Blog Comment Spam by Flattery

A few gems in the comment spam bin that try to get you to link to them (usually via the commenter’s website URL entry) by flattering you. The bulk of the comment spam I see is the usual drivel, links galore or obvious keywords. But sometimes … sometimes they really try and fool you. To wit:

You have obviously hit the nail on the head with this article. This has prompted me to do some more research.

From: acai berr ysu ccess.c om, posted from IP I get a lot of acai spam in my mailbox

Boy, this is some high-class site

From: e adrem ortga nancial equiti es.html, posted from IP

Your site is a much needed addition to my life. THANK YOU!

From the same folks as above, again advertising a mortgage operation.

While I like to think that these are all well deserved comments and accolades from our readers, I’m always saddened to see that it’s spam.

One Response to “Blog Comment Spam by Flattery”

April 29, 2009 at 12:24 pm, Andy Sicard said:

Heh! I received this comment spam from a site that peddles products to help quit smoking:

“This is very hot info. I’ll share it on Twitter.”

Not only a compliment – but a promise to share the post via Twitter! Sneaky!

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