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BadBoy: Spam Blocker & Reporter

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  • World of Warcraft
  • 93,549 Monthly Downloads
  • Supports: 6.2.3
  • 6,150,196 Total Downloads
  • Updated 01/25/2016
  • Created 04/18/2008
  • 2,539 Favorites
  • Project Site
  • Comments
  • Release Type: Release
  • License: All Rights Reserved
  • Newest File: v12.921
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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 the comments below.


Block chat by typing in keywords BadBoy_CCleaner.
Remove guild advertising BadBoy_Guilded.
Block whispers by player level BadBoy_Levels.

Log all removed chat BadBoy_History.

r1373 | funkydude | 2016-01-25 11:43:04 +0000 (Mon, 25 Jan 2016) | 1 line
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r1372 | funkydude | 2016-01-25 11:38:14 +0000 (Mon, 25 Jan 2016) | 1 line
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r1371 | funkydude | 2016-01-20 09:34:06 +0000 (Wed, 20 Jan 2016) | 1 line
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r1369 | funkydude | 2016-01-17 12:09:28 +0000 (Sun, 17 Jan 2016) | 1 line
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r1368 | funkydude | 2016-01-16 13:19:12 +0000 (Sat, 16 Jan 2016) | 1 line
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r1366 | funkydude | 2016-01-14 15:28:24 +0000 (Thu, 14 Jan 2016) | 1 line
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r1365 | funkydude | 2016-01-13 12:41:24 +0000 (Wed, 13 Jan 2016) | 1 line
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r1363 | funkydude | 2016-01-11 18:24:31 +0000 (Mon, 11 Jan 2016) | 1 line
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esES update
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r1361 | funkydude | 2015-12-06 19:29:35 +0000 (Sun, 06 Dec 2015) | 1 line
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  • #24
    Regarding your comment to Richiewolk, Blizzard reps have stated positively that the report spam feature can and should be used to report anal spam as well as for gold spam. They have specifically stated that this is one non-gold spam exception that it can be used for.
  • #23
    First of all I would like to thank you funkydude for making such a good addon. I just love it.

    Richiewolk, thanks for the "anal spam" removal code. Works like a charm. It would be very nice if you could help me making a similar for dirge spam, which my realm have toans of :S.

    Thanks in advance and keep up the good work :D
  • #22
    Friikki: Not currently possible.

    Merah: :-)
  • #21
    thumbup, in 2 days using it havent had to change filters even using a french client. you rock funky keep this baby alive!
  • #20
    ok lol not a lot of line to watch :x but seem a perfect little mod that wont overload my ui for sure and simple to tweak good j0b funydude
  • #19
    I'm sure that a funkymod I should give it a try ;) too bored of that buggy spammenot , beware merah is watching you funky!
  • #18
    Would be great to extend this to work with mail too, though I can see troubles with it.

    Also, I'd love if I could disable the feedback (X reported for spam)
  • #17
    Silent54: If you open the BadBoy.lua file and remove the "--" on front of the line that says debug on it (don't remove the part on front of debug or it will error) all spam will be printed in chat. Please then PM the phrase so I can fix it. BadBoy False Positive ratio is less that 1% so it would really surprise me.

    Richiewoltk: I will eventually make a non-reporting spam filtering addon for such things. Please don't add that to BadBoy, it abuses the report function which is for gold spam.

    Laren: Don't post spam here, this website has a PM function. I'll add it in the next version though.

    blitzed: It will (eventually) become a separate BadBoy addon.
  • #16
    possible to add an option for ignore any tells coming from lvl 1 toons ? since that is the only annoyment atm. addon works like a charm saved me alot of crap ads in-game atleast :)

    "It requires less character to discover the faults of others than is does to tolerate them"

  • #15
    Wowace won't send the registration mail so I report missed spam here:

    "[07:06:55] [W From] [Ghlessbara]: Hi, are u interested in free power leveling service for lv60+ to lv70or 80 ? fast and safe , please feel free to contact my msn [[email protected]] or our website []"
  • #14

    Add this to the end of your phrases in badboy.lua. It will report all the anal [item link] spam.
  • #13
    Been using this for a bit now. Recently I've had it block players that aren't trying to spam me because I know them by casual contact. Is there a way to see what was said or take them off the spam list?
  • #12
    1) Not really, apart from the yellow text reporting people. You can also do /script print(IsAddOnLoaded("BadBoy"))

    1 signifies enabled.

    2) Custom(trade, gen, etc), say, yell, whisper, emote

    3) Some people say that WIM broke BadBoy, others say it works fine. No idea. :) It certainly doesn't need or use wholib though.

    Please don't post spam here, use the forum topic at wowace.
  • #11
    Hi - nice mod.

    I am using - questions :

    1) is there any way to tell if the mod is running - ( besides waiting for spam to show up ). ( yes its checked as an addon at the Character screen :)

    2) What channels are monitored?

    3) Does it conflict with W.I.M.

    This message made it through in a whisper :

    "dear (name), super scecials from dgamesky : $58 for 5000g now! Large amount gold on very server use CQM code 900012 and pass 12345 to enjoy 10% discount! [5].

    Since wow now seems to only list 3 mods using up the most space i cant tell if its loaded correctly each time. Guess i could just check badboys as the only mod and see if it shows up under the blizz "menu button". Would be cool just to have a quick check.. or even a quick message when loging in that its loaded.

    thanks for a cool mod.. spammenot and spamsentry are using old wholibs and dont play nice with W.I.M.

    thanks much.
  • #10
    Thanks for the update!

    This addon works quite nicely!
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