Spam by any other name

This was dropped in my email today from

Hi cubicgarden

pice23 (a SlideShare user) has sent you a private message.
'HELLO My name is partricia i saw your profile today at( and became intrested in you,i will also like to know you the more,and i want you to send an email to my email address so i can give you my picture for you to know whom i am.Here is my email address ( ) I believe we can move from here. I am waiting for your mail to my email address above.(Remeber the distance or colour does not matter but love matters alot in life ) p/a/r/t/r/i/c/i/a/1/0/0/0/@/y/a/h/o/o/./c/o/m/'

(*note: This is a private message. You can message back “pice23” on his/her profile page)

(**You can change your message permissions by editing your profile here)

How did I know it was spam? Easy, look at the writing style first, very child like and very jumpy. Speilling is also bad. Why the hell would I send a email to the email address which is spelt out twice (as to beat most spam catchers). The call for action “I am waiting for your mail to my email.” Then the profile page has no slideshows, joined in Jan 2008, no contacts or friends, no activity and last logged in 5 hours ago. Go social engineer someone else losers.

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