SpaMEGAdon II: The Spammening

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SpaMEGAdon II: The Spammening

Postby Metcarfre » 15 Nov 2012, 21:55

HOLD THE LINE

Only "General" seems to be affected thus far. Any ideas?
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Re: SpaMEGAdon II: The Spammening

Postby Kapol » 15 Nov 2012, 22:08

Gaming is also being hit hard. Sir, we need backup!
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Re: SpaMEGAdon II: The Spammening

Postby Metcarfre » 15 Nov 2012, 22:17

ISC has been breached! Where's the damn Marines!?
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Re: SpaMEGAdon II: The Spammening

Postby phlip » 15 Nov 2012, 22:18

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While no one overhear you quickly tell me not cow cow.
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Re: SpaMEGAdon II: The Spammening

Postby Smeghead » 15 Nov 2012, 22:46

(The hero we need and deserve)

Call in an airsttrike!
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Re: SpaMEGAdon II: The Spammening

Postby Dubious_wolf » 15 Nov 2012, 23:02

Shit! I just flew into one hot LZ. Mayday mayday! Mission abort!
I'm turnin this bird around I won't loose more soldiers to such senseless spamming.
Well fall back and regroup at Lima Romeo Romeo!
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Re: SpaMEGAdon II: The Spammening

Postby Jamfalcon » 15 Nov 2012, 23:05

We've lived through worse invasions that this. Hold steady, we'll outlast them!
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Re: SpaMEGAdon II: The Spammening

Postby Graham » 15 Nov 2012, 23:08

Man. The fuck was THAT?

Anyway, sorted it out.
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Re: SpaMEGAdon II: The Spammening

Postby Dubious_wolf » 15 Nov 2012, 23:08

It actually looks to be clearing.
Phew. First wave survived. Gather ammo and meet at rondevu point Delta
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Re: SpaMEGAdon II: The Spammening

Postby Graham » 15 Nov 2012, 23:10

Looks to be cleared*
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Re: SpaMEGAdon II: The Spammening

Postby Dubious_wolf » 15 Nov 2012, 23:15

I saw a few stragglers tagging our boys in the gaming thread, sir! Wasn't sure if that had been cleared yet, sir!

As an aside I find the thread to be full of win
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Re: SpaMEGAdon II: The Spammening

Postby Kapol » 15 Nov 2012, 23:57

Graham wrote:Man. The fuck was THAT?

Anyway, sorted it out.


I'm worried it's not over. If it does indeed have ties to Desert Bus approaching, the worst may be yet to come...

Dubious_wolf wrote:It actually looks to be clearing.
Phew. First wave survived. Gather ammo and meet at rondevu point Delta


I've used up all my ammo. Now I only have screwdrivers.
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Re: SpaMEGAdon II: The Spammening

Postby Graham » 16 Nov 2012, 09:29

WTF.
I'll get to it
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Re: SpaMEGAdon II: The Spammening

Postby Lord Hosk » 16 Nov 2012, 11:40

Desert Bus Challenge I will give you $5 for every spam thread you delete...

Awww crap...

To a maximum of $9000

HOLY CRAP you already hit that?

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Re: SpaMEGAdon II: The Spammening

Postby Foxmar » 16 Nov 2012, 11:43

Graham Stark... Spam Cop!

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Re: SpaMEGAdon II: The Spammening

Postby Graham » 16 Nov 2012, 11:49

I think I've got it.
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Re: SpaMEGAdon II: The Spammening

Postby Dubious_wolf » 16 Nov 2012, 16:00

Gooooo graham!
Great!
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Re: SpaMEGAdon II: The Spammening

Postby Matt » 16 Nov 2012, 16:25

I have banned two more in the last hour.

What the fuck.

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Re: SpaMEGAdon II: The Spammening

Postby Foxmar » 16 Nov 2012, 16:27

Why the sudden spike in spam attacks on international desert bus day?
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Re: SpaMEGAdon II: The Spammening

Postby Echi » 16 Nov 2012, 19:22

And yet there are still more! As if you guys don't already have enough to do today.
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Re: SpaMEGAdon II: The Spammening

Postby empath » 16 Nov 2012, 19:50

Foxmar wrote:Why the sudden spike in spam attacks on international desert bus day?


You've just answered your own question; with DBFH and the attention drawn to its hosts, there's consequently a big increase in legitimate traffic to LRR and its forums.

The catch is, spambots decide where to 'advertise' based on traffic - if "loadingreadyrun.com/forum/..." gets higher and higher on Google search lists and the like, it attracts more bots.

Something that just occurred to me - a large spike in spambot activity on a particular site would ALSO increase the site's 'standing', thus having the potential to create a 'feedback loop'. :(
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Re: SpaMEGAdon II: The Spammening

Postby Foxmar » 16 Nov 2012, 19:56

empath wrote:
Foxmar wrote:Why the sudden spike in spam attacks on international desert bus day?


You've just answered your own question; with DBFH and the attention drawn to its hosts, there's consequently a big increase in legitimate traffic to LRR and its forums.

The catch is, spambots decide where to 'advertise' based on traffic - if "loadingreadyrun.com/forum/..." gets higher and higher on Google search lists and the like, it attracts more bots.

Something that just occurred to me - a large spike in spambot activity on a particular site would ALSO increase the site's 'standing', thus having the potential to create a 'feedback loop'. :(


Good point, I hadn't thought of it like that. It's still annoying that it had to happen today, but logically it does make since. :(
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Re: SpaMEGAdon II: The Spammening

Postby Geoff_B » 17 Nov 2012, 15:27

Spambots are getting into the topics themselves now...
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Re: SpaMEGAdon II: The Spammening

Postby Geoff_B » 17 Nov 2012, 15:51

Spam is getting worse
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Re: SpaMEGAdon II: The Spammening

Postby Kapol » 17 Nov 2012, 21:10

They're getting worse. And with the majority of the crew tied up... I dunno. I say we flee forever. :(

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