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Spam file October folder

This thread replaces the September folder.

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@blakeklein I've noted the Septemper thread as retired.

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I appreciate it, thanks!

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I think in the future it's best to put it in the title or provide a link to the current spam file.

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I see that some of the votes in moderation are to remove a post that shows someone how to desolder and resolder an ic. How is this spam? they aren't asking for money, they are showing how to repair this yourself..ie it is in keeping with the iFixit ethos...

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@pollytintop most likely because the user is linking to his own videos

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ALERT!

This user (https://www.ifixit.com/User/2752313/Alin...) is spamming a sex dating site.

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Stopped them, thanks!

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This plumber needs to be checked in on, self advertising…

https://www.ifixit.com/User/1927865/John...

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this is a qualified tradesman. maybe instead of blocking in the first instance we should 1) inform him of how iFixit works (ie it is a volunteer/expertise run answer forum not a free advertisement for his business) 2) invite him to contribute to solutions/guides/wiki's. We sure could do with someone in that field to answer questions don't you think?

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@pollytintop Sure, as long as he is willing to talk reasonably like @tikhonovich did earlier.

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call me old fashioned but that has always been my way. Give people the benefit of the doubt/ enough rope to hang themselves (as my mother in law would say) We can't judge everyone by a rigid law, this is a group run by volunteers and we need to keep people who have a valid contribution to make, and weed out those who have nothing to offer but self promotion. At the end of the day the majority of contributors on this site are doing so for free.. calling them "spammers" or "self promoters" engenders an atmosphere of negativiity. Positivity reaps positive results....psychology 101.

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@pollytintop @ajcooke01 let's see what the responds will be :-)

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Probably zero...but at least my karma is good.

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Hi @blakeklein

Here’s another.

https://www.ifixit.com/User/2758446/Carl...

Cheers

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Here is some more for bagging and tagging.

https://www.ifixit.com/User/2758771/Sarv...

https://www.ifixit.com/User/2758736/Juan...

https://www.ifixit.com/User/2758571/Ava+...

https://www.ifixit.com/User/2758512/Inde...

https://www.ifixit.com/User/2567161/offi...

https://www.ifixit.com/User/1343076/Mani...

https://www.ifixit.com/User/1436172/Raje...

https://www.ifixit.com/User/1539928/Mohi...

https://www.ifixit.com/User/2758379/Salv...

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This one is questionable too. Is this a case of self advertising? He/she is self-advertising in his/her profile photo which can be seen from the Answers Forum so it technically is self-advertising in an unauthorized place.

I don’t want him/her banned I just want someone to talk to him/her about what types of advertising is okay and what is not.

https://www.ifixit.com/User/552209/Drill...

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Hi @blakeklein ,

Definitely one who needs to change their User name at least

https://www.ifixit.com/User/2751362/Read...!

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