Joe Pryor, REALTOR® - Oklahoma Investment Properties  (The Virtual Real Estate Team)

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Rainmaker
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Sandy Padula and Norm Padula, JD, GRI
HomeSmart Realty West & Lend Smart Mortgage, Llc. - Carlsbad, CA
Presence, Persistence & Perseverance

Now you've gone and done it; you will regret this Question. Here they come again!

 

Mar 21, 2017 09:38 AM
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Anna Banana Kruchten CRS, CRB, Phoenix Broker
HomeSmart Real Estate BR030809000 - Phoenix, AZ
602-380-4886

I think spam gets reported pretty well by members and they're sapped - poof - gone.

Mar 21, 2017 11:20 AM
Rainmaker
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Barbara Todaro
RE/MAX Executive Realty - Retired - Franklin, MA
Previously Affiliated with The Todaro Team

you're right.... after you said it, I realized we haven't been attacked....

Mar 21, 2017 11:42 AM
Rainmaker
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Lynnea Miller
Bend Premier Real Estate - Bend, OR
Premier Real Estate Service in Central Oregon

It does look like fewer questions all around.

Mar 21, 2017 11:37 AM
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Kathleen Daniels, Probate & Trust Specialist
KD Realty - 408.972.1822 - San Jose, CA
Probate Real Estate

I agree with Roy Kelley - fewer posts of all kinds ... yet the snarky bees are still at it.  

Mar 21, 2017 10:41 AM
Rainmaker
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Roy Kelley
Realty Group Referrals - Gaithersburg, MD

Fewer posts of all kinds. 

Mar 21, 2017 10:28 AM
Rainmaker
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Wayne Martin
Wayne M Martin - Chicago, IL
Real Estate Broker - Retired

Noticed that there are fewer silly questions. Thanks to whoever is on it!

Mar 21, 2017 09:58 AM
Rainmaker
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Annette Lawrence , Palm Harbor, FL 727-420-4041
ReMax Realtec Group - Palm Harbor, FL
Making FLORIDA Real Estate EZ

No 'dating' service in New Dehli.

No Futball promotions.

No "Lorem Ipsum"

Thank goodness we can be ready, we now have the bandwidth for some  good questions from Utah.

Bring it on.

Mar 21, 2017 09:49 AM
Rainmaker
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Ryan Huggins - Thousand Oaks, CA
https://HugginsHomes.com - Thousand Oaks, CA
Residential Real Estate and Investment Properties

Haven't seen any lately.  Some questionable blogs however, so maybe the tactic is changing?  I am noticing an overall decrease in questions asked though.  Fewer than 20 per day most days these last couple weeks.

Mar 21, 2017 10:50 AM
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Harry F. D'Elia III
RentVest - Phoenix, AZ
Investor , Mentor, GRI, Radio, CIPS, REOs, ABR

spam is everywhere

Mar 21, 2017 10:15 AM
Rainmaker
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Ron and Alexandra Seigel
Napa Consultants - Carpinteria, CA
Luxury Real Estate Branding, Marketing & Strategy

Joe,

Definitely big improvement, and no doubt AR blocked those IP addresses.  A

Mar 21, 2017 09:34 AM
Rainmaker
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Richard Weeks
Dallas, TX
REALTOR®, Broker

Some looking for instant referral business, did not get any, so moved on.

Mar 21, 2017 09:13 AM
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Anthony Acosta - ALLATLANTACONDOS.COM
Harry Norman, REALTORS® - Atlanta, GA
Associate Broker

I have noticed Joe Pryor 

Mar 22, 2017 06:29 AM
Rainmaker
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Tony and Suzanne Marriott, Associate Brokers
Serving the Greater Phoenix and Scottsdale Metropolitan Area - Scottsdale, AZ
Haven Express @ Keller Williams Arizona Realty

Sandy Padula and Norm Padula, JD, GRI NMLS#1483386 nailed this one!

Mar 22, 2017 05:16 AM
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Bob Crane
Woodland Management Service / Woodland Real Estate, EXP - Stevens Point, WI
Forestland Experts! 715-204-9671

I am sure that the AR folks learned how to block them, for a while.

Mar 21, 2017 04:19 PM
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Fred Griffin Florida Real Estate
Fred Griffin Real Estate - Tallahassee, FL
Licensed Florida Real Estate Broker

 No Spam from Utah or anywhere else lately!

Mar 21, 2017 03:56 PM
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Lyn Sims
Schaumburg, IL
Schaumburg Real Estate Agent Retired

I agree but I report them whenever I can. I think there was one last week that was selling us something.

Mar 21, 2017 01:00 PM
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Nina Hollander, Broker
Coldwell Banker Realty - Charlotte, NC
Your Greater Charlotte Realtor

Now that you mention it, Joe... I do think you're on to something here. Let's not jinx it by talking too much about it!

Mar 21, 2017 11:52 AM
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Inna Ivchenko
Barcode Properties - Encino, CA
Realtor® • GRI • HAFA • PSC Calabasas CA

Do you miss them? I just checked first time posts, majority of them are not related to real estate. Give them a moment, they will find A&Q section. 

Mar 21, 2017 11:32 AM
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Mick Michaud
Distinctly Texas Lifestyle Properties, LLC Office:682/498-3107 - Granbury, TX
Your Texas Lifestyle is Here!

Haven't seen as may lately. 

