Spam reporting thread #69

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Set 29, 2019, 10:32 am


Distinguish between the following, and flag the highest level of the violation:

-- Type 1: Irredeemable commercial spam: make sure to flag the member's profile, as well as the spammy activity. This type includes things selling strollers, pharmaceuticals, live-streaming sports games, porn, and/or trying to create traffic/links to sites for such things. Sufficient profile flags will automatically result in temporary suspension and deletion of the member's activity, so use your profile-flagging powers wisely and carefully.

-- Type 2: Teachable moments: DO NOT flag the member's profile, but DO flag the violating activity (e.g. self-promotional Talk post, group, or local venue). This type includes promotional activity that violates the Terms of Service (TOS), but where the member is potentially redeemable, e.g. overzealous authors, overzealous publishers, or other members with small TOS violations but who are otherwise using the site legitimately. These cases should be reported to staff (by sending a message or email to staff and/or or posting on this thread), so the member can be taught how to use the site.

Specific procedures:
-- Overzealous authors or publishers (these fall under type 2): do NOT flag the member's profile. Report to staff here or privately. You can also send the member a polite message pointing them to the terms, mentioning the "no promoting" language, and pointing them to the Do's and Don't page for authors:
-- Suspected sock-puppetry to promote a book, write fake reviews, and/or stack ratings: do not flag the profile, but report to staff here or by message, so staff can investigate. This is a serious violation for which members can be permanently banned.
-- Profile flags for commercial spammers only (type 1): On the member's profile page, click on the "report for spam" link, then follow instructions to flag the member. Again, this is only for commercial spam, not for "overzealous" authors, publishers, or booksellers, which should be reported to staff instead. See Talk post:
-- Spam or promotional posts in a Talk topic (type 1 or 2): flag the post as an abuse of the terms of service.
-- Spam or promotional groups (types 1 and 2): flag new groups using the "flag this group" link.
-- Spam lists: report in this thread, and flag the member if it's commercial spam.
-- Spam works (type 1 spam): flag the work as spam on the work's editions page, and then vote on proposed work spam. Make sure to read the guidelines before proposing or voting, especially for what is not spam. Voting page:
-- Spam in a review (type 1), or an explicitly promotional review (type 2): flag the review as an abuse of the TOS, using the red flag.
-- Spam or promotion in "published reviews," or other CK fields (type 1 or 2): post here and/or delete.
-- Spam or egregious promotion/advertising in venues or events (type 1 or 2): post here and/or delete. Note that authors are permitted to add events for their books.
-- Spam in book links / quick links: post here and/or edit to remove spam.
-- Spam author names listed on a work: No current procedure. Tim has asked us not to change CK to indicate spammers, and not to combine spam authors together.
-- Not sure if it's spam? Post here, and explain why.

Please note that Tim has asked us not to use either CK or the combining system (whether works or authors) for spam fighting.

For more information see these wiki pages:
Procedures for flagging and reporting spam:
Spam works, guidelines for flagging and voting:

(A copy of these guidelines, for pasting in new threads, can be found here or at the top of previous threads.)

Set 30, 2019, 5:58 am

>3 karenb: Of course it's been there for over six years.

Editado: Out 1, 2019, 12:52 pm

new group: 7 ways to deal with bad smell of apartment toilets

profile and group now gone

Out 1, 2019, 4:29 pm

Hoping this is just an enthusiastic author.

I've flagged the post; I'm off to leave the Welcome to LT post on his profile.

Out 3, 2019, 12:00 pm

Note to self

carolsteffes new member today joined several groups. I flagged the profile for a spam link in the description of one of the profile images.

Out 4, 2019, 3:48 pm

Editado: Out 5, 2019, 12:56 am

Out 9, 2019, 6:31 am

Business "know-how":
Flagged the profile as well.

Editado: Out 10, 2019, 6:24 am

Spamming on a new spam topic!

Both messages and both members need flagging. could still use flags.

Out 10, 2019, 9:57 am

>11 MarthaJeanne: RudeWarner is a lifetime account, so it'll take staff intervention. I left a note for Kristi (I think she's the right person to contact now that Loranne is gone?)

Out 10, 2019, 4:31 pm

Email to info@LT also works.

Out 11, 2019, 9:07 am

>13 norabelle414: Kristi was the right person to message. The account is suspended now.

