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Forum topic by basswood posted 01-24-2014 07:10 PM 1014 views 0 times favorited 12 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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01-24-2014 07:10 PM

The Spammers are taking over HomeRefurbers and GardenTenders!

Time to clean house.


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#1 posted 01-24-2014 07:12 PM

They’ve hit us here a couple of times, too.

-- Mistakes are what pave the road to perfection

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#2 posted 01-24-2014 07:21 PM

I did learn some basic sniper skills in Vietnam. Anything I can do to help, please let me know.

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#3 posted 01-24-2014 07:33 PM

Steve, if there was a way to “like” your response I’d do it a thousand times!

Seriously, I hopped over to GardenTenders the other day to look for some garden/landscape ideas and I couldn’t believe the amount of spam! It is absolutely awful. I know there isn’t near the user base as here on LJ’s but I hate to see those site suffer that way.

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#4 posted 01-24-2014 07:50 PM

I quit visiting that site. It is out of hand.

-- Handcrafted by Mike Henderson - Channelview, Texas

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#5 posted 01-24-2014 07:52 PM

I have no problem( yet?)

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#6 posted 01-24-2014 08:05 PM

AD Block

-- Art, Pittsburgh.

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#7 posted 01-24-2014 08:08 PM


On Garden Tenders, the problem is not ads. There are projects like “Enjoy Your Sexual Life” and Forum topics like “Wight Loss supplyment”. It used to be much worse. Now Ms Debbie has the power to delete the crap. Before, everything on the main page would be junk.

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#8 posted 01-24-2014 08:18 PM

Yea I started a similar forum about a month ago. No one posts anything good over there. I barely visit it at all.

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#9 posted 01-24-2014 08:35 PM

It’s really a shame. My wife was very active on Garden Tenders a while back. It seemed to be lively and growing (as all gardens should be). But now it lies fallow.

-- "Join the chorus if you can. It'll make of you an honest man." - I. Anderson

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#10 posted 01-24-2014 08:40 PM

They can’t even manage to keep this site running halfway decent, I doubt they can handle spammers too. It’s a lost cause.

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#11 posted 01-24-2014 10:38 PM

Unfortunately it’s been like that for some time now. I stopped visiting those two over a year ago because of the spammers.

-- Tom Finnigan - Measures? We don't need no stinking measures! - Hmm, maybe thats why my project pieces don't fit.

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#12 posted 01-25-2014 01:34 AM

I’d disagree that this site isn’t running halfway decent. I think its a great site and it bugs me when people bash it just because it isn’t running at some imagined ideal level. The spammers aren’t LJ’s fault why rag on MsDebbieP and company? Sorry it has been a rough day here and the undeserved slam at LJs got me riled.

-- "Checking for square? What madness is this! The cabinet is square because I will it to be so!" Jeremy Greiner LJ Topic#20953 2011 Feb 2

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