Spam

columbiacolumbia Experienced MentorRegistered Posts: 580
Good grief, I pop onto the forum this morning and there's spam everywhere!! :thumbdown:

What's going on? I thought the site had some new fangled way of stopping it.

It really is annoying! And it is everywhere, it's spreading quicker than swine flu!

Sorry, rant over.
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  • fatandfortyfatandforty Experienced Mentor Registered Posts: 553
    It seems worse since they started work on the new website or is that just coincidence?:confused1:
  • BuffBuff Trusted Regular Registered Posts: 275
    I got really excited when I opened this thread - I thought it was actually a conversation about tinned spam :-(
  • A-VicA-Vic Expertise Guaranteed Registered Posts: 6,970
    ooo tim spam reminds me festival season on its way woooohoooo.

    As for the other spam treat it the same ignor it all year through it in a pan burn it within an inch of its life then enjoy with a can of larger at stupid o'clock in the morning (well thats how i treat it) :lol:
  • lesscilessci Well-Known Registered Posts: 180
    Buff wrote: »
    I got really excited when I opened this thread - I thought it was actually a conversation about tinned spam :-(

    Can I have mine as fritters please?
  • CJCCJC Font Of All Knowledge Registered Posts: 1,657
    I wish people wouldn't talk about food the way I'm feeling at the moment...
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  • columbiacolumbia Experienced Mentor Registered Posts: 580
    Oh dear,

    Bit of a heavy night was it?
  • A-VicA-Vic Expertise Guaranteed Registered Posts: 6,970
    CJC wrote: »
    I wish people wouldn't talk about food the way I'm feeling at the moment...
    298235.jpg

    aww poor you i wont mention the snotty egg on the side then
  • mark130273mark130273 Font Of All Knowledge Registered Posts: 4,234
    whos in charge of getting rid of this spam !!!
  • taskeytaskey Font Of All Knowledge Registered Posts: 1,800
    it is rubbish and really annoying

    Tracy
  • mark130273mark130273 Font Of All Knowledge Registered Posts: 4,234
    sounds like your saying the products rubbish ......hey taskey....

    you got some hey !!!

    hahahaha lol
  • DiannewDiannew Font Of All Knowledge Registered Posts: 2,814
    mark130273 wrote: »
    whos in charge of getting rid of this spam !!!

    I don't know but they need to be a bit more "spick & spam" with their cleaning!!
  • mark130273mark130273 Font Of All Knowledge Registered Posts: 4,234
    speaking about spam .just realised im over 800 posts now ........

    thinking ive spammed abit myself ......

    but at least most of it had a small point to it ?lol
  • A-VicA-Vic Expertise Guaranteed Registered Posts: 6,970
    Diannew wrote: »
    I don't know but they need to be a bit more "spick & spam" with their cleaning!!

    ooo dear that was even bad for you dianne
  • lorrainelorraine Trusted Regular Registered Posts: 400
    A-Vic wrote: »
    ooo tim spam reminds me festival season on its way woooohoooo.

    As for the other spam treat it the same ignor it all year through it in a pan burn it within an inch of its life then enjoy with a can of larger at stupid o'clock in the morning (well thats how i treat it) :lol:

    yes cant wait for glasto 09 bring it on not long now!

    your going to reading if my memory is working correctly, when is reading?
  • A-VicA-Vic Expertise Guaranteed Registered Posts: 6,970
    lorraine wrote: »
    yes cant wait for glasto 09 bring it on not long now!

    your going to reading if my memory is working correctly, when is reading?


    August bank holiday cant wait 2 whole weeks off work partying - whats the line up at glas not had a proper look?
  • lorrainelorraine Trusted Regular Registered Posts: 400
    line up looking pretty good for glas, status quo, rolf harris, dizzy rascal, lilly allen, prodigy, i havent worked out who i will see yet im confused there are so many, oh tony chrystie, uummm the script, i think pendelum are there too, and tom jones wicked! tings tings, can't wait now only 3.5 weeks to go yeah! then im back to work for 3 days and off camping!
    fingers crossed nice weather!

    I have a total of 11 days off work!
  • PAMDILLPAMDILL Experienced Mentor Registered Posts: 715
    lorraine wrote: »
    line up looking pretty good for glas, status quo, rolf harris, dizzy rascal, lilly allen, prodigy, i havent worked out who i will see yet im confused there are so many, oh tony chrystie, uummm the script, i think pendelum are there too, and tom jones wicked! tings tings, can't wait now only 3.5 weeks to go yeah! then im back to work for 3 days and off camping!
    fingers crossed nice weather!

