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Iv'e just been added to the fluther of someone who is no longer present on fluther. What am I to make of this?

Asked by lloydbird (8730points) April 22nd, 2012

They were called howtogetridofacold, for what it’s worth. What do I make of this? I can’t even view their history here! Or can I?

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Seaofclouds's avatar

Most likely they added you right before they were banned. If they had any history (questions/answers) that weren’t modded, you could search for their name and something would show up. If everything was removed though, you won’t find it through the search.

chyna's avatar

They had added me, too! Weird.

rebbel's avatar

Boohoohoo, I have not been added :-(

SpatzieLover's avatar

You can make 2 lurve points. WhoppeeTeeDooo!

I was also added. No biggie.

Ela's avatar

prolly cuz you’re a boy with a thingie @rebbel. no boys with thingies allowed. : (

rebbel's avatar

@Ela Okay, I am a boy, but you can leave the ie from thingie.

augustlan's avatar

Yeah, that was a spammer who (weirdly) followed people just before we caught and banned him.

Adirondackwannabe's avatar

That was a little weird. I got followed too. Thanks Auggie. The mods come through again.

ucme's avatar

As with any “following” a brief grin & a large portion of apathy.

Bluefreedom's avatar

It sounds very cryptic, to say the least. Use caution but don’t lose the vision. Fluther Vision.

Bellatrix's avatar

That was a spam account and I banned them. They had already added a number of people though.

augustlan's avatar

^^ Bellatrix and her mighty ban hammer. ^^

Jeruba's avatar

Me too. I also read the spammer’s profile and laughed. It said you could buy this product to get rid of a cold, and then it said something like “I had trouble getting pregnant but then I found the way using this product.” It was like it had been assembled from spare parts and not actually read by anybody.

linguaphile's avatar

I was followed too. Thanks for the lurve points, whoever. @augustlan, perfect pic for @Bellatrix!!!


wilma's avatar

Like @rebbel I wasn’t added by the person with the cold remedy. snif

anartist's avatar

@lloydbird and others above, me too.
I always check out someone who wants to know me better.
And all I saw were jelly-legs hangin’ out of King Neptune’s mouth.

jca's avatar

I was added to that one’s too. I figured since the name sounds like an advert, it was spam.

bkcunningham's avatar

Wouldn’t you know the only person following me is banned.

Jeruba's avatar

Haha, @bkcunningham. You have 32 people following you. But you aren’t following anybody.

Earthgirl's avatar

Lol!!!! bkcunningham Jeruba is right. I will follow you if you follow me :)

bkcunningham's avatar

I’ve never been much of a follower, @Earthgirl. You are sweet though. Thank you.

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