@tyw - thanks for your response. These are just plain spammers, there's not coaching needed. They create an account, post as many spam messages as they can, repeat. So, for instance, if they want me to buy "goat babies", I can block that word. However, the system tells them it's blocked so they change it to "go at babies". I can use regex to stop that, but then they will figure that out and change it again. If it's just silently accepted into a spam hole up to the normal limits for a user, it hurts my stats but it doesn't hurt my community and they are slower to realize it's not working and adapt. Whack-a-mole isn't a fun process.
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