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by Vergere
11 years ago
Forum: Astro Boy Discussion
Topic: Forum Moderators and Rules/Guidelines
Replies: 351
Views: 79697

Most IP addresses are different, coming from everywhere around the world. This is obviously a botnet.
by Vergere
11 years ago
Forum: Astro Boy Discussion
Topic: Forum Moderators and Rules/Guidelines
Replies: 351
Views: 79697

There is a reason behind this: money. I told you not to click on the links, because they contain malware. Malware takes over your computer so it secretly obeys their orders. It is used to extend their botnet, which in turn gains computing power to increase its attack power. Some of the spams trully ...
by Vergere
11 years ago
Forum: Astro Boy Discussion
Topic: Forum Moderators and Rules/Guidelines
Replies: 351
Views: 79697

For the curious, I have some statistics. Since the start of the spam attack, 1st october: - According to the moderation log, I have deleted 162 posts, that were all spam. - 210 new accounts have been created, all of them suspected to be for spam purpose, and most of them confirmed as such. This is a...
by Vergere
11 years ago
Forum: Astro Boy Discussion
Topic: Forum Moderators and Rules/Guidelines
Replies: 351
Views: 79697

There is nothing you can do. The moderating team is handling the problem as best as possible for now. Never mind about their signature: it's a trick we use to mark a user as a known spammer without banning them. Banning a spammer usually results in a new account. Obviously, it doesn't work anymore, ...
by Vergere
11 years ago
Forum: Astro Boy Discussion
Topic: Forum Moderators and Rules/Guidelines
Replies: 351
Views: 79697

Spam alert

I must bring to your attention that we are victim of a massive spam attack. Spams involve a lot of malware. Be very cautious on the links you click on , especially links posted by unknown users. Be careful with links posted by known users too, just in case, especially if there are not clear explanat...
by Vergere
12 years ago
Forum: Fan Creations
Topic: Sticky for Astroboy FanArt/Fanfiction/AMV?
Replies: 605
Views: 103393

Quiet, kids.
Daichi, please control your aggressiveness, and clarify your position. I'm sure Sparx didn't understood what you really meant.
Sparx, please be patient with Daichi: she's hot tempered, but nice when you know her better.
Hopefully, you'll both get over with the first impressions. :cool:
by Vergere
12 years ago
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: hi all
Replies: 6
Views: 1647

Guest posting is disabled to make spamming more difficult.
And to prevent banned members from posting too.
by Vergere
12 years ago
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Hey Moderators!!!
Replies: 29
Views: 4930

This thread shouldn't be locked, because someone could have a useful question or a useful answer. It was the case for Stoogefreaky's post and most of the following posts. However, it wasn't the case for Llama's last post.
by Vergere
13 years ago
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: I AM BACK
Replies: 10
Views: 2265

Welcome back. :)
by Vergere
13 years ago
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: WHY???????????
Replies: 12
Views: 2846

Please, that's enough Llama. You're trying emotional manipulation. It won't be tolerated.
DrFrag didn't betray you in any way, he simply transmitted a message from all the moderators. If you can't accept the message deal with it, but don't reject the fault on the one who delivered the message to you.

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