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Why fight spam?[edit source]

I've just added an explanation on why spam is bad for wikis (diff here) - am I on the right lines? It sounds true but I'm just guessing really. totnesmartin 00:11, 7 January 2009 (UTC)

Well, it's more content based: spam is unlikely to be related to relevant to that wiki - essentially vandalism. Kirkburn (talk) 13:57, 7 January 2009 (UTC)

Inconsistent redirects depending on how the page is viewed[edit source]

This page is available from both http://www.wikia.com/wiki/Help:Spam and http://help.wikia.com/wiki/Help:Spam. When I click the link for the blacklist in item 14 in the first section and in the "see also" section from http://www.wikia.com/wiki/Help:Spam I am redirected back to the same page. When I click from http://help.wikia.com/wiki/Help:Spam I am sent to a different page. Argadi 08:57, November 28, 2009 (UTC)

What is the date?[edit source]

The comment above has a date of 28 November 2009. But after I made the changes the following text was at the bottom of the displayed page:

Argadi made an edit on 7 January 2009

Some software/server is quite confused. Argadi 09:00, November 28, 2009 (UTC)

To make the problem easier to solve, the problem went away as I created this section. The edit date was then 28 November 2009. (The quote above was a copy-and-paste.) Argadi 09:01, November 28, 2009 (UTC)

Pools closed due to Spam Filter[edit source]

The VSTF Wiki isn't letting me report Spam filtering errors even though it says I'm logged in. If you're not going to make a wiki that is beneficial you might as well remove it. Anitaria Online 08:30, October 16, 2010 (UTC)

You need to report the issues without actually saying the blocked text; it is still blocked on the VSTF Wiki. Sorry, Ajraddatz Talk 13:47, October 16, 2010 (UTC)

Add DIS![edit source]

"We are sorry, but you cannot create a page with this data. Our spam filter believes there is something fishy going on."

Long-winded links?[edit source]

From the summaries of recent edits. I've noticed that links to resources on Wikia but external to Community Central (e.g. the VSTF Wiki) are given in the w:c: format. Since this is already Community Central, surely the w: in such links is superfluous? — evilquoll (talk) 01:21, September 16, 2017 (UTC)

Hello! The extra bits are so that the help pages are linked appropriately on other wikis, as these help pages show up on all wikis. You can take a look at Help:Improving_help_pages#Using_links_in_Shared_Help for more information. noreplyz talk 01:36, September 16, 2017 (UTC)

Profile Spam[edit source]

My profile page was deleted and was summarized as spam. Any reason? I do understand that if you don't work for this particular wiki, you don't need a profile, but it's nice to have a page about you that people can discover. SascavaHuski (talk) 02:36, October 4, 2018 (UTC)

Hello, you should contact the VSTF member that deleted your profile and ask them for details about the page deletion. TheKorraFanatic (Message Wall) (Contributions) (Guestbook)

Message wall spam[edit source]

Is nobody listening to me because of this problem. Please listen to me and look at this. https://marvel-cinematic-universe-fanon.fandom.com/wiki/Thread:6739?useskin=oasis

Edit war[edit source]

Please protect this page for 1 week to prevent further edit warring. WikiOfEverything (talkcontribs) 05:52, September 18, 2020 (UTC)

To be fair, you were the user that started the edit war in the first place. So you're not really the one to talk. ― C.Syde (talk | contribs) 05:55, September 18, 2020 (UTC)
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