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Mods: List of spammers w/ links & search terms

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They could be bots, just incomplete bots that don't know how to spam forums.

It's possible...

No, most spam accounts are created by part-timers who are basically paid to sign up for websites all day and fill out account info. That's how they get past captchas and stuff.

The main goal is to just get a link with keywords into a forum signature, because forum profiles are indexed by search engines, and that increases the SEO for their advertised websites.

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Why does asking for FL help on two different FL forums = spam?

Using the exact same phrasing and including text from forum buttons and a long sig suggests copy-pasting, possibly by a context-sensitive crawler. Most ppl would just write the text anew, and ppl would probably use Image-Line's own forums for this anyway if they weren't registered here already.

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Using the exact same phrasing and including text from forum buttons and a long sig suggests copy-pasting, possibly by a context-sensitive crawler. Most ppl would just write the text anew, and ppl would probably use Image-Line's own forums for this anyway if they weren't registered here already.

It's not spam if he's asking a legit question, even if he asks the same question in two places.

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