Kaps Lok wrote:
> I don't know about you guys and gals, but the daily spam messages making
> their way into these forums is giving me the $hit$. I think what we need
> is a button to mark messages as spam, so someone can blow them away, and
> then ban the user.
> 
> If there's no moderator, I can imagine it's not something someone would
> want to do constantly, maybe a ranking system where, say more than 10
> votes from unique users automatically kills the message and puts the
> user into a black list. That way the forum users are the spam police.
> 
> What do you people think?
>

I don't think this can happen as the forum is gated to the 
comp.lang.ruby newsgroup and the messages posted in this newsgroup, such 
as this one, are gated into the forum.  Probably most of the spam you 
are seeing is the same spam that is infesting the rest of usenet.


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