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Most of the spam I get these days is in Hungarian.
It is not really spam because it is advertising real things – like washing powder and toilet paper.
I get a number of messages every day from different people. I can’t tell whether or not the prices are any good – but I imagine the postage would be a killer. I will stick with Costco.
I guess at one stage when we were in that part of the world I gave someone my email address and they sold it to everyone in Hungary. I suppose these messages will follow me forever.
But the Thai people have stopped pursuing me. When I got the Blog of Note award I was buried for some months under an avalanche of spam – a lot of it from Thailand. This stopped a while ago – in fact when we came to America. Perhaps the spam gets caught up in the red tape of the Austrian internet system and can’t find me in America.
Which reminds me – I left that damn hamburger behind in Austria too.
But I have stopped receiving messages offering to bigger my dick. Now if I was going to offer to bigger someone’s dick – in a language I did not speak – I would probably spend a few dollars to get an accurate translation.
I don’t know about other people but receiving a message like that does not inspire me with confidence. In fact I know that the sender is a conman – and one who does not speak English. But look – the world being the way it is – people probably send money and are surprised when their dick is not biggered.
I got an email message today telling me to get moving on Twitter because Oprah Winfrey has 26,416,117 followers. I just cannot begin to imagine what she could possibly say in Twitter bursts that could induce that many people to follow her. Perhaps I will have to follow her to find out. Or perhaps not.
I notice in the New York Times today that 2014 was the hottest year ever recorded. Don’t look for that piece of news on Fox – because it will not be reported. Anyway I looked out my window – there is snow on the ground – so much for global warming.