View Full Version : Hey check it out! (nonspam)
08-03-2001, 09:12 PM
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08-03-2001, 09:15 PM
Good, may slow everyones loading times though....where does the word spam come from??? How does it relate to mass posting??
08-03-2001, 11:47 PM
Good question RAVE, I always wanted to know that... :confused:
08-04-2001, 12:38 AM
Originally posted by CaptainRAVE:
<STRONG>Good, may slow everyones loading times though....where does the word spam come from??? How does it relate to mass posting??</STRONG>
What am I a doctor?
08-04-2001, 12:51 AM
i dunno either, but i would put good money on it came from Monty Python, well, maybe not, but that was a funny spam skit...
08-04-2001, 09:37 AM
So everyone goes...."your spamming".....but noone actually knows why that name is used...lol :eek:
08-04-2001, 09:47 AM
That's rediculous! How can no one know what it means? :eek:
08-04-2001, 12:32 PM
ill tell you all later.... but im busy at the moment. i didnt intend on posting, just reading.
08-04-2001, 03:21 PM
Tell us now!!!!! :)...actually, im surprised noone knows :rolleyes: :) :rolleyes:
08-04-2001, 05:44 PM
Spam, most likely recieving its name from Spam the infamous canned meat-ish product. A product that no one liked to eat. It is a generic meat-ish mix, cheap and mass produced.
Not unlike many messages from the same user on forums. Trite, boring, definitely too much of it, no one really cares to read it, it offers no good substance. Spam was a poor quality thing pumped out in great quantity, much like posts on messages boards and other places can be.
08-04-2001, 06:55 PM
Here are two better questions:
Why is Spam(the meat)called Spam?
Is it a combination of Ham and...and...spork?
Which brings me to:
What is Spam made out of?
08-04-2001, 08:45 PM
You don't wanna know.
08-04-2001, 10:03 PM
I remember having spam once i think on a school trip to save money because it was cheaper......it was DISGUSTING.
08-04-2001, 10:04 PM
Did anyone ever play leisure suit larry, and you had the dude on the ship going on about spork?
oh, it was just me then... Damn it!
p.s congrats to the Aussies who gave us a good hiding at the cricket. You and the Yanks are one of the only nations I like.
enjoy it, we'll beat you next time!!!
08-05-2001, 10:06 AM
Beat us? That'll be the day... ;)
And suffer to all you Yanks out there, Aussies own the swimming pool! :p
08-05-2001, 08:23 PM
Hey Letalis, I gave you people respect just then! And thats how I'm repaid. Tsk.
I dont know why I bother. :)
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