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Apr 19, 2002
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Alexis Gutzman's hysterical spam filter list

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Hysterical. Our tech columnist, Alexis Gutzman, just emailed me her own personal spam filter list. She's got her email set up so if any of the following terms appear, the email goes straight to her deleted items folder and she never even sees it. Alexis says, "I just kept pasting in subject lines..." whenever she gets spam.

Aside from being funny to skim - you'll recognize so many familiar spam lines - it's also a good list to match your own email campaign subject lines against. Are you inadvertantly using a subject line that looks like spam? That may hurt your results. Alexis' list (it's long):

penis, enlargement, debt free, debt-free, out of debt, million messages, million emails, 'viagra, viagara, horny, breasts, between my legs, accept credit cards, your own merchant account, extra cash, they will spend more, slut, toner, boost your windows reliability, double your money, phone rates, long distance, rates are low, consolidate bills, life insurance, windows reliability, unsecured credit card, unsecured visa, unsecured mastercard, refinancing your house, refinancing your home, eliminate IRS tax problems, are you in debt, losing your job, work at home, free party line, stock pick, porn access, start accepting credit cards,ADV:, woman will love you, girlfriend will love you, kids will love you, women will love you, wife will love you, free cash grants, lock your rate, saw your site, dvd library, your own business, be free, pay your bills, look great, free vacation, you have won, money making, stock market news, news from day, real psycologists, real psychologists, rates have fallen, penny stock, unlimited calls, get cash, handpicked referrals, energy-levels, energy levels, financial success, new and improved, stop smoking, XXX, get a bigger hammer, gay sex, your ebook as per your posting, company merger
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