Author Topic: Why can't I report spam more often?  (Read 732 times)

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Why can't I report spam more often?
« on: April 23, 2015, 14:46:37 pm »
When I logged on this morning and went to unread posts, there were 3-4 that were obviously spam.  I reported one.  When  I tried to report the next one I couldn't because it hadn't been 40 seconds since I reported the last one.  Why does that matter?  There were 4 I was going to report.

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Re: Why can't I report spam more often?
« Reply #1 on: April 23, 2015, 15:15:20 pm »
My guess is that it's because spammers are automatic in many cases and post rapidly; by eliminating too-soon posts, you yourself are being eliminated by BW as being a spammer yourself.

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Re: Why can't I report spam more often?
« Reply #2 on: April 23, 2015, 21:55:31 pm »
^^  essentially, yes.  Also, there are spammers who report regular posts, and send spam links in the report.  This limits them too. 
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