Mar 21, 2017 10:22 AM
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Richie Alan Naggar
people first...then business Ran Right Realty - Riverside, CA
agent & author

Q & A state of the union....is good

Mar 21, 2017 09:59 AM
Rainmaker
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Michael Setunsky
Woodbridge, VA
Your Commercial Real Estate Link to Northern VA

Joe Pryor I haven't seen any in quite a while.

Mar 21, 2017 09:55 AM
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Kasey & John Boles
Jon Gosche Real Estate, LLC - BoiseMeridianRealEstate.com - Boise, ID
Boise & Meridian, ID Ada/Canyon/Gem/Boise Counties

I hadn't noticed spam posts except for maybe one, I haven't been around that long though so perhaps I missed when they are were more frequent? -Kasey

Mar 21, 2017 09:45 AM
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Jeff Dowler, CRS
eXp Realty of California, Inc. - Carlsbad, CA
The Southern California Relocation Dude

I agree, and it seems better overall. Hopefully that will continue

Mar 21, 2017 09:36 AM
Rainmaker
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Dave Martin (703) 585-4687
Fairfax Realty - Fairfax, VA
Making Realty Dreams a Reality #WeWillGetYouHome

I see them but don't know to be able to say fewer perhaps those that are happening are being pulled faster? 

Dec 12, 2017 06:17 AM
Rainmaker
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Will Hamm
Hamm Homes - Aurora, CO
"Where There's a Will, There's a Way!"

I think we still have to many

 

Mar 23, 2017 06:36 AM
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Jennifer Mackay
Counts Real Estate Group, Inc. - Panama City, FL
Your Bay County Florida Realtor 850.774.6582

They come and go like the wind

Mar 22, 2017 08:00 AM
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Gabe Sanders
Real Estate of Florida specializing in Martin County Residential Homes, Condos and Land Sales - Stuart, FL
Stuart Florida Real Estate

I didn't notice, but I think you are correct.

Mar 22, 2017 06:57 AM
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Nathan Gesner
American West Realty and Management - Cody, WY
Broker / Property Manager

I notice we get points for reporting a spam post, but I've been disappointed because I only found one in the past four months!

Mar 22, 2017 05:13 AM
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Wayne Zuhl
Remax First Realty II - Cranford, NJ
The Last Name You'll Ever Need in Real Estate

I had the same thought.

Mar 22, 2017 03:35 AM
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Praful Thakkar
LAER Realty Partners - Andover, MA
Andover, MA: Andover Luxury Homes For Sale

Joe Pryor - of course, it is a good sign and the spam-catchers posted by ActiveRain is working!

Now they have to find out some other ways to show up here...

Mar 21, 2017 11:05 PM
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Debe Maxwell, CRS
www.iCharlotteHomes.com | The Maxwell House Group | RE/MAX Executive | (704) 491-3310 - Charlotte, NC
The right Charlotte REALTOR!

Maybe they're really getting into March Madness?!!

Mar 21, 2017 09:38 PM
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Thomas J. Nelson, REALTOR ® e-Pro CRS RCS-D Vets
Big Block Realty 858.232.8722 - La Jolla, CA
& Host of Postcards From Success Podcast

LOL, yes.

Mar 21, 2017 08:54 PM
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Dorie Dillard Austin TX
Coldwell Banker Realty ~ 512.750.6899 - Austin, TX
NW Austin ~ Canyon Creek and Spicewood/Balcones

Now that you mention it I've not seen many spammers!! Someone has a better handles on them!

Mar 21, 2017 06:22 PM
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Debbie Reynolds, C21 Platinum Properties
Platinum Properties- (931)771-9070 - Clarksville, TN
The Dedicated Clarksville TN Realtor-(931)320-6730

I believe the firewalls are stronger thanks to the web developers.

Mar 21, 2017 05:54 PM
Rainmaker
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Les & Sarah Oswald
Realty One Group - Eastvale, CA
Broker, Realtor and Investor

It is probably Spring break.

Mar 21, 2017 05:30 PM
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Julie Larson Realtor® Sarasota FL 941-882-0322
PalmerHouse Properties Florida - 941-882-0322 | Serving Sarasota, Manatee & Charlotte Counties - Sarasota, FL
When you're thinking of moving...ThinkSuncoast.com

That's great news, Joe Pryor!!! Thank you to everyone who is keeping this a spam-free zone!!!

Mar 21, 2017 05:15 PM
Rainmaker
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Jeff Pearl
RE/MAX Distinctive / LIC in VA - Lovettsville, VA
Full Service Full Time Realtor

Not sure, because I'm programmed to ignore them when i see them.

Mar 21, 2017 03:16 PM
Rainmaker
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Troy Erickson AZ Realtor (602) 295-6807
Good Company Real Estate - Chandler, AZ
Your Chandler, Ahwatukee, and East Valley Realtor

Joe - Well, it certainly has gotten better. I haven't seen any spam in a while now. Maybe AR has it under control.

Mar 21, 2017 02:37 PM
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William Feela
WHISPERING PINES REALTY - North Branch, MN
Realtor, Whispering Pines Realty 651-674-5999 No.

AT has done a great job...let's hope you didn't jinx it.

Mar 21, 2017 02:32 PM
Rainmaker
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FN LN
Toronto, ON

I rarely see spam posts in Q&A.

Mar 21, 2017 09:15 AM