Suggestions to FE and team

  john bunyan 21:15 13 Jul 2019

We seem to be seeing a lot of spam from first time posters. Couldn’t the site team somehow have an algorithm that detects first time posters? Of course we need new people but there should be some sort of filter. Not sure how!!

  Forum Editor 23:18 14 Jul 2019

algorithms to detect first time posters wouldn't really help - being a first time poster doesn't mean you're a spammer.

Spam posts have always been reported to me pretty quickly, and I delete them as soon as I confirm that I agree. Sometimes it takes a day or so for various reasons (I've been traveling for the last three days), but on thew whole our system works very well; we're not awash with spam, as are some other forums.

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