Well, it's that kind of stuff we're trying to prevent here, eh?
I think the KEY to solving all of these problems is a sticky thread. Again, as Edlib has said, there is too much fuzziness on the matter of which topics
are considered spam. Once forum members have that reference, they will know what spam is, they won't post topics that won't get closed, and no one will be angry enough to make those kinds of posts.
Cause and effect
, my friend.
Let's get rid of the cause.