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BadBoy: Anti Spam Blocker & Reporter  Popular! (More than 5000 hits)

Version: v13.000
by: funkydude [More]

BadBoy Highlights:

  • Blocking & reporting spam: gold, hack, phishing, account trading, runescape gold trading, casino, illegal item selling, etc...
  • A 20 line chat buffer/throttle to prevent people spamming the same message one after another.
  • Configuration screen by typing /badboy

The following are not scanned and cannot be reported/blocked by this addon: Friends, Real ID friends, Guild, Party, Raid, GM's.
The following channels are monitored: Trade, General, Yell, Whispers.

Please post missed spam on the forums or PM me here.

Plugins

Block chat by typing in keywords BadBoy_CCleaner.
Remove guild advertising BadBoy_Guilded.
Block whispers by player level BadBoy_Levels.

Log all removed chat BadBoy_History.

anti-spam update
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r121
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03-19-16 01:15 PM
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r97
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07-19-15 05:30 AM
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r244
27kB
06-23-15 09:14 PM
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r32
3kB
06-23-15 09:12 PM
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Unread 04-17-10, 12:37 AM  
Vikthor
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Please be putting in the side which can be seen on the picture into the filter, to see regularly.

Thanks.
Last edited by Cairenn : 04-17-10 at 05:14 AM.
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Unread 04-09-10, 08:02 AM  
donkamillo
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Really a nice addon


I don' know how to express my satisfaction when I see your code automagically reporting the spammers ...

Those ...ing spammer are so triring with their commercial propaganda.

with you my chat stopped looking like a mailbox.

Thanks
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Unread 03-23-10, 08:33 PM  
Potter
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I've noticed the line consolidation isn't working properly..even before 3.3.3

I have some screenshots if you want proof

No odd characters in the text or anything either
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Unread 03-08-10, 09:13 AM  
datahedron
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I would just like to say a gigantic THANK YOU for all your efforts to keep this mod up2date, Funkydude! I've been using this ever since I found it last year, and I can actually turn my General and Trade channels back on because of you. Anyone who wants to complain about the need to update it frequently obviously isn't paying attention to their chat boxes. As the spammers change their game, you are effectively chasing them down.
/vote Blizzard Hire You... :P

Your efforts are fantastic!
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Unread 03-07-10, 07:35 PM  
papajoo
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I just grabbed this to save me from the multi-line spam hell that is blackrock. Thanks

While I'm here I would like to request an optional feature of reporting multi-line spammers automatically (like it does with gold spammers). It's quite beyond a joke on some servers as even with the multi-line spam prevention build into this addon it doesn't help much as there's usually a dozen people spamming at the same time making the 5 line buffer rather moot.
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Unread 03-01-10, 10:21 AM  
benregn
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Thank you so much for your amazing addon. I cant remember when I saw spam in my chat window thanks to BadBoy. Keep up the great work! You are my *spam* hero!
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Unread 02-27-10, 01:22 PM  
cormanthor
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I absolutely love this addon! I have been blissfully unaware of gold farmers for quite some time now. But for some reason, the following message made it through:
Hi from SusanExpress.Com. Not all that glitters is gold, so make sure you have some extra change in your pocket. In gratitude to our customers new & old, we continue to provide the lowest price (1k/$7.88) within 30 mins to a few hrs
Although it would be AWESOME for Blizzard to somehow manage to get that site shut down, I'll settle for another filter in BadBoy!

Keep up the good work!

PS - if you can't read the site, it's Susan's.
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Unread 02-09-10, 04:41 PM  
haylie
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Wonderful addon, has made my wow experience a whole lot better! So far has blocked all kinds of spam I got but one type. It went something like this (apologies, I forgot to take a screenshot):

Code:
[Spammer]:   >>   random site   <<   buy crap!
[Spammer]:   >>   random site   <<   buy crap!
[Spammer]:   >>   random site   <<   buy crap!
Just a typical gold spammer; he spammed in general, trade, yell, then logged off. However for some reason BadBoy didn't pick it up. Could it be because he left a few spaces at the beginning of his message (i.e. "__>>")?

That probably sounds whiny, so rest assured I really LOVE this addon and if it can block 9/10 of the spam I would normally see every day then that is more than enough for me!
Last edited by haylie : 02-09-10 at 04:43 PM.
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Unread 01-20-10, 10:04 PM  
funkydude
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Baalzaman, v4.1 should solve your issues.
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Unread 01-20-10, 01:49 PM  
Dorhan
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still an epic addon period!

Still the best anti-spam chat addon that you can get, SpamSentry is another one that does the job that blizzard fails to do, wow can I say that in here? LOL
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Unread 12-26-09, 09:48 PM  
Baalzaman
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Great addon, however its consolidation feature falls over on busy servers like Blackrock. To give an example I've copied some trade chat just now:

[2] [Drednot]: LF3M 25m ToC,1 Trophy Reserved, 4800 gs minimum, pst with gs/stats/achievement! Just need mage/hunter
[2] [Thanatael]: WTS [Knightbane Carapace] PST!!
[2] [Drednot]: LF3M 25m ToC,1 Trophy Reserved, 4800 gs minimum, pst with gs/stats/achievement! Just need mage/hunter
[2] [Xeroh]: Anyone want to random heroic Farm? PST!
[2] [Whistlegloom]: LF 2500+XP Warrior for 3v3. PST
[2] [Xeroh]: Anyone want to random heroic Farm? PST!
[2] [Whistlegloom]: LF 2500+XP Warrior for 3v3. PST
The above was posted within about 1 second, BR trade chat often whizzes past so fast you cannot read it, and this kind of spam is the cause! The latest version of BadBoy was active when this occurred.

The fix would be to not just compare the current line with the previous line, rather to compare with say the last 5 lines. This would catch a great deal more of this repeat spamming that's going on when it overlaps with other peoples spam.

Hopefully that's not a big nor difficult change!

[edit] Another one is with multi line macros like the below pest who kept spamming (and quickly got added to my ignore list):

[2] [Darcinth]: ------------------------
[2] [Darcinth]: LFM FLAME LEVI 10
[2] [Darcinth]: PST NO RESERVES
[2] [Darcinth]: ------------------------
[2] [Darcinth]: LFM FLAME LEVI 10
[2] [Darcinth]: PST NO RESERVES
[2] [Darcinth]: ------------------------
etc etc
Last edited by Baalzaman : 12-26-09 at 09:52 PM.
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Unread 12-08-09, 04:04 AM  
Ultranutter
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This is the best anti spam addon i have ever used.

thanks a lot
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Unread 11-22-09, 07:59 PM  
funkydude
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v4 release

v4 release:
+ Added a very simple options screen (1kb) for user friendliness
+ New multi-to-single line spam consolidation feature (see addon description for example)
+ URL blacklist completely erased, now depends solely on generic triggers to catch current and new spam.
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Unread 08-27-09, 09:28 AM  
kaialani
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Re: Re: Thank you, thank you, THANK YOU!!!

Originally posted by tralkar
Yeah, lol that does suck
i do hope this solves all those mentally challenged account phishing idiots who constantly spam people using lvl 55 dk's...spam me not is not mod is problematic with this type of spam..i hope this works!

thank you!
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Unread 08-26-09, 07:20 AM  
tralkar
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Re: Thank you, thank you, THANK YOU!!!

Originally posted by kittykatmax
Now, if only you could find a way to make the addon hide dead level one characters that are positioned to spell out gold selling websites in major cities! lol
Yeah, lol that does suck
Last edited by tralkar : 08-26-09 at 07:20 AM.
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