Spam bot invasion

Fragment of a discussion from User talk:Skilgannon
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Well, we just need to be patient. As much as I hate spammers, wiki will run even with spam inside. Wiki is not the twitter where everything should be immediately up-to-date.

I personally monitor Recent changes in my rss reader, so I see the invasion within couple hours. But we cannot expect admin reaction time to be much faster than a day or even week.

This is not the first spam wave (though the largest I remember) which we survived.

Beaming (talk)15:32, 26 August 2017

I may be the first one on wiki who sees the attack ;p It happens right after I edited an article. And if at that time we were to disable account creation immediately and take other actions to help, the attack won't happen at all.

Xor (talk)15:36, 26 August 2017