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I Bespam You, Kind Soul…

I’ve noticed a new trend in comment spam recently: spammers plaintively begging me not to delete their spam because they need the money. The most recent one reads: “Do not delete it please. I need money urgent” before it then proceeds to advertise acts that are simply not appropriate for a family forum… I’ve decided to call it “bespamming” – and to send it, compassionately, to that same dark void to which I consign all the other spam…

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2 responses to “I Bespam You, Kind Soul…

  1. Kenneth Rufo January 14, 2007 at 2:21 pm

    You watch, this is just one more step on the way to spam becoming a legitimate art form. Wait and see: they’ll be an exhibit of some spam performance piece within 2 years at this rate, and what you’re calling bespamming will be one of its transitional forms.

  2. N Pepperell January 14, 2007 at 2:27 pm

    I hadn’t thought of that… ;-P

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