Thursday, November 19, 2009

Waiting For The Tap On The Shoulder, Part 2

In my musings last month about spam blogs, and people victimised by spam blogs, I analogised the legendary college secret societies, and the impersonal and rude treatment of the unfortunates who did not get initiated.
eventually, those who don't get elected will open their eyes, remove the blindfold, and find herself / himself in a pitiful group of rejects, all waiting (hopelessly) for that tap. The tap that never comes.


Again, I'll note that I never got into either group. I am not socially adept enough to even try out for such a group. Or maybe I simply had other priorities.

This month, we are seeing the unfortunates, gathered in Blogger Help Forum.

In college, there will always be those do-gooders who try to change peoples minds, and convince the secret society members to be more polite to the unfortunates. Maybe, they could have a party to thank them for trying.

These "unfortunates", this month, are spammers. They aren't worthy of our pity, or sympathy.

They are the reason why you had your blog locked, last week.
  • If you had to wait, while your blog was offline and lost reader contact, and search engine reputation;
  • If you had to endure another mention of the hated 4 step protocol (that you repeated 3 times);
  • If your blog lost page rank because of duplicate content penalties;
these are the people that you should blame. Here, we will call these folks "turkeys".

Gobble, Gobble.

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1 comment:

plainolebob said...

Chuck, these fish are too slippery glad you didn't throw em back, hope you fried em right proper.