We Heed Not Flatterers…

… especially the spammy kind. Let’s do a little naturalistic analysis, a little data collecting, shall we?

  • Maintain up the beneficial work mate. This website publish shows how well you comprehend and know this subject.
    -Mr. “Traffic Generation Promotion”
  • I can see that you are an expert at your field! I am launching a website soon, and your information will be very useful for me.. Thanks for all your help and wishing you all the success.
    -Mrs. “How Men Date”
  • hi very good blog here, you can list it on our site for more views
    -Mr. “Ads Classifieds”
  • This is a really good read for me, Must admit that you are one of the best bloggers I ever saw.Thanks for posting this informative article.
    -Miss “Belly Fat Burner”
  • Unbelievable, that’s exactly what I was seeking for! You just saved me alot of work
    -Sir “Miles the Car Guy”
  • I can see that you are an expert at your field! I am launching a website soon, and your information will be very useful for me.. Thanks for all your help and wishing you all the success.
    -Ms. “Refinance Loan”

What are the keys? Lack of grammatical or logical sense, not apropos to the articles, text repeated over and over again from different posters, names that are obvious commercial scams, sites that are obvious commercial scams … and some that are bizarre cries for help from deep within The Algorithm:

Why did you remove my post… My post was actually useful unlike most of these comments. Ill post it again. Hiya guys, I spottet a great way to make a lot of money online creating blogs. I expect this is primaraly for the website admin but there are probably alot more bloggers reading this. I have already made thousands using the techniques detailed in the product and it has only been 2 months.

Now, there are some that aren’t bad … almost close enough to get you … again, if they didn’t show up again and again, and weren’t posted by “Mister Cheap Free Viagra Guy” at iscamu@suckers.com.

Sigh. Fortunately a friend of mine out here for the Rush concert is a WordPress blogger and keyed me in that I hadn’t enabled Akismet, WordPress’s built in comment spam fighting plugin. Doing that now…

-the Centaur
P.S. What really gets me is that these spam comments are arriving at the blog of someone who actually studies spam. I know The Algorithm doesn’t know that, but still…

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