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There is a massive Spam attack running, which can be tracked here http://stackexchange.com/questions?tab=realtime with the patteren "Here is Practical Explanation about Next Life, Purpose of Human Life, philosophical/religious facts,-"

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+1 for the realtime link. Didn't know that one. –  juergen d Sep 26 '13 at 9:36
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At the moment there's nothing in the realtime thingy...can you elaborate. –  Time Traveling Bobby Sep 26 '13 at 9:40
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You must be referring to our pal the Supreme Lord Krishna (10K only). I flagged two of these this morning, one on SO and the other on Programmers. Apparently there are multiple users involved. –  Frédéric Hamidi Sep 26 '13 at 9:42
    
Yes, it seems to be quiet at the moment. There have been posts over all stacksites with always the same spamcontent, 3 usernames, which did not seem to be related between the sites. I just could not flag fast enough since I had to log on, on the different sites first. –  bummi Sep 26 '13 at 9:43
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Just as an FYI, we're as aware of this as you are. Let's hope the good folks at SE will step in soon. –  BoltClock's a Unicorn Sep 26 '13 at 9:46
    
Here is another one on Sports.SE Now gone.. –  hims056 Sep 26 '13 at 9:47
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Folks on Musical Practice & Performance are actually trying to suggest more appropriate sites for this junk. Now that's good, dedicated people :) –  Frédéric Hamidi Sep 26 '13 at 9:47
    
@FrédéricHamidi: But but but but...but that answer should be a comment! –  Time Traveling Bobby Sep 26 '13 at 9:52
    
Ouch.. Was it spam? I just flagged one here –  Krishnabhadra Sep 26 '13 at 9:53
    
@M.NightDemonbobby, indeed. I suspect its author posted it as an answer in jest. I won't flag it, the question will not remain around long enough for it to be worth the effort :) –  Frédéric Hamidi Sep 26 '13 at 9:53
    
The attack restarted a view minutes ago .... –  bummi Sep 27 '13 at 7:31

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You don't want practical explanations about the purpose of human life from someone who spends his time doing… this? You should really open your mind.

keeps reading the spam text

What? No coffee? No meat? I can't get on board with this philosphy. Activate kill switch!

All posts gone, and they shouldn't be able to come back either.

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All posts gone, and our dreams of Marshal badges with them ;) –  Mołot Sep 26 '13 at 10:44
    
Here's one: hermeneutics.stackexchange.com/questions/5955/… –  mizo Sep 26 '13 at 11:45
    
Thanks @mizo I missed that one. –  balpha Sep 26 '13 at 11:48
    
    
@Yannis I'd rather not say what exactly I did to prevent new ones :) Note that the examples here (thanks all!) are all from before that, I just missed them on my deletion spree. –  balpha Sep 26 '13 at 12:04
    
Makes sense, thanks. –  Yannis Sep 26 '13 at 12:05
    
I posted the identical question a few days ago, about the exact same spam, and was told to flag it, and not post about it here. What should someone do if they see dozens of copies of the same spam? –  dcaswell Sep 26 '13 at 12:15
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@user814064 For a wide-spread spam attack like that guy, posting here is fine. But you have to provide some context -- all your "question" contained was two links. –  balpha Sep 26 '13 at 12:18
    
Thanks what would be the correct thing to say? This? Spam Attack Syystem-Wide please help? –  dcaswell Sep 26 '13 at 12:40
    
Ohh no! They found us! –  Time Traveling Bobby Sep 27 '13 at 6:59
    
Hrmph, so much for that. Thanks @M.NightDemonbobby, on it. –  balpha Sep 27 '13 at 7:15

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