    I have a total of 11 days off work!
    So you are not one of the young ones grumbling about all the wrinkly rockers at Glasto this year then?
  • lorrainelorraine Trusted Regular Registered Posts: 400
    A-Vic wrote: »
    August bank holiday cant wait 2 whole weeks off work partying - whats the line up at glas not had a proper look?

    is the line up good for reading it was announced a while ago wasn't it, my partner boss is going. He always goes every year!
  • lorrainelorraine Trusted Regular Registered Posts: 400
    PAMDILL wrote: »
    So you are not one of the young ones grumbling about all the wrinkly rockers at Glasto this year then?

    I quite like the old singers! your as young as the man you feel lol!
  • PAMDILLPAMDILL Experienced Mentor Registered Posts: 715
    lorraine wrote: »
    I quite like the old singers! your as young as the man you feel lol!
    Don't say that my man is a lot older than me!
  • A-VicA-Vic Expertise Guaranteed Registered Posts: 6,970
    lorraine wrote: »
    is the line up good for reading it was announced a while ago wasn't it, my partner boss is going. He always goes every year!

    Its not bad friday the best for main stage for me, but the rest am looking at new bands ect having a wonder round.

    Just had a look at the glas line up you really should go to see kasibian they are brill was ment to go watch them the night before exam (grrr).

    Ones for me at reading are kings of leon, prodgery, gossip, lost prophets and last but no mean least placebo (woohoo)

    Back on topic yet another 3 spam threads posted i see
  • PAMDILLPAMDILL Experienced Mentor Registered Posts: 715
    One the new website you have to have a 'my AAT' login to get to discussion boards, might cut down on spam but hope it does not stop Blobyh & CJC posting!!
  • CJCCJC Font Of All Knowledge Registered Posts: 1,657
    Well apart from The Nightingales, Robyn Hitchcock and a few dubstep DJs there isn't a whole lot there that floats my boat.
  • CJCCJC Font Of All Knowledge Registered Posts: 1,657
    PAMDILL wrote: »
    One the new website you have to have a 'my AAT' login to get to discussion boards, might cut down on spam but hope it does not stop Blobyh & CJC posting!!
    :crying:
  • PAMDILLPAMDILL Experienced Mentor Registered Posts: 715
    CJC wrote: »
    :crying:
    AWWWH, does that mean it will? that is no good, you make my day when you post. You just need to sneak in under the radar, either that or offer your vast knowledge to AAT as forum moderator and developer.

    By the by one of the developers is supposed to be calling me this afternoon about the fact I can't access any of the student support for the Technician units on their new website.

    What you want to bet they will decide it is just my machine of my web browser? But I am ready for them, I tried it on IE, Firefox & Google Chrome.
  • CJCCJC Font Of All Knowledge Registered Posts: 1,657
    PAMDILL wrote: »
    AWWWH, does that mean it will? that is no good, you make my day when you post.
    :blushing:

    If they stick with this it'll shut out me and blobbyh and who knows how many other long-term posters. I guess as a former member I don't really have much leverage to change their minds, though maybe those of you who are members might like to mention that this move would be detrimental to the forum community as a whole. There are better and less drastic ways to stop spam.
  • blobbyhblobbyh Font Of All Knowledge Registered Posts: 2,415
    Well, me and you'll end up barred Chris and I think Helen (Baggybooks) and Jamie (Buff) will also be excluded. Who will the poor youngsters ask for Excel knowledge in the future?!

    Oh well, sledgehammer to crack a walnut and all that... Going by how quickly this version of the forum went downhill - only online since November 2007 - the future doesn't look bright for anything with the current admins in charge. They haven't even apologised or responded to any of the criticisms levied against them last night or today. Useless and all you AAT members deserve much better than the shoddy lot you've been lumbered with.
  • columbiacolumbia Experienced Mentor Registered Posts: 580
    Pardon me for being a bit thick, (not very technically minded), but why exactly won't non AAT members be allowed to post on the new forums?

    It'll be such a shame to not have the vast wealth of experience that many people offer to this forum, not to mention the frienships that many people have built up on here.

    Also, there are many tutors who also post on here, does that mean that the likes of Steve Collings and Sandy Hood will also not be allowed to post?
  • BluewednesdayBluewednesday Font Of All Knowledge Registered Posts: 1,624
    I'm not sure about Sandy but Steve is still an AAT member so he will still get access
  • A-VicA-Vic Expertise Guaranteed Registered Posts: 6,970
    Isnt sandy an aat/cima tutor ? surely tutors will still be able to post?
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