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Danny has mentioned this in a comment here and there, but I really think it needs a little more publicity. Please tell a friend about this.

Sphinn users can now notify the moderators when you find spam. Just use the Contact form:

http://sphinn.com/contact.php

and be sure to choose "Report Spam" from the dropdown. When you do this, your email will be sent to the entire team of moderators. Given that we have people scattered across the globe, there’s a good chance someone will be able to take care of it pretty quickly. And that keeps Sphinn a more enjoyable place for everyone.

Thanks. Now back to your regularly scheduled Sphinning.
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from MattMcGee 2492 Days ago #
Votes: 1

By the way, that Contact page is also linked down in the lower right corner of the Sphinn footer. Please use it when you see junk posted here. Thx!

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from SEOdisco 2492 Days ago #
Votes: 2

Good to know... but I think it would be nicer to have a "Report as Spam" option directly from the post, even if it simply links to the contact form.

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from MattMcGee 2492 Days ago #
Votes: 1

As I recall, that feature is also coming soon. :)

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from matt608 2492 Days ago #
Votes: 0

Great, another helpful feature from Sphinn :)

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from Noobliminal 2492 Days ago #
Votes: -7

Just add a Report link on every post ffs. Is that so difficult? Or put a phone number so we can call to make it really enjoyable to report spam. I bet this site was coded on rentacoder.com with Indian support for like ... 20$ or smth. I still get parse errors in out of beta era, every now and then!And spare me with the ’YOU ... YEAH YOU ... can work for me for free’ slogan.Say it like this. Make it’ll sound less Uncle Sammy. 

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from theGypsy 2492 Days ago #
Votes: 0

Always good to hear Matt... to be honest, if there was a ’Report Spam’ button prominent, I likely wouldn’t have rambled on about Sphinn Spam the other day. I really wouldn’t have thought to look on the contact page. Do you think that will work?I am prolly just lazy and accustomed to looking for a report spam link.... I hope this method works out... so I figure that ’upcoming feature’ would work best :0) added; what’s with the ’span’ tags?

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from lucia 2492 Days ago #
Votes: 1

I’m glad to read the button will be in the posts where I can remember it when I come across the spam.   I’m afraid I’m too old to remember that, some time long ago, on this particular social network site, I read a note telling me to find important stuff in the footer.  

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from Rhea 2492 Days ago #
Votes: -1

When’s the "Dumbass" button showing up per Greg’s suggestion? I’m not reporting spam until I can also label crap.  =) 

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from theGypsy 2492 Days ago #
Votes: 1

Hey Matt.... reported some earlier this afternoon and apparently it was nuked and the support team responded to let me know - Kudos ...

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from g1smd 2492 Days ago #
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I see this in the comments:Hey Matt  ...   reported some earlier this afternoon and apparently it was nuked and the support team responded to let me know - Kudos ...   and my first thought is what has Matt Cutts been up to now...  and then I see the thread title... Pfffft.  

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from MattMcGee 2492 Days ago #
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@theGypsy - we got a few emails today, all very helpful. @g1smd - I’ll always be Matt #2 (at best!) as long as I’m in this industry. Or until Matt #1 leaves Google for the World Poker Tour or something. :)

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from MattCutts 2491 Days ago #
Votes: 0

Matt#2, Is there any special keyword we should use in our spam reports? :)

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from Sem-Advance 2490 Days ago #
Votes: -1

Wouldn’t comments such as the above be classified as spam???Matt McGee never put yourself second behind anyone. Rememeber Matt C is a google employee / puppet, whom, if he did not work for Googles spam team, we would likely never knew existed.I have a lot of respect for people in the search marketing world who learned as much as possible to make themselves a success. Being lucky in getting a job and a title handed to you does not mean  you know much about the subject.....

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from Adaml 2490 Days ago #
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"Being lucky in getting a job and a title handed to you does not mean you know much about the subject....."Someone is mad Matt C got the job...If you can get that job at such a high profile then don’t you think that they would need to know something about it?

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