SPAM #1 → MAPS #1

Zenrinji

map

Maps for transforming nonsense spam

Original
Genuinely when someone doesn’t be aware of afterward its up to other users that they will assist,
so here it takes place.

Nonsense → Sense

Genuinely, when someone doesn’t?
Be aware of afterward!
It’s up to other users that they will assist so.
Here it takes place.

Acknowledgement: Lizze Ross for competition submission

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16 thoughts on “SPAM #1 → MAPS #1

  1. Lynn Love

    That almost sounds like philosophy. ‘Here it takes place’ – such a definite statement, a solid intention that something will happen. Well done Lizzie for finding this one 🙂

    1. “Here it takes place” as a philosophical statement is the best I could manage from Lizzie’s submission of garble-ese stuffed into her spam imbox! It’d be interesting to know how spanmers select their text — pick’n’mix from genuine text? Or simply poorer English literacy?

        1. Do you habe any tips andd hintүs for aspiring writers? I’m hoping to sfart my own website soon butt I’m a little lost on everything. There ɑre sо many optuons out
          there that I’m completelү overwheⅼmed ..

          She/he/it isn’t the only individual being ‘overwhe1med’ — I reckon that a little over half the comments since I started this blog have been spam — thank goodness I haven’t had to deal with 99% of them!

            1. My first tips to this spammer would be “Use your spellcheck for gawds sake and get yourself a grammar book if you want to be an aspiring writer, let alone ‘sfart’ a website you’re hoping will be read.”

              I’m so glad most of these spams are illiterate — perhaps they’re meant to appeal to other illiterates?

              I’m more concerned though with spam emails that get past my server’s filter simply because they look so genuine. I recently had what looked like an email from Post Office Savings until I checked the originating account, and postofficemoney.com is — unsurprisingly — unrelated to postoffice.co.uk …

            2. Sfart is a strangely appealing word though! And sadly, I doubt giving them advice will help, especialy if it’s produced by machines.
              The genuine looking ones are more of a worry, you’re right. My other half has had a couple claiming to be from Apple charging him money for services he hasn’t bought – all he needs to do to cancel is click on the link … Fortunately he was on the ball and queried it with Apple before clicking. It wasn’t them at all of course. There are some sinister tricks being perpetrated out there

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