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Spamalot ... lots of it!

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grizz36

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Since the Boneyard moved to its new site the email address that I used to sign up on it has become inundated with spam; up to 16 offers for Nigerian cash a week plus a load of smelly phish. This is my first problem with spam since I installed this OS and connected to DSL. None of our other email addresses have a problem. Has anyone else noticed an increase in spam since switching to the new Boneyard site?
 

EricLA

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i have a very strong spam blocker - in fact, i can only receive emails from people who are approved. cuts way down on the junk.
 
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Hmm... I thought you were going to see Spamalot at the Oakdale.

Nope, no spam here. Spam, Spam, wonderful Spam!!
 

RoyDodger

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Same amount of junk mail I got before I joined this board (and fortunately my Mail application puts most of it directly in the trash). Nothing changed when I joined. So, Grizz, your situation sounds like a coincidence.
 

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I have had a recent increase, too, but it is hard to attribute it to this site. My spam catcher grabs it and holds it for review.
 
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Since the Boneyard moved to its new site the email address that I used to sign up on it has become inundated with spam; up to 16 offers for Nigerian cash a week plus a load of smelly phish. This is my first problem with spam since I installed this OS and connected to DSL. None of our other email addresses have a problem. Has anyone else noticed an increase in spam since switching to the new Boneyard site?

No.
 

ThisJustIn

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Maybe it's an attempt to get the bears off their diet of salmon and on to consuming spam?
 

grizz36

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I had had a similar thought.

How did you two get to be popular posters? You're not too popular with me right about now. Having taken the taste test, I much prefer spam over phish.
 

RadyLady

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LOL!! No increase in SPAM here. wouldn't eat it, either, and same goes for the phish if it smells bad
 
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Hmmmm... maybe. I have rather suddenly been getting bits and pieces of spam lately, but I hadn't traced it to a source. It might have started after I signed up here.
 
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