On Fri, 04 Jan 2002, Ronan Waide wrote:
> On January 3, wesley at yelsew.com said:
> > How do spammers get their "hits" though? If the email addresses never
> > work, websites mentioned in the emails are perpetually down, fax and phone
> > numbers go unanswered... What's a gal that wants to reply to some spam
> > to do?
>> Some do actually have working URLs, and some have
> "Phone This Number/Write This Address". I've seen very few spams that
> have absolutely no purpose whatsover other than irritant value.
Well, other than the type sent by friends which usually have seven matches
to (Fwd|fwd|FWD) in the subject and maybe
* A Real Virus Warning From Microsoft!!
* A happy poem which must be fowraded to 20 friends in order for something
cool to happen.
* we must send this on cos (Microsoft|IBM|misc other) will put $1 in
the fund for saving some poor child for every 10 emails sent
* A lovely new Screen Saver!
* Miscellaneous other win32 executable attachment
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