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Old 11-12-2006, 11:18 PM
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Please help! I recieved this email from wattflyer, to my surprise its not a rc email.
How is this possible?
email as sent>

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Dear mars,

You have received a new private message at WattFlyer RC Electric Flight Forums -
Discuss radio control eflight from prettyolga, entitled "Hello my name is olga,
i am new on this forum".

This is the message that was sent:
***************
Here is my photo: Image: http://www.financial-times.biz/olga.jpg My name is
Olga. I would like to tell you about me a little and I would be glad to know
something about you. Here is link where you can register and see my detailed
profile: ================================================== = *click here to fill
few feilds and watch my detailed profile with juicy photos
(http://crossroad.ru/b5.html)*
================================================== = More info about me: I live
in Russia in the capital Moscow. I'm 26 years old. I'm elegant blond woman,
tender and cheerful, tactful, patient, with sense of humor, a little bit shy. I
do body-flex and tennis. I'm interested in the teaching of the jogs. I want to
create family with interesting man. I imagine you to have middle or a little bit
higher height, normal shape, slender; I want you to be intelligent, have sincere
attitude to other's shortcomings and not want to rebuild the world; clever
optimist with the sense of the duty.
I am waiting for the letter from you. I shall answer evrybody! Clik here to
contact me: contact me (http://crossroad.ru/b5.html) Bye, Olga
***************

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http://www.Wattflyer.com/forums/private.php

All the best,
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Old 11-13-2006, 11:18 AM
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That member has been banned from WattFlyer.
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Old 11-13-2006, 01:28 PM
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Mars,
Spammers will stop at nothing to reach their target audience. I hate spam! I recieved a PM from that user with a less than family friendly photo and just about the same text.
I banned the user and deleted all PM's sent by the user. However that user had already emailed members through using the control panel and unfortunately I couldnt control that. You can go into your control panel and turn off the option to recieve email from other members. But I will say this is the first time this has happened that I am aware of.

Controlling Spammers is very frustrating as rarely is it an actual human spamming. There is software that takes care of this for them.
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Old 11-13-2006, 11:07 PM
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I have just instituted another defense against spambots to make it impossible for them to register automatically. if some users get past this one I'll kick the bar up even higher. to see it simply logoff and then go to the registration page.
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Old 11-14-2006, 12:47 AM
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Thanks for the follow-up!
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