Saturday humor: what comment spammers are saying about my blog

I get irritated when I browse the comment spam that Akismet deftly snags on my blog. I think to myself, come on, do you really think we’re that stupid? To excise the frustration, I thought I’d pretend to take these comments at face value and publish a few of them as if they were reviews of this blog. Here’s what we’ve got:

On a post about how we remember what we read:

Resources like the one you talked about right here shall be very helpful to me! I’ll post a link to this web page on my blog. I am sure my guests will find that very useful.

Or,

Awesome site you’ve got here. Looks like you really know your stuff. I’m glad I found this in my searches.I realy liked your angle that you have on the topic. Certainly wasn’t planning on this at the time I begun browsing for tips. Your ideas were totally [sic]

And because we all love an off-topic comment:

Hi! This is kind of off topic but I need some help from an established blog. Is it very hard to set up your own blog? I’m not very techincal but I can figure things out pretty quick. I’m thinking about setting up my own but I’m not sure where to begin. Do [sic]

And I’ve got fans in other states, it would appear:

Greetings from Idaho! I’m bored to tears at work so I decided to browse your site on my iphone during lunch break. I really like the info you present here and can’t wait to take a look when I get home. I’m shocked at how fast your blog loaded on my phone .

Finally (I don’t want to bore you with too many), here’s one on the post for my Capclave schedule:

Awesome blog, it’s just like a game for me! It’s so infomative [sic] and usefull [sic], thanks a lot! If you post more of this great stuff, I’ll visit your blog again!

What are some of your funniest comment spam?

About Jamie Todd Rubin

Jamie Todd Rubin writes fiction and nonfiction for a variety of publications including Analog, Clarkesworld, The Daily Beast, 99U, Daily Science Fiction, Lightspeed, InterGalactic Medicine Show, and several anthologies. He was featured in Lifehacker’s How I Work series. He has been blogging since 2005. By day, he manages software projects and occasionally writes code. He lives in Arlington, Virginia with his wife and three children. Find him on Twitter at @jamietr.

3 thoughts on “Saturday humor: what comment spammers are saying about my blog

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