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    Default New Kind of Spam???

    Over the last several weeks, I have noticed what looks to be a new kind of spam. Someone copies someone else's reply from earlier in the thread: not quoting but copying it as a shortcut to make it appear as their own remarks. Usually it makes no sense and just comes as an intrusion to get the person's name inserted into the Forum. Always done by someone who has just joined and with only 2 or 3 posts. The one in my thread "Bald Eagles Now Back" is by "danavsbelly". Please take a look. Something's wrong, right?
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    Default Re: New Kind of Spam???

    I've noticed the same thing Ken.

    A different new person cut & pasted on a post I made here and on another forum, sigh...

    It does make one wonder as there is no obvious link to "whatever"

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    Default Re: New Kind of Spam???

    It is probably the new tactics from the spammers; I suspect the spam link is placed in their signatures; but those get filtered out.
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    Default Re: New Kind of Spam???

    It is a new tactic used in the link back type spam. When I catch them I vaporize them.
    Anybody sees one send me a PM.
    The Spam o matic doesn't catch them all. I still get as many as 20 a day.
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