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by bentbobb
Sat Oct 01, 2011 11:10 pm
Forum: Wishlist for Santa
Topic: Additional filter request to remove spammers.
Replies: 13
Views: 12607

I agree with you regarding Agent's sophisticated filtering capabilities. I spend (too much) time in many porn binary groups, probably the most spammed groups in usenet, and I'm able to filter out almost all of it. I got tired of Agent and decided to find something that would work better for binaries...
by bentbobb
Fri Sep 30, 2011 12:53 am
Forum: Wishlist for Santa
Topic: Additional filter request to remove spammers.
Replies: 13
Views: 12607

I feel that it's a very good idea. Many of the groups I visit have a daily posting limit which the regular posters have agreed to. When I see Newsleecher start downloading over a million(!) headers as it updates a group I know darn well that it's a spammer. This new type of spam is targeted at the u...
by bentbobb
Tue Sep 13, 2011 11:59 pm
Forum: Wishlist for Santa
Topic: Additional filter request to remove spammers.
Replies: 13
Views: 12607

Additional filter request to remove spammers.

Lately some scumbag has been flooding various groups with tens of thousands of spam/virus binaries. He's impossible to filter since he uses different names each day and moves around to different groups. Would it be possible to add a filter that would NOT download headers from any poster posting over...
by bentbobb
Tue Sep 06, 2011 11:50 pm
Forum: Technical Support
Topic: sorting newsgroup list?
Replies: 0
Views: 1828

sorting newsgroup list?

Is it possible to manually arrange the list of groups? I've been trying to do this in both the Manager and Articles windows with no success. I can auto arrange them in the Manager window by hitting 'Group name' which arranges them alphabetically. I'd like to be able to arrange them in MY order. By t...