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Long-time spammer happens to be on-topic. Delete or not?

Vote/flag based on the content, not on the user. If people are downvoting or flagging this because of who posted, that is user targeting, which is against the rules on Stack Exchange sites. If the ...
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Forward Thinking Systems: spam or not?

Looks like a sockpuppet to me. I've deleted the question, suspended and warned the parent user, and destroyed the sock puppet. The bounty was a 'very' nice touch, if not for the fact that it was very ...
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Is LeadTools spamming?

Thank you for your meta post, Thomas. I share your concerns. I believe it is best, as a community, to openly and thoughtfully determine how to deal with this somewhat unique situation. By doing so, ...
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Is there a way we can allow community members to explain why they think a post is spam?

Is there anything we can do so community members can add more details as to why they are flagging a specific post as spam? They can/should be using custom moderator flags if it's not obvious the post ...
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Are there any guidelines for answering with your own software?

This site doesn't have a specific policy about answering a question with your own software.¹ Follow the general Stack Exchange policy and guidelines on self-promotion (whose current wording evolved ...
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Is there a way we can allow community members to explain why they think a post is spam?

Yeah, flagging on the *Recs.SE sites is harder in general because some of the usual spam indicators don't hold up.The largest problem with red flags is that, due to their inherent penalty, they tend ...
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