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Old 02-25-06, 06:04 AM
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stupid e-mail offers

Over the last month I've gotten approximately 30-50 e-mails from some outfit wanting to sell me a college degree [even a doctorate]. They always come from a different sender so it's not possible to block it. The kicker is, whoever is behind it has no grasp of the english language. You can understand what they want to sell, where the 'click here' link is but the rest of what they write makes no sense whatsoever.

Anyone else plagued by these idiotic e-mails?
 
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Old 02-25-06, 06:15 AM
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I get bunches of these type junk mails. I am lucky though and my server has a Bulk file. 98% of the junk mail goes there and I can browse the titles without opening them. If I actually received 1/2 of the "free" stuff they offer, I wouldn't have to work. I could be the KING of e-bay.
 
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Old 02-25-06, 04:15 PM
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Most filtering programs can adapt to that. I'm using Mailwasher Pro and all I have to do is set up a new filter. I can tell it to filter out messages, for instance, that contain the words "college degree" in the subject line or the body or both. Or set it up to filter on any other word or phrse that would be a dead giveaway that it was junk if you read it.
 
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Netzero has a block list but the problem is they always have a different subject line and sender but the message is always the same [I think]
 
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Old 02-27-06, 05:32 AM
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Right. You need a blocker program that can also filter from key words or phrases in the body of the email.
 
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