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How to deal with “smart” toxic behaviour?

I wonder if chemistry.se (CSE) has methods to deal with aggressive or toxic people when they are smart. I mean, there are rules about not being rude, unfriendly, etc., but what if someone "plays by ...
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Someone is advertising car insurance on Chem.SE… should I buy it?

(Okay, sarcasm aside) I was browsing through the badge list a while ago and got an eyeful of this:   I couldn't get them all in one screenshot, but these are the (spam) accounts I've ...
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Hastening user mhchem's access to rep-linked editing privileges

Prologue: Okay, I've only recently (3-4 months ago) noticed we had user mhchem around. And yes, my primeval coding "skills" is probably the source of this ignorance. I recently approved yet another ...
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Pinging in comment to suggest answering question

Is it appropriate to use comment section to refer to a specific user who is most likely to provide an answer? For example, when there is a request for the IUPAC name, one might want to type ...
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Were there many users removed in recent days? Was there a cause?

This last week, I noticed a large number of reputation changes associated with user was removed. I think I lost something like fifty to a hundred magical unicorn points™. Users being removed is not ...