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Old 01-13-07, 09:55 AM   #1
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What's with all the SPAM this morning?

Sure, we occasionally get spam here, but in the past hour, I've seen 2 blatant spam posts from members who registered probably today.

All the new computer owners from Christmas looking to make a quick buck at a "new" home business or something?
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Old 01-13-07, 09:58 AM   #2
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spammers are right down there with politicos, journalists, and bottomfeeders (lawyers)...

but the real problem stems from the idiots who buy stuff from spammers' ads...

if there was no profit there would be no spam...

so thank Joe Sixpack the next time you get some spam!
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Old 01-13-07, 10:12 AM   #3
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Joe recently upgraded the registration software which cut down about 90% of the spam in the forum over all. Most of it was coming from automated spam bots, and most would end up in the introduction forum. The ones that pop up now are most likely real people at a computer registering and then selecting areas to post into. Thus more posts end up in places other than the intro forum. Hopefully they aren't also trying to figure out a way around the registration changes to start the spam bots up again.
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Spam, eggs, and hash browns make a delicious breakfast!

And fruit.
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Hopefully they aren't also trying to figure out a way around the registration changes to start the spam bots up again.

This is free enterprise at it's finest. The problem is, you know it won't take them too long, either.



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Old 01-13-07, 11:08 AM   #6
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Spam, eggs, and hash browns make a delicious breakfast!

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Old 01-13-07, 11:22 AM   #7
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Vikings give me terrible gas. Mongols, on the other hand... mmmmmmmmm, delicious and spicy!
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Old 01-13-07, 12:01 PM   #8
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Spam spam spam spam
spam spam spam spam
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Old 01-13-07, 12:03 PM   #9
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Joe recently upgraded the registration software which cut down about 90% of the spam in the forum over all. Most of it was coming from automated spam bots, and most would end up in the introduction forum. The ones that pop up now are most likely real people at a computer registering and then selecting areas to post into. Thus more posts end up in places other than the intro forum. Hopefully they aren't also trying to figure out a way around the registration changes to start the spam bots up again.
I was loving opening up introduction topics and having spammers link to tons of porn sites.
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I was loving opening up introduction topics and having spammers link to tons of porn sites.
Send me your email address. I can ensure your inbox is never void of porn spam again!
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I'm good. I started a new gmail account to avoid it.
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Sshh, dear, don't cause a fuss. I'll have your spam. I love it. I'm having spam spam spam spam spam spam spam beaked beans spam spam spam and spam!
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Monty Python Spam Sketch

Man: You sit here, dear.
Wife: All right.
Man: Morning!
Waitress: Morning!
Man: Well, what've you got?
Waitress: Well, there's egg and bacon; egg sausage and bacon; egg and spam; egg bacon and spam; egg bacon sausage and spam; spam bacon sausage and spam; spam egg spam spam bacon and spam; spam sausage spam spam bacon spam tomato and spam;
Vikings: Spam spam spam spam...
Waitress: ...spam spam spam egg and spam; spam spam spam spam spam spam baked beans spam spam spam...
Vikings: Spam! Lovely spam! Lovely spam!
Waitress: ...or Lobster Thermidor a Crevette with a mornay sauce served in a Provencale manner with shallots and aubergines garnished with truffle pate, brandy and with a fried egg on top and spam.
Wife: Have you got anything without spam?
Waitress: Well, there's spam egg sausage and spam, that's not got much spam in it.
Wife: I don't want ANY spam!
Man: Why can't she have egg bacon spam and sausage?
Wife: THAT'S got spam in it!
Man: Hasn't got as much spam in it as spam egg sausage and spam, has it?
Vikings: Spam spam spam spam... (Crescendo through next few lines...)
Wife: Could you do the egg bacon spam and sausage without the spam then?
Waitress: Urgghh!
Wife: What do you mean 'Urgghh'? I don't like spam!
Vikings: Lovely spam! Wonderful spam!
Waitress: Shut up!
Vikings: Lovely spam! Wonderful spam!
Waitress: Shut up! (Vikings stop) Bloody Vikings! You can't have egg bacon spam and sausage without the spam.
Wife: I don't like spam!
Man: Sshh, dear, don't cause a fuss. I'll have your spam. I love it. I'm having spam spam spam spam spam spam spam beaked beans spam spam spam and spam!
Vikings: Spam spam spam spam. Lovely spam! Wonderful spam!
Waitress: Shut up!! Baked beans are off.
Man: Well could I have her spam instead of the baked beans then?
Waitress: You mean spam spam spam spam spam spam... (but it is too late and the Vikings drown her words)
Vikings: (Singing elaborately...) Spam spam spam spam. Lovely spam! Wonderful spam! Spam spa-a-a-a-a-am spam spa-a-a-a-a-am spam. Lovely spam! Lovely spam! Lovely spam! Lovely spam! Lovely spam! Spam spam spam spam!
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Do you have anything without any spam in it?
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The ones that pop up now are most likely real people at a computer registering and then selecting areas to post into.
The semi-official term for this is 'Dropping an Earl'...
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