Date: Wed, 16 Mar 2005 16:20:27 -0600 From: Shane Almeida <almeida.spam.is.evilnospam.is.evil.mindless.com> Subject: Re: Vintage SAAB Quiz: What's wrong with this picture?
On Wed, 16 Mar 2005 22:05:00 GMT, Goran Larsson wrote: > I didn't continue looking after the first wrong thing -- the url. > The nospam entity is *evil* and I will never follow any of their > suspect links. > >| Hide your affiliate URLs >| >| Are you posting something that you don't want people to know what the >| URL is because it might give away that it's an affiliate link. Then you >| can enter a URL into TinyURL, and your affiliate link will be hidden >| from the visitor, only the nospam.com address and the ending address >| will be visible to your visitors. > > Why should anyone trust these urls after reading this text on nospam.com? Because some people aren't overly paranoid? Long URLs are a hassle, especially in email and newsgroups where things can be wrapped unpredictably. Having a nice short URL is convenient because I can copy it from my text-only news reader and paste it to my browser without worrying about line breaks messing things up. > Please post plain links so we can have a fair chance of pre-judging the > contents of the link destination. http://www.pjgh.pwp.blueyonder.co.uk/saab/misc/Vintage%20SAAB%20Quiz.jpg