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To Impressed of China

I was sent an interesting message via the contact page here at Thanet Star recently. The problem is I'm not actually sure what it is in reference to. So I'm hoping the reader will follow up with a comment here.

A user writes: I'm impressed! You've managed the almost impossible.

Given the user's email address comes from a big Chinese email host I am assuming that the impressed user is from China. If you are reading this I am very glad that you like what you see and I would love to know what it is that you are specifically impressed with.

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This Normal comment was left by Peter Checksfield [score: 0]:

Did it have a spam email address &/or link? It's a common ploy to compliment people these days (you seem to have missed the spam message on the previous thread from "best online drug store")...
10/08/2011 15:28:04

This Normal comment was left by vinney [score: 0]:

As peter says you need to be careful i get lots of strange messages normally originating from Russian or Chinese email addresses. They normally have some complement and then a link to a virus/porn/Viagra site.
10/08/2011 21:24:36

This Normal comment was left by Matt B [score: 0]:

That's the thing - they didn't drop it on the comments - which is the usual path of spammer but as a message via the blog feedback form. I wasn't going to email an email service in a country whose spam laws I do not know thus the post.

The spam comments last a few days at best before I pick them up. That's when the adaptive spam filter doesn't get there first. Which reminds me - I have some new spam to train it on.
11/08/2011 00:05:08

This Normal comment was left by Evelyn Cruz [score: 0]:

Yeah, it's true, you have to be careful too. You'll never know. Spammers come accross the world and in different situations.
12/08/2011 02:18:40

This Normal comment was left by Janice Wills [score: 0]:

Same here! I received a messages from other countries. The next thing I knew, they were rviruses. So please be careful
12/08/2011 02:36:54

This Normal comment was left by Matt B [score: 0]:

Evelyn Cruz, Janice Wills or whatever your real name is please stop taking to yourself. Thank you.
14/08/2011 13:39:45

This Normal comment was left by Matt B [score: 0]:

This post is attracting far too much spam. So I'm closing it. Thanks for your contribution the real people and bog off you bots.
28/08/2011 17:47:30
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