Junk E-Mail Teasers

Discussion in 'Off Topic [BG]' started by P. Aaron, Sep 7, 2005.

  1. P. Aaron

    P. Aaron Supporting Member

    I have been getting these for a while. Ads mostly for "enhancement or Cialis...CHEAP!" Probably from foreign entities that don't know english well. But the interpretations are funny:

    Re: And swim my affair avaricious
    Re: But buy do finger avowal
    At say as borscht spectrum

    You guys get these things too?
  2. canopener


    Sep 15, 2003
    Isle of Lucy
    Yeah, the names are something strange like: "Tragedies P. Rebuffment."
  3. jive1

    jive1 Moderator Staff Member Supporting Member Commercial User

    Jan 16, 2003
    Owner/Retailer: Jive Sound
    They are random generated phrases so that they bypass spam detection rules. If they put Cialis or Mortgage in the title many spam blockers would simply delete the message.

    Spam is plain old stupid.

    They should go after the companies that advertise using spam. Everyone gives lip service to how stupid and wasteful spam is, but we keep on treating symtoms instead of the source. If companies stopped giving commissions to individuals that spam, you'd reduce the source of spam. If governments idicted firms that sell using spam (i.e. mortgage and pharmaceutical companies), you'd see a reduction.
  4. UnsungZeros

    UnsungZeros The only winning move is not to play.

    What Bryan Mack has to say about spam:
  5. The FCC has an electronics communication law that makes it illegal to send "unsolicited electronic transmissions" to "a facsimile machine" but e-mail spam is loopholed out of this... :(

    Write your senator or something?
  6. jive1

    jive1 Moderator Staff Member Supporting Member Commercial User

    Jan 16, 2003
    Owner/Retailer: Jive Sound
    Here's what you do about unsolicited faxes:

    1. Get two or more pieces of completely black pieces of paper
    2. Tape them together into a long sheet
    3. Insert one end into the fax machine, and feed it through until it comes out the end
    4. Tape one end to the other so that you form a loop
    5. Send the "fax" to the fax spammer.

    By doing this you are sending them an infinite amount of black fax pages. You can do this until they run out of toner, paper, or both.
  7. canopener


    Sep 15, 2003
    Isle of Lucy
    Excellent idea. Usually, I've just filled out those "insurance" forms with (obviously) phony info.
  8. P. Aaron

    P. Aaron Supporting Member

    Here's the "Rolex" watch offer that keeps coming up:
    Go close so ventricle
    I spell it paella
  9. Brilliant! I can't wait until I get my next "Free Vacation" fax in the morning!
  10. Thor

    Thor Moderator Staff Member Gold Supporting Member

    If I go away for a week, I can expect at least 200 spammails.
    And that is even with spam filters.

    I unequivocally refuse to buy anything that is spammed to me.

    But it is great adverstising for SPAM. I understand that
    the biggest market in the US for SPAM is Hawaii. That's what
    I need now, a Mai Tai and a SPAM sandwich. Yum. :help:
  11. I don't get any, and in using hotmail!!!
    Never have in like 4 years at my current email address
  12. Mike Money

    Mike Money Banned

    Mar 18, 2003
    Bakersfield California
    Avatar Speakers Endorsing Hooligan

    so, in four years time... you haven't once looked at porn?
  13. Figjam


    Aug 5, 2003
    Boston, MA
    Porn doesnt automatically give you spam.
  14. who needs porn when you hav a bass, unless it is bass porn.

    The only porn on this computer is from my sx who downloaded that hilton porn because her and her friend loved the show after I stricktly told them not to. Oddly enough she is an ex (not over that but a good show of the trust)
  15. P. Aaron

    P. Aaron Supporting Member

    Here's afew more that have crept into my mailbox:

    For spend go agonize
    I organise on immemorial insanitary
    Be ask of dreadfully polo

    No matter how much I drank, I could not put words together like this. I am glad that someone possesess such a refined skill.
  16. P. Aaron

    P. Aaron Supporting Member

    Of make go tycoon

    With this stuff, you'll develope a stronger/leaner physique and stuff...
  17. I done one thing which saved me...tell your friend to do it also if you want to kill the problem....All the people who have your mail in their box!

    I put a wrong email et the top of my mail list! (where all friends adresses are saved!)
    Ex: 0000000@talkbass.com
    So it will be the first mail of your list and spam won't go out of your mailbox! As by entering your mailbox, they browse your list and the mail is sent to all your mailbox, with the first one which is a wrong email, it won't be possible to be delivered, so the others won't and your friends won't have the problem!

    If you send that to all people, it should work well!
    It worked for me, hope it will for you!!

  18. Filling out forms online with your E-mail gives you spam, not porn. Unless of course, you are signing up for porn. :p

    (Some sites [porn too] can steal your info without filling anything out, this is how you get spam even if you didn't fill anything out.)