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#1 Oct 14 2008 at 7:50 AM Rating: Good
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Ha! Just noticed this today on the Herald today:

10,578 Banned for Selling Gold

Sounds like a pretty impressive number and I've REALLY seen a reduction in the number of goldselling spam tells.

Kudos to Mythic!

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#2 Oct 14 2008 at 8:02 AM Rating: Decent
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Yeah, I was surprised to see a spammer this morning, Most of the weekend was very quiet from Gold spammers. Easier to get rid of them if you don't give away 14 day trial accounts.

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#3 Oct 15 2008 at 8:17 AM Rating: Decent
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Seems they have found a way to get part of their message past the blocker. I see spammers rarely and when I do its normally gold, $5 you buy
#4 Oct 15 2008 at 8:20 AM Rating: Excellent
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Congrats to Mythic for taking such a strong stance against this sort of poor business practice. I too have seen less advertisements and spam in-game, woot!
#5 Oct 15 2008 at 8:35 AM Rating: Decent
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Banhammer indeed. One of my must-have add ons has been SpamMeNot, which has always had an auto-report function as well. My highest per day spam has been around 100 spams, every one blocked from my chat window, every one reported. More recently I've only had around 1 to 5 a day, so yes the Banhammer is falling hard, and I'm loving it!
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