How do I report someone to admins?

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SwedishJewfish

26 Jun, 2012 06:31 PM

Someone is spamming a dead thread of mine with really horrendous comments. I know Help Desk doesn't handle moderating, but I was hoping someone could point me in the right direction. Thanks!

-Rebecca

  1. 1 Posted by Free Jazz at Hi... on 26 Jun, 2012 06:55 PM

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    Looks like another one of those trolls just written about here: http://www.dailykos.com/story/2012/06/26/1103339/-Thousands-of-Bots...

    Lowercasename (or group of letters) followed by a numeric sequence.

    SJF: in the past, elfling has advised me as such:

    Community from the contact us link is a slightly better place to go. Helpdesk can exile spam and super-obvious situations.

  2. 2 Posted by aoeu on 26 Jun, 2012 07:33 PM

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    You are right about heinous.

    elfling could you preemptively ban or suspend this user, please?

    http://www.dailykos.com/user/uid:340527

    A quick peek at comment titles is quite convincing and I do not have enough stomach to read them all but this one is obviously not forwarding any mission at teh GOS:

    http://www.dailykos.com/comments/1103021/46563570#c542

    It may also be a good idea to mark this private. Most of that crud is deserving of deletion. No point in letting TUs see that kind of stuff either.

  3. 3 Posted by aoeu on 26 Jun, 2012 07:56 PM

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    Too late to keep private. This may become an instance of the instadonutban. Long rumored, rarely proven.

  4. Support Staff 4 Posted by elfling on 26 Jun, 2012 10:42 PM

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    Autoban nailed him. Thanks y'all. He's not part of the bot invasion, though, just a garden variety (expletive deleted) troll.

    Whenever reporting a problem user, please include a link to a specific comment as part of your inquiry. It makes it much faster and easier for us to deal with.

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