Results 1 to 4 of 4
  1. - Top - End - #1
    Firbolg in the Playground
     
    erikun's Avatar

    Join Date
    Jun 2008

    Default Question About Reporting Spam Replies to Spam Threads

    I just have a quick question to the moderator team, about what would be the thing to do to make their lives the easiest.

    Occasionally, I'll find one of our movie-spam threads that has been replied to by another movie-spam poster. Would it be better to just report the first post, to keep the number of reports to a minimum? Or would it be better to report both posts, so that there is a report for both of the spam-posts (and both spam-posters)?
    Thank you to zimmerwald1915 for the Gustave avatar.
    The full set is here.
    Quote Originally Posted by darthbobcat View Post
    There are no bad ideas, just bad execution.
    Spoiler
    Show

    Air Raccoon avatar provided by Ceika
    from the Request an OotS Style Avatar thread



    A big thanks to PrinceAquilaDei for the gryphon avatar!
    original image

  2. - Top - End - #2
    Titan in the Playground
     
    TuggyNE's Avatar

    Join Date
    Jun 2011
    Location
    Pondering turns of phrase
    Gender
    Male

    Default Re: Question About Reporting Spam Replies to Spam Threads

    A fine and reputable question. I myself generally just report the first post, since if the thread is deleted it gets everything, but I'm not sure what the mods would say.
    Quote Originally Posted by Water_Bear View Post
    That's RAW for you; 100% Rules-Legal, 110% silly.
    Quote Originally Posted by hamishspence View Post
    "Common sense" and "RAW" are not exactly on speaking terms
    Projects: Homebrew, Gentlemen's Agreement, DMPCs, Forbidden Knowledge safety, and Top Ten Worst. Also, Quotes and RACSD are good.

    Anyone knows blue is for sarcas'ing in "Take 10 SAN damage from Dark Orchid" Use of gray may indicate nitpicking Green is sincerity

  3. - Top - End - #3
    Ogre in the Playground
     
    EmeraldRose's Avatar

    Join Date
    Aug 2006
    Location
    Der Wahnsinn
    Gender
    Female

    Default Re: Question About Reporting Spam Replies to Spam Threads

    When I've run across this, I just report the OP and mention in that report that there was a spam response to the thread as well.
    Long live the Ceikatar!
    Spoiler
    Show
    Quote Originally Posted by Cristo Meyers View Post
    Everybudgie was kung-fu fight-ing...
    Quote Originally Posted by Laughing Dog View Post
    Hail, Coffee Queen!

  4. - Top - End - #4
    Gunslinger in the Playground Administrator
     
    Roland St. Jude's Avatar

    Join Date
    Sep 2005
    Gender
    Male

    Default Re: Question About Reporting Spam Replies to Spam Threads

    Sheriff: A single report of the initial spam is probably sufficient to result in both being taken care of, but if you want to report both, that's fine, too.
    Constable Roland by Balford
    Old Ways, a long-running RC/BECMI game is now recruiting for a replacement player.
    Forum Rules

Tags for this Thread

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •