Is this a record for a spammer?

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  1. Eric Graudins profile image60
    Eric Graudinsposted 14 years ago

    LO All,

    I'm new here, and have been watching a user named Philgood put up over 70 spammy hubs since he joined 6 hours ago.

    What's the best course of action here?

    Are there automatic systems that discover and delete this sort of stuff, or does Hub Pages rely on users to report it?

    Although I've only been here a short time, I'm starting to get a bit protective of Hub Pages.
    How sad is that !!

    Eric G.

  2. Mark Knowles profile image58
    Mark Knowlesposted 14 years ago

    We all get that way (protective) - email team@hubpages and let them know. Plus you can flag a few of his hubs. I guarantee he will be gone before the day is out big_smile

  3. Misha profile image63
    Mishaposted 14 years ago

    The best course of action always is to relax and enjoy smile

    You can report the guy to if you want the justice to work faster big_smile

  4. Mark Knowles profile image58
    Mark Knowlesposted 14 years ago

    He will be gone soon.

  5. Misha profile image63
    Mishaposted 14 years ago

    Already big_smile

  6. Eric Graudins profile image60
    Eric Graudinsposted 14 years ago

    Well, He's still there, but his hubs have disappeared. Shame about all that hard work going to waste wasn't it !!

    Which gives me a thought . . .

    His hubs were being made at the rate of one every 5-10 minutes.

    Assuming that he was doing them manually, it would be a great trick if Hub Pages could leave them there - but only visible to his IP address.

    This would mean that he would be spamming away - creating hubs that nobody else could see.
    Might keep him busy for ages, and divert him from engaging in other spammy stuff.

    On the other hand, he could just be an innocent victim of some guru's $1997 course that told him it was a good idea to make a lot of hubs.

    1. darkside profile image72
      darksideposted 14 years agoin reply to this

      You are evil.

      Are you in anyway related to Mark Knowles?


      1. profile image0
        RFoxposted 14 years agoin reply to this

      2. Eric Graudins profile image60
        Eric Graudinsposted 14 years agoin reply to this

        I don't think so. I'm pretty sure he's not my brother, and he looks WAY too old to be my dad lol

  7. caspar profile image59
    casparposted 14 years ago

    I love the idea of a spammer beavering away creating tons of rubbish that nobody will ever see.


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