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 18,197 posts
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    You can't. Free site blah blah.

    Spam jokes etc.
  • mal 2 Oct 2012 18:38:34 21,958 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 8,977 posts
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    SPONSORED POST

    (ง ͠ ͟ʖ ͡)

  • Fake_Blood 2 Oct 2012 19:00:20 3,832 posts
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    Dear god, you spend 8 years in the comment section??
  • neilka 2 Oct 2012 19:38:26 14,942 posts
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    the_dudefather wrote:
    SPONSORED POST

    unsubscribe
  • Deleted user 2 October 2012 19:41:23
    It is a bit of a forever alone reminder
  • Zizoo 21 Dec 2012 12:17:41 7,705 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 52,781 posts
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    You probably have adblock or something blocking the contents.
  • neilka 21 Dec 2012 12:21:28 14,942 posts
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    Now we have actual spam subject lines for our inbox spam.
  • PearOfAnguish 21 Dec 2012 12:22:24 6,989 posts
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    So where are my items? I want my items.
  • Shikasama 21 Dec 2012 12:22:30 6,277 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 55,858 posts
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    I have no idea what anything in that advert is or means.

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    He totally called it

  • Zizoo 21 Dec 2012 12:24:25 7,705 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 12,595 posts
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    I HEAR THERE ARE ITEMS

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    www.unpaused.co.uk - electronic noise adjective salad

  • oceanmotion 21 Dec 2012 12:25:37 15,243 posts
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    They should do video messages with Inception music on opening.
  • sport 21 Dec 2012 12:28:11 12,045 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 14,942 posts
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    Does anyone want my items?
  • sport 21 Dec 2012 12:30:34 12,045 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 36,281 posts
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    "You have played one of our games"

    /reads list of games

    No I haven't. Nor will I.

    I totally called it.
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  • Load_2.0 21 Dec 2012 12:44:04 18,197 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 1,274 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 6,999 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 22,063 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.

    I'd kick the living daylights out of the producers of Tipping Point - Ghandi

  • Commander Keen 21 Dec 2012 13:35:54 718 posts
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    [Strongbad] DA-leted [/Strongbad]
  • Deckard1 21 Dec 2012 13:37:04 25,414 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.

    Called it

  • cubbymoore 21 Dec 2012 13:38:32 36,441 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 35,172 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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