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Re: In your Copious Free Time (tm), some blogs to check out



I see similar addresses spaming up the Palaeontologia Electronice blog, too.
http://www.palaeo-electronica.org/blog/
I delete all those posts, obviously. SPAMbait sucks.

On Wed, Sep 22, 2010 at 6:04 PM,  <William_Parker@nps.gov> wrote:
> evogeek@gmail.com wrote:
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>>>I have received a few e-mails from similar sites telling me that I made
> it
> onto some top 50 list or another. It's basically linkbait - they create a
> list, tell you you're on it, and expect you to send your traffic their way
> when you post a link saying "See? My blog is teh awesum." It's just a
> devious way to get bloggers to send over their readers. (Every single one
> of
> these lists I have seen has been something like onlinecolleges.org or
> onlineacademics.org or something like that.)<<
>
> Yeah.  I've avoided posting links to these sites on my blog for just that
> reason.  I was wondering about making an exception this time and pointing
> out the blogs that are non-scientific, but really don't want to send them
> the traffic.
>
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> On Wed, Sep 22, 2010 at 11:46 AM, Thomas R. Holtz, Jr.
> <tholtz@umd.edu>wrote:
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>> Hmmm... I wonder how it was composed?
>
>
> I have received a few e-mails from similar sites telling me that I made it
> onto some top 50 list or another. It's basically linkbait - they create a
> list, tell you you're on it, and expect you to send your traffic their way
> when you post a link saying "See? My blog is teh awesum." It's just a
> devious way to get bloggers to send over their readers. (Every single one
> of
> these lists I have seen has been something like onlinecolleges.org or
> onlineacademics.org or something like that.)
>
> All the best,
>
> Brian
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