New Holiday – Talk Like a Spammer Day!

WPForce Logo Jonathan Dingman over at has published a funny piece that illustrates how comment spammers are able to be so randomly creative with their posts. One of his spam comments contained the entire template of text used to generate random comments. How many combinations of spam can you make with the following template?

I {want to|wish to|desire to} read {more|even more} things about it!|
{It is|It’s} {appropriate|perfect|the best} time to make {a few|some} plans
for {the future|the longer term|the long run} and {it is|it’s} time to be happy.

Check out the long list of different replies on his post. I think this calls for a new holiday. Talk like a spammer day! We humans have to guess which combination is the correct one! But giving this some more thought, if there was a talk like a spammer day and we were legitimately using templates like the ones presented in the post to generate our comments and those comments were published even though Akismet thinks they are spam, how big of an impact would we have on screwing up the Akismet spam algorithm? Maybe this holiday is not such a good idea!

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