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Old 05-11-2003, 11:57 AM   #1
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grrrrrrrrrr!!!!!! this makes me really angry!

I got the mail here:

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Did you know kevin@acewebdesign.co.uk That the normal cost for V1@GRA
is $20, per dose?
We are running a hot special!! T0DAY Its only an amazing $1.66
Shipped world wide!


DISC0UNT 0RDER

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now I know that my spam filters stop words like viaga etc... but now you see that they use other words as vi@gra etc - then I find all the hidden words that are whitened out:

so the mail says this:

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oqmdjy wzcutxw idekhax cvhlprb wxdkchaq
phycx hwecpsmwbz youjqsf pmcpvn hnbjxrb
odxwt fpdpqrkj rhatnthag iuerwvmrup lnkxsigjs
Did you know kevin@acewebdesign.co.uk That the normal cost for V1@GRAoqmdjy
is $20, per dose? imcndtj aouqt twxuhbp gauszaz plpnhb
We are running a hot special!! T0DAY Its only an amazing $1.66
Shipped world wide!kvgetydt

kvgetydt dkqssnw uqcyfzgdpj jzqoysu xtxeqhm
DISC0UNT 0RDER

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so this way they are not even going to filter it out, it makes me livid, I would like to shoot these assholes :mingun:
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Old 05-11-2003, 12:17 PM   #2
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What filter app. are you using? I'm using POPFile which does a pretty good job: http://popfile.sourceforge.net/
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Old 05-11-2003, 12:25 PM   #3
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the Thunderbird email client is wonderful against spam aswell.
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Old 05-11-2003, 12:30 PM   #4
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Kevin. maybe they know something we dont.:p
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Old 05-11-2003, 01:38 PM   #5
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lol spam like that is just evil, but what I would say kev is that having all your email addresses on each of your posts (and bearing in mind that you're one of the most active posters) puts your email address in loads of places on SM Just a thought ...

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Both Witchy and I swear by MailWasher for our spam blasting needs. Its the best thing since sliced spam on toast.

You should probably know that the more you put your email on the internet (like you just did twice above) the more spam youre going to get!
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Old 05-11-2003, 02:38 PM   #7
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Wow, Kevin. I'm sorry to hear you have a spam problem. once they start, they never stop. BTW Did you know that more that 20 percent of m@les experience pattern baldness before the age of 30. Clinical studies have proven Zypocan can reduce or even STOP hair loss. Just think about it, you can go on dates with more self confidence than ever before. She'll really admire your Trojan condoms. Remember, he's the only other guy you want to let in your bed room....Trojan Man. and after that, treat her to a 4 day 5 night stay at the Walt Disney World resorts in Kissimi Saint Cloud, Florida. You'll have a wonderfull time with........


JUST KIDDING... I used to be in advertising. I hate spam too.
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lol spam like that is just evil, but what I would say kev is that having all your email addresses on each of your posts (and bearing in mind that you're one of the most active posters) puts your email address in loads of places on SM Just a thought ...

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I get 4 spam mails a day....

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_Why pay full price for Viagra?
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Old 05-11-2003, 08:33 PM   #10
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u would think they would get the hint if you filtered viagra, why would i want v1agr4 any better..... do they think that if they come up with enough conbenations to break our filters that we will give in and buy a truck load
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Love spam. Mmmm... meaty!

Hey guys, it's true that when you post your email address to public websites, there are spiders out there that do nothign but crawl the web all day looking for them. But that be helped most of the time. However, if it's your own site, here's a nifty little trick to spoof those email address hunters. For you HTML gurus, you'll catch on real quick to this.

For every page you have an email link on, put the following java script into the head of your html:

<SCRIPT language=javascript>
<!--
function mask(end,middle,start,subject){
var one ='mai';
var two='lto:';
var three='?Subject=';
start,middle,end,subject;
var putogether= one+two+start+middle+end+three+subject;
document.location.href=eval('"'+putogether+'"');
}
//-->
</SCRIPT>

Now, for every email link, put in the following:

javascript:onClick=mask('shost.com','email@your',' your','HA HA! Fooled you!')

What this does is it seperates your email address into nonconsecutive parts that a spider can't read. The java script then puts it all together so from the link info above it will read: youremail@yourhost.com And it will also automatically insert the subject line, "HA HA! Fooled you!", for you. Neat, huh?

If you look on my CONTACT ME page, I have different emails containing different subject lines but all going to the same email address. This way, if a spider should come across my webspace, it won't see any email addresses. Helpful, especially for those who get lots of emails, and helps to differentiate between the good stuff and the spam.


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