The Boston Diaries

The ongoing saga of a programmer who doesn't live in Boston, nor does he even like Boston, but yet named his weblog/journal “The Boston Diaries.”

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Saturday, May 08, 2004

Call me!

Some spam, if it can be called that, confuses me. This is one of them:

From: <eddie@XXXXXXXXXX>
To: <>
Subject: where are you, man ?
Date: Sun, 9 May 2004 01:34:31 +0000

We need to talk, ASAP. Call me.

That's it. “We need to talk, ASAP. Call me.” No salutations, no name (other than “Eddie”), no phone number.

I don't know anyone named Eddie. Ed, yes (an uncle), but no one from the domain of XXXXXXXXXX, and most certainly no Eddie. I checked the domain out, and it's registered to an Eddie Zhao of Brooklyn, New York, and the site points to a Yahoo store that currently doesn't exist, and the IP address in the email comes from Japan. So if this guy is trying to sell me something, he's doing a rather poor job of it.

“Call me.”

Call you?


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