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BadBoy: Spam Blocker & Reporter

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  • World of Warcraft
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  • Supports: 6.0.2
  • 5,091,697 Total Downloads
  • Updated 10/14/2014
  • Created 04/18/2008
  • 2,382 Favorites
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  • Release Type: Release
  • License: All Rights Reserved
  • Newest File: v12.408
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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.
  • Automatically blocks & reports Battle.net/realid invites from gold spammers.
  • 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: Public Trade/General/etc, Say, Yell, Whisper.

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

Plugins

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

Log all removed chat BadBoy_History.

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Activate the rbg/boosting filters.
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Implement (experimental) heuristic detection for illegal (cash) rbg/arena/boost spam, which should have been done a long time ago considering how large the list is now. I didn't think this was going to become the nuisance it did.
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Comments

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  • #964

    I can't really test this as I don't get them anymore. Is it not reporting them as soon as you receive them, or it's not reporting them when you log on, or both?

  • #965

    Both, Tho I don't get too many only like 1 a week.

     

  • #962

    I wanted to say thank you for the years you have made this addon. I remember the dark years when I would get multiple gold spam whispers daily. But that stopped when I learned of this addon during Wrath. - Again thanks

  • #960

    People spamming trade selling BG/Arena caps is getting as bad as gold seller spam used to be, any plans to block those?

  • #959

    Merry Christmas and Happy New Year.  Stay safe and have a good one.

    Moldavia

  • #958

    just want to say THANK YOU SO VERY MUCH! for creating & support of this addons, seems like a lot of efforts was done, works just perfect!
    on my server it's totally must have №1 thing, otherwise chat is absolute mess & useless.

    eh.. if only blizzard have it by default, that would be so great.

    Last edited by Strimer on 12/6/2012 4:35:05 AM
  • #957

    v11.2 improves detection of fake RBG ads.

  • #955

    Is there any way possible that you can make it target Guild chat aswell.. Ive been looking for an addon to remove all that Gz, congrats crap spam.. and i havnt been able to find any at all.. so i thought id ask you if it was possible to to make this or the badboy_ccleaner able to target the guild aswell.. even if its normally off, then perhaps make it so that we can enable it.

    anyways, thx for a nice addon! :D

  • #956

    Not currently, maybe in the future.

  • #953

    Is there a way to make the Spam Blocked Click Here To Report do so automatically?

    I suspect if there was you'd have done it by now..curious though ;-)

  • #954

    Blizzard removed auto reporting quite some time ago.

  • #950

    Blizzard keeps freaking out about the addon attempting to do protected functions related to the world map and other things.  I'll see if I can get the .lua error for you on the ticket site.

  • #951

    Thanks for the report, but investigating it is unnecessary. That particular taint is nothing to do with BadBoy, it's just bad Blizzard code and the broken taint system blaming BadBoy. Disable it and it will blame something else, and something else, etc.

  • #952

    It seems very insistent that it's Badboy levels - yes, it's Blizzard's fault but is there any way to work around it?

    Last edited by sulhir on 10/1/2012 2:53:50 PM
  • #949

    Hi there can i know why badboy is trying to make some action while im pressing "yes" on resset talents? game block this try and makes me unable to change my tallents till i turn off badboy?!

    any help? or equvalent of this addon working without problems like this major issue?

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