Andrew Ducker (andrewducker) wrote,
Andrew Ducker

Things that could only happen on the internet

There is a spam Twitter account called Horse_ebooks that you can read about here. Like many spam related things it mixes sales messages with random text, to confuse anti-spam detectors.

This is an odd artefact of the modern world all by itself.

Add to this: Online Dating sites. To wit, OK Cupid. Wherein someone takes it upon themselves to set up an account and then get dates _using only the randomish text from said Twitter account_.

And then wrap it up in a Tumblr that displays the results: [ profile] okcebooks

Truly, we live in a golden age of random nonsense. It's like living in a Jerry Cornelius novel.

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