Out 11, 2019, 9:09 am

>15 norabelle414: Great! If lifetime accounts are hard to flag for spamming, maybe that shouldn't count for people who got free lifetime when the signed up by app today. Or make it life + fifty books.

Out 11, 2019, 9:15 am

>16 MarthaJeanne: Or even just make it take many more flags than a free account? Thankfully it seems like the spammers haven't figured out how to get free lifetime accounts, since we don't run across it very often.

Out 11, 2019, 10:25 am

It's just SOOOO satisfying to see them disappear, but when they don't it's frustrating. Seeing the bad guys disappear is all the pay we get for this work.

Out 12, 2019, 7:28 pm

Author spam:

He also started a group to promote his audio books:

I've left a comment on his profile:

Out 14, 2019, 4:40 am

(Could find no record of such a work -- online, at Amazon, or Worldcat)

Out 14, 2019, 8:04 am

Has catalogued a couple of books (one of which may be real) but still spammer.

Out 16, 2019, 5:17 pm

Take a look at this yahoo, the book he added, incorrectly combined with a real book and the review

Out 16, 2019, 5:27 pm

This profile

for posting spam instead of a published review:

Out 16, 2019, 5:31 pm

Out 17, 2019, 7:42 am

Out 24, 2019, 9:59 am

Author spam:

Looks like this is not his first foray into spam. There's a profile comment from last month.

Out 24, 2019, 10:26 am

>36 norabelle414:

Yes, but it's not a TOS violation for an author to review his own book. Tacky, but not flaggable.

Out 25, 2019, 8:46 am

Nov 5, 2019, 8:38 am

My computer is being infernally slow this morning.

Nov 5, 2019, 6:49 pm

What appears to be a very feeble attempt by an author to advertise his books:

I've left a message on his profile.

Nov 7, 2019, 7:57 am

The Spam Works voting seems to be a lot of zero copy separations and then marked as spam, which is incorrect. I managed to recombine them, but they still need at least two votes to kill the spam suggestion.

Plus, maybe we should let staff know that there's a user who misunderstands the zero copy situation?

Editado: Nov 9, 2019, 1:44 am

You never know.

Flag the topic and the account. Please.

ETA: Naturally, two seconds after I give up, and hit enter, both are gone. No worries.

Editado: Nov 13, 2019, 9:43 am

Enthusiastic publisher:
I did leave a profile message but I tend to be harsher on publishers (they should know better) than authors so I won't tell you if I think you should flag or not :-)

Definitely flag:

Nov 13, 2019, 10:00 am

The messages are gone.

Putting the same message up multiple times without any connection to the topic is just plain nasty spam.

Nov 13, 2019, 11:04 am

>50 MarthaJeanne: That's a good note to the profile. I might do the same thing. Did anyone flag the profile? I think the behavior is very spam.

Nov 13, 2019, 11:46 am

Well, good grief. Two of those messages were on people's reading blogs.

Editado: Nov 13, 2019, 4:10 pm

>49 norabelle414: (and others) Some people don't qualify for kindness. Account is now tombified (yes, that is too a word, because I just made it). I loathe spammers.

Nov 13, 2019, 11:12 pm

>53 Lyndatrue: I believe everyone qualifies for kindness, but I guess that's just me.

Nov 14, 2019, 11:25 am

Nov 14, 2019, 11:34 am

Nov 14, 2019, 5:21 pm

>59 MarthaJeanne: All topics gone.

Editado: Nov 16, 2019, 3:21 pm

Author has been warned before (Jan 2016) about promotion.

Note the book is in the subject, so any answers there leave the title visible in book talk.

ETA Gone now.

Nov 16, 2019, 5:46 pm

If previously warned, I don't care how long ago, that's a flagging offense to me... But I'm mean and heartless...

Nov 16, 2019, 5:47 pm

I didn't flag her, but if anyone had answered the spam message I would have.

Nov 20, 2019, 3:30 am

Several links to Mumbai escort services in haiku:

Nov 20, 2019, 3:44 am

I have deleted the spam placed there by

Just checked. That account is now suspended.

Editado: Nov 20, 2019, 12:40 pm

new member

created a new group and posted in all the groups he joined.

I left a profile message.

Editado: Nov 20, 2019, 1:02 pm

>69 lilithcat: That one is now gone.

The only topic still active is - also gone now.

Nov 20, 2019, 2:16 pm

Nov 20, 2019, 2:21 pm

Editado: Nov 20, 2019, 2:24 pm

>71 Taphophile13: Gone.

