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Re: Someone tell this dude...



On Saturday 02 April 2005 13:46, hackmiester wrote:
>Nononononono!! It's not a scam. My friend uses that service as well.
> It is a pain though, but once you verify yourself with his filter,
> it will remember you.

With all due respect to your "friend", screw it.  He sends a message 
to this list, asking for help, and occasionally the request is simple 
enough even I can help.  But by replying, I gotten about 10 of those 
things now.  All in html format and all deleted, I don't play those 
games.

If, because he isn't subscribed to this list, and/or doesn't have the 
listserver whitelisted so he isn't seeing any of this thread, well, I 
can't help it, its his paranoia about reading a bit of porn/viagra 
spam or yet another 419.  It is his paranoia problem that he is 
trying to make into ours & we have enough to go around already, thank 
you.

IMO, the list maintainer should remove him.  Forthwith.  After all, 
most of us aren't running windows other than x.  So we run something 
like spamnassassin & sort the trash to the JunqueMail folder, no big 
deal.  For those on dialup by the minute, I maybe could see it saving 
him some money, but it wastes 4 times the net bandwidth with all that 
html in several languages, only one of which I speak.  And, if it 
keeps him from getting his question answered, he hasn't really gained 
anything by annoying the rest of us.

Sort of like teaching pigs to sing.  Its not going to be noticeably 
successfull, and it annoys the hell out of the pig.

If you want to fwd this message to him, be my guest, he needs to know 
that at least one list reader considers such behaviour as 
anti-social.

>On Apr 2, 2005 12:39 PM, Raghavendra Moktali <rmoktali vsnl net> 
wrote:
>> jim lawrence wrote:
>> > Could someone possibly tell this dude heis over paranoid
>> > peter whalley uol com br <---- Why am I getting a confirmation
>> > to allow him to receive a message from the list ? Get a life!!!
>> > & get a online account for the list Hell i give him a gmail
>> > account Now with 2050MB of space :)
>>
>> must be email addresses gathering scam. i also received it.
>> tried to search whois from the headers of the mail sent.
>>
>> Received:from shadow5 (unknown [172.26.5.186
>> <http://172.26.5.186>]) by sauron3.uol.com.br
>> <http://sauron3.uol.com.br>
>> (Postfix) with ESMTP id 7D3948B7D for <rmoktali vsnl net>
>>
>> and landed up at
>> LACNIC - Servicios de Registro :
>> http://lacnic.net/sp/registro/index.html
>>
>> I cannot understand that language.
>>
>> maybe someone who can understand that could try to find out and
>> possibly complain.
>>
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>> Raghavendra Moktali
>>
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