Help me get rid of viagra!

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omeyas
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Help me get rid of viagra!

Post by omeyas » Tue Apr 26, 2005 5:49 pm

New to this, so bear with me! I thought I thought I had set the filtering up correctly, but even though I have words like "viagra", "software" etc selected, they still keep coming through. :x Any advice or ideas as to what I could be doing wrong.
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Bateman
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Post by Bateman » Tue Apr 26, 2005 8:13 pm

At least when it comes to the "Viagra" problem, there's an excellent RegExp (by vitoco) to be found this special thread:
viewtopic.php?t=1552
(see page 2 onwards)

Maybe some of the RegExp specialists here can provide some more examples for the most annoying catch words.

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Post by KY Dave » Tue Apr 26, 2005 8:42 pm

Make sure of your RULE CRITERIA. It should be CONTAINS not EQUALS.

If you are using a WILDCARD, then there must be an asterik at the begining and at the ending of your comparison text. An example -> *viagra*
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lemming
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Regex for most medications

Post by lemming » Wed Apr 27, 2005 9:24 am

Hi, I'm already using a few regex which cover most medication spam, including viagra, cialis, etc. They've worked fine for me so far.

You can refer to them here:
viewtopic.php?p=11364#11364

-Lemming 8)

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