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    Default Moderator approval

    How long does it take for a post to get moderator approval?

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    This is something that is done manually. I have cleared your two posts. We made the system a bit strict given the spam situation which was getting worse and worse by the day. Now there are no spam registrations and hardly any spam going live on the forum straight away. Any posts with links go straight to moderation que and it does get a bit annoying some times with my own posts going into moderation some times. Unfortunately we have to put up with this strict moderation rule to prevent spam.

    I some times forget to check moderation que and that's another reason for delay. I have put a sticky note on my screen now to remind me

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    Hey I am okay with moderation. It keeps the forums a happy place. Was just asking because 3 of my posts were subject to moderation. I knew the reason for two of them but was not sure about one.

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    Dont worry you are not alone some of my posts go into moderation and I have no clue why. The script we use some times chooses to throw a user completely into moderation and all their posts start going into moderation. Its not perfect to say the lest but apart from all the problems it is creating we do have a spam free forum in the end. Better user experience
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    He He. Some Admin privileges you have. Having your own posts hauled by the spam script. That is ridicilously funny. :P

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    I have posts go into moderation too, I thought it would be the posts which have a link in them that would go into moderation, but thats not the case. And its not all my posts which go into moderation just some.......weird!

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    This is very annoying :

    Thank you for posting! Your post will not be visible until a moderator has approved it for posting.

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    Yep happens with me too. No links but some posts are still going into moderation; I think when I'm using that "at the rate of" symbol. Isn't there a way to add regular members to a non-spam list?

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    struck by spam filter again.

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    Quote Originally Posted by itsmemad View Post
    Yep happens with me too. No links but some posts are still going into moderation; I think when I'm using that "at the rate of" symbol. Isn't there a way to add regular members to a non-spam list?
    Yeh its because of the 'at the rate' symbol, because thats the only time my post goes into moderation.
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    The only reason we have such strict spam rules is that members never report spam using the report button. If members start helping by reporting spam by hitting the report icon we can relax the rules to an extent.

    I am still removing spam from the year 2010 Find one thing or the other every day.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Preeti_20 View Post
    Yeh its because of the 'at the rate' symbol, because thats the only time my post goes into moderation.
    That seems like the most likely reason.

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    Reported my first spam post. Yay!
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