>72 2wonderY: I just put a new topic up there asking why anyone would pay $25 for this self-published book, sight unseen when there are so many great classic children's Christmas books going for much less.

Nov 20, 2019, 3:22 pm

>73 MarthaJeanne: **chuckle** A good use of the page.

Nov 20, 2019, 11:42 pm

I'm not sure what's going with this work. Looks like someone has combined a bunch of different works together, possibly including spam? The reviews talk about different works -- including spam works.

(I found it in the library of the user in >75 karenb: -- even though I separated their title out of the larger work.)

Nov 21, 2019, 9:02 am

>76 karenb:

I'm in the process of separating out the different works. Help always welcome!

Editado: Nov 21, 2019, 10:38 am

The editions page is nearly empty, but the work still shows 851 copies.

Editado: Nov 21, 2019, 10:53 am

And still slews of covers. Some are flagged, wrongly, as "spam" and/or "not a cover". I've gone through and flagged them as "inapplicable to this work".

Nov 21, 2019, 3:33 pm

Was this related or somehow linked to one of our black hole works where all sorts of wrong things got combined incorrectly?

Nov 21, 2019, 3:34 pm

I think it has to be a black hole work.

Nov 21, 2019, 4:16 pm

and the work is spam as well

It's the real name of the business at the end of the link in the profile description.

Nov 21, 2019, 11:15 pm

New group looking for beta readers for novel:

My Spanish is decades old so I don't trust myself to craft an adequate message to the author. Perhaps someone else can advise the author:

Nov 24, 2019, 2:32 am

One user started a spam topic and added a work that apparently names the company that sells the stuff in the spam topic.

Nov 24, 2019, 2:35 am

>84 karenb: All that's left now is the work, which needs a couple more flags to vanish into the obscurity it deserves. The user is suspended, and the topics are entirely gone.

I'm off to sleep, perchance to dream...

Nov 24, 2019, 2:49 am

>83 Taphophile13: >84 karenb: added a flag. Looks like 1 more is needed.

Nov 24, 2019, 3:38 am

Nov 24, 2019, 12:42 pm

Over on the spam folder, I noticed a "post" which has been given the "lifesaver" option (and I'm not taking it, because I agree with the estimation of its spam-like qualities).

Google translate says:

"Greetings to all, I welcome this group of readers from which I hope we get the most benefit for recreational reading. I hope we share many enriching experiences for everyone and share our resources or experiences."

Note that it is in a group created by the poster:

My favorite part of this is the single tag though. She's new, and those are actual books in her account. I dunno. I'd try using Google to translate the standard "You've transgressed, but it's your first time, and here's where the rules are," but there's no sign that those rules will be helpful.

Far as I know, they're mostly just in English. She's from San Juan (or so the profile says).

I dunno. I'm feeling generous, and will defer to someone else making the hard decisions.

To be clear, I'm not rescuing the post from the spam folder, and I did flag the group (but unflagged it, awaiting group consensus). It's really borderline, all of it, and I prefer someone else making the decisions of what to do...

Nov 24, 2019, 1:08 pm

Nov 24, 2019, 1:12 pm

>88 Lyndatrue: A longtime LT member from San Juan has joined the group.

Nov 24, 2019, 1:56 pm

>89 Taphophile13: As I'd said, I completely defer to people with kinder, gentler dispositions. Yes, I know that UAGM is a real University (hence my first moment of "Wait just a minute...or so"). I posted that more than an hour ago, and I'm usually kinder as the day wears on. I've learned to merely report, and not to take action, when things seem borderline.

No worries, y'all. I'm a slow learner, but I prefer to err on the side of caution (especially of late). So it goes.

Nov 24, 2019, 2:03 pm

>91 Lyndatrue: Nothing wrong with caution. Better to ask first.

Editado: Nov 30, 2019, 8:30 am

>98 2wonderY: Well, it is good that they are learning that entering a few books doesn't beat LT's spam systems. Maybe they will even pass that on.

Dez 2, 2019, 8:52 pm

Enthusiastic Author syndrome strikes again:
(Already has a comment)
(Needs two more flags, please.)

Editado: Dez 2, 2019, 9:11 pm

Here's another (but one that deserves no pity). I've seen her before, and note the leftover bits from lesmel on the profile (which I'm flagging).

(It masquerades as a plea for help, in the world's worst run-on sentence.)

ETA: Everything is now done, and thanks to others for their help.

