It’s time to sit down and have a conversation about websites. Although hardly qualified to talk about such matters there seems to be a running problem that I have seen when surfing the net over and over again. Which simply put, no one really puts forth the time/effort into their website. We are guilty of this as well at s-config.com so to those who think I’m being hypocritical:
Welcome one and all to the first episode of spam dissection where YOU yes the lucky reader get to read some of the everyday crap that comes into both my contact forms box as well as the replies on some of my more popular threads. These spammers and “SEO Geniuses” are desperately trying to use my website as a means of pimping things like Russian brides, drugs, knock-off Chinese clothing and other things you normally find on the dark-net. Anyone who has ever had a mailto: link. Or on the receiving end of a contact form is more than familiar as to what is coming next. Now replies with just web-links will be discarded as there is nothing much to really say about it.
We just want to say that every real message we get on our contact forums and in no way would we openly mock messages in the public light. Many of the e-mails I will be presenting to you are blatant spam and chances are many other sites have received the same message. If you are a spammer which is somehow easily offended (does that even exist?) then you may want to stop reading right now. This article is a rant/vent article and should not be taken seriously.
Lately, I’ve been getting some e-mails and some comments that the best way to put it would be categorized as pure aggression. That everything that you read/hear/think has to be placed into this blurry red haze of anger where you can no longer control your hands as they smash keyboards, LCD screens, your grandma, clones of your grandma until you are drowning in a pool of your grandmas blood screaming your last breath for more. Blacking out into a coma only to wake from a cold sweat to repeat this vicious cycle once more! Read on to see more rant-level action.
Ebay feedback modeling itself after Wal-mart. Where the customer is always right even when they are wrong!
This rant about eBay feedback should dovetail nicely with a previous article I have done since in the past I have mentioned how I do sales on eBay, primarily in the electronics section of the site. I do a lot of both buying and selling of items and thus I have seen both sides of the fence in terms of how things are done. It used to be with eBay that feedback measured what kind of person you are to do business with. That people both buyers and sellers can give you positive, neutral, or negative feedback, depending on how nice you were or how much of a complete prick you are.
Okay, with a rather epic subject title of “Gods” like that I’d have to pretty much justify why I’m thinking of stuff like that at 3 am. fingers half-frozen and listening to dubstep.fm which right now is more like chillstep then anything. No wub at all reminds me of listening to the band XXYYXX (I’ll insert into the title of this rant) . But I’ll save that for another rant.
(BLAHBLAH COMPANY) needs your help! We’re holding a friendly contest to see if someone out there can come up with a great safety-related slogan that we can use to help drive us towards a company culture that promotes Saftey First!
I think every company eventually does this where they hold a raffle for something that really should be paid for by a professional. A lot like how a city flag is built it’s something that really should be left to designers.
Your thought is public domain the moment it comes from your mouth!
I would like to say one very short message about thought control. In many fandom’s a message that seems to cause a bit of drama in the artistic community and to me is the biggest level of lazy “Henny Penny” entitlement mentality and it’s vastly disturbing. The sentiment is as follows: