Checking the review queue for "first questions", the first question in the queue was accompanied by the message "Our system has identified this post as possible spam; please review carefully".

The question, TeX4ht does not generate correct paragraphs when I use in-line footnotes and KOMA-script , looks perfectly reasonable, although the topic (tex4ht) isn't one I'm particularly well-versed in.

What characteristics of a post can trigger this sort of spam warning? (I've observed that "flag" isn't offered as an option on questions/answers in the review queues, That would often be convenient.)

(I'm familiar with real spam, and immediately flag it when I see it.)

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    It shows if the IP address has recently posted spam. Search up "SpamRam" on Meta.SE and you'll find what I mean.
    – gparyani
    Commented Apr 7, 2023 at 23:59
  • @gparyani -- Thank you. My former employer's site was at one time infiltrated by a bad actor who did send out a bundle of spam, resulting in the site being blackballed to the detriment of all employees just trying to get legitimate work done. The OP of the question I cite seems to have been a victim of a similar mishap. Commented Apr 8, 2023 at 0:18


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