Re: *****SPAM***** 217:2

From: Joshua Bearden (
Date: Fri Oct 31 2003 - 10:11:48 PST


Your rule was so damn stylish that it got assasinated and therefore won the 
round in truly devious but rather anticlimatic manner.    I never noticed the 
rule until today, in a pique of rage at the utter silence coming from the 
committee I decided to write a scathing goodbye and resign forever (well not 

Only checking the lovely archives on your page saved me from that mistake.  I 
saw your excellent rule submission and wondered why I'd never received it.  The 
answer can be discovered by looking below.  I only found this by searching ALL 
my folders on the server.

Anyways the result of it all is that Jeff Weston wins the ill fated round 217 
and becomes both judge and wizard for 218.  Good luck.  (PS.  Please consider 
the points awarded by SPAMASSASIN to be your style points (up to the maximum 
allowable by the Regular Ordinances.

Quoting "Jeff Weston (Sir Toby)" <>:

> Spam detection software, running on the system "", has
> identified this incoming email as possible spam.  The original message
> has been attached to this so you can view it (if it isn't spam) or block
> similar future email.  If you have any questions, see
> the administrator of that system for details.
> Content preview:  -- Begin 217:2 -- Date: Fri, 23 Oct 2003 From: Paul
>   Moyo <> To: Fantasy Rules Committee <>
>   Subject: please kindly get back to me Dear Sir/Madam, URGENT ASSISTANCE
>   [...] 
> Content analysis details:   (5.9 points, 5.0 required)
>  pts rule name              description
> ---- ----------------------
> --------------------------------------------------
>  0.8 URGENT_BIZ             BODY: Contains urgent matter
>  0.6 US_DOLLARS_3           BODY: Mentions millions of $ ($NN,NNN,NNN.NN)
>  1.2 DEAR_SOMETHING         BODY: Contains 'Dear (something)'
>  1.6 NIGERIAN_BODY1         Message body looks like a Nigerian spam message
> 1+
>  0.7 NIGERIAN_BODY2         Message body looks like a Nigerian spam message
> 2+
>  1.0 NIGERIAN_BODY3         Message body looks like a Nigerian spam message
> 3+

Joshua E. Bearden

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