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rbeckey

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Every once in a while in a news group I'll run across a post that is totaly gibberish. There are sentances and paragraphs, but the words are strung together in nonsensical ways.
"Tell Ismat it's dirty hating inside a jug. It can grasp stale
butchers within the wide dry road, whilst Varla regularly creeps them too. The printer near the solid castle is the pool that cooks locally. What did Moammar shout the barber on the sharp card?"

Can anyone tell me what the deal is? Who the heck would write this, and for what purpose? Some of them are long enough that it would take hours to write them!
 
I believe that is a way spammer's use to foil filters. Enough meaniful words ans the junk news filter lets the message thru.
 
Odd....it seemed clear to me.:confused:

Wha...what's the problem?:rolleyes:
 
Originally posted by rbeckey
Every once in a while in a news group I'll run across a post that is totaly gibberish. There are sentances and paragraphs, but the words are strung together in nonsensical ways.
"Tell Ismat it's dirty hating inside a jug. It can grasp stale
butchers within the wide dry road, whilst Varla regularly creeps them too. The printer near the solid castle is the pool that cooks locally. What did Moammar shout the barber on the sharp card?"

Can anyone tell me what the deal is? Who the heck would write this, and for what purpose? Some of them are long enough that it would take hours to write them!

There are spam filters that filter out messages that contain non-verbal garbage, which in itself started being used to trick the original spalling based spam filters. The messages you see are sent out by a program that generates nearly verbal garbage as a means to pollute the intelligent (Bayesian) filters, allowing more spam to get through. We caught the guy who wrote the program, and had to turn India off to do so. Unfortunately India's national long distance/satellite/internet provider refused to press charges against him since doing so would make them look as incompentent as they are, and he released the program for use by spammers in retaliation. Bottom line, get used to it.
 

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