Unwanted 'Spam' Email from GCA

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Unwanted 'Spam' Email from GCA

Post by CraigRat » 30 June 09 1:28 am

If you got an email recently about activating a user 'CroogRat' then I must apologise.

As part of testing the new server, it appears ALL users were given Administrator rights, and consequently when a new user was added to test, EVERYONE got sent an email.

My humblest apologies to all, it shouldn't happen again!

<hangs head in shame>
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Post by Justcameron » 30 June 09 1:31 am

Okay lol. The email made very little sense :-? until I read this. Thanks for clearing it up.

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Post by Gowza » 30 June 09 1:55 am

Thanks for clearing that up!

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Post by CraigRat » 30 June 09 2:02 am

You should see *MY* inbox :!: :!:

Thanks to all those who took the time to contact me to let me know about this .... feature...

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Post by Mr Router » 30 June 09 6:56 am

Dont worry about the email i sent ! just read this thread :oops:

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Post by Bundyrumandcoke » 30 June 09 6:58 am

No Worries, except for the thought- what are all those people doing up at such a stupid hour of the night, including me.

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Post by Green Team 2 » 30 June 09 7:37 am

Not a worry. That answers that. :lol:

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Post by LeadNinja » 30 June 09 7:56 am

Oh, I did the same as Mr Router, sent email then saw the thread! :roll:

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Post by penguin » 30 June 09 10:09 am

No worries. At least you weren't offering great deals on Viagra or nasal delivery technology. :P

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Post by Dvixen » 30 June 09 11:14 am

That's a relief! I was worried someone was mean and evil enough to promote me and not say anything! ;)

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Post by Team Stilllookin » 30 June 09 12:35 pm

It all makes sence now. We were about to send an email back enquiring just what it was about, but this clears it all up.

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Post by CraigRat » 30 June 09 12:47 pm

Team Stilllookin wrote:It all makes sence now. We were about to send an email back enquiring just what it was about, but this clears it all up.
Please, no more emails :lol:
For the love of the Flying Spaghetti Monster, no more emails !!!

:lol: :oops: :oops: :oops: :oops: :oops: :oops:

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Post by Mr Emu » 30 June 09 2:23 pm

CraigRat wrote: For the love of the Flying Spaghetti Monster, no more emails !!!

:lol:
I saw the activation email last night, and knew if I waited overnight then something explanatory would turn up on the forums. However I never expected the name of the "noodly-one" to be invoked!

Actually, I am just relieved it wasn't some "dirty, rotten spammer" :evil: that had skimmed our email addresses!

After a highly "flesh-coloured" posting I saw on here late one night (before it was rapidly removed), it occurred to me for the first time how much externally-generated strife the mods must have to deal with. Thanks to all of the moderators for their hard work in keeping the GCA forums a nice place to play.

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Post by jeza » 30 June 09 2:49 pm

I was wondering why I'd been given moderator privileges, then browsed to garmin.geocaching.com.au where I saw the word 'beta'.

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Post by listmaker » 30 June 09 3:34 pm

Thanks for the explanation! Trusting soul that I am, I marked the email spam despite the familiar name and deleted it without opening it.

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