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Can we add "keto" and "supplement" to the spam filter already?

Discussion in 'Meta-forum Discussion' started by GameDevCouple_I, Jul 31, 2019.

  1. GameDevCouple_I

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    Title says it all, I report a ton of spam daily and about 80% has the word "keto" or "supplement" in it. Conversly, I have yet to read a legitimate post on these forums in any section that uses these words, so can we just deal with it and add them to the spam filter already?

    EDIT: tagging in @UnityMaru as only person I know who can maybe get this done, but if anyone knows any other staff that have control over this let me know and Ill also try and tag them in.

    I am very very tired of reporting keto spam every single day with it seemingly never ending. I am trying my best to help clean up the forums but it is very hard without these words in spam filter.
     
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  2. Mauri

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  3. UnityMaru

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    Hey folks,

    These words are actually already included in the spam filter, as I've just checked. I will chat to our technical team to just review the settings and see if this can be more effective.

    @Mauri these threads popped up at a time when we tested out improving the spam filter, but it ended up blocking a lot of legitimate users to the point where we had to change it back.
     
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  4. Mauri

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    I see... Thanks for the explanation :)
     
  5. GameDevCouple_I

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    Thanks for the clarification @UnityMaru , hopefully its just a case of adjusting some settings but right now it doesnt seem to be working 100%
     
  6. UnityMaru

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    Yeah, believe me, I'd love nothing more than an awesome spam filter. There's a couple ideas our team have put forward to hopefully improve this. I'll let you guys know if any of them come to light :)
     
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  7. Peter77

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    @UnityMaru Any chance you can decrease the delay I'm allowed to report spam? I find these 20 seconds wait periods between each report kind of annoying.
     
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  8. Mauri

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