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Spam, Spam, Spam, Eggs, and Spam

Discussion in 'Anything goes' started by dreunc1542, Jul 6, 2012.

  1. dreunc1542

    dreunc1542 Active Member

    Is it me or has there been a lot more spam on the site the past week or so?

     
  2. dreunc1542

    dreunc1542 Active Member

    Meant for this to be on AG. Can a mod please move?
     
  3. MileHigh

    MileHigh Moderator Staff Member

    Yes. Just knocked out three of them, but clicking the "Report to moderator" link helps us get it all.
     
  4. Versatile

    Versatile Active Member

    Some of it's not so bad. I was sad to see the French thread and the one quoted in my signature go. Let's not forget that one of this board's most popular threads ("Last movie you watched......") was created by a spambot.
     
  5. Bubbler

    Bubbler Active Member

    Yeah. Some of this shit creates some harmless fun for all.
     
  6. dooley_womack1

    dooley_womack1 Well-Known Member

    I would have liked for the thread analyzing copyright policy to live.
     
  7. Inky_Wretch

    Inky_Wretch Well-Known Member

    Kudos for posting this on Spam's 75th anniversary.
     
  8. TrooperBari

    TrooperBari Active Member

    Bloody vikings.
     
  9. TigerVols

    TigerVols Well-Known Member

    Can someone smart explain to me the purpose of the bots, and what they post? Why does someone somewhere program that? What's the payoff?
     
  10. Point of Order

    Point of Order Active Member

    I've been treating myself to a good bit of Spam lately. It's the best thing since sliced bread, which coincidentally turns 84 years old today.

    http://web.mit.edu/invent/iow/rohwedder.html
     
  11. jr/shotglass

    jr/shotglass Well-Known Member

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    Hey, somebody was gonna do it.
     
  12. TrooperBari

    TrooperBari Active Member

    I think it's something to do with SEO shenanigans. From the Wiki (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spambot):
     
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