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MNHQ here <waves> re. spam

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RowanMumsnet (MNHQ) Sun 03-Mar-13 11:25:15


Just to let you know that we are dealing and exterminating; thanks for all the reports. Hope you'll understand if we don't have time to come on to all the various different threads about this right now.

<up to thighs in spam>

MmeLindor Sun 03-Mar-13 13:02:55

Damn. Tee. Now I have Dr Who them tune in my head

Tee2072 Sun 03-Mar-13 13:05:20


We really need him to come save us. Has anyone heard any whooshy timey wimey whoohooo noises around HQ today?

Sparklingbrook Sun 03-Mar-13 13:06:15

MNHQ control panel

PlentyOfPubeGardens Sun 03-Mar-13 13:07:13

Is anybody else kind of enjoying the 'can I be the first to report?' game? grin

Sparklingbrook Sun 03-Mar-13 13:07:20

Dr Who saves MNHQ from the evil spammers!! There's a two parter right there.

Tee2072 Sun 03-Mar-13 13:07:47

Isn't that Red Dwarf, Sparkling?

Tee2072 Sun 03-Mar-13 13:08:30

It does say it's TARDIS, but it looks like the computer from Red Dwarf on the console!

OMG Cross over!!!!!!!!!!

Sparklingbrook Sun 03-Mar-13 13:08:34

Ooh is it? i am getting my SciFi mixed up.

Sparklingbrook Sun 03-Mar-13 13:09:56

How about this ?

pixiestix Sun 03-Mar-13 13:10:24

Baby Names is drowning in it.

Tee2072 Sun 03-Mar-13 13:11:06

That's definitely the TARDIS, sparkling.

The whole site is, pixie.

Sparklingbrook Sun 03-Mar-13 13:12:01

Everyone will be calling their baby 'Spam'. then. sad

Sparklingbrook Sun 03-Mar-13 13:15:17

This is probably more like MNHQ

Dawndonna Sun 03-Mar-13 13:18:11

Everything is bloody drowning in it at the moment. Driving me mad and I'm in a mardy as it is!

LadyBeagleEyes Sun 03-Mar-13 13:19:53

Poor MNHQ, I do feel sorry for all the work they're giving you. wine

FancyPuffin Sun 03-Mar-13 13:20:30

MNHQ I know you are working like beasts trying to sort out the spamming.

Just one idea in the past you have suspended all new registrations for a few days when we have been invaded.

Would that help?

[gin] wine thanks

HalfSpamHalfBrisket Sun 03-Mar-13 13:23:06

Oy Sparkling
Nowt wrong with the name Spam! grin

BoneyBackJefferson Sun 03-Mar-13 13:25:41


Couldn't you just turn off new registrations for a while?

Tee2072 Sun 03-Mar-13 13:39:24

Turning off new reg has been suggested and I'm sure they have thought of it as well.

RustyBear Sun 03-Mar-13 13:44:56

Apparently the best way to stop spambots is to require a question at registration - advice "to use a question that is unique to your forum, avoid using common knowledge like "what is 1 + 1". Eg a boating forum asked questions about boat terminology, like, which side is port?

Wonder what questions MNHQ could come up with....

LineRunner Sun 03-Mar-13 13:45:49

That previous picture is the inside of the sex shed.

Tee2072 Sun 03-Mar-13 13:56:27

I do not know what kind of sex you have LR...

Rusty If you go to the market, what kind of ham should you buy?

EllenJaneisstillnotmyname Sun 03-Mar-13 13:58:08

OMG, baby names! Sinking under a pile of shit spam.

EllenJaneisstillnotmyname Sun 03-Mar-13 13:59:00


EllenJaneisstillnotmyname Sun 03-Mar-13 13:59:21

Bugger, given the answer away...

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