Be Careful Everyone.

+23 votes
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For 3 nights in a row I have come across what looks to be dodgy links to dodgy products in the g2g forum. I  red flag them when I come across them and thankfully they have been removed very, very quickly.

They usually appear about 8.30 pm Australian EST and tonight another turned up right on schedule.

Stay Safe. ...Cheers Sharon.
in The Tree House by Sharon Weekes G2G6 Pilot (115k points)
retagged by Ellen Smith

9 Answers

+9 votes
Wow, Thanks for the Heads up!
by Loretta Corbin G2G6 Mach 6 (68k points)

Thanks Loretta,

I hope the dodgy doer gets the hint and doesnt come back.

And I hope you have a great day.yes

Cheers ... Sharon.

+11 votes
I usually find these in the middle of the night (US time) but just flagged one a second ago. I am happy to say that they seem to always get flagged and removed within 5 minutes of posting, but still annoying that spammers are using this forum!
by E Childs G2G6 Mach 8 (89.5k points)

Thanks Eyes

It is great to know you are on to them up there.

Cheers ....Sharon.

+9 votes

Hi Sharon, the pesky so-and-so’s make regular appearances. It’s nice to see you have joined the ‘flaggers’ yes

Sometimes they are double flagged so quickly nobody see them!

by Marion Poole G2G6 Pilot (435k points)

Thanks Marion.

I feel heaps better now I know others are on to them to.

Have a lovely day.

+7 votes
A flag quickly brings attention to questionable entries.  I have found male dysfunction pills to be a favorite ad around 7 to 8
a.m. New York. USA and happily add the second flag.
by Beulah Cramer G2G6 Pilot (179k points)
edited by Beulah Cramer

Thanks Beulahyes

I have not seen that one yet and I hope you are not bothered by them today.

Cheers Always ... Sharon

+8 votes
Australian time - ok, Australia has 6 different time zones IIRC. But it's true, they usually appear in the late morning CET. When I see them I flag them instantly.
by Jelena Eckstädt G2G6 Pilot (183k points)

Sorry Jelena.

Australian Eastern Standard Time. I am in Queensland.

Hope you dont have to flag any today.smiley

+7 votes
Thank You Sharon I saw them this morning and i flag it right away, some one had flag it before me but when I flag it then it disappeared, I se them before with slimming products and I flag them. You are sweet to announce this Sharon we don’t need spam like this on our fantastic wikitree
by Susan Laursen G2G Astronaut (2m points)

Thank you Susansmiley

I saw an ad for a slimming product last night and we definitely dont need  that garbage here.

I hope you have a bright sunny day.

Thank You Sharon hope the same to you
+5 votes
I flag them all the time, Sharon. This week you must have been getting there first!
by Fiona Gilliver G2G6 Mach 9 (97.6k points)

Thank you Fionasmiley

I am glad you are here to red flag them with me.

Have a wonderful day.

+1 vote
Just red flagged another dodgy link 5 seconds ago.

Take Care Everyone.
by Sharon Weekes G2G6 Pilot (115k points)
+1 vote
Rangers are always on the look out for this sort of spam. Why not join them?

Valerie Crowley
by Valerie Crowley G2G6 (6.9k points)

Thanks Valeriesmiley

I like the sound of that gang. 

Great work everyoneyes

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