Spam, Spam, Spam, Spam – I’ve been abandoned by the Russian girls!!

I am intrigued by my spam box. I find all manner of interesting things in it.

A while ago there were numerous Russian ladies who were eager to make my acquaintance. They seem to have transferred their romantic inclinations to someone else. How I miss them.

I also miss the Chinese ladies who want to be my Asian girlfriend. I wonder if anyone ever takes them up on their kind offer? I felt so mean refusing them all.

Then there were various gambling opportunities. I was offered hundreds of free spins or bets. They were playing the percentages and hoping I’d get hooked. I’ve seen the big cars the bookies drive and the large houses they own. I took a chance and refused.

Then there are a number who congratulate me on writing such brilliant informative posts. I think I might type out and frame some of those. They are great for the ego. Unfortunately the posts they attach they too are not related to the object of their praise. I feel let down. If only they had tailored it a little.

Then there are the religious ones who inform me that god is watching me and quote various chunks of bible at me. I remain unsaved. I am sure they are devastated.

The most strange of all are the ones which have a string of nonsense. Long rambling extracts of nonsense. I can’t see what their game is? Are they bots? Are they just being annoying?

Lately I have been inundated with offers of psychic readings. It just shows that they aren’t psychic. If they were they’d have known I wasn’t going to respond.

The annoying thing about spam boxes is that you have to check them because sometimes real messages get put in with the spam and need rescuing.

Spam. It is intriguing isn’t it? A whole world of weird motives. It gives you an insight into the unsavoury minds of people on the fringes.


Today my spam box was full up with people leaving trite false message but wanting to sell hair extensions. Why would anybody think that a person in their right mind would open a message like that? Or display it? Or buy a hair extension off them?

Is it some kind of scam I do not understand?

The rest of the spam was from psychic readers and tarot cards. If they were that good at seeing into the future they’d know they were wasting their time. How come I get all the duff ones? The good ones don’t bother trying.

Sadly it seems that the Russian and Thai girls no longer wish to meet me and no Chinese girls want me to be their boyfriend. I miss them.

I suppose that is probably why the Viagra salesman no longer calls. He figures that as the girls have lost interest I no longer have any need.

Spam has definitely become less interesting. No Nigeria Generals are offering to put huge sums of money into my bank, I don’t seem to have won enormous sums of money in prizes and no lawyers are contacting me to inherit vast sums from unknown deceased relatives.

Ho Hum. Perhaps it will pick up soon? There are always the Romanian girls, Norwegian girls, Italian girls………………

Has anybody else noticed that the stats on WordPress are rubbish?

I can’t quite work this out. On many occasions I am getting tens of ‘likes’ on a post but not a single view is registered.

I thought this was due to people just viewing the blog post and not visiting the site. But there are newcomers who are not yet followers who have registered ‘likes’ yet there are no views.

Is there an explanation?

It makes it very hard to appreciate the traffic passing through the site.

The other thing I have discovered is that many valid comments are being junked as spam. As I do not check spam regularly people are finding comments unregistered and unreplied to.

Very worrying!