Author Topic: Weirdo's  (Read 2462 times)

Pauline

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Weirdo's
« on: September 21, 2006, 09:20:44 AM »
Why do we keep getting these weirdo's registering? Where do they find us?  The latest seems to be from Uganda with a dead website.  I guess we should be honored that they think us so interesting!
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Wierd indeed
« Reply #1 on: September 22, 2006, 10:16:34 AM »
The reason people register a user ID with links to dubious websites is cos a) they hope people will look at their profile and click the link, and b) they hope the moderator will not bother to delete their ID, and then the link stays there permanently.

The reason b) is so valuable to a spammer is that sites that have sites linking to them get higher rankings in search engines, and if a "popular" site (as this one is of course!) links to you, then it counts even higher.

So, boring and tedious as it is, I delete 'em every few days!