I get fairly frequent trackbacks posted to my site from spammers. The blog software I use (serendipity) is very smart about spam detection, and generally does a great job preventing anyone but me from seeing these trackbacks, but they're annoying nonetheless.
This afternoon I took a look at my email, and this is what I saw:
Those are all emails from my blog to me, telling me there are new trackbacks that it thinks might be spam, and that I have to explicity say 'allow' if they arent. Well, all 50 or so of them are the same exact spam message about a prescription drug, with the words 'lol, great post' before them. Like I wouldn't notice.
The author lives in Vancouver, Washington, USA with his girlfriend and a menagerie of cats, rats, fish, birds, guinea pigs and robots.
Among other inanities, he strives to use investigative techniques to work young starlet breasts into every aspect of rational discourse -- focusing on the discourse, thus making it not perverted. Also, has recently begun a career as "Internet hairstylist."
He can be contacted via email and Jabber IM at 'firstname.lastname@example.org'. He likes to be contacted.
(All press inquiries, however, ought be directed towards the author's agent, Alistair Hoel, via email to email@example.com.)