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Topic: spammers in sci.physics like BroilJab, Kevin, HVAC, Sam Wormley
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J. Antonio Perez M.

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Re: spammers in sci.physics like BroilJab, Kevin, HVAC, Sam Wormley
Posted: Dec 7, 2012 8:01 AM
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On Friday, December 7, 2012 9:00:36 AM UTC+2, Archimedes Plutonium wrote:
> We see some improvement in sci.math already with the New Googles
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> Newsgroups where many of the off topic post abusers are being deleted.
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> Such as the Kevin constant off-topic posts. I opined that Kevin was
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> doing it because he is scisick (chips on the shoulder). And to get his
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> daily kick by irritating people with off topic posts.
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> But I opined that BroilJab was just Kevin again with a different name.
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> So that Kevin was off-topic abuse, but in combination with BroilJab
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> and perhaps even HVAC (another pseudoname for Kevin) that in
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> combination, their second game is that of filling up the poster board
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> with their nonsense so that the worthwhile physics and math posts are
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> buried.
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> So we have OFF Topic abusers
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> And we have what I call Poster HOGS that aim to bury the worthwhile
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> posts.
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> There is no better example of a Poster Hog at this moment than Sam
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> Wormley. I opine it is a computer program and not a person.
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> Anyway, a typical Wormley spam post is a post of just one or two lines
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> referring to some other website. What is so obnoxious about that, is
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> it knocks of all the worthwhile posts when Wormley does about 10 of
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> them at a time.
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> Now I myself do at most about 3 or 4 posts per day but when Wormley
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> does it as a Poster Hog, he consumes the entire board.
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> So, what is the sense of someone reading a list of headlines and
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> posting 10 of those 1 liners, just so that he can bump off all the
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> posters who had something worthwhile to say about physics.
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> The old classic of Poster Hogs was the "Solutions Manuals" which they
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> cared less about selling manuals and more about bumping off all
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> worthwhile posts.
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> AP



Wow! AP talking of spammer...dude, pick up your tongue from the floor!



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