An email excahnge that I had this week with a dumb spammer (whose company name I have removed):

  Hi ,

  I want to buy your traffic.

  Please get back to me ASAP.


  Jeremy LiXXXX
  Account Manager

My response:


  There's so much traffic in the Bay Area that I'd love to get
  rid of.  My commute would be so much faster.

  Please tell me how we can get started on this.



His response:

  Hi Jeremy,

  Well, either the street traffic will get lighter, or we'll
  make you enough money to buy a Hummer and you can just mow
  everybody down:)

  Let me know, when you have a chance, a bit more about your site.

  Do you have a network?  Do you buy traffic?  Where does most
  of your traffic come from? About how much do you see in a month?

  Looking forward to hearing from you.


  Jeremy LiXXXX
  Account Manager


Posted by jzawodn at August 09, 2005 12:52 PM

Reader Comments
# Mike said:
on August 9, 2005 01:11 PM
# Melissa Della said:

...Was this a cold sale? I would have just deleted it as spam -- not that my site gets much traffic -- since it doesn't look like anything personally directed...

on August 9, 2005 02:31 PM
# GODza said:

hahhahaa, whatta comic reply. Funny spammer?

I must try to reply to some of spammers

on August 9, 2005 02:40 PM
# Justin Gardner said:

"...we'll make you enough money to buy a Hummer and you can just mow everybody down." Douche-kabob alert!

on August 9, 2005 03:42 PM
# Basil Crow said:


on August 9, 2005 04:02 PM
# Jill said:

Someone called me the other day and asked if they could speak with my MOM and I told them No She was dead. And hung up! What you did sounds like what I would do. I just love to screw with people's heads. Great come back!!! Buwahahaha

on August 9, 2005 10:02 PM
# Aaron Brazell said:


I'd like to GIVE him my traffic. Won't ask a dime of him. ;)

on August 10, 2005 02:07 PM
# Eugene Kaganovich said:


My favorite spammer moment was when I was setting up my new cable modem when some DSL provider called me up...

- Hi, I'm calling from Acme DSL. How are you today?
- I'm super! Just installing my new shiny cable modem.
- ... Umm... hmm.. ugh... ok, have a nice day, sir.

Also, not quite spam, but check out my latest blog entry

on August 10, 2005 03:59 PM
# Patrick Mullen said:

Sounds like a Nigerian-type scam. Give me your bank account # so I can deposit some money, blah, blah, etc.

on August 11, 2005 09:53 PM
# Avery said:

Nah, sounds like he's trying to rob some of Jeremy's screen real estate for little or no money.

on August 12, 2005 11:29 AM
# said:

You really have alot of spare time Jeremy

on August 13, 2005 04:50 PM
# Hammer said:

So, just how do I go about buying some traffic from you? ;)

on November 12, 2006 11:11 AM
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