Wednesday, August 04, 2010

This is damn stupid

As perverse as it may sound, I do appreciate the skill and intelligence that go into crafting a good con job. I admire a superb con job where artful deceit is used to draw in the mark by appealing to his/her sense of vanity, avarice, self importance...

But this?? In ungrammatical English no less? Oh puhleeze! This is so stupid I dare say the Nigerians and Lottery Sweepstakes give a better spiel:

Sender: Google Affiliation Center

Sat, Jul 31, 2010 at 9:32 PM
subject Important: Avoid your account from being deleted.

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tuti said...

i get a few of these spams a day in my office account. such a waste of bandwidth.

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sinlady said...

tuti - so stupid !

edpj - i know...