New Contact Form

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We'd like to introduce the new contact form.  Our hope for the new design is to dramatically reduce the "contact spam" you lovely members have had to deal with. 

I'm sure you will all miss the emails from Candy asking you to love her and Bill asking for $15,000 to help get him into the country.  I shake my fist in the air at these spammers.

When on a member's profile, click "Contact xxxx" next to E-mail.

Contact Form

We love the new look and hope you do too!

 

Kerrie Greenhalgh

Kerrie Greenhalgh

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Rainmaker
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Simon Mills
Mills Realty - Toluca Lake, CA

Anything you can do to help curtail spamming is much appreciated.  I like the slick look, too!

Sep 29, 2010 02:12 PM #76
Rainmaker
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Gene Riemenschneider
Home Point Real Estate - Brentwood, CA
Turning Houses into Homes

Looks nice.  I have not been getting a lot of SPAM from AR lately, but it has increased a little.  Most of the time it is someone making a random comment on my post.

Sep 29, 2010 02:44 PM #77
Rainmaker
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Lynn M. Bower
John R Wood Realtors - Naples, FL
PA, ABR, GRI, RSPS, AHWD, PMN, CNE

AR staff hard at work. Thank you. BTW who comes up with the "graphic" words, some of them are funny...is this a little fun in the workplace or is it computer generated?

Sep 29, 2010 03:09 PM #78
Rainmaker
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Georgie Hunter
Hawai'i Life Real Estate Brokers - Haiku, HI
Maui Real Estate sales and lifestyle info

I think this is a great idea.  Also appreciate finding some actual AR NEWS in the newsletter for a change.  

Sep 29, 2010 07:25 PM #79
Rainmaker
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Raj Dhaliwal
Century 21 Coastal Realty Ltd. - Abbotsford, BC
(MyAbbotsford.Com)

captcha works great on my website.. it will work here too

Sep 29, 2010 08:09 PM #80
Ambassador
1,105,360
Karen Fiddler, Broker/Realtor
HOM Sotheby's Intl Realty, 949-510-2395 - Laguna Beach, CA
Laguna Beach & Lake Arrowhead, CA (949)510-2395

Uh oh....now I'm rethinking the $15,000 I just sent to Bill :/

Sep 29, 2010 08:55 PM #81
Rainmaker
278,458
Melissa Brown
Savvy + Co Real Estate - Charlotte, NC
Realtor - South Charlotte NC Homes for Sale

Love it love it love it!   

Now if the AR gurus could figure out how I can get the spammers to stop sending me spam text messages.  Now THAT's REALLY irritating!

Sep 29, 2010 09:40 PM #82
Rainmaker
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Marie-Denise Kratsios
Daniel Gale Sotheby's International Realty - Huntington, NY

I've never had the displeasure of meeting Candy or Bill, but kudos for being on top of the situation.

Sep 30, 2010 12:30 AM #83
Rainmaker
215,097
Debra Leisek
Bay Realty,Inc Homer Alaska - Homer, AK

so they didnt really love me REALLY? can we make the spam words easy to read... thanks

Sep 30, 2010 03:03 AM #84
Rainmaker
333,353
Ty Lacroix
Envelope Real Estate Brokerage Inc - London, ON

I'm glad this has been implemented, kudos for you!

Ty

Sep 30, 2010 08:20 AM #85
Rainer
54,343
Jorgen Hahn
Seattle, WA

Debra,

If you're having difficulty reading the spam prevention text, you can click on the black circular refresh arrow (next to the text box) to get two new words.

Sep 30, 2010 02:40 PM #86
Rainmaker
219,364
Chris and Maria Jeantet
Coldwell Banker C&C Properties - Redding, CA
Redding CA Real Estate Couple

Just used it today, very cool!

Sep 30, 2010 03:31 PM #87
Rainmaker
219,364
Chris and Maria Jeantet
Coldwell Banker C&C Properties - Redding, CA
Redding CA Real Estate Couple

Just used it today, very cool!

Sep 30, 2010 03:31 PM #88
Rainmaker
443,050
Lana Robbins Realtor ® Licensed Real Estate Broker
Aloha Kai Real Estate - Clearwater, FL
Tampa Bay, Florida Real Estate

Hi Kerrie. This is a great change. Hopefully it will cut down the spam emails that I've been receiving :)

Sep 30, 2010 03:55 PM #89
Rainmaker
395,111
Robert Schwabe
Keller Williams- First Coast Realty - Orange Park, FL
Orange Park Real Estate

Kerrie - The new contact for looks really nice. I'm going to miss the all the spam I was getting. I guess no more of those pretty girls will want to be my friend. :)

Sep 30, 2010 04:10 PM #90
Rainer
35,678
Ken Gramley
Cary, NC

But what if a long lost African or European relative has left a sizeable estate and I'm the only descendant they can find?  You mean I'm now going to miss that email?  drat.

Sep 30, 2010 04:21 PM #91
Rainer
115,713
Bukka Levy
Coldwell Banker Residential Real Estate Petaluma California - Petaluma, CA
REALTOR - San Francisco North Bay

Glad you're on top of it, but how can I get in touch with Candy?

Sep 30, 2010 07:59 PM #92
Rainmaker
314,518
Margaret C. Taylor
Century 21 New Millennium MD - Mechanicsville, MD
St Marys/Calvert/Charles MD Real Estate Agent

Thanks for watching out for us.  Margaret C.

Sep 30, 2010 08:26 PM #93
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260,647
Bill Travis
Captain Bill Realty, LLC - Gilbert, AZ
Broker/Owner

I only get a few spam emails, but I'm happy to see a spam preventer.

Oct 01, 2010 09:00 AM #94
Rainmaker
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Ernie Steele
Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Homesale Realty - Lebanon, PA
Lebanon, PA Real Estate 717-273-3774

I already used it...Really nice format and easy to use...Enjoy the day.

Oct 01, 2010 09:33 AM #95
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