Dez 2, 2019, 9:10 pm

>101 Lyndatrue:

Both topic and poster are now gone.

Dez 3, 2019, 3:51 am

This is cheeky:
Flagged the profile and all 3 messages.

Dez 3, 2019, 4:06 am

>104 haydninvienna:

4 messages now!

Dez 3, 2019, 4:16 am

Editado: Dez 3, 2019, 4:17 am

Esta mensagem foi removida pelo seu autor.

Dez 3, 2019, 11:02 am

Overenthusiastic author spam?:

Editado: Dez 3, 2019, 11:05 am

Well, whatever it was, it's gone now.

Dez 3, 2019, 11:06 am

And MarthaJeanne left a message for the new member.

Editado: Dez 3, 2019, 11:15 am

It may not even have been author spam, but it could well have been. It was certainly a misuse of talk, and new member, book nobody has entered, self published recently is awfully suspicious. I didn't mention spam, just said that the way to review a book is by entering it first and entering the review there.

Dez 3, 2019, 11:33 am

>111 MarthaJeanne: Yes. I did note that no-one had entered any copies of the book, not even the poster.

Editado: Dez 3, 2019, 2:22 pm

There is now a 0 copy work, as I was trying to find out more about it and mistakenly entered it for a few moments.

I got a Thank you from, and the book is now entered with the review there. Just goes to show that some of these people really are teachable.

Editado: Dez 4, 2019, 1:15 am

Dez 4, 2019, 9:54 am

Dez 4, 2019, 3:26 pm

>117 MarthaJeanne: Just in case someone else is puzzled, there's extra stuff beyond the profile on the provided link. The profile is:

Editado: Dez 7, 2019, 1:31 am

>120 amanda4242: There's two more posts that need one more flag, within that group. I really think that "Enthusiastic Author" isn't quite right here. She knows all the tricks, and she's pulled out all the stops. If the account isn't locked by tomorrow morning, I may flag it myself.

For reference, the two topics in the group (which is join to post/flag) are:

Dez 7, 2019, 2:40 am

>121 Lyndatrue: Those are gone now.

Dez 7, 2019, 9:10 pm

Dez 9, 2019, 12:41 pm

translation sez selling sanitaryware products at the best prices.

Editado: Dez 9, 2019, 12:44 pm

>126 2wonderY: Gone.

I'm having problems getting this to stop showing an unread message.

ETA That worked.

Dez 10, 2019, 10:37 pm

Okay, this is NOT spam, but some of the kindest people I know frequent the thread, and I hope someone steps up to this.

His primary language is Espanol, but he appears to speak and read English as well. After putting his profile statement through Google Translate, I was touched, and am hoping that someone will provide an explanation of why his library should be public, rather than private, and perhaps provide a Welcome to LT while you're at it.

I'm not up to it, but I'm hoping someone else is.

Dez 10, 2019, 10:47 pm

I'm afraid my Spanish is pretty much non-existent, so I hope someone who can will follow up.

Dez 11, 2019, 12:55 am

>129 lilithcat: I don't think that it needs to be in Spanish at all. I'm just looking for someone who has more kindness than I...

Dez 18, 2019, 10:14 am

Dez 18, 2019, 2:30 pm

Dez 19, 2019, 3:06 am

>139 passion4reading: I have flagged it. See the CK history (all) to see that it was spam.

Dez 19, 2019, 4:06 am

>140 MarthaJeanne: Thank you. I didn't know how to flag a work spam before, only members :)

Merry Christmas!

Dez 19, 2019, 5:36 am

>141 passion4reading: It's on the edition page.

Dez 19, 2019, 7:16 am

Has anyone gone into CK history to see where else that member planted spam?

Editado: Dez 20, 2019, 9:55 am

>138 MarthaJeanne: Group was recreated and author is posting spam posts again.
I'm flagging the profile this time.

Dez 20, 2019, 10:52 am

>144 gilroy: He's suspended now.

Dez 21, 2019, 12:59 am

author offering chance to win his book:

does anyone have sufficient French skills to advise the author:

Editado: Dez 21, 2019, 1:15 am

>146 Taphophile13: I just used Google Translate to convert the usual message (with an extra note at the bottom saying that I don't speak French, and that I used google translate to do it).

ETA: The topic's gone. The group needs more flags.

Dez 21, 2019, 1:15 am

>147 Lyndatrue: Thanks. That should work and the book give-away post is already gone.

