I think these pretty much speak for themselves...

First off, we have one of the dumbest bits of SEO spam I've seen in a long time:

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(For those who don't "get it", realize that www.yahoo-inc.com 404s.)

And then one of the weirdest attempts at a blog comment.

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Both of these make me question the long-term prospects for the human race. But maybe I've just got a case of the Mondays.

Posted by jzawodn at October 09, 2006 07:39 AM

Reader Comments
# Ryan said:

I love the SEO spam ones...

the sad part... the sites the offer have 0 pagerank, 0 alexa, and aren't listed in 1/2 the major engines.

Even worse, I always email them back and say "which site of mine were you talking about, what keywords, and how will you do this? you sent this to an email I use for 40 different websites."

I've sent about 30 of those replies and gotten 0 return emails.

Why spam if you're not going to reply to somebody who even remotely sounds interested?

on October 9, 2006 08:08 AM
# Johnm said:

Hey, "free delivery" and "no questions asked", sounds like a good deal to me :-)

on October 9, 2006 08:12 AM
# amorson said:

You will not believe the kind of crap I get daily on my blog email. Those you published will be "moderate" comparing to the stuff people send out.

So you're getting Yahoo SEOed? ;-)

on October 9, 2006 08:17 AM
# Josh Wand said:

Ah, more proof of the Greater Internet ******* Theory

http://www.penny-arcade.com/comic/2004/03/19

on October 9, 2006 08:53 AM
# Charles said:

Something strange is going on here. I got the exact same comment on my blog a while ago, I distinctly remember the phrase "fat lesbian cows." This is some odd sort of spam, or else a persistent, demented, and highly unoriginal flamer.

on October 9, 2006 08:53 AM
# Jonathan Disher said:

"(For those who don't "get it", realize that www.yahoo-inc.com 404s.)"

Hey, someone's gotta lead the 404 keyword results. Might as well be you!

*sigh* my faith in humanity crumbles a little more :)

on October 9, 2006 09:17 AM
# Matt said:

Case of the Mondays?

I believe you'd get your ass kicked sayin' something like that, man.

on October 9, 2006 09:49 AM
# Jeremy Zawodny said:

Heh.

Now where's that drywall I need to hang?

on October 9, 2006 10:13 AM
# laura said:

saddening. reminds me of the red vs. Blue animation about the difference between life & the internet. Its hilarious and unfortunately oh so true: http://www.ifilm.com/player/?ifilmId=2757765

i like to picture those types of emails as old grandmas in their nylons and nightcaps in their smelly little rooms eating prune treats and snickering as they send off f-bombs to whomever. I know its not true, but it makes me laugh.

on October 9, 2006 11:27 AM
# Richard said:

The saddest part is that the SEO spam is going out to millions of boxes, and some folk are going to read it.

Whether they believe it or not they are now going to associate SEO with spam... :(

Pity more the poor souls who actually use it. There's gotta be some or it wouldn't be worth the couple of dollar it cost to spam everyone with it - bye bye 169.

on October 9, 2006 11:30 AM
# Cristian Mezei said:

Jer, don't bother. These are just nature abnormalities.

I got one of these so called companies in my inbox too. I wrote about them on my blog, and then I got about 500 e-mails (flood) on my mail. It was the same IP as their website's IP. Go figure.

:)

on October 9, 2006 01:51 PM
# Heh said:

Heh. Drywall. Heh.
Heh. Zawadknee. Heh.
Heh. Loser. Heh.

on October 9, 2006 04:24 PM
# Joey said:

Wait a sec, you use Gmail...?

on October 9, 2006 09:49 PM
# mnt said:

Wow. The "Crap Bag" writer used only three exclamation marks. I expected to see something like "SH*T!!!!!!!!!1".

on October 10, 2006 05:21 AM
# Trp said:
on October 10, 2006 06:56 AM
# Jeremy Zawodny said:

Joey:

Uhm, yeah. Haven't I written about that 3 or 4 times before?

on October 10, 2006 07:29 AM
# JD Hitskills said:

Yo, I wish you'd included the links to that seo company!!! I'd love to get into the top ten in over 890 search engines! Thanks for nothing!

HA
jd

on October 10, 2006 02:16 PM
# Kevin Burton said:

I'll do it for 100! You save 50!

on October 10, 2006 11:03 PM
# c.kreiterling@metro-mgs.com said:

omg, that is crazy. how can someone be that dumb?

on May 28, 2008 08:45 AM
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