pm
Sorry, we'll get to him ASAP.
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Post Posted: Sat Nov 12, 2016 8:26 pm
Maxim, it's not because of vbt :)
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Post Posted: Sat Nov 12, 2016 8:50 pm
It's some lunatic guy who opens accounts and PMs Game Genie codes to seemingly random people, I really can't understand what the point is. His accounts are all gone and your PM box should be empty.
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Post Posted: Fri Nov 25, 2016 1:30 am
New user, Arcade Forever.

Left PMs in my inbox for admin verification.
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