The reports that some mods have heard indicate that spammers simply ramp up their spam to get over the threshold, or simply post ten legitimate comments to avoid early detection.
Originally Posted by bhartzer
A member (now former member) was busted today who started out posting legitimate responses and then all of a sudden the posts turned into 100% spam and unrelated comments.
Spammers are persistent. A 10 post threshold would not stop me if I believed that the signature links would benefit my sites.
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