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    courtesy message about my post

    i got a courtesy message from coffeecat but do not understand what originated the problem that resulted in one or more of my posts being moved to "spamalot". was it the case that i ended up replying to one of these old duplicate posts made by some spammer and that post got pulled along in the thread. damn spammer wasting my time.
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    Re: courtesy message about my post

    I am not speaking for coffeecat but you did have four replies three days ago to this spammer tanquy1231 and those replies are in spamalot, so I am almost positive that is why you received the courtesy private message and you can rest assured that you did nothing wrong, if there is another reason I am sure an admin will respond.

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    Re: courtesy message about my post

    This was the text of my message:

    Just a quick courtesy message to explain why one or more posts of yours are now in spamalot. There were two threads, now merged into one in Spamalot, started by what we refer to as a copy-paste spammer, someone who posts a copy of an older post in order to appear genuine, and who then returns later to add their spam links. Viewing permissions in spamalot mean that you will only be able to see your own posts, not the spammer's nor the others who replied. It was not possible to remove the spammer's posts without leaving yours as orphan posts in the publicly-viewable part of the forum.

    Thanks for your interest and sorry that you were inconvenienced.
    So, yes, you replied to both the threads that the spammer started, 3 replies to one thread and one to the other - four posts in total.
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    Re: courtesy message about my post

    so that's the copy spammer that wasted my efforts to help people. thanks for replying.
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