Tuesday, February 12, 2013

'This website style is perfect' -- what some of the discerning spammers are saying about this blog

You know, here at "An Alcoholic's Guide to Modern Life", we don't like to blow our own trumpet. Or any trumpet. Or indeed any wind instrument of any kind as the damn things just get in the way of drinking our beer. We *do* sometimes like to refer to ourselves in the third person to make ourselves feel important, but that aside, we are generally pretty GODDAMN MODEST.

And so fans of this blog may have noticed, with some surprise, a paucity of published comments. The reason for this is simple. I *do*, as may be expected of such a high quality blog, actually get quite a large volume of comments. Unfortunately, the large majority of them are simply *embarrassing* with their praise of the *brilliance* of this site. I just really don't feel *comfortable* letting them up, with their "you're so great" and "this is the best site ever" sentiments.

BUT then it struck me I was being unfair to those who leave such comments. They are so often hard-working salespeople who take time they can barely afford off their relentless quest to make ends meet to point out their love for this blog. And leave their various websites hawking their various products. As is only natural.

It struck me that, as *plain embarrassing* as I find their comments, by refusing to publish them, I am denying *you*, the fan of this blog, the opportunity to access the websites and products of other fans, and quite possibly am in breach of some "restraint of trade" act or other.

And so below, I provide a selection of TEN RECENT COMMENTS left on this site -- with the websites -- to say THANK YOU for all the kind words.

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On February 12, Anonymous wrote on my brilliant piece of (sadly ignored) political advice to the now former NSW Labor government: "Thanks foг finаlly talkіng abοut > "'Drink motherfucker, drink!'; or an alternative way forward for the NSW Labor government" < Liked it!" And added "Here is my web site ... bеst paуday loans".

Anonymous, meanwhile, spoke for many people on February 10 when they said of my famous first post for 2013: "I am suгe this parаgraph hаs touched all the inteгnеt usеrs, its rеally rеally pleasant". They don't specify *which* of the many paragraphs so moved them, but let's face it, it pretty much applies to them all. Anonymous has their own "home page" entitled 1 Month Loan. Be sure to check it out, they clearly have great taste so it is bound to be worth your while!

On February 6, Anonymous was moved to write under my advice to the late NSW Labor government: "The website style is perfect, the articles is really nice : D. Good job, cheers". They have their own website, *also* called 1 Month Loan, which seems quite a popular name. It sounds confusing, but I am sure people of such obvious intelligence find a way to work it out.

On February 6, in a comment under my brilliant dissection of Sheryl Crow's "All I Wanna Do Is Have Some Fun" as a repsonse to the crisis of late monoply capitalism, Anonymous noted, "this aгticlе іs actuаlly a pleasant piece οf ωгitіng, keep it uρ". Anonymous suggests you check out their website for useful advice on how to stop snoring. Is snoring a problem for you? Then check it out! It is clearly run by someone of great intelligence and taste.

Meanwhile, another grateful fan called Anonymous took the time on February 5 to comment under the same piece: "I аm genuinelу ԁelighted to glance аt this webpаge poѕts whiсh contаіnѕ tons of helρful facts, thanks for provіding thеse kinds of datа." Their site: planetside 2 hacks.

On February 3, Anonymous, who maintains a website dedicated to the university of alabama school of medicine (and it is good to see *someone* does) commented under my most popular blog post ever on the crucial question of Shane MacGowan's teeth: "Simple but very accurate info… Many thanks for sharing this one. A must read article!"

And, oh dear this one makes me *blush*, but Anonymous wrote on January 29 under the same article: "What i don't realize is in truth how you are now not actually a lot more well-appreciated than you may be right now. You are so intelligent. You realize therefore significantly in the case of this matter, made me in my view imagine it from a lot of various angles." Oh get out! Be sure to check their blog loansforbadcredit52.co.uk.

And then, once again on the NSW Labor piece, Anonymous offered on January 29 this piece of very encouraging feedback: "I don't rеalize whο you're however definitely you are going to a famous blogger in case you are not already. Cheers!" While I find it hard to believe they have never heard of *Carlo Sands*, nonetheless their recognition of my inevitable to rise to fame (and, indeed, WORLD DOMINATION) suggests it would be well worth your while to investigate their loans for bad credit site.

On January 23, Anonymous, who also runs a site for bad credit loans (and it is heartening that so many of those those who dedicate themselves to such a socially useful service appreciate my work) left this simple message: "booκmarked!!, ӏ гeally lіkе your sіte!"

And finally... "Wonderful work!", Anonymous wrote on January 18. "That is the type of information that are meant to be shared around the net. Shame on Google for now not positioning this put up upper!" Indeed. I am not usually a conspiracy theorist, but the only reason I can come up with for this travesty is the Global Elites are just too damned *scared* of Carlo Sands to let that happen. Which makes this comment all the braver, so be sure to check out their site Ghd IV mini styler.

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Well... all I can say is THANK YOU for *all* for your kind comments! Let me show you what I feel about *you* with a clip of a live performance by The Mighty Stef of his truly heartwarming tale "Poisonous Love". (I don't like to boast about these things but The Mighty Stef *did* retweet my *last* post about the song he recorded with Ronnie Drew, so he obviously combines musical talent with a fine eye for genius bloggers.)

"You've soured all the blood that once ran lively in my veins ... in Heaven or in Hell I pray I won't see you again...." The Mighty Stef expresses my deep feelings of love for all the spammers and their kind words.


  1. what a great blog. check out my text mining website: http://text.mine.unsw.edu.au/

  2. Thank you anonymous. It *is* a great blog, if the comments of a large number of people called "anonymous" are anything to go by!