Stupidity Incarnate
July 16, 2007

First, I've said before that our local news sucks ... here's new evidence that the newspaper is just about as bad:

Receptionist needed for busy small animal

That must be one damn busy small animal. Good lord. First of all, it has employees. Second of all, it's busy enough to need a receptionist ... who is contacting this small animal so much that it needs a receptionist?

Next up ... my beloved spammers who simply refuse to leave me alone. They are the reason that posting a comment with even a single URL in it will get the comment sent to the spam filter. I get a minimum of 400 spam comments a day. I closed down trackbacks because of spammers.

Here are some typical spamments, playing on the vanity of the blogger:

This site is very nise and helpfull! Would you please also visit my homepage?
Nice site. Thank you:-)
Your site is very convenient in navigation and has good design. Thanks!
Great looking site so far!! I'm just starting to look around it but I love the title page...
Hi there! Just couldn't resist your guestbook! Would you please also visit my homepage?
Cool design, great info! Would you please also visit my site?
Hi! Very Good Site! Keep Doing That! Please visit my homepage too: LINK DELETED
Good site! Good resources here, I will bookmark!
This site is really superb!!! Thank you for you work!
Wonderful and informative web site. I used information from that site it's great.
I like it a lot! It very impressive. Good work. Thanks! LINK DELETED
I just want to say thank you for taking the time & effort for put this web page together!

And then ... then there are the truly special ones. New ones that now attempt, I think, to help me with my spam issues:

Hay!!! best link for you a long ago for you was not prompt who for you was engaged in a design ? I got to you from a search engine through a site spam polazil for you on the site of www.coyotethunder.com all klastno but it is necessary to go ... LINKS DELETED ... senks!!!
whether all for you well a design is just in a theme so all is good but as I looked for you problem with the spam of type of it spam polazil for you on the site of www.coyotethunder.com all klastno but it is necessary to go

I've no idea what this person's native language is ... but it sure ain't English.

*sigh* Were I a brilliant programmer, I would soooo be on this like a fly on ... ummm, yeah. Anyhow.

Damn spammers, anyway.

Posted by Red Monkey at July 16, 2007 8:37 PM | Blog | | StumbleUpon Toolbar Stumble |

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