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Can't report an offensive post

I tried to report this post in Feedback I clicked Report and got the CNet Page cannot be found, then got this in my email:

The original message was received at Sun, 3 Dec 2006 05:40:32 -0800 (PST)
from []

----- The following addresses had permanent fatal errors -----
(reason: 554 refused mailfrom because of SPF policy)

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<<< 554 refused mailfrom because of SPF policy
554 5.0.0 Service unavailable
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Date: Sun, 3 Dec 2006 05:40:32 -0800 (PST)
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Let me try.

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I'll let you know


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Nope! It's down

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I got the same as you Wayne,

We're sorry, but the page you requested could not be found.

Message 2337098 could not be loaded from the database.

* If you got here by typing a URL, please make sure the spelling, capitalization, and punctuation are correct, then try reloading the page.
* Try searching for the page you're looking for:

* Check CNET's Site Map.

* CNET Support.

Looks like I'll be getting a returned email as well. Happy


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I just tried a test offensive report and

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also got the "page can't be found thing" BUT also DID receive the offensive report test via e-mail just as I did the one that Wayne sent. SO the reports are actually going out but whoever reports it does not know because CNET goes to the "Page can't be found thingie".

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Wayne, got TWO, not one Mod reports

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You reported me??

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LOL !!

Hi Rod, I see it's working again as I got an alert from you for my post. Good test.

It was a test wasn't it??? Happy


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Yes I noticed after I had posted.

In reply to: Hi Mark


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Yes, I got two emails. . .

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Glad it wasn't just me again. One wonders if Lee or the gurus will read this.

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It might be...

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In the Bugs thread I reported that when submitting a mod alert the e-mail would be sent but the page would continue to hang for a while before confirming the e-mail was sent. (I could check my e-mail, read the mod alert, and then return to the submission form and it would still be waiting.) Lee had the eningeers investigate, so it could be them monkeying behind the scenes attempting to fix the bug I found. If that's the case, sorry everyone. Happy

Aside from that, the bounceback was just a result of Rick's spam filters rejecting the message...they still went through to the rest of us. SadGrin


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it's happened before

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mail refused SPF

as alerts go out to all the mods, any mod whos' server is down, or has an anti-this-or-that policy will bounce the alert (and sometimes it bounces to the 'alerter' as well

the second point raised: "page not found"... some mods will delete a post without sending an offensive post alert, (and if it happens seconds/minutes after the -Waynes- alert, the post can be seen but is 'officially' deleted...

jonah "knows what he means, but finds it hard to understand his own explanation" jones


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