Blog – behind the scenes!

Teeth whitening? Weight loss? Money making? Baby making, and many other immoral ones! What’s up with this new outbreak of SPAM in my blog?

You don’t see them among other comments because every single day I’ve got to delete at least 2 spam comments. Annoying!

Do you get them too?



  1. nadia said,

    October 8, 2009 at 2:42 pm

    I get all of those, except they are blocked by Askimet and hence remain in the spam folder/area 🙂

    • Shahrazad said,

      October 8, 2009 at 2:51 pm

      Yah I have Askimet too and I’m so grateful for it. But these spams suddenly started appearing from no-where like ants over an open candy jar. I only started using “tags” recently, could that be the source?

  2. Nadia said,

    October 10, 2009 at 10:48 am

    That’s totally weird. I’ve never had that before. Maybe it’s because you use WordPress?

    • Shahrazad said,

      October 11, 2009 at 7:47 am

      WordPress is supposed to be the safest, I wonder if that’s actually true now! It’s not that bad because all spam gets deceted and goes into a folder, but it’s annoying.

  3. ynotoman said,

    October 11, 2009 at 11:40 pm

    my wordpress blocks with them with Askimet – perhaps they have a new gadget / or are sending it all manually.

    • Shahrazad said,

      October 13, 2009 at 11:11 pm

      Yah I do have askimet too and it’s doing a wonderful job. I was just wondering as to why, spam suddenly appeared like rockets on war..

      thanks for dropping in Y! 🙂

  4. Hamed Alazri said,

    October 12, 2009 at 3:23 am

    I never get them in my blog. I think it is because of the commenting syatem. You see, WordPress uses the easier but more vulnerable way.

    When commenting at Jeeran, you need to provide an alphanumeric code given by an image. Its a bit more complicated to comment, but you never get the spam.

  5. Shahrazad said,

    October 13, 2009 at 11:09 pm

    I think it has something to do with “tags”. I only recently started tagging my posts. I stopped tagging in the last 3 posts and I noticed the showeing of spams has stopped.

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