The Rules Of spam Rule #0: spam is theft. :angry: Angel's Commentary: Spammers believe it's okay to steal a little bit from each person on the Internet at once.
Rule #1: Spammers lie. Russel's Admonition: Always assume that there is a measurable chance that the entity you are dealing with is a spammer.
Lexical Contradiction: Spammers will redefine any term in order to disguise their abuse of Internet resources.
Sharp's Corollary: Spammers attempt to re-define "spamming" as that which they do not do.
Finnell's Corollary: Spammers define "remove" as "validate."
Rule #2: If a spammer seems to be telling the truth, see Rule #1. Crissman's Corollary: A spammer, when caught, blames his victims.
Moore's Corollary: Spammer's lies are seldom questioned by mainstream media.
Rule #3: Spammers are stupid. Krueger's Corollary: Spammer lies are really stupid.
Pickett's Commentary: Spammer lies are boring.
Russell's Corollary: Never underestimate the stupidity of spammers.
Spinosa's Corollary: Spammers assume everybody is more stupid than themselves.
Spammer's Standard of Discourse: Threats and intimidation trump facts and logic.
James' Axioms of Spammers' Beliefs:Bandwidth is infinite. It possible for infinite messages to occupy the same box at the same time.
The less value a message has, the more people want to see it.
The more someone is offended, the more likely they are to buy.
Reward is inversely proportional to the work done to earn it.
Rule #4: The natural course of a spamming business is to go bankrupt. Rules-Keeper Shaffer's Refrain: Spammers routinely prove the Rules of spam are valid.