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Joke of the Day via SPAM

I hate spam. We try to avoid it, we install software that attempts to block it, we try and prevent our e-mail address from being posted on public web sites where they can be collected by spammers. Spammers are all saying the same thing; "enlarge this", "refinance here", "blah blah blah". And since they are all saying the same thing, they have to include random text in their spam messages to try and make it seem different enough from previously identified spam to pass detection methods.
Here is an example of pure random nonsense included in the body of a spam I received:

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Or the lengthy:

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Here is ASCII art that was included in the body... warning, this art depicts a nude female person. Click here to view.
And then here is a "Joke of the Day" included in the body:

A blonde went to the appliance store sale and found a bargain. "I would like to buy this TV," she told the salesman. "Sorry, we don't sell to blondes," he replied.
She hurried home and dyed her hair, then came back and again told the salesman, "I would like to buy this TV." "Sorry, we don't sell to blondes," he replied.
"Darn, he recognized me," she thought. She went for a complete disguise this time; haircut and new color, new outfit, big sunglasses, then waited a few days before she again approached the salesman. "I would like to buy this TV."
"Sorry, we don't sell to blondes," he replied. Frustrated, she exclaimed, "How do you know I'm a blonde?" "Because that's a microwave," he replied.

I can't wait for the day when there is a widely adopted method between mail servers to authenticate e-mails and allow/deny delivery. Spam is such a huge problem; ISPs want to stop it so their bandwidth won't get eaten up. But spammers won't stop because it's profitable. I heard that last year over 20 million dollars was spent on product/services from spam. Why do people support these spammers!
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Thursday, August 12th 2004
Spam is the reason I don't give me email to anyone. That said, I get relatively few spam emails...
20 million last year? Bloody 'ell, don't people delete spam before reading?
Friday, August 13th 2004
Well it's pretty simple, really....only open the emails that you are expecting, especially if there are attachments included. Just delete them and move on with your already busy lifes. If I sat there and read all the spam that I get I would lose many hours a day, and it is all bogus material like Erik said...Obviously people don't know who I am (or that I am male) if they are sending me SPAM with the subject heading being : BIKINI TOUCH - LOOK GOOD IN YOUR BIKINI DOWN THERE!! uh, no thanks I don't wear bikinis, speedos or anything else that hugs me that tight.
Monday, August 16th 2004
MORE BLONDE JOKES VIA SPAM!!!

Joke 1:
A blind man walks into a bar, taps the man next him, and says, "Hey, wanna hear a blond joke?" The man says back to the blind man, "Look buddy, I'm blond. The man behind me is a 400-pound professional wrestler and he is blond. The bouncer is blond. The man sitting over to your left is also blond. Still wanna tell that blond joke?" The blind man is silent for a moment and then says, "Nah, I wouldn't want to have to explain it five times."

Joke 2:
Two blondes are walking in the forest when they come across marks in the ground. One says to another, 'Oh, look at the deer tracks!''Those aren't deer trucks, you dumb blonde!' says the other. 'They're bear prints.''Deer tracks, you dumb blonde!''Bear prints, you dumb blonde!'Next day's headlines : Two blondes killed by train in forest.

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