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Dammit, spamslicing is difficult these days...

By AnsuGisalas ·
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No way to see if you've gotten them all.
And adding the completely superfluous "brief description" takes valuable seconds... I'd like to resume my perusal of the site sometime, and not simply hunt spam here all day!

This mild micro-rant brought to you by Hostages of the Aesir International.

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I agree

by Slayer_ In reply to Dammit, spamslicing is di ...

Or maybe some sort automated filter, if a user is under 20 posts and they are posting the exact same thing twice (or maybe some sort of loose matching, like if its 95% the same as another one of it's posts), they are probably spamming. Those posts can then be automatically reported.
Since this would add a fair amount of database overhead, after 20 unique posts it should be assumed they are a real person.

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You mean Fuzzy Hashing?

by AnsuGisalas In reply to I agree

That'd work... who do we get to write it?

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Thing is, there is a filter.

by seanferd In reply to I agree

It boggles the mind as to the spam that gets through. So very obviously spammy spam in large quantities.

I'd hate to see the junk that the filter <i>does</i> catch.

ed. sp.

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But fuzzy hashing would get all the repetitions...

by AnsuGisalas In reply to Thing is, there is a filt ...

changing one character wouldn't make a difference anymore.

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Fuzzy would be better, but not required.

by seanferd In reply to But fuzzy hashing would g ...

The filter lets the same damn types of spam though all the time. The same types that have been dumped in this forum for years.

Fuzzy hashing won't help when the filter itself is crap or poorly configured.

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that filter has eaten a couple of mine these last few days....

by AnsuGisalas In reply to Thing is, there is a filt ...

both with youtube videos linked in.

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I know the feeling

by NickNielsen In reply to Dammit, spamslicing is di ...

I run across one, and immediately head for the perpetrator's profile, only to be faced with the four-post display limit.

As for comments, I usually give preparation tips: fry, bake, broil, and so on. I'm trying not to repeat myself, but it's getting harder. I've gone through all the usual methods, and have resorted to chef's talk: caramelize, sauté, etc.

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How about:

by AnsuGisalas In reply to I know the feeling

tenderize ]:)
You know, with the spiky hammer...

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Tch, tch, tch

by santeewelding In reply to How about:

I fear you are being subverted...all this talk about crude tenderizing.

Leave it to unrepentant mother_*******. Stay to your course of delicacy.

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Well, it's a local delicacy...

by AnsuGisalas In reply to Tch, tch, tch

The "leaf steak"... a thick beef steak, hammered into the shape of a large 3mm thick meat pancake. Then fried in butter, and served with cold seasoned butter on top.
Gotta hand it to the finns, when they go for a cholesterol fix, they don't _****_ around.

Edit: Should have added, it's a favourite of my wife's, and since I'm the resident Cro Magnon (or is that Mignon) I get to do the bloody work. And I mean bloody as in ... actually bloody. Splatters.
I still haven't perfected the technique; the stuff recouperates after a while, regains thickness during frying. I expect it's in the wrist - whatever it is that makes the crushed cells stay crushed.

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