What are the most effective methods of preventing spam answers (or questions) on a Q & A site like GetTheData.org?

Some methods are listed and discussed at http://webmasters.stackexchange.com/questions/25373/how-can-i-prevent-spam-on-sites-which-i-control

asked 17 May, 14:15

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One way is to have moderators -- I've just made you one!

I'm also going to see if I can up the points needed to make a response as opposed to just upvoting.

In addition there is a bulk management interface in administration which is very useful for bulk management).


answered 08 Jun, 09:24

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edited 08 Jun, 09:27

I've been wondering whether an "obliterate" admin function would be useful that would: a) suspend a user; b) not show them in public user list; c) delete all their questions; d) delete all there comments; e) delete all their votes

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