Margret Ramos from Madrid Spain like to be your friend.


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Stich · · Colorado Springs, Colorado · Joined Jan 2001 · Points: 1,470

Spam mail sent from MP.com yesterday to me. Ha ha.

"Dear,

I will like to be your friend my email (margretramos@hotmail.com to tell you more about me. Margret Ramos from Madrid Spain."

Richard M. Wright · · Lakewood, CO · Joined Jan 2001 · Points: 9,090

Ditto. Any upshot that followed?

Nick Wilder · · The Bubble · Joined Jan 2005 · Points: 2,386

On the bottom of the email, it will show the person's username. Please post that and I'll deactivate ASAP.

J C Wilks · · Loveland, CO · Joined Aug 2006 · Points: 310

Deleted that one unopened.

Stich · · Colorado Springs, Colorado · Joined Jan 2001 · Points: 1,470

Dear I will like to be your friend my email (margretramos@hotmail.com to tell you more about me. Margret Ramos from Madrid Spain

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This message was sent from Mountain Project user margett to Stich.

Nick Wilder · · The Bubble · Joined Jan 2005 · Points: 2,386

Thanks, she's squashed. We've had a rash of bogus signups recently. I'm killing new ones every couple hours - and a few dozen each morning.

Martin le Roux · · Superior, CO · Joined Jul 2003 · Points: 234

Are you sure she's squashed? As of 9:17pm EDT 10/21/15 her profile's still there: mountainproject.com/u/marge.... Sorry if I'm being impatient.

Kelly Cordes · · Unknown Hometown · Joined Oct 2001 · Points: 80

i dunno, maybe ya should ask her to send pictures...

highaltitudeflatulentexpulsion · · Colorado · Joined Oct 2012 · Points: 35

How is it even possible that so many fake profiles sign up?

I seem to remember that I had to identify a belay device to sign up, I wrote grigri and got in. Are they real life people who are googling the answer?

Can you choose an entry question that would be harder to google?

Nick Wilder · · The Bubble · Joined Jan 2005 · Points: 2,386
Martin le Roux wrote:Are you sure she's squashed?
Deactivated accounts still exist, they just can't do anything.

About the GriGri thing, that lost effectiveness years ago. We have 5-6 different security things, including a standard captcha test, but have yet to find something that will block a motivated human (robots are pretty well blocked right now).
Guideline #1: Don't be a jerk.

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