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    hi there!!!

    I'm new here @ www.bikeforums.net and want say hi to all the guys/gals of this board!

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    Howdy and welcome to the forums!

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    Welcome Yanehi. Tell us a little bit more about your self. What kind of bike(s) do you have and where do you ride?
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    Stuff in his (her?) profile is gobbledy-gook. Most likely a spammer.

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    Quote Originally Posted by BlazingPedals View Post
    Stuff in his (her?) profile is gobbledy-gook. Most likely a spammer.
    It will be interesting to find out. On some boards I fill in the blanks with odd things too

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    It's looking a lot like a spammer to me. Stopforumspam.com comes up with two hits on "Yanehi," both using the same TCP/IP address. From there, the address (2.40.17.189 - Italy) has 19 hits. Unfortunately, I can't access the member records to see what the address is for 'our' Yanehi; so it's not solid enough evidence to pre-emptively ban him, but it's certainly suspicious.

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    Quote Originally Posted by BlazingPedals View Post
    It's looking a lot like a spammer to me. Stopforumspam.com comes up with two hits on "Yanehi," both using the same TCP/IP address. From there, the address (2.40.17.189 - Italy) has 19 hits. Unfortunately, I can't access the member records to see what the address is for 'our' Yanehi; so it's not solid enough evidence to pre-emptively ban him, but it's certainly suspicious.
    I moderate on a couple of other forums, haven't seen that IP come across yet with that name. This is the first forum I have seen the name on.

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    Twenty-one hits is a small-time operator. The last one that tried to get into the forum I moderate had 500 entries on his current IP alone, with several dozen names, all similar.

    You'll notice 'he' hasn't been back yet to defend himself, either.

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    Spammer status is confirmed. Closing this thread and banning OP.

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