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heh [Jun. 7th, 2002|12:20 pm]
Brad Fitzpatrick
When something gets by my spam filters, it's usually pretty damn good:
From: insider402013@yahoo.com
Reply-To: insider@yahoo.com
To: bradfittler@hotmail.com
Cc: bradfitz@bradfitz.com, bradfitz@compaq.net, bradfitz@concentric.net, bradfitz@hevanet.com, bradfitz@hotmail.com
Subject: teens desperate for drug money 402013108

Young girls will do anything for drug money~!


But, I just noticed my spamassassin is 9 minor versions behind. Updated! Yay for Debian.

In house news, read the inspection report from the previous buyer that backed out. But getting another inspection done just for peace of mind... that's Monday, and then I can walk through the house again and take pictures.

[User Picture]From: eli
2002-06-07 12:28 pm (UTC)
Is Spamassain something you wrote...or something you got from somebody else?

Does it work with windows?

I hate spam, my filtering gets most of it...but the stuff that slips by pisses me off.
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[User Picture]From: b3rnd
2002-06-07 12:36 pm (UTC)
SpamAssassin is http://www.spamassassin.org/ and it might work for Windows if you had a mailer that allows for prefiltering of incoming mails.
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[User Picture]From: gregw
2002-06-07 01:00 pm (UTC)

Couple other notes about buying a house

For the most part, take anything the owner and the realtor says about the house/neighborhood with a grain of salt.

At our house, we have a slope that goes up from out back yard - a very steep one with hard-packed soil and little ground cover. We asked the owner (as we looked at it in August) if there was a drainage problem in the back yard. "Nope, not a bit" was his reply. A few months later, well in to the rainy season, the back yard was a swamp. And it basically stays that way until it dries out in June.

We also live at the end of a dead-end, and there's a greenbelt surrounding a lot of the house. The realtor said he didn't know of any plans to develop in that area. A quick talk with a couple of the neighbors and we found out that there's been plans for a couple of years for a housing development to take over most of that greenbelt.

Ah, well, live and learn. My unsolicited advice would be to talk to the neighbors and do your own research on the house (though the inspection should tell a lot).
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[User Picture]From: patrick
2002-06-07 02:36 pm (UTC)
i just installed spamassassin. damn, this is a cool program.
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[User Picture]From: flavor
2002-06-08 09:30 am (UTC)


sad fact, though: i've now installed it so our marketing ppl can make sure their emails don't trip any of the tests. :) It's for a (yes, actually) opt-in newsletter so it's not a huge deal, but I liked the SA catches a lot of things that I opt-in'd to awhile back and never got around to opt'ing out of :)
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[User Picture]From: patrick
2002-06-08 12:30 pm (UTC)

Re: +1

Well, I don't see a big problem with that. I mean, it is an opt in email so that's a little different.
If I don't want to be seeing the emails that get past the filter, I'll blacklist it. :)
I have my own personal blacklist for anyone that sends spam and gets past spamassassin. but since I've only gotten about two spams that have made it past it since installing it, I'm impressed.
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