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Old 04-09-20, 04:24 PM
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What is with all of the SPAM that I have been receiving from this site of late?
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Old 04-09-20, 05:26 PM
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What is with all of the SPAM that I have been receiving from this site of late?
The answer to your question lies here:

https://www.bikeforums.net/forum-sug...er-assistance/
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Old 04-09-20, 06:09 PM
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The answer to your question lies here:

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I haven't opted in so I shouldn't be reeving them.
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Old 04-09-20, 06:14 PM
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Originally Posted by indyfabz View Post
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I haven't opted in so I shouldn't be reeving them.
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Old 04-09-20, 06:35 PM
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Thread moved from General Cycling to User Assistance forum.
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Thread moved from General Cycling to User Assistance forum.
But not answered. I've also been receiving unwanted ads for products that sound like click-bait.
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Considering that I have NOT opted in WHY am I receiving it?
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Old 04-09-20, 06:43 PM
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But not answered.
I moved the thread to the proper place. In General Cycling Discussion it would never have been seen by the Admin Staff.
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Old 04-09-20, 06:44 PM
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Originally Posted by Digital_Cowboy View Post
Considering that I have NOT opted in WHY am I receiving it?
Are you referring to something received in an email from Bike Forums?
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Originally Posted by cb400bill View Post
Are you referring to something received in an email from Bike Forums?
Yes. I've received "try this miracle drug" ad emails from BF. Are they not legit?
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Are you referring to something received in an email from Bike Forums?
Yes, from your "partners." I am NOT opted in, and yet I am still receiving them, WHY?
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Old 04-09-20, 07:01 PM
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In the body of the email you should find an UNSUBSCRIBE tab. Click on it and follow the directions.
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Originally Posted by cb400bill View Post
In the body of the email you should find an UNSUBSCRIBE tab. Click on it and follow the directions.
WHY should we have to do that IF we have OPTED out via your web site?
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Old 04-09-20, 07:24 PM
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WHY should we have to do that IF we have OPTED out via your web site?
Either do it and stop them or don't and keep receiving them. Your choice.
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Either do it and stop them or don't and keep receiving them. Your choice.
Then WHY have the option to opt in, in the settings IF we still have to opt out via the individual emails?
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Old 04-09-20, 07:35 PM
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Either do it and stop them or don't and keep receiving them. Your choice.
And WHY are you selling our email address to spammers?
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As I POSTED above, the Admins TAKE care of this stuff. I'm an unpaid VOLUNTEER moderator. I've informed you WITH what to do. Do it OR not. Your choice.
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And WHY are you selling our email address to spammers?
Your email hasn't BEEN sold to anyone. The advertisers pay to advertise THROUGH Bike Forums and the company that owns THE forum administrates it.
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As I POSTED above, the Admins TAKE care of this stuff. I'm an unpaid VOLUNTEER moderator. I've informed you WITH what to do. Do it OR not. Your choice.
IF we have opted NOT to opt in, WHY do we have to opt out when the email arrives? Do you not see how illogical it is to have people who have chosen not to opt in to have to opt out? And why is it only just now happening?
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Your email hasn't BEEN sold to anyone. The advertisers pay to advertise THROUGH Bike Forums and the company that owns THE forum administrates it.
Advertising through the web site is one thing, sending SPAM to members is another. Especially when members have already chosen not to opt in, in the first place.
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IF we have opted NOT to opt in, WHY do we have to opt out when the email arrives? Do you not see how illogical it is to have people who have chosen not to opt in to have to opt out? And why is it only just now happening?
I do SEE how illogical it is to continue badgering me ABOUT it when you can so easily STOP the situation.
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I do SEE how illogical it is to continue badgering me ABOUT it when you can so easily STOP the situation.
The situation defies logic, as we have NOT opted in via the web site, but still have to opt out via the SPAM that arives in our inboxes. Your bosses need to change that.
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Originally Posted by Digital_Cowboy View Post
The situation defies logic, as we have NOT opted in via the web site, but still have to opt out via the SPAM that arives in our inboxes. Your bosses need to change that.
At the bottom of each PAGE is a Contact Us tab. Feel free to click ON that, follow the prompts, and let them KNOW your feelings. Again, THE choice is yours.
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The situation defies logic, as we have NOT opted in via the web site, but still have to opt out via the SPAM that arives in our inboxes. Your bosses need to change that.
Okay I see your issue and understand your frustration. DON'T opt in and DON'T unsubscribe. IT'S TOO MUCH TROUBLE TO UNSUBSCRIBE.
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