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Gomez Addams
Staff member
We are aware of a new situation where spammers are joining the forum, and rather than posting spam messages in publicly-viewable posts, are sending their spam in individual messages.
While we're working on the problem, you can help us by doing the following:

First, DON'T click on any links in the messages. At best, those links can take you to some unsavoury places, and potentially try to install malware on your devices.

Second, DO use the "Report Message" button found in every Private Message. That lets the staff know there is a problem with that message, and we can take appropriate action.

Third, DON'T respond to the spammer, no matter how tempting it is. We all would like to give these spammers a piece of our mind, but engaging them only gives them more opportunity to do things you probably wouldn't find pleasant.

With your help, we should be able to squash this trend, and are working behind the scenes to stop them before they can even get to the point of sending these messages.

Thank you for your understanding.
 




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