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PostPosted: Tue Apr 04, 2017 12:24 pm    Post subject: Why isn't the 'report a thread' immune from the time limit? Reply with quote

I just had to wait ages before reporting spam and by the end it didn't feel worth it. Can there be zero time limit if reporting spam?
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PostPosted: Tue Apr 04, 2017 4:13 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

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PostPosted: Tue Apr 04, 2017 4:41 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

cokey,

Probably not, it would let spambots spam the report thread.
There is spam in the report thread from time to time too.
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PostPosted: Fri Apr 07, 2017 10:44 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

NeddySeagoon wrote:
cokey,

Probably not, it would let spambots spam the report thread.
There is spam in the report thread from time to time too.
fair enough but it just seems like it's aaaaaaaaages
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PostPosted: Tue Apr 11, 2017 3:35 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

NeddySeagoon wrote:
cokey,

Probably not, it would let spambots spam the report thread.
There is spam in the report thread from time to time too.
One positive aspect in that case is that it is effectively self reporting.

Still, totally dropping flood control for reports seems a bit too risky for my tastes. One possible set up could be a separate flood control rate for the reports topic if that is considered sufficiently desirable; not so much distinct "time since latest report" control as a shorter "time since latest post" control specific to reports.
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