Today, I realized how spammers write those weird emails… Spam Libs. Like the classic Mad Libs but for spammers. Mad Libs consist of a book that has a short story on each page, but with many of the key words are replaced with blanks using different parts of speech such as a noun, verb, adjective, […]
The following message was caught by my amazing comment spam filter (akismet) and I was all ready to mark it not spam (or at least follow the author’s link) but then I was suspicious… This is the second time I?ve gotten a message, supposedly from this site, stating ?you have a private message?. There is […]
How can you resist a title like this? I mean come on! it has a certain poetic morbidity to it. I’m not sure if the dead are their own people (Bataan Death March) or their enemies (Mongol Hordes). Turns out it’s just some band’s name. 2099 So anyway, this was the author’s name of a […]
I don’t know what it is but I want it. I think the spammers are not so random after all. They are clearly targeting me as a consumer with an unhealthy obsession for all things STYX related. They know that I could not resist an email with a subject line about a styx trinket. With […]
Good news folks, we’re haveing two more people over for Thanksgiving. My good friends have agreed to come join us for dinner this year and boy am I looking foraward to it. Here’s an exerpt from the email below. I think you’ll agree they too, are overcome with excitement. They can hardly contain themselves as […]
If your like me (and who isn’t) you’ve probably gotten your share of spam email. Typically these offer better performance, replica watches or cheap software. There is the occasional Spamlib but one of the most perplexing spam emails is the one titled “Our store is your cureal”. Now you know better than to open the […]
One of the latest spam trends I’ve noticed is how the spam sender’s email looks strangely familiar. Can you see why? archscoundrel archspirit archtaxpat archseducer archsteward archtraitor archstantonmusic At least these spammer’s don’t use Spamlibs to generate their messages.