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Old 11-24-2020, 01:59 PM   #1
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Default Spammers at it, AGAIN

I know this is not a new subject - but here we are again.

I posted on the Wanted section of this board that I am looking for the Book by Gordon Bigger titled "RESTORING THE MODEL A & B CARBURETOR THE REX REHEIS WAY"

It wasn't long before I received a PM response from jimsteven02 on this board that I should email partworld02@gmail - that he had a copy. I emailed, and he stated he had a copy for the mere pittance of $150. Of course I declined his offer, at which time the price immediately dropped to $50. Looking very suspicious I saw that his Ford Barn join date was Nov 2020 with no posts.

Next I received a second PM from another 'seller' Toys1200, also join date Nov 2020 with no posts, who had a "spare copy to sell". He was creative and sent me a picture of the book from a 2011 technical document on performance tuning from Twin Cities Ford Model A Club.

Can we delete these spammers from the board ?

I hate to ask here rather than on the wanted forums, but does anyone have a copy they would sell or loan.

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Old 11-24-2020, 02:34 PM   #2
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Default Re: Spammers at it, AGAIN

Same thing happened to me on a wanted ad
All they do is change identity and names
You can delete them but they still be coming under another guise
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Old 11-24-2020, 04:33 PM   #3
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Same thing happened to me on a wanted ad
All they do is change identity and names
You can delete them but they still be coming under another guise
If that is so, all those people who have been banned could simply change name and come back, yet they don't. Maybe Ryan blocks their IP address somehow.
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Old 11-24-2020, 06:55 PM   #4
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Other forums I am on have a REPORT button. You push that and that post is reported to the administration so it can be temoved.
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Old 11-24-2020, 07:26 PM   #5
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Other forums I am on have a REPORT button. You push that and that post is reported to the administration so it can be temoved.
We also have a report button.
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Old 11-24-2020, 08:03 PM   #6
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Yep, same thing has been happening to me.
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Old 11-24-2020, 09:02 PM   #7
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It seems to have turned into a profession.
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Old 11-24-2020, 10:26 PM   #8
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Well i have a new copy sitting here & no spammer , freight could cost a bit , Derek in NZ
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Old 11-24-2020, 10:52 PM   #9
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Just a little tip here.
A Spammer is someone who posts worthless posts. (Spam)
A Scammer is a Crook or a Thief. (SCAM)




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Old 11-24-2020, 10:56 PM   #10
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Old 11-25-2020, 09:44 AM   #11
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So, where is the elusive “Report” button?
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Old 11-25-2020, 09:59 AM   #12
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Same thing happened to me in the early v8 section. Two pms. from different members who had just joined and had zero posts. Both wanting me to email someone who had the part. Did not respond and reported the posts and they were removed from my pms.
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Old 11-25-2020, 10:13 AM   #13
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<--- Right over there. Bottom left corner. Click it and report what''s wrong with the post.
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Old 11-25-2020, 01:31 PM   #14
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quickchange is legit, I've known him for many years.
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Old 11-25-2020, 01:33 PM   #15
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Can’t you just buy the book from one of the venders, or thru the internet?
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Old 11-25-2020, 06:35 PM   #16
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Book is no longer available from the vendors
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Old 11-27-2020, 06:22 AM   #17
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Itís a excellent book on the Model A carburettor. Maybe get somebody to photocopy it for you. Too far for me to post. Dave
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Old 11-27-2020, 10:43 AM   #18
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I always wanted a copy of that book. Will it ever be printed again?
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