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Roblox Spam Bots. May. 12th, 2009 @ 08:03 AM Reply

Some of you will remember the Roblox Ads that would feature in the advertisement banner above. I've noticed for a while now that Newgrounds has stopped showing them, and now we have Roblox spam bots making blogs, posts and BBS threads, all with the same message: "Free Games at ROBLOX. Check out what I have been building lately!"

So what's going on? Are they doing this in retaliation because Newgrounds no longer shows the adverts? Just a way for cheap advertising? I find it pretty despicable that after NG hosts their ads, they spam the host website. Very disrespectful.

Here's the search I ran on Google, you can see many more cases here.

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Response to Roblox Spam Bots. May. 12th, 2009 @ 08:11 AM Reply

Well, the ads are up. It should stop now.


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Response to Roblox Spam Bots. May. 12th, 2009 @ 08:11 AM Reply

I always saw that game, then thought "Why is Lego Online advertising on Newgrounds?"


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Response to Roblox Spam Bots. May. 12th, 2009 @ 08:17 AM Reply

I still see the ads up every now and then. It seems that the creators are just getting a bit too greedy.


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Response to Roblox Spam Bots. May. 12th, 2009 @ 10:54 AM Reply

I think it's because Roblox recently did something like the NG rev share system, only they pay their users to advertise the site for them instead.

The likely result of this is self-explanatory. Mindless spam everywhere.

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Response to Roblox Spam Bots. Oct. 3rd, 2009 @ 11:12 PM Reply

Yeah, they have this thing called "Ambassador Program" where if they get advertisements on a site that's not already advertised they gain 2 "rewards". Problem is most kids don't understand that Newgrounds is one of the many sites that someone has already advertised.

As for the 2 rewards system thing, you can only gain 100 rewards per day (50 advertisements), you can spend it on avatar clothes (another fucking way to promote spending and addiction) and other garbage. >.>

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Response to Roblox Spam Bots. Jan. 2nd, 2010 @ 08:26 PM Reply


So what's going on? Are they doing this in retaliation because Newgrounds no longer shows the adverts? Just a way for cheap advertising? I find it pretty despicable that after NG hosts their ads, they spam the host website. Very disrespectful.

hahaha the inernet is a crazy place. Hey! We should do that for Newgrounds! Give those suckers
links to Newgrounds account creation page


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Response to Roblox Spam Bots. Jan. 2nd, 2010 @ 08:27 PM Reply

At 5/12/09 08:11 AM, Reckon wrote: Well, the ads are up. It should stop now.

You cannot stop what has already begun.


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Response to Roblox Spam Bots. Jan. 2nd, 2010 @ 08:35 PM Reply

It's not bots doing it. It's users of the actual site. They are cheating on the the Ambassador program. The ambassador program is when you make a site, post that message on it, get views on it, and you get extra daily currency. Many people cheat this by posting it on sites they don't own and then raking in the money. So, basically it's not a bot invasion, it's a noob invasion. I know this because, unfortunately, I use to forum a lot there. (10,000 posts, I quit several months ago and came here. I didn't use much of the other parts of the site much) It's a retarded system of advertising if you ask me.

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Response to Roblox Spam Bots. Jan. 2nd, 2010 @ 08:38 PM Reply

At 1/2/10 08:35 PM, Thematrix27 wrote: It's not bots doing it. It's users of the actual site. They are cheating on the the Ambassador program. The ambassador program is when you make a site, post that message on it, get views on it, and you get extra daily currency. Many people cheat this by posting it on sites they don't own and then raking in the money.

This guy has it right.

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Response to Roblox Spam Bots. Jan. 2nd, 2010 @ 08:39 PM Reply

I haven't seen any spam bots on the BBS recently. Can somebody show me one of their posts?


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Response to Roblox Spam Bots. Jan. 2nd, 2010 @ 08:40 PM Reply

At 1/2/10 08:39 PM, Saint-Jesus wrote: I haven't seen any spam bots on the BBS recently. Can somebody show me one of their posts?

Straight from the OP.


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Response to Roblox Spam Bots. Jan. 2nd, 2010 @ 08:44 PM Reply

At 1/2/10 08:39 PM, Saint-Jesus wrote: I haven't seen any spam bots on the BBS recently. Can somebody show me one of their posts?

Here, although most are deleted,

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Response to Roblox Spam Bots. Jan. 2nd, 2010 @ 08:47 PM Reply

Free Games at ROBLOX. Check out what I have been building lately!


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Response to Roblox Spam Bots. Jan. 2nd, 2010 @ 08:47 PM Reply

They have 7 pages of Google with that same message just from profile's and things of that sort on NG. Except this is the first I've actually ever seen of these ads. I'm sure there are tons more they just all get deleted. Still, this shows that they are an annoying problem.

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Response to Roblox Spam Bots. Jan. 2nd, 2010 @ 08:48 PM Reply

I played Roblox. It was a little fun, but simply too childish.


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Response to Roblox Spam Bots. Jan. 2nd, 2010 @ 08:49 PM Reply

At 1/2/10 08:44 PM, Thematrix27 wrote:
At 1/2/10 08:39 PM, Saint-Jesus wrote: I haven't seen any spam bots on the BBS recently. Can somebody show me one of their posts?
Here, although most are deleted,

Should've only left in Roblox as the keyword, since the search sucks ass it also gave results for free and games seperately.


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Response to Roblox Spam Bots. Jan. 2nd, 2010 @ 08:52 PM Reply

At 1/2/10 08:49 PM, Alex12345269 wrote:
At 1/2/10 08:44 PM, Thematrix27 wrote:
At 1/2/10 08:39 PM, Saint-Jesus wrote: I haven't seen any spam bots on the BBS recently. Can somebody show me one of their posts?
Here, although most are deleted,
Should've only left in Roblox as the keyword, since the search sucks ass it also gave results for free and games seperately.

I suck with the search bar, search the term on google, and you'll know what I mean.