Monthly Archives: November 2011

Of Mice and Men and Monkeys and Shakespeare and the Internet and why some people should not have access to email.

When we were young, our teachers would often state that an infinite number of monkeys pounding an infinite number of typewriters would eventually produce Shakespearian works. Since the dawn of the internet and the advent of blogging the likelihood of … Continue reading

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Hello, is anybody out there?

We received the following email on Friday. Subject: HOW IS YOUR FAMILY PLEASE VIEW THE ATTACHED FILE AND GO THROUGH IT VERY URGENTLY From: From Mrs. Susan minister To: undisclosed recipients: Date Sent: 11/25/2011 8:56:25 AM Unfortunately, there was no attachment. Now, normally we … Continue reading

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Thank you for your interest.

From time to time we receive emails which are difficult to classify. The more mundane Nigerian scams are fairly transparent, but occasionally we receive one like the one below. Subject: MAIL ORDER From: Sales Date Sent: 11/21/2011 8:11:11 PM Sales, I will like … Continue reading

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They will not tell a lie

In slightly less than a year’s time, the citizenry of the United States will gather once again to overthrow the government as they do quadrennially. Between now and then there will be an ever-increasing assault upon the senses by those … Continue reading

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Mail order romance. Return to sender.

So, the cat was wandering the Internet the other day and brought this to our attention. http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/45329512/ns/technology_and_science-tech_and_gadgets/t/american-stranded-ukraine-online-dating-scam/ All right. What on earth could ever convince someone to head down that road? If someone is capable of enticing men halfway across the … Continue reading

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You Won… Well, not really, but we’re going to try to convice you otherwise… for a small fee… or two… a pittance really…

Oh goody, we won a lottery…. again. This time it’s from England.  We heard on the radio this morning that Germany is becoming upset with England. We believe we’ve seen that somewhere before. Given the current state of affairs in … Continue reading

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Tell me a story, but make it believable.

First we had this waiting in our spam comment filter. “Hi, may I know what theme you are using for this site? it looks prety” We understand that you may be paid a whole penny for posting the idiotic links … Continue reading

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