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Comment Where has all the spam gone? (Score -1, Offtopic) 279

Aside from articles by well know spammers, slashdot is now almost entirely spam free.

Well done, people of slashdot. You learned that joining pyramid schemes doesn't pay. I will be updateing my list of spammers shortly, so if you wish to be removed, please make sure you your sig is spam free by 5:00 pm CDT today.

That is all.
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Journal Journal: The Creation of Spam Sig Opt Out 1

Ive spent lots of time, maybe too much, pondering the phenomena of the free iPod sig. At 4:13 pm on Saturday, March 19th I had a moment of clarity that put things in perspective. People with free iPod sigs are useless. This was a startling discovery. I had previously been aware that they are both annoying and spammers, but it had never occurred to me that they would also be useless.

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