A day in the life of a moderator

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A day in the life of a moderator

Post by Byron510 » 13 Jan 2020 17:46

Well, we all put effort in something - and sometimes I wish there were a better way.
The auto-spammers go 24/7, and our site is just one of many thousands that are targeted. Most spams are from the Ukraine, Russia, Asia, Africa and right here in North America. It’s a PITA to sort through, I won’t deny it. And it’s a job I do a few times a week, and there are four of us taking turns. It there is no automatic way.
Today I sorted through 115 spam posts.... so that the realm members did’t have to. But today was a good day, because we actually got two new members to the Realm - most often this is not the case.
Today I’d like welcome Moonshade and Tony 510 to the Realm :-) This is a great source of info, and I sure hope you can take part in the community.
Welcome guys, look forward to your threads, questions and input.

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Re: A day in the life of a moderator

Post by James » 13 Jan 2020 17:57

Nice to see new members outs there!
Thanks Byron for what you and the others do. Sounds mundane.....
Finished is better than perfect......

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Re: A day in the life of a moderator

Post by JordanTr » 14 Jan 2020 18:48

Keep the info on here and not lost in the abyss of Facebook!
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Re: A day in the life of a moderator

Post by datzenmike » 14 Jan 2020 19:35

Byron, I feel your pain. I'm not as hard pressed as in the past but 150!! We had the LOVE GURU from India selling charms, potions and spells to attract women and repel in-laws, upwards of 30 a day! This was a few years ago and the spam filters are much better now (knock on wood) Most of India must be IP blocked by now. :lol: Lately one spam every few months gets through to as far as moderator approval. Hey, keep up the good fight to keep this forum running as well as it does.

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Re: A day in the life of a moderator

Post by Byron510 » 15 Jan 2020 12:09

JordanTr wrote:
14 Jan 2020 18:48
Keep the info on here and not lost in the abyss of Facebook!
Absolutely!
Love people and use things,
because the opposite never works.

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Re: A day in the life of a moderator

Post by zKars » 15 Jan 2020 12:21

Attract women AND repel in-laws? Ever see anything that attracts NOS Datsun parts and repels rust? Now THERE’s a money maker.

Really now, I do appreciate the effort the mods put in. I know it is not trivial. Thank you.

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Re: A day in the life of a moderator

Post by 510rob » 17 Jan 2020 13:12

Byron510 wrote:
15 Jan 2020 12:09
JordanTr wrote:
14 Jan 2020 18:48
Keep the info on here and not lost in the abyss of Facebook!
Absolutely!
+1

Sorry my mod participation has lagged lately - I've been a bit busy these days with other matters.

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