Spam Bets

Seeing as I've been somewhat pre-occupied with spams lately, I'm going to conduct an experiment. It's one that you can all join in on, too. What's the experiment, you ask?

How long will it take a spammer to find an email address on my web site and send spam to it?

I'm not sure what factors contribute to this... Site ranking in Technorati? How often I publish new posts? Regularity of spiders crawling the site? I don't know how long, but I'm betting in less than 48 hours, I'll have my first spam.

Put your bet in the comments and the closest person without going over (a la The Price is Right), will win a fabulous DVD from my collection.

Oh, here's the email address:

+ original post date: November 28, 2006 11:21 AM
+ categories: Computers, Web Stuff


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I would say about 9 days. Please have your pet spayed or neutered.

+ author: Jason
+ posted: November 28, 2006 11:47 AM

I say 12 hours. Those a-holes are persistent.

+ author: dustin
+ posted: November 28, 2006 12:46 PM

i say one hour...kinda like those bastards that always said one dollar.

+ author: Thomas
+ posted: November 28, 2006 05:07 PM

6 hours. I'll be the guy who votes down the middle of the high and low bids, but not the slacker who votes 1 dollar.

+ author: Nelson
+ posted: November 28, 2006 08:12 PM

I'll be the bitch that knocks out the low bidder.
I say one hour and one minute.

+ author: smanley
+ posted: November 29, 2006 10:25 AM

I bet a lot longer or never, because since the email address contains the word "spam" most spammer software would probably assume it's a spam trap.

+ author: ScooterJ
+ posted: November 29, 2006 10:11 PM

Hmm...I say it'll arrive early Saturday morning, say around four in the morning.

+ author: Ken
+ posted: November 30, 2006 12:10 AM

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