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    Do they really believe their spam will get approved?
    exactly. but that's their hope. if they really want to get approved theyd have to do it manually and post a comments thats really related like they've read the article.

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    ON another forum (aint gonna name the scammer forum) and people are screaming for comments.
    Posting stuff like"
    Comment on my blog, all comments automatically approved.
    Comment on my blog for a backlink. I approve all comments, even adult.

    And more.

    In other words, they want to be spammed for some reason.
    Am thinking they believe that google will give their blogs a jump up because it will be full of comments.

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    Quote Originally Posted by iowadawg View Post
    OKay, I been hit bad with comment spammers!
    So I am testing on one blog to see how Askimet works out.
    Started today, so it will take me a few days to work out the kinks and see how it goes.

    Why do people comment spam?
    Do they really believe their spam will get approved?
    I am surprised that you have not been using Akismet all along. It is the best plugin ever developed for WordPress.

    I think many blog owners accept spam because they are operating under the delusion that all content is good content.
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    I'm using auto-approve with WP-Spam free plugin which is working quite well.

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    I sometimes check them. Mainly because I've had a few people tell me they posted a (pretty long) comment and then it was put into the spam queue.

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