What's in your Spam Folder?

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  1. Namaste Jesus

    Namaste Jesus Praise the Lord and Enjoy the Chai Staff Member

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    Got a good one in my spam folder today. The text said that my Walmart Gift Card was ready. However hovering over the text revealed the true sender, someguyfarting.xyz! What's the world coming too? Even the spammers aren't trying very hard anymore.:D
     
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  2. Aussie Thoughts

    Aussie Thoughts Just my 2 cents

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    Yeah, not covering their tracks very well these days, are they?
     
  3. Namaste Jesus

    Namaste Jesus Praise the Lord and Enjoy the Chai Staff Member

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    From the old nhm address.

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  4. Aussie Thoughts

    Aussie Thoughts Just my 2 cents

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    LOL... I guess if you're going to take on Brooke, Roseanna and Betsy, you're gonna need that P-Boost!:D
     
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  5. Phyllis Sidhe_Uaine

    Phyllis Sidhe_Uaine Junior Moderator, Intro Staff Member

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    I've just finished cleaning out three Spam boxes, and there were several in Japanese or Hebrew text (both Yahoo and GMail) while I cleaned out several in Russian and Arabic in my school account. *headdesk*

    Phyllis Sidhe_Uaine
     
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    Phyllis Sidhe_Uaine Junior Moderator, Intro Staff Member

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    More sh!t about "enlarging"/"enhancing"/"entertaining the ladies"/etc. Oh, and offers for credit cards/"You've just won $(insert stupid amount of money with too many zeros to be legit)/"Nigerian '419' scams"/etc.

    I feel that, if it sounds too good to be true, it probably is.

    Phyllis Sidhe_Uaine
     
  7. Thomas

    Thomas Super Moderator Staff Member

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    I know! I sometimes wonder whether I should buy all the meds I'm offered, become some kind of priapic superhero, and then contact all the East European ladies who're apparently 'gagging' (English vernacular) to meet me ...

    The drugs, sex, scandal and amazing offers I can understand, it's the constant flow of drivel, sometimes incoherent nonsense, that I get ... what is the point of that?
     
  8. Namaste Jesus

    Namaste Jesus Praise the Lord and Enjoy the Chai Staff Member

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    I get all my pet meds, Frontline an such, from a Canadian supplier since they're less than half the price of US vendors. The firm I deal with is quite reputable, but you end up on everyone else's email list, whether through them of Yahoo. Not sure which. Now, my spam folder is flooded daily with phony, offers to buy pet supplies from companies with sound-a-like names.
     
  9. Phyllis Sidhe_Uaine

    Phyllis Sidhe_Uaine Junior Moderator, Intro Staff Member

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    I get stuff for "enhancement" pharmaceuticals and Russian "brides". *shakes head in disbelief*

    Phyllis Sidhe_Uaine
     
  10. wil

    wil UNeyeR1

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    Is there a reason to check?
     
  11. wil

    wil UNeyeR1

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    I mean like balancing your check book...anyone found anything valuable?
     
  12. StevePame

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    I sometimes find confirmation emails for legitimate purchases that get sent to spam.
     
  13. Namaste Jesus

    Namaste Jesus Praise the Lord and Enjoy the Chai Staff Member

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    Got a rash of fishing type emails with 'Confirm Order' in the subject line. One listed as being sent by Walmart, another from Amazon, etc. etc. All however actually came from the same linkedin email address! Beware, tis the season to be scammed. Ho, Ho, Ho!!!
     
  14. Namaste Jesus

    Namaste Jesus Praise the Lord and Enjoy the Chai Staff Member

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    In today's treasure trove of spammy delight:

    You may qualify for up to $5,000.

    Is a Reverse Mortgage Right for You?

    Secretly Watch Anyone...

    Need a gift for Dad?

    NO PHYSICAL EXAM! - Up To $500k

    Say Goodbye to Moles and Skin Tags...

    Dental Implants could be Just a Phone Call...

    Child Predator Alert in your area...

    and one more not suitable for prime time.:D
     
  15. Phyllis Sidhe_Uaine

    Phyllis Sidhe_Uaine Junior Moderator, Intro Staff Member

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    You had just one NSFW? Lucky!

    Phyllis Sidhe_Uaine
     
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  16. Namaste Jesus

    Namaste Jesus Praise the Lord and Enjoy the Chai Staff Member

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    Yeah really... What's up with those spammers? I'm started to feel rather slighted.:(
     
  17. wil

    wil UNeyeR1

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    I just wish the net had a spam folder
     
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  18. Namaste Jesus

    Namaste Jesus Praise the Lord and Enjoy the Chai Staff Member

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    Shoot, spam is the best part of my day sometimes. I get quite a chuckle out of some of it....:)
     
  19. wil

    wil UNeyeR1

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    I could move to Hawai'i permanently I think, and never understand the fascination with spam.
     
  20. Namaste Jesus

    Namaste Jesus Praise the Lord and Enjoy the Chai Staff Member

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    Guess what? Just found this in my Spam Folder. It's yours Pal!:D

    CONGRATULATIONS! Hawaiian Holiday for 2...
     
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