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(yournamehere)*no spam*@(somewhere).com


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does that <no spam> thing really work?

the way i see it, if marketers really want to spam your email, then they can simply remove the <no spam> part and spam away as they please.

its like putting a sign saying "do not touch"
people will be tempted to touch.



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it stops the automatic bots that slither through the web grabbing any available email addy that they can.

Ditto Much

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Yeah but its kind of tough to code one for everything that actually corrects an email address as well as an eye can. Your making it obvious to a human being but impossible for a generic script that hasn't been tought your specific model of test inserting.

for instance

1) asshole@buttlicker.com

2) asshole-nospam@huttlicker.com
3) asshole-removethis@buttlicker.com
4) asshole<spamavoidance>@buttlicker.com
5) asshole@removethis-buttlicker.com

It would actually require a little bit of thought and design (half a day) to write something that was bright enough to catch these but allow ...

6) d-alispam@not-here.com

to go through.

rememeber a computer has to be told what to do quite specifically and actually has very few real functions.


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Ooorr.. if you want to display your email address, simply type it up in a tiny GIF and post the image. That's how I do it.


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ok, i get it now
thanks guys

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