Dez 21, 2019, 1:03 pm

>148 Taphophile13: Interesting to note that he apparently speaks English, and sent an apology, and a suggestion that the group should also be deleted. I also have a "friend" request from him, and I'm trying to think of a kind way to say no.

Ah, well. It was nice to see an apology, just the same.

Editado: Dez 21, 2019, 1:19 pm

>149 Lyndatrue: Just say that "friend" has a much different usage here than other sites.

Dez 21, 2019, 1:32 pm

>149 Lyndatrue: An apology is nicer than arguing with you that they should be allowed to advertise their work. I think only he or staff can delete the group.

Some members respond that they only friend people they know in real life. Or you can just ignore him.

Editado: Dez 22, 2019, 3:22 am

Editado: Dez 22, 2019, 3:37 am

>152 karenb: Not to mention that the cover displayed is for a different title.

Getting back the man For what it's worth, Amazon hasn't heard of that one either.

Dez 22, 2019, 4:31 am

>153 MarthaJeanne:

Getting back the man -- The cover matches the title, and it's in the library of a member with a couple thousand books. So okay enough, is my guess?

Dez 22, 2019, 4:58 am

This is very weird, because it doesn't fit well in that library. But, yes, I think it's OK.

Note that it has the spam tags attached to it, but they are not from the member's library.

Dez 22, 2019, 5:15 pm

>155 MarthaJeanne:
Yes, the persistence of tags across combining & separating can produce odd results.

Editado: Dez 23, 2019, 3:21 pm

Author/publisher spam:


(Comment left.)

Well, that was fast.

Dez 25, 2019, 9:11 am

Spam group

new member says he's an SEO manager, some valid titles, a few that might be spam; I'm not sure.

Editado: Dez 25, 2019, 10:12 am

>159 2wonderY: Books were all entered from Amazon, so even the spammy looking singletons aren't officially spam.

(But starting that group makes him a spammer.)

Editado: Dez 25, 2019, 11:11 am

Dez 27, 2019, 2:06 pm

Author spam from someone who ought to know better, since he's been a member for over a year.

Dez 27, 2019, 4:29 pm

>162 MarthaJeanne: I feel like he got suspended for advertising once before for some reason.

Editado: Dez 27, 2019, 4:38 pm

>162 MarthaJeanne: I left a message on the profile. I never understand someone who uploads book titles that they are clearly the author of, and then rates them. Nice to see that the author thinks they all deserve five stars. I note that some of the books are owned by more than one member...

There's more that I might say, but I'm beginning to lose hope. Ah, well.

It's almost the new year. Joyous holidays to you all. :-}

>163 gilroy: I believe the same. In fact, it seems that there was a previous comment on his profile about it...

Editado: Dez 27, 2019, 4:40 pm

>163 gilroy: You're right. and several other messages after that.

Obviously not teachable.

Dez 27, 2019, 5:05 pm

>165 MarthaJeanne: The Sandy Harper profile in that post was suspended and is now back as Sandy Harp:

Dez 27, 2019, 5:13 pm

I just flagged both accounts, and suggest that they are both deserving of it. I'd be unsurprised to find that it was the same person behind both, in the end...

Dez 28, 2019, 2:08 am

Both are now suspended.

Editado: Dez 29, 2019, 12:33 pm

More author spam.



Dez 31, 2019, 4:08 pm

Really obnoxious author spam posting

Someone else better leave a message. I won't be nice.

Dez 31, 2019, 4:11 pm

>172 2wonderY:

I've left a message, but if he's anything like the subject of his book, he'll ignore it.

Dez 31, 2019, 4:11 pm

The topic was spam. The work isn't.

Dez 31, 2019, 4:12 pm

>173 haydninvienna:

Whatever you may think of the book, it's not spam. It's an actual book.

Dez 31, 2019, 4:13 pm

>172 2wonderY: >174 lilithcat: The profile suggests that other kinds of spam will follow.

I’ve flagged the book as spam.

Dez 31, 2019, 4:23 pm

>177 haydninvienna:

Please read the "Spam Works Guidelines":

And note: Abuse of the guidelines is against the Terms of Service.

Editado: Dez 31, 2019, 5:34 pm

>178 lilithcat: I accidentally flagged the book as spam while I was looking at it. I wasn't too worried, at first, because I figured I'd just delete the flag. Nope, not possible. Please go vote against my flag, unless you can explain how I can remove it.

I plead a sudden spasm of stupidity in the original flagging.


