Spam, Spam, and More Spam...

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Home Inspector with Complete Home Inspections, Inc.

Spam, Spam, and More Spam...
Spam, Spam and more spam...     I've never been a fan of SPAM. You know what I mean - the crap that comes in a can. I am even less of a fan of "the other SPAM" - the garbage that comes in your inbox or better yet; the rubbish left on the bottom of your posts.
     It seems as if here lately, the spammers are out in full force leaving their drivel strewn about, hither and thither in order to promote their self serving agendas or promote some idiotic tomfoolery.
     Many of us are busy and don't
have time to engage in such twaddle. I know I don't!
     Life is full of choices. Sure, I can leave it there,
letting the spammer get by with leaving their tell-tale mound of bunk on my
intellectual content,  I can delete it or report it.
     Personally, I would rather not have to make this choice at all. But as long as there are blogs, spammers will continue to deposit unwanted, unsolicited and uninvited baloney.
     Speaking of baloney, I'm getting hungry! I think I'll go the kitch and whip up a fried bologna sandwich…

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Rainmaker
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Kristine Ginsberg
Morris County, NJ Stager
Morris County, NJ: Elite Staging and Redesign, LLC

Micheal - Like you, I'm not a fan of spam in a can or on my posts. I've been seeing this a lot lately - in fact, I could have gotten a great deal on True Religion Jeans, but I resisted and it wasn't easy!

August 31, 2011 09:25 AM
Rainmaker
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Larry Brewer
Nashville Real Estate
Benchmark Realty LLc

I'm with you on the fried bologney sandwich and the spam. I don't understand why I can successfully block them on my wordpress blog but not here.

August 31, 2011 10:27 AM
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Silvia Dukes PA, REALTOR
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Michael, I too don't like spam.  I'd rather have green eggs and ham!  ... it's one of those days! :-)

August 31, 2011 10:44 AM
Rainmaker
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Wayne Martin
Sales Manager - New Homes & Condominiums Division
Michael Saunders & Company

Don't care for Spam, whether in writing or in a can! But, I do like fried bologna, especially when acoompanied by some fried onions. Enjoy the sandwich!

August 31, 2011 11:49 AM
Rainmaker
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Barb Van Stensel

I have been lucky but I only allow comments by members.  But, I will say that my soliciting calls have picked up ... way high! 

And, I have loved "the other SPAM".

August 31, 2011 12:14 PM
Rainmaker
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Donald Hester
NCW Home Inspections, LLC
NCW Home Inspections, LLC

Michael,

Maybe we should all coordinate and fire a massive spam attach on their links ; )

Okay , maybe not but it would be fun.

August 31, 2011 01:32 PM
Rainer
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Judi Boad
ACCURATE REALTY GROUP

Michael~

Be careful! Spam will raise your blood pressure since it is filled with artificial and unnecessary ingredients! :)

Staying diligent to the cause helps. I have my bouts with spam as well and like to  think that sweeping out spammers discourages them from bothering me further...

August 31, 2011 03:29 PM
Rainmaker
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Chris Smith
South Simcoe, Caledon, King, Orangeville Real Esta
Re/Max Chay Realty Inc., Brokerage

Michael, as a lover of spam, I was going to remark that your sandwich was not spm, we all know the shape of a genuine Spam can... but balogna, OK...

personally, I am not sure what is in it for the spammer...

August 31, 2011 03:48 PM
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Hannah Williams
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Michael  I have had more spam than I have ever had before I delete and report and it comes back ..Yuck it is a pain in the you know what .. I like pork roll and cheese better

HelpfulHannah your friend in Philly

August 31, 2011 06:13 PM
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Craig Rutman
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I don't know what's going on, but it definitely appears to be SPAM season.

August 31, 2011 06:37 PM
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Carl Winters

I like Spam and Bologna on a grill cheese sandwich. As far as on my blogs that is another story. Seems they could find something more productive to do with their time then to leave SPAM NONSENSE on folks blogs.

August 31, 2011 07:42 PM
Rainmaker
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Patricia Feager, MBA, GRI, Cert Negotiations Expert, Military Relo Prof
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Michael,

You raised a can of worms that nobody likes - SPAM and it's becoming more frequent. As soon as I notice, I report it but I shouldn't have to police it, nobody does.

I haven't thought about a fried bologna sandwich in years! I hope you enjoyed your sandwich.

September 01, 2011 02:06 AM
Rainmaker
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Joshua Zargari
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Good evening Michael.

September 01, 2011 08:32 PM
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Kathy Streib
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Michael- I have never had a fried bologna sandwich but it sounds good. I would have to have lots of mustard, though!

September 02, 2011 09:16 AM
Rainmaker
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Gloria Todor and Doug Durren - Delaware County PA Real Estate
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Hi Michael, Thanks to Judi's re-blog I saw this post.  I mentioned you in my recent post inspired by this post.

Thanks for the inspiration of humor out of this "spam" stuff.

Have a good holiday weekend.

Gloria

September 03, 2011 10:18 PM
Rainmaker
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Fred Carver-Top Realtor Victoria, BC
Accredited Victoria BC Real Estate Consultant
Re/Max Camosun Victoria BC Real Estate

Hi Michael....I don't Like these Spam too. I was hit with the AR Spammers late last Spring, after finally dumping them all through reporting each one...and there were hundreds one day. I turned off outside Comments allowed....walla no more Spam ...Gotta Like That!!

September 04, 2011 02:46 PM
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Carla Muss-Jacobs, Principal Broker/Owner
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I keep telling Debe Maxwell who has mentioned she needs a new purse, to find them HERE ON THE RAIN!  GREAT DEALS . . . HA HA HA.  The only reason I like SPAM is the extra 10 pts. a pop for reporting it.  I racked in a ton of points this week!!

September 04, 2011 03:22 PM
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John Cannata
Texas Home Mortgage - Purchase or Refinance
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I am not a fan of online spam, but I do have to say that I dont hate the spam in a can. Add a little BBQ and put it in a piece of bread... not to bad.

September 05, 2011 05:24 PM
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Ernie Steele
Lebanon, PA Real Estate 717-273-3774
Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Homesale Realty

Michael,I live in an area where fried bologna sandwiches are a staple...Lebanon Bologna is made here...Try frying the spam and chopping it up into scrambled eggs...I didn't know you could 'report' spam as Carla said, but I'm gonna go looking to find out how...Enjoy your day.

September 19, 2011 10:09 AM
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Sussie Sutton
UTR TEXAS Realtors - Rep for buyers and sellers.
UTR Texas Realtors

I find that I have lost your blog post so I am going through your stuff now and I find I want a bologna sandwich too! Fired bologna...and you know what I love fried spam sandwiches too!

September 25, 2011 05:23 PM
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