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  • As if the blank images and the audio tracks that won't play weren't sad enough, the Cow-Bird is up to its neck in a heap of senseless spam. Seems like 99% of the most recent stories are pure crap, probably shat out by bots. "Stories" like:

    The churidar salwars are one particular of the most favored attire for ladies. Even though these have been not in style for handful of a long time, now they are once more back again with fashionable and distinctive patterns obtainable for varying needs of buyers. Regardless of whether you are searching for a standard put on churidar salwar suit or a grand social gathering put on churidar suit, everything can be located according to your technical specs and prerequisite. …

    I hope the Web team is getting a handle on it. Not easy to overcome assaults like this. Maybe put a moratorium on registering new users until a way to filter out bogus stories can be found. Or make users take an extra step to post stories that validates identities (capcha or something).

    This story has an image and a sound track, but they won't work for you until the beast is all better. Anyone know how long this epidemic of drek has been going on? Any inkling into what has enabled it? If you have tech chops, please lend a hand.

    Ah, poor bird.
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