How to opt out of inbox PM spam?

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  • VibratingDonkey 2 Oct 2012 18:34:45 1 posts
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    It's annoying and dumb. How do I opt out? If that's not possible then that's also annoying and dumb.
  • Load_2.0 2 Oct 2012 18:36:23 19,454 posts
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    You can't. Free site blah blah.

    Spam jokes etc.
  • mal 2 Oct 2012 18:38:34 22,724 posts
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    Switch to HD mode then make your window 1080 pixels wide or less, so you won't be able to see your PM notifier unless you scroll right.

    Cubby didn't know how to turn off sigs!

  • the_dudefather 2 Oct 2012 18:47:36 9,336 posts
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    SPONSORED POST

    (ง ͠ ͟ʖ ͡)

  • Fake_Blood 2 Oct 2012 19:00:20 4,312 posts
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    Dear god, you spend 8 years in the comment section??
  • neilka 2 Oct 2012 19:38:26 16,319 posts
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    the_dudefather wrote:
    SPONSORED POST

    unsubscribe

    BAAANG!!!!! EXPLOTION!!!!!

  • Deleted user 2 October 2012 19:41:23
    It is a bit of a forever alone reminder
  • Ziz0u 21 Dec 2012 12:17:41 8,514 posts
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    What's this all about:

    # From Eurogamer.net
    # Date December 21, 2012, 12:13 pm
    # Subject Your Items Have Arrived

    Nothing in the message
  • Deleted user 21 December 2012 12:18:19
    You're using Adblock.
  • Psychotext 21 Dec 2012 12:18:40 54,490 posts
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    You probably have adblock or something blocking the contents.
  • neilka 21 Dec 2012 12:21:28 16,319 posts
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    Now we have actual spam subject lines for our inbox spam.

    BAAANG!!!!! EXPLOTION!!!!!

  • PearOfAnguish 21 Dec 2012 12:22:24 7,393 posts
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    So where are my items? I want my items.
  • Shikasama 21 Dec 2012 12:22:30 7,008 posts
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    To be fair it doesn't happen anywhere near as often as it used to
  • nickthegun 21 Dec 2012 12:22:42 60,609 posts
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    I have no idea what anything in that advert is or means.

    ---------------------------------------------------------
    My man gives real loving that's why I call him Killer
    He's not a wham-bam-thank-you-ma'am, he's a thriller

  • Ziz0u 21 Dec 2012 12:24:25 8,514 posts
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    Psychotext wrote:
    You probably have adblock or something blocking the contents.
    Derp. :redface:
  • Widge Moderator 21 Dec 2012 12:24:46 13,710 posts
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    I HEAR THERE ARE ITEMS

    _ _ _

    www.inverted-audio.com

  • oceanmotion 21 Dec 2012 12:25:37 16,021 posts
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    They should do video messages with Inception music on opening.
  • sport 21 Dec 2012 12:28:11 12,776 posts
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    ok, I've clicked the link, but I'm not sure if Western Union is safe to sign up to. Fuck, going for it...
  • neilka 21 Dec 2012 12:29:02 16,319 posts
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    Does anyone want my items?

    BAAANG!!!!! EXPLOTION!!!!!

  • sport 21 Dec 2012 12:30:34 12,776 posts
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    neilka wrote:
    Does anyone want my items?
    yes please, although to unlock the items I'll need a small deposit.....for fees.
  • MrTomFTW Moderator 21 Dec 2012 12:41:44 38,880 posts
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    "You have played one of our games"

    /reads list of games

    No I haven't. Nor will I.

    Follow me on Twitter: @MrTom
    Voted by the community "Best mod" 2011, 2012 and 2013.

  • Load_2.0 21 Dec 2012 12:44:04 19,454 posts
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    neilka wrote:
    Does anyone want my items?
    No but I am looking to trade.
  • ibenam 21 Dec 2012 13:08:07 1,482 posts
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    My items are going in the Swapsies thread, failing that the Charity thread, failing that I will trading them at CEX and so-forth
  • Pac-man-ate-my-wife 21 Dec 2012 13:31:29 7,013 posts
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    While I'm all for EG using advertising to fund a site I enjoy for free, this was a particularly crappy, spammy ad-mail!

    Note to advertisers. Offer me something I actually want, or somethign I'm intrigued by, and I'll actually click on your ad. Otherwise it's insta-deleted.
  • DFawkes 21 Dec 2012 13:32:43 23,429 posts
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    I generally don't mind (I still don't given I do play a couple of those games) but the subject and content are the closest to proper spam we've had. "Your Items Have Arrived" just feels a little off when it could've been "Free Items for Nexon Games" or "Merry Christmas from Nexon Europe!", though to be fair I don't work in marketing so they probably went for the subject heading most likely to get opened.

    Oh for goodness sake, I've caught my scrotum in my zip again - Margaret Thatcher, 1986

  • Commander-Keen 21 Dec 2012 13:35:54 822 posts
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    [Strongbad] DA-leted [/Strongbad]
  • Deckard1 21 Dec 2012 13:37:04 28,764 posts
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    I went to collect my items on my lunch and Venatio led me to a shed out back. I had a look in the window and there was a naked ecosse in there, gently spanking a small boy across his knee. I'm starting to doubt the items even exist to be honest.
  • cubbymoore 21 Dec 2012 13:38:32 36,501 posts
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    Wait wait wait, everyone's items have arrived today?? How is that possible?
  • RobTheBuilder 21 Dec 2012 13:40:58 6,521 posts
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    MrTomFTW wrote:
    "You have played one of our games"

    /reads list of games

    No I haven't. Nor will I.
    This. Ever.
  • UncleLou Moderator 21 Dec 2012 13:49:59 35,723 posts
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    You've spent more time making this thread than you will deleting spam in your inbox in the next 5 years.
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