Spam

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I actually have a little overkill her, as far as blogs go, as I have this one, ThatJoeGuy.com and MyViewbyJoe.com.   Both of the are WordPress blogs.  One is the Free blog allowed by WordPress and the other is a paid blog on ipower.com..

Both blogs had have Akismet to help control Spam…  The WordPress hosted site has the free Akismet checker while the ipower.com hosted site it is about 5 bucks a month..  I can never be sure about the effectiveness of either program…  On MyViewbyJoe.com, which has the paid program I get very little Spam..  On ThatJoeGuy.com I get tons of spam, though most of it I don’t see but, I get a good deal more on the one site than I do on the other..  Now..  The question is : What does this all mean..?

I get a lot of Spam on one, which is the site that is hosted by the people who put out the blog..  Does that act like a magnet to attract spam, or does the lack of large amounts of spam on MyViewbyJoe.com just mean that nobody reads it..  I have no idea…

The funny thing about the spam that I do get on ThatJoeGuy is the number of people who leave comments on the “About” page telling me how much they enjoy reading all this wonderful information, and how well I put it together…

I moderate my spam… and people who leave comments, on any page, that indicate they have not read that page might as well not bother leaving a comment because, unless I can see some kind of correlation between the comment and the page, it goes by by..

 

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3 Replies to “Spam”

  1. Sort of like the comment made by Shakesoeares friend in the movie “Shakespeare In Love”: “It’s a mystery!” Like why do I keep getting poorly spelt letters from “benefactors” overseas. Maybe someone knows I am over 70 and good prey — usually. Except that Old Age and Cunning beats Youth and Enthusiasm every time…

    1. There is a computer game that I have played, several times, called Deuc Ex : Human something.. It is a first person shooter though there are other component to it such as hacking computers… Every time I play it, must be 4 times now, I am suprised at how many of the computers have emails from the Fincance Minsiter, or some other official, in the Nigerian Government..

  2. There’s a great Monty Python Sketch about SPAM. It was the edible stuff, though. “What about SPAM, SPAM, EGGS and SPAM; that doesn’t have much SPAM in it…” I know that I get more phishing/SPAM than I think I deserve, and it is hard to say where it comes from. Probably just too much exploring on the Internet… I do wipe the cookies clean from time to time, and then it takes a couple months to see the phishers return.

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