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Discussion in 'Otto's LogBook' started by Otto, Jan 20, 2019.

  1. CAC

    CAC Ace of Spades

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    <iframe width="606" height="340" src="" frameborder="0" allow="accelerometer; autoplay; encrypted-media; gyroscope; picture-in-picture" allowfullscreen></iframe>
     
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  2. Poppy

    Poppy grasshopper Patron  

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    it's all Greek to me.
    except the spam parts
     
  3. OpanaPointer

    OpanaPointer I Point at Opana Staff Member Patron   WW2|ORG Editor

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    And those are Greece.
     
  4. Poppy

    Poppy grasshopper Patron  

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    notice anything new?
    just had to show it off for the 1st time.
     
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  5. LRusso216

    LRusso216 Graybeard Staff Member Patron  

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    Has your poppy grown, or are you just glad to see me? :confused:
     
  6. Poppy

    Poppy grasshopper Patron  

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    yes
    lol
     
  7. Otto

    Otto Gearing up. Staff Member WW2|ORG Editor

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    Patron status looks good on you. :D

    A sincere thanks for the support my man.
     
  8. macrusk

    macrusk Proud Daughter of a Canadian WWII Veteran

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    Thank you, Otto, and all the Moderators for all you do and for how long you have been doing it. As others said, it was interesting to get a look inside the WW2F machine, so to speak. So glad you are still here for me to return to even though it has been sporadic for the last few years.
     
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  9. lwd

    lwd Ace

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    With regard to spammers. Did the porn spammer who was spamming via pm's hit most/all of us or just a few?
     
  10. belasar

    belasar Court Jester Staff Member

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    Not me so far.
     
  11. lwd

    lwd Ace

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    Shortly after I reported him he was dishonorably discharged. Seems like a lot of work for very little chance of any game. Now if you could tell someone was say a sports fan nad sent them the sports video links that we've seen so much of lately it might make a bit more sense.
     
  12. Mussolini

    Mussolini Gaming Guru WW2|ORG Editor

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    I am sure that a lot of that sort of stuff is automated scripts, and not an individual going through that whole process.

    I think something like half of internet traffic is spam. So things would run a lot smoother if such things were impossible!
     
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    OpanaPointer I Point at Opana Staff Member Patron   WW2|ORG Editor

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    I delete the spam I can, but some I can't. Those I just hate until they smoke and crumble. This I piss on their graves.
     
  14. LRusso216

    LRusso216 Graybeard Staff Member Patron  

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    I've done several over the last few days. Pissing on their graves sounds like a good idea.
     
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  15. von Poop

    von Poop Waspish WW2|ORG Editor

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    A Bedford Armadillo Mk1 in the foreground. (Think 3 different Bedfords behind, but haven't checked.)
    Fearsome stuff.

    1280px-Four_Armadillo_mark_I_with_RAF_crews.jpg

    Mk3:
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    Perfectly adequate for lightly armed spammers.
     
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  16. lwd

    lwd Ace

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    The problem I have with the above is that those pictures need to be posted where people that would be interested in them are more likely to find them.
     
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    gtblackwell Well-Known Member Patron  

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    Otto and moderators, I had only a vague clue as to the time involved in maintaining the forums, especially while constantly being spammed and also trying to just maintain a fair and decent life for one's family. I have not been as active of late myself as my workload has also increased. Never expected the phone to still be ringing at 79 so I really cannot imagine how you guys make time to run the forums, To say you are appreciated is an understatement for the ages. I am trying to find time to spent here!!!!!
     
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  18. OpanaPointer

    OpanaPointer I Point at Opana Staff Member Patron   WW2|ORG Editor

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    I'm only 68, so I have plenty of energy for posting. :bucktooth:
     
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    LRusso216 Graybeard Staff Member Patron  

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    I'm 72, but retired. Plenty of time and energy to use against the spammers. It's almost like a game.
     
  20. GRW

    GRW Pillboxologist Patron   WW2|ORG Editor

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    Oh Hell's Bells, I feel like a teenager! :p:D
     
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