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My favorite forum is dying

Postby fergus1234 » 14 Sep 2018, 01:25

My favorite forum is a gaming forum I joined since I was a little boy. It is my favorite online community where I met lots of friends of the same interest. Well their moderator retired and the moment the moderator retiried, spammers invaded the site.

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thousands of spam discussions are flooded that in just a month people are quitting the forum because their discussion will just got buried by these spammers. I want to convince the owner of this forum to make me a moderator because my love for this forum is labor of love. I am not paid because it is a regular forum and this forum is my childhood and I do not want it to be killed by spammers.
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Re: My favorite forum is dying

Postby Lushh » 14 Sep 2018, 02:03

That's just messed up. It's a shame to see good things go down the drain like that. You really should initiate contacting the owner and express your concerns and offer your help.
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Re: My favorite forum is dying

Postby msmoneybags » 14 Sep 2018, 03:41

Thats too bad that it has come to that. Fergus I wish you all the luck in getting the moderator job and weeding out the bad seeds :)
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Re: My favorite forum is dying

Postby fergus1234 » 14 Sep 2018, 10:15

I still have no respond from the Admin, If he want the site to survive he needs to get a moderator. I am volunteering already for free but no response yet.
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Re: My favorite forum is dying

Postby arunima » 14 Sep 2018, 10:37

That must be feeling bad since you like it so much and you with it for so long. I hope admin considers your volunteer help and you can do your best to revive it.
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Re: My favorite forum is dying

Postby johnywalker » 14 Sep 2018, 15:36

It feels really said to see a site being pulled down by spammers. May be the admin will hire you as a moderator.
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Re: My favorite forum is dying

Postby A K Rao » 15 Sep 2018, 13:14

So sad to know that your gaming forum is getting a slow death because of the spammers. Hope the site people will listen to you and will appint you as their moderator. It is really bad to see that our favorite site is dying! All the best dear friend!
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Re: My favorite forum is dying

Postby freelancermariagrace » 07 Nov 2018, 10:25

This is sad. I hope spammers will be removed from the website and someone will take over to handle/moderate it. You are a good candidate, Fergus
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Re: My favorite forum is dying

Postby nela13 » 07 Nov 2018, 11:20

Do you have an answer to be a moderator already? Spammers are such a ridiculous, they can destroy a site in a couple of days. Hope you can do something to maintain the site alive and working.
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Re: My favorite forum is dying

Postby mrki444 » 07 Nov 2018, 11:38

My test site on free domain and hosting was attacked by spammers. If you have good, older forum than you need to check security updates every day or it will happen same thing like on image. I hope you will suceed and remove them.
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Re: My favorite forum is dying

Postby gugun21 » 07 Nov 2018, 12:12

Hope the retired moderator hires a new efficient moderator.. :thumbup:
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Re: My favorite forum is dying

Postby fergus1234 » 07 Nov 2018, 17:14

Apparently they abandoned the forum because they want to do focus on the company's social media because people dont post on forums anymore according to them.
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Re: My favorite forum is dying

Postby cmoneyspinner » 09 Nov 2018, 05:43

fergus1234 wrote:Apparently they abandoned the forum because they want to do focus on the company's social media because people dont post on forums anymore according to them.


Looks like you're going to have let it go! I've seen this before and those signs look like that site is going downhill.
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Re: My favorite forum is dying

Postby ceci » 09 Nov 2018, 09:09

Sorry to hear that, but nothing can be done for a user.
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Re: My favorite forum is dying

Postby fergus1234 » 09 Nov 2018, 16:32

Social Network just killed many forums. I remember in early 2000's there are so many active forums everywhere. :(
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