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BadBoy: Spam Blocker & Reporter

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  • World of Warcraft
  • 35,797 Monthly Downloads
  • Supports: 6.1.0
  • 5,599,075 Total Downloads
  • Updated 05/13/2015
  • Created 04/18/2008
  • 2,454 Favorites
  • Project Site
  • Comments
  • Release Type: Release
  • License: All Rights Reserved
  • Newest File: v12.563
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About BadBoy: Spam Blocker & Reporter

BadBoy Highlights:

  • Blocking & reporting spam: gold, hack, phishing, account trading, runescape gold trading, casino, illegal item selling, etc...
  • A 20 line chat buffer/throttle to prevent people spamming the same message one after another.
  • Configuration screen by typing /badboy

The following are not scanned and cannot be reported/blocked by this addon: Friends, Real ID friends, Guild, Party, Raid, GM's.
The following channels are monitored: Trade, General, Yell, Whispers.

Please post missed spam on the forums or PM me here. Do not post spam in addon comments.


Whispers by level blocker BadBoy_Levels.
Anti anal/etc spam BadBoy_CCleaner.
Remove guild advertising BadBoy_Guilded.

Log all removed chat BadBoy_History.

r1301 | funkydude | 2015-05-13 15:21:43 +0000 (Wed, 13 May 2015) | 1 line
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r1299 | funkydude | 2015-05-10 20:04:37 +0000 (Sun, 10 May 2015) | 1 line
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r1298 | funkydude | 2015-04-19 11:45:38 +0000 (Sun, 19 Apr 2015) | 1 line
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r1296 | funkydude | 2015-04-14 21:12:23 +0000 (Tue, 14 Apr 2015) | 1 line
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  • #1037
    Quote from ipkonfig »

    Does this allow player to block "anal" trolling too ?

    Install BadBoy_CCleaner plugin.

  • #1033

    Why do I get disonnected right away if I try report a spam?

  • #1031

    Is there any you could add the options to block Yell, Instance, and Party chat as well please?

  • #1030

    If you post spam here it will be removed without being reviewed. The addon description above clearly states how to report missed spam.

  • #1026

    Hey check out my suggestion on forums!

    This is an awesome suggestion for the BadBoy addon.

    In Illidan (and other realms) there is a lot of korean/chinese/whatever other symbols being spammed in chat channels. 

    There is currently an addon called "blockchinese" )

    It just disables those messages from being shown. I think this would be an awesome option in the core BadBoy addon - kill two birds with one addon.

    Edit: That addon doesn't get updated frequently/support isn't as awesome as badboys and you have a source to look at!


  • #1027

    I just read the addon's code:

    local events = {

    local function filter(self, event, msg, ...)
    if strfind(msg, "[\228-\233]") then
    return true

    for _, v in ipairs(events) do
    ChatFrame_AddMessageEventFilter(v, filter)

    That is literally all there is. Adding this in with an option to enable/disable (And add other languges since it's apparently easy by just using strfind and the symbols) why not!

  • #1025

    Any way to get it to work with TradeForwarder. I worked out how to get it to read the custom channel (by commenting the line that restricts it to trade/general), I get the "Spam Blocked" message, but it still shows in the custom channel. I don't care about the reporting not working, just seems to be alot of Japanese and Chinese characters from players lately. On Frostmourne anyway. Thanks for the addon btw.

  • #1023

    Lately, when I report spam by clicking on a pink link in chat, about 1 out of 3 times I get DC'd right away. I'm not sure if this is an addon thing, have anyone else experienced that? I don't know how to troubleshoot this, but I would if it's possible.

  • #1032

    Still often D/C's on clicking report link as of 11/10/14.

  • #1028

    I had DC just now immediately after reporting using this addon.

  • #1024

    Most of the times the links are not clickable btw.  I also don't know if it's related to the addon or just the specifics of spam messages on my server.

  • #1019

    Very good, but does not work on whispers :/

  • #1020
    Quote from Faensatan »

    Very good, but does not work on whispers :/

    If you're talking about actual spam that was whispered to you report it on the forum link in the description or PM me it.

  • #1018

    Should be fixed now.

  • #1015

    I see raid icons in trade after the latest update even though I have disabled them in the options. It happened after this update and the icons were hidden yesterday. Known issue?

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