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Our New Tea of the Week for the week of 03.12.12 Pot O' Gold!

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Jillian said

They’re everywhere…they’re multiplying…AaaaaaH! ;)

Seriously, has someone notified the admin yet?

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Uniquity said

Man, they were at it all night!

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Jason admin said

Got all of those. Not sure why they seem to just be targeting Frank’s threads…

Uniquity said

Woohoo Jason!

Loch Ness Monster! Gotta be it.

SimplyJenW said

Aren’t some spam bots key word driven? Personally, for this one, I think it is pot o’ gold in the title that attracted them. For the other one…it is probably the number of posts.

52teas said

I doubt it has anything to do with the phrase “Pot o’ Gold” because they spammed my other Tea of the Week Thread and it didn’t have that phrase. This coming week I think I am going to start a new thread and leave the “Tea of the Week” phrase out of it and see what happens. Honestly, I’m starting to think it’s one of my competitors who doesn’t want people to subscribe to my threads notifying them of the new tea each week. Kind of sad really, but people are weird. Funny thing is, they seem to be drawing MORE attention to it rather than less.

Jason admin said

I think it’s just spammers targeting large threads. They’re all coming from Chinese domains that are common for spammers…

52teas said

But this wasn’t a big thread when they started… You’re probably right though. It’s a bit paranoid of me to think they are singling me out. LOL. Maybe you should consider the captcha thing or a security question, like “What’s your favorite beverage?”

Uniquity said

Now they’re just targeting independent tea shops… David’s Verdant has been hit too.

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Aaaahhhh! They’re back!!!

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Jillian said

Really?!

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Uniquity said

There have been a lot of batches of spammers. Maybe it should be locked to comments as well, and just used as an announcement of the TotW?

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MegWesley said

Oh, yum! I might have to add this to my list to get if it lasts long enough. I can’t order anything until summer because I bought yarn instead of tea this time.

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