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  1. Jun 4, 2010 #1
    To help combat some spam we've been encountering in the blogs we've disabled with blog system for the next few days. This only affects normal users trying to post a new entry. Sorry for the inconvenience.
     
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  3. Jun 4, 2010 #2

    Evo

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    So, abnormal users can still post. :biggrin:
     
  4. Jun 4, 2010 #3

    Office_Shredder

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    But mommy said I'm SPECIAL!!!!! :mad:
     
  5. Jun 4, 2010 #4

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    No, it's the irregular users who can still post. Avoid prune juice!
     
  6. Jun 4, 2010 #5

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    That's how I saw it. You can have your fiber, or you can have your blog. Your choice!
     
  7. Jun 4, 2010 #6

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    So, joking aside, does this mean you can still post in the blogs if you are a
    homework helper, science advisor, mentor, gold member, or "PF Member award" winner?
     
  8. Jun 4, 2010 #7

    lisab

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    The irregulars :wink:.
     
  9. Jun 4, 2010 #8

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    Marty Feldman would say my brain is "Abby" normal, so I'm covered.
     
  10. Jun 4, 2010 #9

    Office_Shredder

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    I can post to my blog as a homework helper. Spamming blogs for the purposes of determining who can still post seems counterproductive though.

    I also totally wasted my PF blog virginity.
     
  11. Jun 4, 2010 #10

    Evo

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    We appreciate the sacrifice.
     
  12. Jun 4, 2010 #11

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    The spammers apparently talked about us at spammers_r_us.com. We have had to delete 140 blog entries that were obvious spam over the last three days.
     
  13. Jun 4, 2010 #12

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    Speaking of spam, I thought I'd share this. I found the replies in this thread hilarious.
     
  14. Jun 4, 2010 #13

    Evo

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    And it was fun! I woke up this morning and went directly to blogs so I could ban someone and there were no spammers left. :cry:
     
  15. Jun 4, 2010 #14

    Math Is Hard

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    I hadn't seen that much spam since I was in Hawaii.
     
  16. Jun 5, 2010 #15

    Lisa!

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    Phew! Finally somebody considered me normal!:smile:
     
  17. Jun 5, 2010 #16
    There are blogs on this site?
     
  18. Jun 6, 2010 #17
    https://www.physicsforums.com/blog.php [Broken]
     
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  19. Jun 9, 2010 #18
    Hi, 2 questions.
    1. The blogs still locked? I'can't figure out how to post a post=)
    2. Is there an option to make private post? (wanted to organize some of my ideas)

    Thanks, this forum is a real piece of gem!
     
  20. Jun 9, 2010 #19

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    You'll probably have to wait until Greg returns from his vacation travels before there is a definitive resolution to the blog spam problem.
     
  21. Jun 9, 2010 #20

    1. Yes and hope to unlock in the next few days

    2. Yes
     
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