What is it called when forum spammers create posts and use a second account to reply? (alley-oop)

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  1. popowich

    popowich EQ Forum Admin Staff Member

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    What is it called when forum and blog spammers make a post and use a second account to spam in the reply to the original question?

    I don't see an answer to this question, so I'm creating my own term for it:

    alley-oop spamming

    Alley-oop spamming is when one or more spammers, working together, create a question that is used to generate a discussion where they can later post their spam as the answer to the original question.
     


  2. Big Dan

    Big Dan EQ Forum Moderator Staff Member

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    Re: What is it called when forum spammers create posts and use a second account to reply? (alley-oop

    It's a good enough term as any I suppose

    I prefer to refer to them in by a long list of expletives. My favorite of which I cannot post here. :D
     

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