Some Spam From My Comment Box

Since I posted the book review of Godless Morality by Richard Holloway, I’ve received a shedload of spam on that one post. Normal spam rate was about 2-3 per day but since then it has climbed to 10 per day (all of them are blocked by the way and all first posts must be approved by me so this crap will never get through even on the very rare occasions that Akismet fails to spot it).

This post can’t have been continually chosen at random, can it? Does the subject matter make such posts much more ripe for spamming? I’m genuinely interested to know if anybody has an answer about this. Anyway, just for fun here are the ten that I received for 28th May…

I am always looking online for posts that can facilitate me. Thank you!

Could your blog facilitate this person?

It’s appropriate time to make some plans for the future and it’s time to be happy. I’ve read this post and if I could I wish to suggest you few interesting things or tips. Maybe you can write next articles referring to this article. I want to read even more things about it!

Sorry, but there’s only so many times I can write a book review on the same book regardless of whether you think it’s time to be happy.

Just desire to say your article is as astonishing. The clearness in your post is just spectacular and i could assume you are an expert on this subject. Well with your permission let me to grab your RSS feed to keep up to date with forthcoming post. Thanks a million and please keep up the rewarding work.

The clearness of your comment is sadly lacking.

I needed to post you one little note so as to thank you so much the moment again on your spectacular information you’ve discussed here. It is so seriously open-handed with people like you to convey openly all many people could have made available for an e-book to help make some money for themselves, chiefly since you could possibly have done it in case you desired. Those principles in addition worked to become good way to fully grasp that the rest have the identical dreams just like mine to figure out good deal more with respect to this condition. I’m sure there are many more pleasant instances up front for individuals who examine your blog.

Sheesh, you managed to get all of that from a book review? But please, try a better translator next time.

Hello.This article was really remarkable, especially since I was browsing for thoughts on this subject last Sunday.

And what better day than a Sunday to be looking up books about secular morality written by an ex-Bishop!

I precisely wanted to appreciate you once more. I’m not certain the things that I would have taken care of without those thoughts discussed by you relating to my concern. It was the frustrating dilemma in my position, nevertheless noticing this specialised strategy you treated it took me to jump over joy. Now i’m thankful for your support and as well , wish you are aware of a great job that you’re providing educating the mediocre ones via your web site. I am certain you haven’t met all of us.

Awww, why only once more? I like to be appreciated, especially while I educate the mediocre ones.

As a Newbie, I am continuously exploring online for articles that can benefit me. Thank you

Well I’m glad I can always benefit a newbie. Does this make me a blogger with benefits?

I keep listening to the news bulletin lecture about getting free online grant applications so I have been looking around for the best site to get one. Could you advise me please, where could i acquire some?

Not quite sure what brought you to this post when looking for grants.

Wow, fantastic blog layout! How long have you been blogging for? you make blogging look easy. The overall look of your web site is fantastic, as well as the content!

Well if you look in my history you will see I have been blogging since October 2010. Don’t thank me for the layout, thank WordPress for their marvellous themes!

Great post. I was checking continuously this blog and I am impressed! Extremely useful info specially the last part 🙂 I care for such info much. I was seeking this particular information for a very long time. Thank you and best of luck.

If you check this continuously, why do you not just subscribe? No, thank you for caring for such info much.

Just a bit of fun. Do you have any particularly amusing examples? Any type of post hit by spammers more than others?

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4 thoughts on “Some Spam From My Comment Box

  1. Thanks for sharing those spam examples. I have another blog and I am facing the exact same problem. Out of all my posts, it is just one particular post that these spammers constantly target. I don’t understand… And I have received a few comments which are exactly the same as you have mentioned above.

    1. mgm75

      I really don’t know why they bother. Akismet have picked up all but one and most bloggers have the default set to “first comment will be moderated”. They can never prosper with such basic security settings.

      I am thanking you much for the helpfulness of this blogging post example. You have my continual gratitudes for your insights! Surely I will bookmark this post much and returnings will be many so long as this work good is kept up to the best of your intentions! 😉

    1. mgm75

      You’re probably right on that but I always imagine it is somebody in Zimbabwe or India blanket spamming hundreds of websites, like those lottery scams

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