Did you know that Word Press has a spam filter?
They do! And this is one of my favorite things about Word Press.
The spam I receive is mostly the typical “BUY VIAGRA” stuff, but some of is quite comical to me due to the fact that the comment has nothing to do with the post.
This one was a comment on a post called Green Bean Support:
“Today, I went to the beach front with my children. I found a sea shell and gave it to my 4 year old daughter and said “You can hear the ocean if you put this to your ear.” She put the shell to her ear and screamed. There was a hermit crab inside and it pinched her ear. She never wants to go back! LoL I know this is totally off topic but I had to tell someone!”
Although, I don’t see how seashells and hermit crabs led them to a post about green bean support, I am glad to have been the “support” they needed to get that burden off their shoulders. I know that if a hermit crab had pinched my daughter’s ear I would have needed to run up to the next random person I found and shared that information. It is a heavy burden to keep something like that bottled up inside.
I don’t remember what post this was a commented on, but I do remember that it was one of the farm photo posts. You know, the one’s that don’t have many words?!
“You know what, your posts are usually a good read, but this time around – for me anyway I feel like it is put together a little hasty.I might be wrong about that, but this one just doesn’t flow like other posts. Sorry about that.”
At the time I didn’t think about remembering the post’s name. But I’m very sorry to have disappointed. Next time I won’t be so hasty with my writing and I’ll definitely make sure that it flows more freely. Guess that I should have put the haste in the flow, instead of the flow in the haste.
Commented on 2011 Garden Report 9:
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Well, there ya have it. The answer to all of life’s questions right there in one post. Who knew that the destruction in my garden caused by the little woodland creatures and the lack of rain could have been the encouragement someone needed to get their life back on the right path?
Oh, and thanks for the endorsement! Ya never know when someone might land here need to know that cucumber worms are the answer to all their problems.
Commented on 2011 Farm Photo 29:
“There are tons of good tv shows to choose from to say it’s the best. No matter what is said though, there is no doubt that this show ranks #1 of all of them. Yes, there are shows that are a bit newer but this one still has charm. There is comedy, love, and a little politics, easily moving it up to the top. They just don’t make them like this anymore.”
Seriously?! Hummingbirds have their own TV show? What channel is that? I didn’t catch the name of that show? Ten Days of Migration? As the Flower Turns? Winter in Mexico?
Sorry if this all sounds sarcastic, but if they are gonna troll through blogs they could atleast post a comment that is somewhat relevent to the post that the comment is on, instead of copying and pasting the same comment everywhere.
I just love that spam filter that catches the spam and holds it in queue until I get to read it and then hit the “delete forever” button.
And that “delete forever” button ain’t bad either!