ETA: It's gone now, for whatever reason, and I'm going to be more careful now.

Dez 31, 2019, 5:44 pm

>179 Lyndatrue:

It's gone now, for whatever reason

Probably enough people voted "no".

Jan 1, 2020, 11:32 am

>178 lilithcat: In my case probably distaste for the guy’s cheek. Promise not to misbehave again.

Jan 4, 2020, 3:57 pm

There seems to be some vandalism going on around author - I've let Kristi know.

Editado: Jan 4, 2020, 5:38 pm

>184 rodneyvc: and

I just deleted the CK which was corrupted.

Jan 4, 2020, 5:42 pm

Both those members have been suspended.

Editado: Jan 4, 2020, 7:48 pm

There's another one. The person who uploaded an image and made it primary was probably one of the same people. The image was obscene, and part of the current vandalism directed against the author. I'm going to make the original picture the primary one. The account "FatrickFarts" is the one that uploaded it today (that account is suspended now, too).

Jan 4, 2020, 7:47 pm

Both of the offensive pictures are now gone, and I'm going to go and scrub my brain.

It feels like Reddit, a place I do not visit. I prefer it on Library Thing, and I'm grateful that this is an unusual event.

Jan 4, 2020, 8:02 pm added an abusive review from Goodreads to the published reviews section of

Editado: Jan 4, 2020, 8:11 pm

This just seems endless. I note that the account which seems to be the author's personal account, is almost certainly not. It was created today, and has a single unkind comment on the image. I forgot to add the actual account.

I just don't understand people. :-{

Editado: Jan 4, 2020, 8:27 pm

Editado: Jan 4, 2020, 8:33 pm

And I'm pretty sure that (the first CK vandal) isn't actually Cat Rambo.

ETA: And cleared one more bit of spam out of one of Tomlinson's works. (I also deleted the canonical titles, but those weren't spam, just "neatening" of series titles).

Jan 4, 2020, 8:42 pm

I just sent a message to Tim to check the flagged gallery history for the author page.

Jan 5, 2020, 1:09 am

Jan 5, 2020, 1:15 am

It's rather a sad business. Now even the actual author photograph is gone (but better that the the pornography). I should point out that I've verified that the last title (In The Black) is not a real work by this author.

Jan 5, 2020, 1:29 am

>197 Lyndatrue: Is it fake? Amazon has it as coming out in October.

Jan 5, 2020, 1:40 am

Oh, and apparently this is spillover from people who were on Reddit and doing massive stuff (i.e., hundreds of fake accounts -- including imitating actual authors -- and reviews) on GR. So, expect more of the same?

Added a bit more actual info to the author page.

Editado: Jan 5, 2020, 2:10 am

>198 amanda4242: I searched on Amazon for about fifteen minutes, and didn't find it. I am glad you found it. I was suspicious of it initially because the single copy here on LT is owned by one of the miscreants. I think that Tim or other staff needs to lock the ability to make free accounts... Yeah, yeah, I know the arguments against it, and I probably agree with them.

Jan 5, 2020, 7:50 am

Does this come from a bunch of bored people or did the author(s) do something wrong?

I refuse to acknowledge Reddit as anything more than a another version of a twitter hate machine.

Jan 5, 2020, 12:56 pm

>199 karenb: I don't think it will get as bad over here. LT is much quicker to suspend accounts than GR so I'm hoping the trolls will give up here when they see they can't get the same traction.

>200 Lyndatrue: Huh, I found it immediately just by searching the author's name.

>201 gilroy: I was scrolling through his twitter feed last night and it looks like he pissed off a toxic group on Reddit who then decided to attack him on GR.

Jan 5, 2020, 2:52 pm

>203 lilithcat: Interesting link. I'd already seen that the book did indeed exist, even if it was at the pre-order stage. I'd been suspicious mostly due to the single holder (one of the group from yesterday persisting in the vandalism). The author's bio on Amazon makes him seem ordinary, but a bit foolhardy (i.e. posting about reviews on Amazon being from the Reddit group and all).

The link, however, provided the author's website, and I note that someone has fleshed out the author page from that link. It's just really a shame that people seem to have (mostly) lost their ability to behave past the spoiled toddler stage. Ah, well.

I'm never leaving here. It's pleasant to see so very many people behave with kindness and courtesy.

Jan 7, 2020, 9:47 am

Past time for a new thread.
Este tópico foi continuado por Spam reporting thread #70.