What is meta? ×
Meta Stack Exchange is where users like you discuss bugs, features, and support issues that affect the software powering all 130 Stack Exchange communities.

Came across an answer by this user on on one of my favourites, the answer was clearly spam so I flagged it, but then so are all their other answers. Is it possible to flag the user as spam rather than going through all the answers?

share|improve this question

3 Answers 3

up vote 7 down vote accepted

Just flag one of the spam answers for moderator attention, hinting the repeated spamming activity. The mods are trained to handle such situations :)

share|improve this answer
Agreed, this is the regular procedure for now. We go through their posting history anyway, one flag is enough. What we do with them after is undisclosed and unsuitable for children anyway. –  Gnoupi Aug 18 '10 at 9:48
OK, flagged and brought to the attention of the moderators. –  robertc Aug 18 '10 at 9:52
I don't believe the moderators actually receive any formal training. More like combat training. "Here's a rifle, go kill some folk." –  devinb Aug 18 '10 at 11:56

You don't have to go through all the answers. Leave a comment when you're flagging a particular user, to note that it is a spam user, rather than spam post, and that should be enough.

share|improve this answer

You must log in to answer this question.

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged .