Spam prose

The other day , while I was deleting spam, I stopped, because instead of gibberish, as most of the spams that had been leaking through my filters, this one sounded like the beginning of a short story. It was the best spam poetry I’ve seen so
far:

If I get too much change in a store, I always give it back. You can
take a picture of yourself from ten feet away without using the timer. You chew
on other people’s fingernails. the interview process.. During all crime investigations,
it is necessary to visit a strip club at least once. Police departments give
their officers personality tests to make sure each is assigned a partner who
Honest and hard-working policemen are usually gunned down a day or two before
retirement. picture of your sweetheart back home. I am fascinated by fire. You
haven’t blinked since the last lunar eclipse.

Too bad the ad itself wasn’t very interesting.


2 Responses to “Spam prose”

  • quicksilver Says:

    I’ve noticed the same spam trend recently. In fact, I’m now playing with those dumps of nonsensical prose and making little scenes of them which I collectively call “The Rolex Diaries” (because that’s the ad that accompanied the first few I saw). You might play with them too. It’s actually fun ;)

  • Ghosty Says:

    I’ve found that constructing anything worth reading from spam is tedious, but rewarding if I happen to find some bits that prove worthwhile once they all get together.

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