I’ve been running Akismet on this blog since day one and it’s been absolutely fantastic at catching blog spam. The false positive percentage has been nearly zero – somewhere in the 0.01% range. I normally sort through the akismet stuff every other day and double check for any errors. I’ve gathered up a few of my favorite spams for your entertainment:
Name: 414020 Blog Verification | URI: http://www.oilman.ca/msn/msn-live-search-adds-linkfromdomain-operator/trackback/ | IP: 126.96.36.199 | Date: October 16, 2006
414020 Blog Verification…
***I like the use of my own url and that the seem to be trying to verify me. Good stuff.
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***Get a ton of these one with all manner of gibberish. Clearly test posting.
LOL! Realy nice joke
***I never joke. This is a deadly serious blog.
Hello, just discovered your lovely domain today today ^^ I love the brightness and the flow of the layouts, keep it up!
***I do have a nice theme and layout but I’m fairly sure they didn’t really see it.
phentermine phentermine | firstname.lastname@example.org | http://www.blogpolling.com/cgi-bin/nph-net.pl?uid=2780&id=7302 | IP: 188.8.131.52
***Short and to the point. Good old spam. I like that the blog is already dead too.
My gambling site:
***Clearly not ready to give up in spite of the new laws. Go man!!