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ATTN: 'Spammer' bans
« on: October 07, 2018, 04:35:35 PM »

Offline byennie

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Today we experience some odd ban behavior where virtually all members were receiving "banned" / "spammer" messages when attempting to login.

I was able to undo the suspect ban, we're not sure atm what the cause was but everyone please rest assured you weren't personally banned. Even my account was experiencing the same issue.

Please if you see this crop up again drop an email to ("admin") ("at") celticsstrong ("dot com") so I can look right away.

Thanks & back to Celtics talk...

Brian

Re: ATTN: 'Spammer' bans
« Reply #1 on: October 07, 2018, 04:40:38 PM »

Offline mef730

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Thanks. TP to you because you were the only person I could find to send a PM to to ask about why I was banned.

So glad I wasn't banned. What would I have done all day if I couldn't hit CS? I might have to, you know, work.

Mike

Re: ATTN: 'Spammer' bans
« Reply #2 on: October 07, 2018, 04:42:01 PM »

Offline sahara

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Thanks byennie. I tried everything to get through (VPNs and a lot more).

Guess Im not a spammer after all  :D

Re: ATTN: 'Spammer' bans
« Reply #3 on: October 07, 2018, 04:44:35 PM »

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my ban wasn't just about logging in.  I couldn't even read the blog.  Was wondering how that was pulled off!   :o
Thanks for message and email contact.  I will never diss Fox news again...which was the last thing I did before the spam ban..   8)

Re: ATTN: 'Spammer' bans
« Reply #4 on: October 07, 2018, 04:46:07 PM »

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I thought I disagreed with Moranis too many times.

Re: ATTN: 'Spammer' bans
« Reply #5 on: October 07, 2018, 04:57:05 PM »

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I immediately thought April Fools in October

Re: ATTN: 'Spammer' bans
« Reply #6 on: October 07, 2018, 04:57:30 PM »

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whew. i had thought that you had finally caught up with me.  ;)

so, do we all receive bonus tps as compensation for our suffering?
I believe Gandhi is the only person who knew about real democracy not democracy as the right to go and buy what you want, but democracy as the responsibility to be accountable to everyone around you. Democracy begins with freedom from hunger, freedom from unemployment, freedom from fear, and freedom from hatred.
- Vandana Shiva

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« Reply #7 on: October 07, 2018, 04:57:57 PM »

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I thought I disagreed with Moranis too many times.
i am not sure if that is possible.  ;)
I believe Gandhi is the only person who knew about real democracy not democracy as the right to go and buy what you want, but democracy as the responsibility to be accountable to everyone around you. Democracy begins with freedom from hunger, freedom from unemployment, freedom from fear, and freedom from hatred.
- Vandana Shiva

Re: ATTN: 'Spammer' bans
« Reply #8 on: October 07, 2018, 05:06:13 PM »

Offline liam

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Thanks to Brian Yennie for prom response and action. TP

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« Reply #9 on: October 07, 2018, 05:12:59 PM »

Offline BitterJim

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That was really weird. It seems like it wasn't just my account, when I tried in incognito mode it said that "guest" was banned too
I'm bitter.

Re: ATTN: 'Spammer' bans
« Reply #10 on: October 07, 2018, 05:32:57 PM »

Offline jpotter33

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Thanks, byennie, for your continued work and support of the site. TP to you!

Along with others, I also had trouble with this today and suffered a mini panic attack wondering what I had done to prompt such a drastic move. I had to start considering how I would even enjoy this season without our legendary game threads.

Now Im suffering a bit of anxiety knowing how addicted I am to this site and community.  :o
Fully onboard the Fire Brad Train.

Whatever crushes individuality is despotism, by whatever name it may be called and whether it professes to be enforcing the will of God or the injunctions of men.

Re: ATTN: 'Spammer' bans
« Reply #11 on: October 07, 2018, 05:33:30 PM »

Offline byennie

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Spammers must have found our new site. Hopefully just a little whack-a-mole, although I'm also looking into ways to sure up the registration system w/o also overloading our mods.

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« Reply #12 on: October 07, 2018, 05:34:34 PM »

Offline liam

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Thanks, byennie, for your continued work and support of the site. TP to you!

Along with others, I also had trouble with this today and suffered a mini panic attack wondering what I had done to prompt such a drastic move. I had to start considering how I would even enjoy this season without our legendary game threads.

Now Im suffering a bit of anxiety knowing how addicted I am to this site and community.  :o

I'm with you on all of that. I am now stepping down off the ledge....

Re: ATTN: 'Spammer' bans
« Reply #13 on: October 07, 2018, 05:42:46 PM »

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WHEW!!

Thank God.

I missed you guys / gals - I really did.
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C- Marc Gasol(16-17)Jeff Ruland(83-84)Theo Ratliff(00-01)
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Re: ATTN: 'Spammer' bans
« Reply #14 on: October 07, 2018, 05:49:14 PM »

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You're the best, Byennie!

I got caught in this today too, but figured I'd just patiently wait, knowing you'd resolve it (somehow).