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Old Apr 30th, 2011, 07:58 PM       
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Originally Posted by Esuohlim View Post
Yeah, I wanted to kind of mention that. I don't know about the other mods, but I personally find the spambot reporting to be a bit unnecessary. The only thing that happens is a new thread pops up, which I'm just as likely to see as the spam thread anyway.
Yeah, no need to report them really unless you see the thread/post there for several days without a moderator removing it. What MLE said is true too - don't reply to spambot posts, because it makes them harder for us to notice.

On a positive note, the steps I took to reduce spambot registrations seems to have worked really well. There haven't been nearly as many new registrations on a daily basis over the past week.
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