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Dec 2, 2012
Rock Climbing Photo: approach to the Grand
Just wanted to make sure that it wasn't a virus on my computer or anything. The Up Coming Events column on the right hand side of MP's homepage looks like it is advertising fotball, basketball and boxing matches. I can't even begin to describe my lack of care for these sports. I am bummed out that they re on MP and hope that they go away and don't last. These silly sports are already all over the place so the last place I want to see them is a website that I frequent. Jon C. Sullivan
From Boulder, CO
Joined Jul 13, 2010
31 points
Dec 2, 2012
Rock Climbing Photo: Wild Iris
Seriously! The recent spam attack on forums and events is annoying. Hopefully there is some way to stop the bots from destroying mp. Jon Marek
From Sioux Falls, SD
Joined Sep 30, 2009
2,612 points
Dec 2, 2012
Rock Climbing Photo: Rrrrr
All that, and the lack of offense by Florida State is just pissing me off Buff Johnson
Joined Dec 19, 2005
1,506 points
Dec 2, 2012
Rock Climbing Photo: Wall Street, Moab, UT
Yeah, it's a pretty significant spam attack- the admins have been removing those from the "Forums" section, usually the day they appear, but whoever is doing it keeps opening new accounts here and reposting daily. It may require a change to the way people start MP accounts, like one of those "captcha" verification apps, etc. There's a "Flag" link on forum posts and comments, but I don't see an option like that for reporting spam in the "Events" section. Peter Stokes
From Them Thar Hills
Joined Apr 30, 2009
152 points
Dec 2, 2012
Rock Climbing Photo: Jurassic Park
Why not just put a delay on how soon a new account can post? coldatom
From Cambridge, MA
Joined Sep 20, 2011
75 points
Dec 2, 2012
5 spam threads on the front page now, ugh Daniel Winder
Joined Jul 13, 2009
112 points
Dec 2, 2012
Rock Climbing Photo: late 90's ... hammer time
this shit is driving me crazy !! it's the last thing i want to see wen im pretending im a bad ass climber at some cool place i will never get to because i cant stop looking at MP ... it makes me want to go climb out side ? or something .. Devin Fin
From DURANGO
Joined Jan 14, 2010
3,868 points
Dec 2, 2012
coldatom wrote:
Why not just put a delay on how soon a new account can post?


+1, or even first post moderated
Wayne
From Superior, CO
Joined Jul 5, 2007
17 points
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Dec 2, 2012
Rock Climbing Photo: Racked and loaded... name that splitter behind me?...
This individual has opened up 20 accounts from 10 different IP addresses in the last 24 hours. Limits are meaningless to him. And he is using accounts he opened up yesterday to post today. He's a f'in bastard. Andy Laakmann
From Bend, OR
Joined Jan 1, 2001
2,420 points
Dec 2, 2012
Rock Climbing Photo: Closing in on my one and only .12 send on gear!
Devin Fin wrote:
this shit is driving me crazy !! it's the last thing i want to see wen im pretending im a bad ass climber at some cool place i will never get to because i cant stop looking at MP ... it makes me want to go climb out side ? or something ..



At first the spelling annoyed me...then I got on a df route at the creek and there was respect...but this is pure genius, or pyour geneeus?
JMo
From Tucson, AZ
Joined Jan 12, 2009
1,105 points
Dec 3, 2012
Andy Laakmann wrote:
This individual has opened up 20 accounts from 10 different IP addresses in the last 24 hours. Limits are meaningless to him. And he is using accounts he opened up yesterday to post today. He's a f'in bastard.


Wait. Its really one person being a schmuck and not some sort of botnet attack? The person truly does suck if they are investing this much personal time.
Merlin
From Grand Junction
Joined Mar 13, 2006
51 points
Dec 3, 2012
Rock Climbing Photo: Rock Wars, RRG, 2008
Buff Johnson wrote:
All that, and the lack of offense by Florida State is just pissing me off

Go Huskies,,,,Orange Bowl ahead!!
Woodchuck ATC
Joined Nov 29, 2007
3,282 points
Dec 3, 2012
Rock Climbing Photo: Rrrrr
13.5 points and they'll still blow it Buff Johnson
Joined Dec 19, 2005
1,506 points
Dec 3, 2012
Rock Climbing Photo: Pinnacle Gully in the background
Not as bad as rutgers already blew it for me.....sigh Adam Fernandez
From Matawan NJ
Joined Jul 18, 2011
121 points


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