Well, some things never change I guess. My brother broke, I mean, got wind of this little project and he told on me, again, to my Mommy no less and to Facebook.
In my typical nerdy and some would say “controlling” way (only the jealous ones say that though), I’ve been hacking away for the last couple of weeks, keeping 98braintumors super top secret (except for like registering the public domain, adding a few posts etc).
Though I have to say it did get a bit creepy the other night when 15-20 “people” registered their “usernames” here. I wondered if my SEO (search engine optimizations) were really that good? Had I applied the right tags, using the right words, to my few meager posts? Was adding my xml based site map to “The Google” so effective as to bring legions of new subscribers to my door? Er, no.
Turns out it was Boris or Sven or somebody’s web crawling software who found my site and auto-registered so that – I assume – they could start serving spam to the universe.
So, if your spam filter recently picked up email from email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org offering “Free Russian Brides” or “The Diet Pill that Dunkin Doughnuts Doesn’t Want You to Know About…” it wasn’t me (btw the bots are no longer allowed to register and their suspect usernames have been purged).
The “truth is” I probably would still be hacking a year from now if the Gibster/my brother hadn’t ratted me out. So thanks G, thanks a lot man, now there’s like 10 people that know about this. Anyways, if you are here, welcome and thanks for reading. I hope my story is of use to you.
PS. I added a photo album tonight (should be on menu bar, entitled “Pics”) and, of all things, a few pictures. So now you know I’m actually a real person, my name isn’t 43bigfool1 or buttaholla2020g and, at least for the moment, there are no Russian beauties or snake oils sold at bargain basement prices here.