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pdavis68
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Please Stop Spamming

Post by pdavis68 » Tue Jun 24, 2008 2:24 pm

I've received 7 e-mails in the past 2 hours from [email protected]. The e-mails are all duplicates with the following text:

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The following is an e-mail sent to you by an administrator of "Biology-Online". If this message is spam, contains abusive or other comments you find offensive please contact the webmaster of the board at the following address:

[email protected]

Include this full e-mail (particularly the headers).

Message sent to you follows:
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Dear Members,

We were offered rare deal from Scientific American for Biology-Online members only. A subscription to Scientific American magazine at 20% off the original price.

The prices are as following:
USA:            1 year (12 issues) for $19.95
Canada:        1 year (12 issues) $31.95 Canadian (includes GST & postage)
International: 1 year (12 issues) for $34.95


https://w1.buysub.com/servlet/OrdersGateway?cds_mag_code=SCA&cds_page_id=48159
(this is a secure link)

More information can be found on our forums at:
http://www.biology-online.org/biology-forum/about13886.html

If you don't wish to receive emails from Biology-Online please reply with "UNSUBSCRIBE" in the subject.


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Suffice it to say, one copy is plenty. Can you please stop sending copies?

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Stop spamming list subscriber with magazine offers

Post by FiberSymptoms » Tue Jun 24, 2008 2:25 pm

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I have received 7 of these magazine subscription offers in the last 7 hours.  Enough!

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The following is an e-mail sent to you by an administrator of
"Biology-Online". If this message is spam, contains abusive or other
comments you find offensive please contact the webmaster of the board at
the following address:

[email protected]

Include this full e-mail (particularly the headers).

Message sent to you follows:
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

Dear Members,

We were offered rare deal from Scientific American for Biology-Online
members only. A subscription to Scientific American magazine at 20% off the
original price.

The prices are as following:

[snipped]



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Post by MrMistery » Tue Jun 24, 2008 6:31 pm

Thank you for notifying us. It is surely a system error, as you should have received only one copy of the e-mail. We apologize for the inconvenience.
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Post by pdavis68 » Tue Jun 24, 2008 8:19 pm

Can you please investigate it? I just received another and have received a total of 5 more since my original post.

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Post by MrMistery » Tue Jun 24, 2008 8:28 pm

Unfortunately my powers do not extend beyond the forum, so all I can do is pass it on to the administrator who will solve it(as soon as she comes online). Once again, on behalf of biology-online, i apologize.
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Re: Please Stop Spamming

Post by FiberSymptoms » Wed Jun 25, 2008 1:55 am

PLEASE STOP SPAMMING ME WITH THESE MAGAZINE SUBSCRIPTIONS. I am receiving one per hour.

I have followed the instructions to respond with "UNSUBSCRIBE" in the subject heading.

I have posted a thread to ask these emails to cease.

I have 21 of these emails today, so far:

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The following is an e-mail sent to you by an administrator of
"Biology-Online". If this message is spam, contains abusive or other
comments you find offensive please contact the webmaster of the board at
the following address:

[email protected]

Include this full e-mail (particularly the headers).

Message sent to you follows:
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

Dear Members,

We were offered rare deal from Scientific American for Biology-Online
members only. A subscription to Scientific American magazine at 20% off the
original price.

The prices are as following:
USA: 1 year (12 issues) for $19.95
Canada: 1 year (12 issues) $31.95 Canadian (includes GST & postage)
International: 1 year (12 issues) for $34.95


https://w1.buysub.com/servlet/OrdersGat ... e_id=48159
(this is a secure link)

More information can be found on our forums at:
about13886.html

If you don't wish to receive emails from Biology-Online please reply with
"UNSUBSCRIBE" in the subject.


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Thanks, Biology-Online Team

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Post by honeev » Wed Jun 25, 2008 4:01 am

Our apologies for the inconvenience it has caused. It was caused by an unexpected error in the system. It will be fixed asap.
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