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 flagged as spam
#1
my last post got flagged as spam and the javascript erased it so i can't review it to see why. did it get logged?
What do you call someone who speaks three languages? Trilingual. Two languages? Bilingual. One language? American.
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#2
I don't see anything in the logs or spam queues for you. How do you know it was flagged as spam?
It's possible I'm just looking in the wrong place, I almost never go into the admin interface.
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#3
when i clicked "Post Thread" a screen came up which had a message that my post was flagged as spam. i gave no more information besides a link to what looked like a posting privileges list page. when i backed up, i got a new posting form that was empty. i can see that the "Post Thread" button is handled by Javascript. so maybe that did the flagging (not a secure way) and just loaded the "flagged as spam" page.

it was just a useless rant about how hard it is to download source for every version of Python from http://www.python.org.

another try worked fine. i type it all in, again, and the wording was surely different.
What do you call someone who speaks three languages? Trilingual. Two languages? Bilingual. One language? American.
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#4
its a plugin we have restricting thread title most likely. Your title must of contained something from here
https://python-forum.io/misc.php?action=help&hid=31
Quote:All users are not allowed to insert sequences of characters that have been flagged as spam into thread subjects. These include the following (separated by commas) http://, www., .com, or other TLD's, +91-, ^91-, sdf, fgh, ggg, hhh, Chinese characters, etc. These banned sequences update based on spammers abuse.

Looking into adminCP, people have recently attempted to insert .com, .org, .ru, http://, and 美 into thread titles within last 24 hours. Whihc all get blocked. .org was the latest at about 2 hours ago so i am assuming that was you, and you had that in your title?

We had to ban putting URL's into thread titles because that is a common spammer tactic.
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#5
i think i had "www.python.org" in the title :(
What do you call someone who speaks three languages? Trilingual. Two languages? Bilingual. One language? American.
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#6
Mine was just flagged now too, it had "HTTP" in the title was that the reason?
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#7
Anything that is link related will be blocked as spammers often use links in the title. Lately they have been splitting the link up http spam-site /etc..www., .com, and http are all flagged to be spam because of that.
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#8
is there a plugin that disallows posting until the user has looked around the forum, some, either looked at a few posts and/or done a few searches, like any decent noob would be expected to do?
What do you call someone who speaks three languages? Trilingual. Two languages? Bilingual. One language? American.
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#9
im sure there is a way, but i dont think we want to implement that. It would restrict too much the ability to just post freely.
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