The Silver Lining Of Spam

December 10, 2012 by Michelle

Melisa, from Suburban Scrawl, recently posted a question asking if people using Akismet on WordPress were seeing a rise in spam comments getting through to our blogs.  I’m not.  And most people weren’t, just one or two slipping through here and there.  That isn’t to say that my spam filter isn’t full of spam, but… it isn’t all bad.

Honestly, reading the spam sometimes is the best pick me up I get all day.  After all, I don’t usually get so many detailed and creative compliments, do you?

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But admittedly, sometimes the people spamming me aren’t so nice.  Trust me, I know the English language.  And while there may be a rare spelling error, it’s rare.  It isn’t rife or abundant.  As for my grammar, well… I tend to be a stickler – except when writing conversationally, but even still, it isn’t atrocious.

  • naturally like your web-site but you have to test the spelling on quite a few of your posts.  Many of them are rife with spelling problems and I in finding it very bothersome to tell the truth nevertheless I’ll certainly come back again.
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Then there are the ones whose broken English just has me scratching my heads.

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  • I was recommended this website by my cousin. I am not sure whether this post is written by him as no one else know such detailed about my problem. You are amazing! Thanks!
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But just for today, don’t think of spam as a nuisance.  Enjoy those compliments.  Build up your self worth.  Just make sure you pretend like those websites on the back side aren’t there.

So what’s the best spam comment you’ve ever received?



  • Melisa

    hahahaha!! Yes, spam CAN be entertaining. But I prefer to look at it in the spam folder rather than in my inbox…

  • Tara R.

    I’m glad I’m not the only one entertained by spam comments. The ones that amuse me the most are the ones that suggest I should include photos with my posts. It’s like they don’t even know me… HA!

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