Gold Spammers help.. Need addon

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Hey there everyone!

I've been running into a lot of gold spammers when I head into a main city, and it's only getting worse..

It's simply horrible! http://i.imgur.com/xNtFyqb.jpg

Is there an addon which I can use that allows me to insert a part of the message they repeat so it'll hide the whole thing?

I report them as spammers, I block them, I do everything.. they just come back under a new name and do it all over again. :c

Thanks!

If possible please suggest an addon only once, that way this thread can fill up with names of all different addons for everyone else to test and try.
I think Badboy does this.
Might want to try bad boy.
Yeah I tried Badboy but the addon is really confusing. It seems to turn messages into #$$@$@%&**% stuff.

I also tried Enhanced Chat Filter, and that does the same.

I want the messages to be HIDDEN, as if they weren't even posted in the first place.

I don't know, maybe I didn't set it up properly. It also extremely sensitive. Almost everything posted in Trade Channel was filtered as spam, and had me report all of it by mistake.

Lots of those filtered messages are genuine sellers which I don't mind. It's just the online gold sellers I want to get rid of which is why I was hoping for one I could just type a part of the message in a box and it'd detect it all.
Go into your add-on interface and open the control window for BadBoy. You can set it up how you want even including auto report if you want.
12/26/2015 01:36 PMPosted by Symora
Yeah I tried Badboy but the addon is really confusing. It seems to turn messages into #$$@$@%&**% stuff.
Mine doesn't and has never done that. make sure you are downloading it from here: http://www.curse.com/search/addons?search=badboy
> Download BadBoy
> /badboy
> AddOns
> BadBoy
> Add/Remove (enter words you don't want to see).

For example, this is what I have blocked on mine - http://i.imgur.com/ycGq18V.png
http://i.imgur.com/TN4uWxI.jpg

This is what I see.
12/26/2015 02:02 PMPosted by Symora
http://i.imgur.com/TN4uWxI.jpg

This is what I see.


So, check hide the 'spam blocked' toggle.

Next to 'Add/Remove' type in whatever you're seeing the most of and then click the 'Add/Remove' button.

Edit: Also, your version is slightly out of date.
I'll give it a try and see how it works out.

Also how is that possible? I downloaded it like an hour ago prior that screenshot.
For a long time I have resisted the need for an addon like this, I was quite content to manually click and report the spammers. But now it's getting to the stage where I'll be grabbing Badboy and setting it up too. Thanks for the pic of your setup, Trapininiran, that's a pretty good set of phrases to start from.

I can remember having to use an old addon called Spam Sentry back in Vanilla or TBC. Things were nuts back then, I still have a couple of screenshots where the spammers were dropping dead gnomes in ironforge in a pattern to make web addresses. Crazy times.
12/26/2015 02:16 PMPosted by Symora
I'll give it a try and see how it works out.

Also how is that possible? I downloaded it like an hour ago prior that screenshot.


I didn't take into consideration that you don't have the guilded extension downloaded as well. Your version is fine.

Just remember that it's keyword based. If you're seeing an influx in tc spam, extend the perimeters of your filter.

Example: Adding "Is recruiting" will block all recruitment messages throughout channels.
So glad I found this thread. This is the best add on ever.

No more gold or guild spam in chat. Glory!
On my server alot of who actually trade made a new trade chat, /join traders. Thats another option or idea and have it on its own tab
We need to get the word out about this add on. It really does make the game SO much better.

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