Tue, 28 Jul 2009

Marketeers' spam // at 09:00

When not snowed under by the sheer weight of spam and rubbish mail, its important to take time out to find those little amusements in the day to day junkmail. Here's one that came in today, personally addressed to a one-off email address that was on my site for a while, asking for a link exchange because clearly I have something to do with shonky weight-loss products.

  Please use the following details for my link:

  Title : weight loss for women
  Please link The Title to this URL :
  http://www.######.com/

  Descripcion:
  It takes more than just losing a few pounds to truly live a happier,
  healthier and more fulfilled lifestyle. That's why the Slim Girl's Box
  of Secrets comes with a unique set of benefits that you just won't find
  elsewhere.

Oh dear, a bit Too Much Capitalisation, and can you at least spell check your Descripcion.

Perhaps look at the format of your text and where you line-wrap.

I'm not sure I can get past the Slim Girl's Box, and for some reason I keep reading it as Slime Girl, not Slim Girl, so maybe the entire product line needs revision.

  I hope you have a nice day and thank you for your time.

No problem, my bills in the mail.

  Best regards;

  Sharon Rottino
  Web Marketing Consultant
  sharon.rottino@##########

...and I refuse to make a cheap joke about a spammer with a surname that sounds like Rot In O.

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Mon, 06 Apr 2009

Spammer photomontage // at 12:00

So many beautiful lonely Russian ladies writing to me. I'm so sorry girls, I just can't seem to find the time to get back to you all individually. As a homage, here's a photomontage of all those pretty pictures you keep sending:

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Mon, 27 Aug 2007

Musings on a spam // at 09:45

Always such a tedious task, but I have to find the gems amongst the dross:

“I am MR. Gray Norman, an accountant”

Gray Norman, a gray name for a profession gray by reputation... how very appropriate.

“I am a straight forward person”

The wonders of the English language... given all the sexual innuendo in the spam, is he really meaning that he is a straight, forward person, or a straight-forward person?

Oh well, back to work...

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Tue, 05 Aug 2003

SPAM, spam, spam, SPAM, spam, spam… // at 15:00

Dear Senator Alston.

Since you seem to be under the impression that you can control the internet, here's a sample of today's spam. Once you've passed your anti-spam laws, I'll be forwarding all I receive straight to your office so that you can best deal with transgressors.

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  10 O   Aug 05 Matthew Lesko   (   0) 4,000 Programs To Get You Out Of Debt
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