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Old 02-01-2007, 07:25   #1
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Happy New Year folks.

December was a busy month for your dedicated team of CF Spammer Hunters. Without a doubt the amount of bogus accounts created on CF to support SPAM activities increased probably 5 fold last month. Here's a few basic stats.

New registered users this month: 462
Identified as possible SPAMmers: 226

Your top Spammer Killer was S/V Elusive with 126 followed by yours truly with 73 and Wheels with 27. Honorable mention goes to Delmarrey with a .5 for having correctly identified a bogus account.

Your Admin & Moderator team goes to great lengths to keep your CF free of SPAM. Occasionally 1 or 2 get through but don't usually last too long. Rest assured your Admin's & Mod's will continue to work diligently in the background to keep your discussions free of SPAM! Good luck to everybody in the new year.

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Old 02-01-2007, 08:19   #2
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You guys do a great job. Thanks.

And Happy New Year to you all

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Old 02-01-2007, 09:04   #3
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Amen to that. Without your dedication this would not be the great forum it is.

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Thank You, Thank You, Thank You. You folks do a great job and it is truly appreciated.

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Couple of years ago I almost put together a flying squad of computer geeks who were willing to track down spam sources and then actually fly in and burn them out with firebombs.

The thing is, superheros need costumes and no one could agree if we should wear leather (too old school, and hot) or spandex (too revealing). And so, the whole project ground to a halt.

Leather or spandex...leather or spandex...decisions, decisions....
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Yes, yes... Thanks guys for all the time and effort you put in to keep this one of the best boating forums on the web!

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Old 02-01-2007, 19:27   #9
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Originally Posted by hellosailor

The thing is, superheros need costumes and no one could agree if we should wear leather (too old school, and hot) or spandex (too revealing). And so, the whole project ground to a halt.

Leather or spandex...leather or spandex...decisions, decisions....
Did you consider a spandex and leather outfit.....that would have solved the problem.....eewwwweeee...leaves a nasty mental image, though

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I wonder if the other sailing sites do as much as you guys do in regards to spammers. Thanks for your vigilance and hard work.
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I wonder if the other sailing sites do as much as you guys do in regards to spammers. Thanks for your vigilance and hard work.
i must agree you do a great job have been free of spam as i have you on the my web site i have not been on much but looked now and again had a miserable year this year been a lot in hospital so no chance to do anything but it will change for the best
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