The Cult of 1-800-FLOWERS!?

Discussion in 'Off Topic [BG]' started by DigMe, May 4, 2003.

  1. DigMe


    Aug 10, 2002
    Waco, TX
    I looked in one of my email accounts today and the first email in there was a mailing from 1-800-FLOWERS with a subject line that said:

    "Send Mom a gift and we'll include a cult"

    Accident or truth?!

    Actually that's just how my mail provider cut off the subject line (which reads: Send Mom a gift and we'll include a cultured freshwater pearl bracelet!). Sorry for this pointless post...just made me chuckle.

    brad cook
  2. Bob Clayton

    Bob Clayton Moderator Staff Member Supporting Member

    Aug 14, 2001
    Deptford, NJ
    haha...made me chuckle too...well maybe its cuz i just woke up and don't kno what im doing yet...

  3. actually this is a great topic about spam!
    I have unsubscribed from 1800 flowers mailing list twice and they will not stop!!!!! spam sucks
  4. The Navigator

    The Navigator

    May 17, 2001
    Tucson, AZ
    Wait till you actually buy something from them.
  5. A friend of mine got some refinancing spam with the subject line, "ARE YOU A HO". He posted a thread on another board I read with the subject line, "This spam is absolutely ludacris."
  6. DigMe


    Aug 10, 2002
    Waco, TX
    I did. This is kinda my junk mail account anyway...I also get a DL there.

    brad cook
  7. What was even creapier, when I opened this thread, I got a flower ad pop up, it was creepy as hell
  8. jasonbraatz


    Oct 18, 2000
    Oakland, CA
    shaz: then you probably have a bunch of spy/adware on your computer. and get adaware, ASAP!
  9. Criminals...


  10. BigBohn


    Sep 29, 2001
    WPB, Florida
    Gotta love bland comedy.
  11. How do I get rid of almost all pop ups, if possible

    Oh, and I am switching to the not spyware kazaa now
  12. jasonbraatz


    Oct 18, 2000
    Oakland, CA
  13. Ívar Þórólfsson

    Ívar Þórólfsson Mmmmmm... Supporting Member

    Apr 9, 2001
    Kopavogur, Iceland
    Actually, never try to ,,unsubscribe" from spam mailing lists. By doing that, they get a confirmation that your e-mail account is ,,alive" and then they´ll start spamming for real.